Painting Birthday Party

Painting Birthday Party

This year Payton wanted a Trolls party for her seventh birthday.  She is crazy about the new Trolls movie and the main character, Poppy, is her to a T.  She is a no-personal-space, hugging, happy kid!  Combining her love for everything artistic and messy, a painting...
60th Birthday Party

60th Birthday Party

I had a great time planning this surprise 60th birthday party for my mom.  The pink and gold colors mixed with the mason jars and floral arrangements turned out perfectly with the “Having a Ball Since 1956” theme.  With some help from my aunt, we had some...
Color Run Birthday Party

Color Run Birthday Party

For Taylor’s 8th birthday, we needed a theme to entertain a group of busy 2nd graders.  We decided to host a color run!  We setup an obstacle course in the backyard with a beam to cross, ropes to crawl under, and hoops to run through. At each station, an adult...
Birthday Countdown

Birthday Countdown

Hello February!  It’s a birthday month in our house which means there’s a lot of excitement from a soon-to-be six year old.  We usually do a chalkboard countdown for birthdays but for this little chocolate lover, I decided to make a Hershey Kiss...
Princess Shirt

Princess Shirt

This is a princess shirt and bag that I created for my neice’s last birthday.  I don’t sell this in my shop but wanted to share the idea because I thought it turned out really...

Rose Cake

I’ve seen some amazing rose cakes on Pinterest (follow  me).  I was excited to try it for my mother-in-law’s 70th birthday.  It was surprisingly very easy!  I used this fantastic tutorial from i am baker.  I really liked how it turned...

Oregon Football Fan Cake

My nephew is a football fanatic.  He loves playing the sport and cheering on his favorite teams (he has a lot of favorites).  This year he wanted an Oregon Ducks cake. I used the Wilton football cake pan for the football part.  You only need to bake one cake in the...

Easy Cake Decorating with Kids

This week we celebrated my dad’s birthday.  The girls wanted to help decorate the cake, so we tried something new. I traced their handwriting and drawings to make chocolate decorations. Here’s how we did it:  Write a message with marker on paper. Place a...

21st Birthday Cake

Recently, one of our sweet friends turned 21.  We celebrated this fun milestone by surprising her with some fun margarita cupcakes.  I baked the cakes in the glasses and added frosting after they cooled.  White sprinkles around the rim was the “salt” and I...

Lego Birthday Gift

I love personalized birthday gifts.  It’s so hard to know what toys kids have or want, so I’ve decided it’s easier to avoid that and make something unique that I know they won’t have.  I usually pick something with their party theme.  For our...