Category Archive: tips

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

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

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.

Easy DIY: Filled Heart Garland

A super easy garland using: *clear heart boxes *beads/buttons/feathers *tape *ornament hooks *ribbon We found our boxes online at PaperMart.com, but we’ve seen them at Party City, Michael’s and at baking supply stores.… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Heart-shaped Surprise Ball

We just love surprise balls and have used Not Martha’s tutorial to make many of them. But then we thought why not make heart-shaped ones for Valentine’s Day. We found all these great… Continue reading

Party Time: A Princess Tea Party inspired by Dora

We were delighted and fortunate to help Selina celebrate her 3rd birthday with a Princess Dora-inspired tea party. The party was to be held at Gymboree, so we decided to coordinate with their… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Tissue Paper Wreath

A super simple project to do with your kids. You’ll need: * a wire hanger * two packs of green tissue paper * ribbon Take the wire hanger and pull it into a… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Christmas Crackers

Here’s a quick and easy way to use up those random toilet paper rolls you have lying around. Traditional crackers contain a paper crown, a small gift and a little joke; we used… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Bean Bag Ghosts

Whip up a few of these ghosts either for decoration or use them in a bean bag toss game. All you need is: *cheese cloth or gauze *white fabric (we used an old… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Rice Crispy Monsters

Here’s an easy Halloween treat. All you need are: *rice crispy treats *tubes of icing *sprinkles *candy eyes (optional) You can either make your own treats or use the ready-made ones. When we… Continue reading