If I Were to Plan a Dinosaur Party…

A friend asked for some ideas planning a dinosaur themed party for her son, so naturally I hop over to Pinterest and WOW am I overwhelmed at all the ideas, products, decorations, desserts, etc! Party planning can be overwhelming but I've found my happy place in Excel to keep me organized and on task without … Continue reading If I Were to Plan a Dinosaur Party…

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Shimmer & Shine Party!

Glitter, glitter and more glitter! This was a girl's dream party, complete with wall to wall decorations to give the look of being inside Shimmer & Shine's genie bottle! My daughter loves Shimmer & Shine cartoon, and for some reason I got the crazy idea to turn our garage into the inside of their genie … Continue reading Shimmer & Shine Party!

Construction / Bulldozer Party!

My son is REALLY into trucks, bulldozers (and all the other ones that I don't know the names of) and of course getting dirty, so when it came time for him to choose his birthday party theme, he quickly decided on a construction party. I was hesitant at first, wondering how I would pull this … Continue reading Construction / Bulldozer Party!

Quick & Easy Valentine’s Gift Ideas

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Every year I try to put together small yet thoughtful Valentine's gifts for teachers and coworkers, and although most ideas can be (and are) geared towards romantic relationships, this year I was able to find inspiration from a few ideas on Pinterest. Thankfully, all recipients have a pretty good sense of humor! I created labels … Continue reading Quick & Easy Valentine’s Gift Ideas

Dog Adoption Celebration!

My two kids love to host parties almost as much as I do, so when they kept asking about our family dog's birthday I just knew what they wanted 🙂  Because we adopted our dog, Brownie, we didn't have any idea of his birthday date or even the month, so instead of making a wild … Continue reading Dog Adoption Celebration!

Poppy (Trolls) Birthday Party

It's all just cupcakes and rainbows....until you plan a birthday party for over 50 guests! Immediately after seeing the movie Trolls, my daughter fell in love with the characters, colors and of course the music! So she just had to have a Trolls themed birthday party, and of course this crafty mom had way too … Continue reading Poppy (Trolls) Birthday Party

How to Create “Monsters” From Coffee Boxes

With Halloween and the kids' costume party just around the corner, I'm kicked in high gear brainstorming, designing, creating and ordering decorations and treats for this group of toddlers! An idea struck me last week while unpacking a box of k-cups......why not turn this empty box into a "monster"? So I gathered materials from around … Continue reading How to Create “Monsters” From Coffee Boxes

How to Create a Birthday Banner Using PowerPoint!

How to create birthday banner in PowerPoint

Another time (and money) saving tip when creating and planning a birthday party: create your birthday banner using PowerPoint! We use PowerPoint for work projects and school presentations, so why not take advantage of the easy tools and design capabilities for party printables?!?! Here are 10 steps to create a birthday banner in PowerPoint.   … Continue reading How to Create a Birthday Banner Using PowerPoint!

Paw Patrol Party (Girl)

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Paw Patrol is such a fun and easy party to put together! From dog bowls to Scooby Snacks, there are plenty of ideas online and products available to put this party together on a reasonable budget. Here's how I did mine for under $150! Invitations I started researching ideas online and my daughter helped me … Continue reading Paw Patrol Party (Girl)