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

Easy DIY: Silk-screened T and Tote

For the class fundraiser, each child drew a self-portrait that I then had made into a silk screen. There are a couple options for making a silk screen. Speedball has a great kit… Continue reading

Make This: Mini No-bake Blueberry Pies

Blueberries were on sale this weekend and it was hot, so it was perfect for making no-bake blueberry pies. The whole one I made was eaten pretty quickly, but I still had blueberries,… 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

Make It: Bubble Gum Frosted Cupcakes with Gelatin Bubbles

How amazing are these cupcakes?! Heather at SprinkleBakes made these bubbles using balloons and gelatin. There’s a step-by-step tutorial on her site. These bubbles would look fantastic on an undersea cake in shades… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Paper Gardenias

I followed Lila Griffith’s tutorial to make this amazing paper gardenia. The hardest part is cutting out the pieces. Just print out the template and follow the step-by-step instructions on her site. I… Continue reading

Make It: Good Old Fashioned Pancakes

Here’s an easy recipe from Dakota Kelly that turns out great pancakes again and again. The only thing I add are white and dark chocolate chips. To make mornings easier, I pre measure… Continue reading

Easy DIY: A Rebus Valentine

Here’s a quick valentine to whip up. I have a lot of googly eyes for some reason, but you could just as easily print on eye.