How to Host a Mystery Birthday Party

How to Host a Mystery Birthday Party

Can you solve the mystery of the missing party favors? When guests arrived at my daughter’s 10th birthday party, they were challenged to solve a mystery to find the favors.  This took some planning to pull off but it was a fun activity! I created this activity...
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...
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...
Rockstar Birthday Party

Rockstar Birthday Party

Well, this one is a little overdue but I’m finally getting caught up with my photos and excited to share the details of Taylor’s rockstar party.  We had lots of fun with this theme and her birthday photo shoot.  We had her party at the local gymnastics...

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...
Pony 5th Birthday Party

Pony 5th Birthday Party

We lucked out with some great Texas weather in February for a pony themed birthday party for our 5 year old.  Really, where did the time go. I can’t believe our youngest just turned five!  We had a fun celebration with pony rides, trail mix, and cupcakes. ...

Superhero Birthday

I helped a friend with this Superhero cake for her son’s birthday party.  It was a two tier cake covered and decorated with fondant.  Black icing was used for the web.  The top is a foam Hulk hand (a little hack since I’m not that good with shaped cakes...
Mermaid Birthday Party

Mermaid Birthday Party

Our little six year old requested a mermaid themed birthday party this year.  Here’s a look at the details of her special under the sea party: Invitations and Thank You Notes (available here) Need sand for this project? Colorful Rainbow Craft Sand Assortment (12...
Soccer Cupcakes

Soccer Cupcakes

It was my oldest daughter’s first year of soccer.  We were anticipating the phone call from the coach, but instead it was the city league director asking if I wanted to be the coach for her team.  EEEK!  It had been a while since I coached soccer (coached a team...
Cowgirl Birthday Cake

Cowgirl Birthday Cake

I’ve been doing a terrible job of keeping up with blogging over the last few months.  In an effort to get back on track, I was going through pictures from last year and found this cake that I made for a friend.  I really love the way it turned out… it...