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Category Archive: parties

Easy DIY: Balloon Spider

Here’s a quick and easy Halloween decoration. You just need balloons, construction paper, tape and eyes. First step is to cut the construction paper into strips and roll into tubes. Tape two tubes… Continue reading

Party Time: Archery Party

After finding an archery range in NYC last year, we decided that it would be perfect for my son’s 12th birthday. Even better was when we found out Gotham Archery opened a Manhattan… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Star Wars Obstacle Course

I made this obstacle course for my son’s Star Wars party. It’s mostly made from shipping boxes and wrapping paper.   For the pillars, I used FedEx tube boxes, wrapping paper and printer… Continue reading

Party Time: Star Wars Birthday

It was easy picking the theme for my son’s 10th birthday as he’s a big Star Wars fans. First up, the invitation was the intro from the movies. I came up with the… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Cardboard and Tissue Paper Palm Tree

Our school is having a luau-themed auction this year. I bought a roll of cardboard from Uline to make tiki statutes but since I had so much leftover, I decided to try making… Continue reading

Make This: Pokeball Cookies

I used the same concept as the Pokeball invites to make these cookies–circles of red and white fondant cut in half, strip of black fondant and smaller circles of black and white fondant.… Continue reading

Make This: Marshmallow Pops

These bite-sized pops were super easy since I used heart-shaped marshmallows and pretzel sticks. They’re cute enough on their own but I decided to to use the leftover candy melts and sprinkles from the cake… Continue reading

Party Time: Pokemon Birthday Party

For Elliott’s last single-digit birthday, he chose Pokemon as the theme. The YMCA provided the perfect space for the kids to run around and I didn’t have to worry about possibly being rained… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Pokeball Punchbox

I made a Candy Punchbox for my daughter’s 9th birthday, so it’s only fair that I make one for my son’s 9th. Luckily, the Pokemon theme he chose totally lends itself to a… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Pick-a-Prize 

For a fun take on the grab bag idea, use paper flowers. I made these for my son’s auctioned reused the boxes from his past Mario party. The green envelopes held a variety… Continue reading