Summer Entertaining: Pottery Barn Kids Style

I, along with my partner in crime, recently had the opportunity to partner with our local Pottery Barn Kids and share some fun and creative summer entertaining ideas. It gets pretty hot here is Phoenix, so while the weather was still tolerable, we focused on throwing a fabulous pool/beach-themed party. The party goods were designed around two of PBK’s summer

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Vote: June Party Finalists

Readers, you’ve done it again! You created party magic and oodles of fun for loved ones expecting babies and little ones celebrating birthdays. We are inspired by every entry, but these six added an extra sparkle to all of our imaginations, and we proudly congratulate you as the June Party of the Month Finalists. We need you all to vote

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Sloane’s “Ice Cream Shoppe” Party

What’s the saying? “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” In our home, this couldn’t be more true, and even my littlest, Sloane, screams in sheer delight when she hears the words ice cream. I figured I’d go with her enthusiasm for the delicious frozen treat and make her second birthday party an all-out ice cream extravaganza.

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Art Party: A Palette of Party Projects

Remember the artist’s paint palette cookies I shared with you? Well, here is a follow-up with some more great DIY party ideas. We are in full birthday swing over here. Between me and my bestie/business partner, three of our five kids have birthdays between April and May. This first party was themed around the birthday boy’s LOVE of painting and

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DIY: Gumball Necklaces—Lovely and Yummy!

Beautiful chunky necklaces are very popular right now. Why not make one you can eat? They are super easy party favors, just detrimental to your middle! Make them fast, and you will be alright. Here is what you will need: 1. Colorful gumballs 2. Ribbon 3. Metal skewers 4. Embellishments like flowers and ribbons (optional) First take your metal skewer

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DIY: Artist’s Palette Cookie Party Favor

Sometimes life gets so busy that things like ordering treats for your kiddo’s birthday party can get pushed to the side until—uh oh, it’s too late! Sound familiar to you? This is pretty typical for me. Good news is, in situations like this, I am forced to improvise, which sometimes yields the best results. A few weeks ago, my business

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