Category Archive: parties

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

Easy DIY: Medieval Birthday Banner

Maddie’s birthday party is coming up fast. This year’s theme is based on the movie “The Princess Bride.” I decided that I’d combine with medieval touches to make decorating a little easier since… Continue reading

Party Time: Ever After High Party Table

Miss Parker turned 8 and to celebrate, the treats table was inspired by Ever After High. Pinks and purples were the colors of the day. Since Parker wanted a black-out chocolate cake, Melanie… Continue reading

Party Time: Spy Party at The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

After the rain out that was Elliott’s 7th birthday, we decided to make up for it with a party at The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum for his 8th birthday. ¬†Photo: The… Continue reading

Party Time: A County Fair Birthday

I wasn’t sure I could top last year’s Maddie-licious party, but decided to try with a county fair theme after going to the Minnesota State Fair. With a little planning, fun prizes and… Continue reading