Monster Eye Bubbles


I'm super excited to be a part of my friend Amber's Big Birthday Bash this week by sharing a simply party favor idea for a monster themed party.  This favor will just so happen to be used for the kiddos that attend my second child's first birthday party in a few short months {where has the time gone?!}.  You see, around the time he was born, Disney Junior released a new show, Henry Hugglemonster. … [Read more...]

{star topiaries}

Here's another super quick and inexpensive idea for party decor!  I was inspired by these topiaries, found at Simply Designing, but, I wanted something a little smaller. To make my version of star topiaries, you''ll need: red, white, and blue construction paper or cardstock star punch (Hobby Lobby) straight pins styrofoam balls (mine were 4 inches from Jo Ann's) wooden skewers paper … [Read more...]

{birthday party “guest book” autographed baseball}

I'm sharing two tutorials from the party today!  Head over to see Kate @ Cheap Crafty Mama for my tutorial on making a Burlap & Twine name banner, and read on here for the details on my version of a birthday party "guest book". I knew before having my little guy's birthday party that I definitely wanted some sort of a "guest book" for him me to look back on (let's be honest, he most likely … [Read more...]

{all-american first birthday party}

We had a great time celebrating our little man's first birthday this year.  Since he was born July 3rd, we decided to go with an All-American theme! Just a few short weeks ago this little guy... became this one year old big boy! I still can't believe it's been a year! To celebrate the occasion, we decided to have a big All-American Birthday Bash (being that his July 3rd birthday falls … [Read more...]

{food tents & cupcake toppers}


Ahh!!  The birthday party is quickly approaching, and I'm most likely in my kitchen baking cupcakes as you read this.  I have a quick couple of party related items to share with you today.  Both ideas were found while browsing Pinterest. I knew that I wanted to make cupcakes for my little guy's birthday, and shared the delicious semi-homemade recipe that I'll be using here.  To decorate the … [Read more...]