Back to School DIY Brown Bag Banner

August means back-to-school month for many of us, unless you’re one of the lucky ones who start after Labor Day. I wanted to get my house in the “Back-to-School” spirit, so I made this SUPER easy sack lunch banner that didn’t require scissors, glue or tape! […]

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What I’ve Learned: Ten Years and Three Kids Later…

I’m sure I’m a few years “ahead” of some of you out there reading this, but I hope these little golden nuggets of advice might touch you in some way like they did me, and maybe a light bulb will just click on for you. […]

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Party Favors 101: How to Create Favors Kids (and Parents!) will Love

Party favors. There I said it. The two most dreaded words for moms with little ones. Party favors have been the topic of controversy on many a mommy blog, Facebook mom group, and beyond. […]

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Plan a Picture Perfect Sleepover or “Sleep-Under” Party

My eldest daughter recently had her first sleepover birthday party. I know, sounds scary, right? I can’t believe I am actually at the stage already—yikes! It seems like just yesterday I was busily planning her Butterfly Garden 1st Birthday Party! […]

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DIY Backyard Obstacle Course for a Birthday Party!

A few years back, my son had a fire truck themed birthday party. It was a total blast, and one of the best parts of the whole party was a DIY Backyard Fireman Obstacle Training Course that I set up. I’ve gotten a lot of questions about the details of how I made that obstacle course, so I thought I’d share all the tips and tricks I learned when making an obstacle course for kids! […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Kids Birthday Party Theme

I consider myself somewhat of an expert in the field of children’s party planning. After all, I’ve got three kids, ages 9, 7, and 5. If you add it all up, that means that I have planned no less than 21 birthday parties for my kids. Whew! […]

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