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Cute Batman Party Ideas and Batman Food Ideas

There are some birthday party themes that will never go out of style, and for little boys, a Batman party will always be a hit.  I put this party together awhile ago for a kit I made for the Pink Peppermint Prints Etsy shop so I wanted to share it in case you are looking … Read more

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Mint Green Baby Shower and Party Ideas

This stunning mint green party celebrating a guest of honor with the first initial of G was created by the amazing team of Renee and Nina at Confetti and Crumbs.  I am in love with the versatility of this party.  The colors scheme is gorgeous and the idea of using shapes and monograms as your … Read more

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Mickey Mouse Party Ideas for One Year Old

Growing up in Southern California, I think it’s a rule that you have to be a Disney fan. But really, who isn’t a Mickey Mouse fan, am I right?  I feel like as soon as you have a baby you start looking for Mickey Mouse party ideas for one year old babies. Mickey Mouse party ideas … Read more

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Modern Spider Themed Halloween Party

Halloween is just around the corner and next to Christmas, the Halloween decoration take up the second most space in the garage at our house.  We LOVE this spooky fun holiday, and a party at our house is practically a must every year.  One of my favorite parts of throwing a Halloween party is picking … Read more

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8 Great Super Bowl Party Ideas

Sunday is the day we have all been waiting for…a little friendly competition, funny commercials, great halftime entertainment, food, friends and fun.  What are you doing for the Big Game?  Here are 8 Great Super Bowl party ideas that are easy to put together and adorable.  Even if you haven’t planned anything official yet…don’t worry! … Read more

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DIY Polka Dot Cake

If you’re looking for a super cute and easy DIY for your next party or get together, this is it! The best part? You don’t even have to break out the cake pans. 😉 There are SO many fun colors of candy melts available these days, you can make this cake to match any party … Read more

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DIY: Glitter Party Bags

Well  that isn’t an impressive alliteration, I don’t know what is! 😉  Here’s a quick and easy way to dress up your glassine bags for a party or gift. What you’ll need: Glassine Bags (mine are 5×7) Glue (I used Elmers) Gold Glitter ( I use Martha Stewart) Simply paint the bottom inch to inch … Read more

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Ready for Take-off: Airplane Themed Party

Cute Jane from Lendingham Paper and Party Supplies submitted this darling Red, White and Blue Airplane themed party.  I am in love with the bold colors and you know I love the travel theme!  So many cute details…here’s a look at Jane’s beautiful styling:   Isn’t that adorable?  Thanks Jane for sharing your talents with us!  … Read more

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DIY Party Decor : Spool Sucker Holders

Whenever I’m styling a party or dessert table I’m always looking for ways to add height.  Suckers and treats on sticks are always super cute, but finding ways to display them standing up can be tricky.  Last year when I did Ashley’s Fashion Camp party, I created these easy and cute spools to hold the suckers. … Read more

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Creating with Microsoft, Bing and Wayfair for the Alt Dream Studio

You guys!!! The Alt countdown is on and I am SO excited!! Maybe you’ve seen on instagram, but fun little packages from the amazing sponsors have been arriving almost daily over the last week or so. On Monday a package arrived from Microsoft and Wayfair that I was just a little excited about! 😉 In … Read more

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DIY Kid’s Christmas Party Ideas

In case you haven’t noticed, I love these little bottles.  They are SO cute, the perfect size for drinks, super sturdy plastic (so you can wash and re-use if you want, but also don’t feel guilty throwing them away if you don’t want to wash them) that makes them great for kid’s party drinks…and my … Read more

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Nancy Drew Party Ideas

A few weeks ago my hubby and son were out for the week at a Scout Camp in the Sierras.  Ash, who is totally in love with her big brother, was absolutely devastated that she was going to be separated from her best friend for a whole week.  They have NEVER been apart for any … Read more

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Quick and Easy Party Drink Idea

We are in the middle of a crazy heat spell here in So Cal…temps hitting more than 100 degrees.  YUCK! To help keep cool I’m whipping up one of my kids favorite frosty beverages.  It’s super easy, tasty and colorful…what more can you ask for? Here’s what you’ll need: Prepared Kool Aid in assorted colors/flavors … Read more

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DIY: How to Make a Wired Ribbon Pennant Banner

I was at Hobby Lobby yesterday and ran across these darling printed burlap wired ribbons. They were begging to be made into a banner, so since they were 50% off I brought them home with me. 😉 This is one of the easiest things you can make…we’re talking under 30 minutes, and it is SO … Read more

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Wild Dinosaur Birthday Party

This Dinosaur party by Sam of Sugarlicious Parties is SO cute!  I love all the wild, very “boy” props and the super cute and clever names for the dinosaur themed foods.  Here’s a little bit about the party from Sam… “When my little man decided he wanted a Dinosaur Party for his 3rd Birthday, my mind … Read more

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Welcome Summer Party with Oh Joy for Target Collection

Hooray for Summer!! I don’t know about you, but I would rather have my kids home all the time and no schedule than them gone all day and have a strict schedule. (probably why I’m a homeschooler! 😉 ) Maybe I’m funny like that…but I LOVE the freedom of summer!! 🙂 We’ve been enjoying summer … Read more

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Carnival Themed Engagement Party with Shutterfly

Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a fabulous weekend and are looking forward to a wonderful week! 🙂 I was totally excited when Shutterfly asked me if I’d like to team up again on a new project.   I had so much fun creating the Graduation party for them last month that when they gave me the opportunity to … Read more

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Mother’s Day Table Ideas for a Garden Party

Ashley from Sugar and Soirees is showing us how to put together a cute and budget friendly Mother’s Day table today. Celebrating the everyday is a must and it doesn’t have to break the bank! Today I’m thrilled to share with you a budget friendly (and still crazy beautiful) DIY Mother’s Day Table setting. I love … Read more

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DIY: Super Cute and Easy 2 Step Gold Polka Dot Party Drink Bottles

I’m working on getting everything ready so I can share all the details of Ashley’s Baptism and the reception we held at our home, but I just couldn’t wait to share these.  They are absolutely my favorite DIY project from that day and they were SO easy!  When I saw the Michael Miller fabric (the … Read more

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Girl Parties: Fashion Camp Birthday Party

  I’m so excited to share this fun and totally girly party with you!  It was too much fun to make all the individual parts, and putting it all together and seeing it come to life is always so rewarding!  I feel so fortunate to have Fashion Camp close to home and I love the … Read more

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Free Printable: Easter Egg Hunt Party Favor Somebunny Loves You

You know I can’t let a holiday pass without a free printable! 😉  I whipped up a little Easter printable for Easter treats, classroom parties, egg hunt party favors…you name it! 🙂 You can download the free Easter printable here: Looking for more Easter printables and ideas?  You can find more of my favorites here: … Read more

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Host a Garden Party

Spring has finally sprung!  Hopefully those of you in cold climates will soon begin to thaw out and the sight of flowers blooming and sound of birds chirping will warm your soul. 🙂  We’ve been enjoying unusually warm temperatures all winter long, which has been great…minus the severe drought conditions! 😉  We may not be able … Read more

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St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Pancakes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  We’re celebrating today with one of our favorite breakfasts- rainbow pancakes.  St. Patrick’s Day is an extra special day in our house because it is also Ashley’s birthday.  She gets SO excited for the leprechaun to come…it has become quite a production in our house.  The leprechaun trap building starts in … Read more

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Gone Fishing Party by Lauren Haddox Designs

Are you ready to reel in some fun??!! I had a blast working on my boys’ birthday party this year. I think one of the main reasons I enjoyed it so much is because I teamed up with Angela of Angela Marie Events to collaborate on the styling. She brought so many creative ideas to … Read more

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Colorful Candy Crush Party

I’m not much of a gamer, but thanks to my kids I am now a HUGE fan of Candy Crush.  When I first saw this awesome Candy Crush themed party by Mona of Lush Parties, I knew I had to share it here! 🙂  The colors and fabulous details on all of the sweets are … Read more

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