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Eric Carle Birthday Party- Banner Tutorial

I have been thinking about Avery’s first birthday party for what seems like EVER. I am officially more excited about her birthday than I have been about any of my own or anyone else’s, after a lot of deliberation I am going to do an Eric Carle theme. I am a huge fan of the […]

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Favorite Parties of 2010

There were TONS of parties this year! They were all fun and, because I am like that, all different. I had a few top favorites that I thought I would bring back (and it is too dark to get decent tutorial pictures). First was Scott’s Uno Themed 21st birthday, it was so much fun to […]

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Shin Newtons From Family Fun

Tonight was the family Hanukkah party and I wanted to make something fun for the place settings. I got some Family Fun magazines from my sister in law and was excited because not only am I quite the fan of magazines, especially this one, it is one I never really buy because I am a […]

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Scrapbook Paper Table Decor

If any of you are like me (and most of you crafty, family lovin’ people are) you are having a LOT of get togethers this year. And over achievers like me feel the need to set an interesting table at. each. one. It seems like that has been every week lately! A girl only has […]

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THANKSGIVING!!

Avery’s first Thanksgiving was fantastic!! It went so well and we had such a great time with the family. This last year was not the easiest of years with Wade’s surgeries and our family doubling in size with Avery and Scott. However, it has also been the most joyful and rewarding as well. I am […]

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Scott’s Veinti- UNO Party!

Things have been INSANE lately! Wade had an exploratory surgery on Friday which turned up not one answer to his current pain problem but he seems to be recovering well. Also this last weekend was Scott’s birthday party and one of my classes ended so needless to say I have been stressed out and BUSY. […]

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UNO Birthday- Cupcake Picks

Since Wade is having surgery again a couple of days before the party i wanted to make something that would make decorating the cupcakes go quickly on the day of the party and we all know that cupcake picks are perfect in exactly these situations. Going along with the theme these were also designed after […]

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UNO Birthday- Outside Banner

I wanted to make something party themed to mark the front of our house and a huge “21” made from UNO cards seemed to fit perfectly. I played with a lot of different ideas but this in the end was a wonderful suggestion from Wade that worked out. They are 3 feet tall so I […]

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UNO Birthday- Ruffle Crepe Paper

Of course since we are planning a birthday party, you have to buy crepe paper. It is funny though because I buy it like I know what to do with it. It is the one part of parties I am good at delegating. But I want to over come this so I googled (an image […]

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UNO Birthday- Banner

I am still plugging away on stuff for Scott’s Birthday party and I am trying my hardest to get it and all the stuff for Thanksgiving done before Wade’s surgery next Friday! I was able to get his banner done this weekend and I am very pleased with the way it came out. I made […]

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