Simple Summer Watermelon Party

Every summer my family and I eat our weight in watermelons.  We cannot get enough, they are just so refreshing during the hot Southern Summers! I wanted to make snack time a little more special recently, so I invited a few friends and my niece and nephew over for a Simple Summer Watermelon Party and watermelon snacks.  While the kids splashed in the pool, I set up a sweet little snack table. The night before the playdate, I made a watermelon cake.  It's really a funfetti cake … [Read more...]

Mummy and Me Play Date

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackAndGo #CollectiveBias When my kids were younger I would dress them in their cutest outfits, load up the diaper bag and head out to a weekly play date where I got a much needed break and the chance to talk to other moms while my kids laughed and played.  Those play dates were vital to my sanity in the early years, it was comforting to talk to other moms about what was happening in our lives … [Read more...]

Whoo’s Thankful {Owl Party}

Thanksgiving is time of reflection, gratitude and celebrating with family and friends.  Lately we have been talking a lot with our kids about being grateful and thankful for the blessings we have.  Several months ago I decided to turn these lessons of gratitude into a play date to celebrate Thanksgiving and the many things we are thankful for, including our friends.Inspiration for parties can come from anywhere and for this particular party it came from one of my daughter's dresses from … [Read more...]

We’re Bananas for Monkey {Monkey Party}

My daughter loves her stuffed monkey and last summer after watching me plan and host a ton of parties for other people she insisted we celebrate her monkey's birthday.  She already had ideas and plans for how we would celebrate, so I obliged and we had a party for Monkey.  Fast forward a year later and she kept reminding me that Monkey's birthday was in the summer and we needed to have a party for her. What's a party planning mom to do?  I love my daughter's zest for life and adore the fact that … [Read more...]