My sporty girl recently turned 9 years old. We celebrated with an all-sports birthday party. The colors were inspired by one of her favorite shows, Liv and Maddie. We rented knockerballs – the inflatable balls that you get in! The kids played soccer and did flips down the hill. It was a great time! FAVORS – personalized waterbottles One of our birthday traditions is to
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 old (and some newer) photos displayed on the dessert table and as the backdrop over the dinner table.
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 showered them with colored powder. The color run was a huge hit and so much
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 countdown. I saw the idea for an Easter countdown here and came up with our own birthday edition. I used a scrap
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 football mold. Cutting it in half and matching back together, made half of a
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 piece of parchment paper on top of the drawings (wax paper would work too). Trace the designs with melted chocolate. I
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 Lego lovin’ friend, I decorated a container with vinyl lettering. Here is the personalized team lego shirt that I made to