A Soccer Star and sugru

Soccer Shoes and sugru

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of sugru. Do you have a pile of worn out shoes or broken toys laying around your house?  If you have kids under the age of 15 chances are you answered yes, and today I want to tell you about how you can breath new life into those worn out shoes or toys with sugru. Save both time and money when you use coupon code sugrumoms25, which is good for 25% off your total order at http://bit.ly/1ddugS3. Offer expires on 4/8/14 and cannot be combined … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Craft Room Giveaway

Ultimate Craft Room Giveaway

Did you know that March was National Craft Month?  How awesome is that, a whole month dedicated to crafts and the people who love making them!  We all know you can't craft without supplies and who doesn't love a good giveaway, especially if it's the ULTIMATE CRAFT ROOM GIVEAWAY?! We've joined together with members of the 2014 Snap team: Tatertots and Jello | The Crafting Chicks | I Heart Naptime | Whipperberry | The Crafted Sparrow Sweet Rose Studio | One Charming Party | NoBiggie | Giggles … [Read more...]

Stylish Kids’ Parties Book & Giveaway

stylish kids parties cover

Valentine's Day is almost here and love is in the air, can you feel it?  Alright, so that just might be the bitter cold temperatures we can't seem to get rid of but I think that's all the more reason to brighten things up this week with a  Love Bug Valentine's Day Soiree! Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to surprise your kids with a "Love Bug" party or even host a last minute play date with their friends. Kelly Lyden put a Valentine's Day spin on the classic ladybug party theme in … [Read more...]

$1100 Holiday Magic Giveaway

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Have you started making your Christmas wish list yet?  Wouldn't it be nice if you had a little extra cash this holiday?  If you answered yes than you are going to love this $1100 Holiday Magic Giveaway.  I know I'd love some extra cash to splurge on Christmas gifts for everyone on my list, but since I can't win I"m hoping you do! This giveaway would not be possible without an awesome group of bloggers and businesses. They include Spaceships and Laser Beams, Mighty Delighty, This Little … [Read more...]

Gourmet French Macarons Book Giveaway

Gourmet French Macaroons Cover Photo

I'll admit any dessert that starts with French sounds way to complicated and intimidating to me.  Don't get me wrong I love Gourmet French Macarons, the light as a feather delicate treats that are all the rage, but up until now they've just seemed to complicated for me to make and enjoy. Mindy Cone of Creative Juice has a new book, Gourmet French Macarons that puts a creative spin on the classic French sandwich cookies with recipes, techniques, styling ideas, templates and decorations tips. … [Read more...]

Come One, Come All…It’s a Circus Party

Giggles Galore Ticket Circus Cake

Come One, Come All... it's a Circus Party!  Step right up for a colorful birthday party under the Big Top + a Giveaway too! Planning a party for boy/girl twins can be a challenge.  My twins definitely have different interest, but I'm not ready to throw two different parties for them just yet.  I'm always looking for creative and fun ideas that appeal to both of their interest and a circus themed party covers lots of their favorites (he loves animals, she loves dress up)   I loved this … [Read more...]

Cold Stone Chocolate, My Favorite Chocolate

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When you love chocolate as much as I do it's hard to have a favorite.  But, these new chocolate bars from Cold Stone Chocolate are definitely at the top of my favorite list! Cold Stone Chocolate was one of the sponsors at SNAP and they made sure they kept everyone's sweet tooth happy by supplying lots of chocolate goodies.  I wasn't going to turn down chocolate, but when I found out that they are a new venture with Utah Truffles (seriously some of the best chocolate truffles I have ever … [Read more...]

Creative Favor Boxes from Piggy Bank Parties

Beehive Party Favor Box

My next favorite thing is the incredibly creative Favor Boxes from Piggy Bank Parties.  These crafty boxes are that little detail that help turn an ordinary party favor into an extraordinary party favor! A few summers ago I asked PBP to design a bee themed party package for me and they surprised me with not only a darling printable package but the most adorable beehive favor boxes.  Since then their creative favor boxes have made an appearance at many of my parties, below are some of my … [Read more...]

Firefly Confections, My Favorite Caramels

Salted Vanilla Bean

I'm a big fan of sweets and anything with caramel ranks at the top of my list.  They were my favorite candies to find in my trick-or-treat bag at Halloween and I always keep a jar of the sweet stuff on hand for dipping apples or smothering my ice cream.  But, I didn't realize what I was missing until I met Sandy from Firefly Confections!  Sandy makes THE BEST CARAMELS, you know the chewy, melt-in-your mouth, deeply sweet and insanely addictive kind of caramels. It's true, one bite of her Salted … [Read more...]

A Blissful Nest, My Favorite Paper Goods


As a party planner I have lots of fabulous vendors that I am fortunate to work with, and for some of my favorite paper goods I turn to A Blissful Nest. Rebekah from a A Blissful Nest not only has amazing paper products for all your entertaining needs she is truly an incredible person and someone I'm lucky to call a friend! Last year Rebekah and her family moved from California to Texas and we became fast friends.  I've loved collaborating with this talented lady and enjoyed our monthly … [Read more...]