Category Archive: parties

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

Party Time: A Super Mario Birthday

Elliott LOVES Super Mario Bros., so there was no better way to celebrate his 6th birthday than with a Super Mario party. The invitations were double slider cards based on this tutorial by thenorsugirl. A little… Continue reading

Party Time: Power Up Mushrooms

Getting the “Power Up Pass” game together. We used Kimahn’s tutorial at Scissors Paper Wok for toadstool pencils to make Power Up Mushrooms. We just skipped the pencil part and added eyes.

Party Time: Grady’s Subway Birthday Party

For Grady’s 4th birthday, his mom, Kelly decided to throw him a fantastic subway party. She used our printables to the personalize the party. Look at these amazing cupcakes by Candace from Cupcakes… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Suprise Ball Game

For a fun party game (and because we wanted something other than a pinata), we used a bunch of surprise ball hearts, attached them to a board with glue dots and added numbered… Continue reading

Try It: Momofuku Bo Ssam

We saw David Chang’s recipe for Bo Ssam in The New York Times and had to try it. While it’s relatively easy, it is quite time consuming as you need to let it… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Heart Fruit Salad

A quick and easy snack or serve with yogurt or chocolate sauce as a light dessert. We used different size heart-shaped cutters to mix things up a bit.