Category Archive: parties

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-PrizeĀ 

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

Easy DIY: Pokeball Invitations

With his 9th birthday coming up, my son picked Pokemon as the theme. So the first step was to make invites. There are some fun invitation ideas out there–personalized Pokemon cards, pull-out Pokeball… Continue reading

Make This: Goomba and Super Star Brownies

I made these for my friend’s son’s video game birthday party since he’s a fan of brownies but not cakes. I used a star cookie cutter and yellow and black icing for the… Continue reading

Make This: Iced Penguin Cookies

A friend’s daughter wanted a winter themed birthday party and she asked for some treat ideas. I made white chocolate snowflake wands and my version penguin cookies that I found by Sandra Denneler… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Minecraft Blocks

My friend wanted to decorate her apartment for her son’s video game themed party. Minecraft is one of his favorites, so going off the coin blocks from the Mario Party, I decided to… Continue reading

Make This: Virus Valentines

Wendy at Notes from a Quirky Kitchen has baked some amazing thing, including bacteria and virus cookies presented in Petri dishes. I thought they would make awesome valentines. You can order Petri dishes… Continue reading

Make This: Valentine’s Lunch Ideas

Cookie cutters aren’t just for cookies. We made these for a Valentine’s Day tea party, but how fun would it be to open up your lunch and see all the hearts?

Easy DIY: Halloween Treat Bags

When I was a kid, there was a house in my neighborhood that would give little treat bags. We don’t get many trick-or-treaters in our apartment building, but I decided I want to… Continue reading

Party Time: The Princess Bride Party

The Princess Bride is a favorite in our home. So what could be more fun than a Princess Bride themed party at Manhattan Fencing Center?I used tabletop sign holders to hold medieval birthday… Continue reading