Birthday Money Jar Gift Idea

Have you ever been at a loss for what to get that special someone for their birthday?  If you've ever been faced with this dilemma you'll love this easy and thoughtful Birthday Money Jar Gift Idea.   We recently celebrated my dad's 60th birthday and after asking multiple times what he wanted for his birthday and getting the same reply "I don't need anything but to spend the day with my family" I was at a serious loss about what to get him for his birthday.  He really doesn't need … [Read more...]

Birthday Carnival Welcome Sign

Whenever you go to the circus or carnival there is always a huge sign to welcome you to all of the fun.  I knew I wanted a big sign to welcome everyone to our twins Birthday Carnival Party, but because our party was outside at a park I didn't really have a way to hang anything.  That's when I decided to use a giant wooden picture frame from Cut It Out. I love the whimsical shape of these Cut It Out frames and knew that the large 16 x 20 Chandler frame would be perfect for our Birthday … [Read more...]

Twins Carnival Birthday Party

Come One, Come All it's time for our twins Carnival Birthday Party! This was one super fun birthday party and the perfect theme for my fun loving, busy and silly twins. We headed back to our favorite park for Parker and Piper's Birthday Carnival.  This is the last year that we will probably be doing a joint party for our twins so I wanted it to be lots of fun!  When we were talking about what kind of party they wanted all my twins cared about was that it was at the same park as their Camping … [Read more...]

Twins Camping Themed Birthday Party

For my twins 5th birthday we had a Camping Themed Birthday Party and I realized, a full year later, I never posted it here.  It was such a fun party and before I share all the details of their 6th Birthday Carnival I thought I better share all of the details from this super fun party last year. Deciding on a theme for boy/girl twins can be a challenge especially as they get older and have very different interest and opinions about what they like.  As we discussed what kind of party they … [Read more...]

Root Beer Float Cake in a Jar

I'm excited to share today 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends, including my Rootin' Tootin' Root Beer Float Cake in a Jar. I am joining forces with Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week along with over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive ideas and free printables! My Rootin' Tootin fun birthday gift is easy to whip up and even more fun to enjoy!  With a twist on an old classic these Root Beer Float Cake in a Jar treats are great to deliver to friends or even serve … [Read more...]

My Favorite Things Birthday Giveaway

Birthdays might just be my favorite type of celebration, everyone has one and no matter how old you get it's still a special day all about you! I also think it's the perfect time to reflect on the success of the past year and start dreaming even bigger for the year ahead.  Well, it just so happens that today is MY birthday!   It's no secret that I love a good celebration, yet I rarely do anything when it comes to my own birthday.  But this year I'm celebrating all week by giving you the chance … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Party

What do you get when you pair up two of America's favorite combos?  A Peanut Butter and Jelly Party, of course! When my sorority sister Becca contacted me and asked me to help with her son's 1st Birthday Celebration I was excited about the party theme she had chosen and couldn't wait to start planning this playful and creative Peanut Butter and Jelly Party.  Becca said the idea for this party came from her families love affair with the gourmet peanut butter from the Peanut Butter & Co. … [Read more...]

DIY Safari Binoculars

You can't go on a safari without your trusty gear, and these DIY safari binoculars will make sure you don't miss a thing during your wild adventure. I had intentions of purchasing binoculars and hats for my nephew's Safari Party, but time slipped away from me and when I finally got a chance to look for them I couldn't find them anywhere locally and it was too late to order anything online.  This unfortunate mistake turned into one of my favorite party details...DIY Safari Binoculars. My … [Read more...]

Classic Cowboy Birthday Party

Yee Haw!  Saddle up partners because it's time to celebrate a special buckaroo with this Classic Cowboy Birthday Party! I recently had the pleasure of styling this cowboy themed party featuring printable designs from Lauren Haddox Designs.  This classic cowboy party package included rustic details and a cheerful color combination of blue and red.  I used neutral tones with the hay, burlap and wood to highlight the design and create decorations for the party.  I rounded up a collection of … [Read more...]

Hansel and Gretel Birthday Party

Follow the trail of lollipops and gum drops to a sweet birthday celebration!  Venture into the woods for this fairy tale Hansel and Gretel inspired 4th birthday party...or as my twin's called it their "Handsome and Gretel" party! When I asked my twin's what kind of party they wanted for their birthday they both screamed "CANDY!"  As an event planner and stylist I am always looking for ways to put a different spin on party themes and incorporate unique ideas where I can add my … [Read more...]