Nautical Themed Party

So, it’s been a couple weeks since our vacation in Florida and I’m really missing the beach!  Watching my boys play together in the sand, riding on the kayak for their first time, searching for seashells, and splashing in the water, made for some great memories.  All of this fun in the sun got me to thinking.  I should probably post E’s nautical themed first birthday deets from almost a YEAR AGO.  Folks, he is almost two!! This mama is suhhhhlacking!  It has {Read More}

Sesame Street & Elmo Themed Birthday Party

My son just recently turned two and has been all about Elmo and Sesame Street (not to mention Thomas the Train!!).  To combine these two “loves” of his, I decided to have a party theme of “All Aboard the Elmo Express”.   With baby #2 on the way in just a couple of weeks, sometimes I think I tend to bite off more than I can chew.  Party planning took over many nap times and late nights, but I really {Read More}

Storybook Themed Baby Shower

Last weekend, I co-hosted a baby shower for my sister-in-law!  My twin brother and his wife are due about 6 weeks before our little love is expected to arrive.  Our family is so excited for the two new bundles of joy that will soon join the world.  To help the mom and dad-to be celebrate this exciting time in their life, we threw them a storybook themed shower……because who doesn’t need new books to help build the baby’s library?! First {Read More}

Thrifty Thursday: Bling Bling Baby Shower

  Welcome back to Thrifty Thursday!   Things have been super busy for me this past month.  My dining room table was hidden under paper, glue, tape, scissors, glitter, yarn, rhinestones….you name it. Pretty much everything and anything craft related covered this poor piece of furniture.  It looked as if my craft bin had exploded and everything landed precisely on my dining room table.  You know how some people pull up to the window of the drive thru at Starbucks {Read More}

Thrift It Thursday: Sports Party Freebies!

  CALLING ALL SPORTS FANS!  In search of ideas for a sports themed party?  You’ve come to the right place.  Because I know how much time goes into planning these things, I wanted to share with you some fabulous freebies today.  I have provided FREE printables to help you turn your child’s party into a huge HIT! (pun intended). Trust me when I say that I fully understand how busy your days become. Time is of the essence and making {Read More}

Thrifty Thursday: DIY Party Banner

Welcome back to Thrifty Thursday!  Today I’ll be featuring another chalkboard tutorial.  If you missed last week’s MVP frame, see it HERE. Ethan’s first birthday is right around the corner and I’ve been in decoration mode…full force.  Let’s just say that Pinterest and I have become very close.  It’s actually a tad scary just how much time one can spend in this space. Well, I’ll speak for myself.  The project ideas are endless. But, being a stay at home mom, {Read More}