How to throw a Fabulous Frozen Party for a Three Year Old

Little girl with round rosy cheeks and soft brown curls, bouncing from person to person, giggling with great delight. The sparkle in her eyes reflecting the glittery balloons and silver tulle ribbons scattered about the room. Tall male cousins ducked to avoid the colorful paper snowflakes swirling overhead and eager fingers filled white plates with sandwich … More How to throw a Fabulous Frozen Party for a Three Year Old

My Baby is Three – A Look Back on Her Birth and Birthdays

In some ways it seemed like she was just born, in other ways it seems like a very long time ago. Nevertheless, she is turning three today and that fact in itself is hard to comprehend. Three years ago I was sick with a fever and congestion and very pregnant. While I would have preferred … More My Baby is Three – A Look Back on Her Birth and Birthdays

How to Plan a Spirited Football Party (on a budget)

This year, I went all out for the football party we hosted, complete with moving furniture to accommodate more guests, decorating the dining room with banners, backdrops and Nebraska accents and even making football shaped cakes. This post included affiliate links. Here are my tips for hosting a fun and affordable football party: 1) Make … More How to Plan a Spirited Football Party (on a budget)

“Tangled” Birthday Party {With Printables, Tutorials & a Free Party Planning Checklist!}

Once upon a time, there was a princess who was having the best day ever…… The golden haired little girl in this story is my daughter and that magical scene I just described was her 4th birthday. I planned it for weeks, agonized over decorations, menu items, favors, background music, games, and schedule of events. … More “Tangled” Birthday Party {With Printables, Tutorials & a Free Party Planning Checklist!}

3 Birthdays…..going on 4! Reminisce. Savor. Anticipate.

My oldest daughter is going to be 4 IN A FEW HOURS. We have been planning her party for weeks and she has been diligently informing everyone she sees: “I’m having a Tangled party!” She is excited. I am excited. I’ve been meticulously planning and crafting and gathering “RSVPs” and making sure every little sunburst … More 3 Birthdays…..going on 4! Reminisce. Savor. Anticipate.

Embrace the Playdate

I had a Valentines party  back in February. I invited a group of Heather and Stella’s little friends over  to exchange valentines, fill up on sugar and decorate festive bags with glitter and hearts. It was fun to see all the little girls playing together and nibbling their cookies around our child sized table. To … More Embrace the Playdate