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DIY Super Bowl Snack Stadiums

We all know that Super Bowl Sunday is not just about football, in fact for many it a day to gorge on all sorts of snacks.  It seems that no Super Bowl Party in recent years is complete without a Snack Stadium, what better way to combine the love of football with the love of snack foods?  Snack stadiums can be as simple as a pan of guacamole dip surrounded by tortilla chips and veggies or as elaborate as the 2 story creation pictured above complete with hoagies, hot dogs, twinkies, and ...

Kids’ Valentine’s Day Party Ideas

So you want to throw a Kids' Valentine's Day Party, how fun! As you may know our family loves to throw parties,  we use any excuse or holiday.  So  of course we think Valentine's Day is a great day to have a party!  A Valentine's Day Party  doesn't have to take too much thinking, you already know your colors are going to be red and pink for the most part.  And you have to have hearts, lots of hearts! Here are some ideas to help you plan a Valentine's Day Party! Check out this centerp...

Godfather Themed Adult Birthday Party

I know, sometimes coming up with a theme for an adult birthday party can be difficult.  We had this problem when we decided to throw my husband a surprise 60th. birthday party.  We tossed around several ideas including a Disco themed party, in the end we decided on a Godfather Themed Party. A Godfather theme was really perfect for this party.  And we had so much fun designing stationary, banners, posters, and centerpieces.  Best of all we could serve Italian food!  I mean who doesn't love ...

Winter Birthday Party Ideas

The holidays are over so now it's time to turn to Winter Birthday Parties.  If your child has a Winter Birthday then you know how challenging a party can be. A Winter Birthday pretty much calls for an indoor venue, unless you plan on taking everyone skiing, ice skating, or dog sledding.  Not bad ideas if you live in an area where these activities are available.  But for the rest of us who aren't so fortunate here are some winter birthday party ideas for you! Frozen Party One of the first ...

DIY New Year’s Eve Bash on a Budget – FREE Templates and Printables

 Christmas is over, Santa's come and gone, the last gift opened, and the Christmas feast eaten; it's time to plan for a New Year's Eve Bash!  Here are some tips and ideas to help you plan your last party of the year without blowing next year's entertainment budget. 1.  Put away the Christmas stuff to keep the focus on New Year's.  You can re-purpose and re-paint some Christmas items to fit a New Year's Eve theme.  Your decor should be black and white or pastels with metallic gold ...

Grinch Family Movie Night – Free Printables

 How the Grinch Stole Christmas, a great Christmas Classic! Either version works well for a Grinch Family Movie Night! One of the many fun family activities during the holiday season is a Christmas Movie Night!  It's easy and inexpensive to organize and you can invite friends and family for a great gathering. Here are some ideas to get you started. This article contains affiliate links.   1.  Announce your Movie Night. Here ...

Tree Trimming Party

Christmas is a time for family and friends, we all love to get together during the holiday season.  If you're looking for an excuse to throw a quick informal get together with friends and family how about a tree trimming party? It shouldn't take long to organize and should be relatively inexpensive to host.  Best of all you get the tree trimmed while visiting with friends and family! Here are some ideas to get you plan your tree trimming party! Since it's a very informal gathering you can ...

Polar Express Movie Night – FREE Printable

The Holiday Season is a time for family and friends.  A Christmas family movie night is a great way to take a break from the season's hustle and bustle and spend time with loved ones.  A Polar Express Movie Night will get everyone in the holiday spirit. It doesn't take much planning, and should be inexpensive, all you need is the DVD and a few snacks. In most cases you don't need much decor as the house is already decorated for the holidays.  Here are some ideas to get you started. 1. ...

6 December Kids Party Themes – FREE Printables

December and January birthdays are hard to plan.  I always felt my older daughter got cheated because her birthday is on January 2. With cooking, baking, shopping, and more going on during the holiday season, the last thing you want to think about is planning and hosting a birthday party.  But when my daughter was young I did just that. On one hand you're probably exhausted with all the extra things you have to do and the events and activities you must attend between Thanksgiving and New ...

Host a Cookie Exchange! Free Cookie Recipes!

The holidays aren't complete without cookies!  Lots, and lots of cookies! Cookies are not one of my favorite things to make, but every year at this time I get out my cookie sheets and make several types of cookies.  It's a lot of work! To cut down on some work and still get a variety of cookies it's a great idea to have a cookie exchange.  Invite friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers for a couple of fun filled hours to get together and exchange their favorite ...