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Mario Kart Themed Birthday Party

 There was a time when choosing a theme was easy, when parents can choose the party theme for their little ones.  Um...that's good until they're about 3!  By the time they reach their 4th. birthday most kids have definite ideas of what they want their party to be.  This specially holds true for 9 and 10 year old boys!  But even though they sort of know what they want even kids this age need a bit of a hand in choosing a theme.  So here's one we planned recently for cousins that wanted to ...

Round Up of Star Wars Inspired Recipes for Your Event

Hear we go again!  Another Star Wars movies was recently released.  Yes Disney's Han Solo movie is a Star Wars story, meaning it's not part of any of the Star Wars trilogies.  Instead it's a stand alone movie designed to enhance or explain the major characters or story lines.  In this case Han Solo's beginings.  We all wondered about his early years before he joined up with the Rebel Alliance, didn't we? Regardless if you had the burning desire to learn more about Han or not one thing is ...

Construction Themed Boy’s Birthday Party

I just love a themed birthday party!  Don't you?  Having 5 grandchildren and a client base of party loving people keeps me pretty busy planning and designing birthday parties.  One of my favorite boys' party themes is a Construction Party! I recently designed party stationary and decor for Misty one of my most enthusiastic clients.  We designed construction theme items for her son Myalz's second birthday party.  I just love the construction themes, there are so many possibilities.  From ...

Hello Kitty Themed First Birthday Party – Lot’s of Fun Ideas!

I love it when a client is just as crazy about parties as I am!  Anna, my Hello Kitty obsessed client, planned her daughter's 1st. Birthday party around the iconic cat. We had a great time with Angela's Hello Kitty themed party.  Anna ordered all her stationary and party decor from me.  We made so many items for her that she kept me and my Cricut Maker and my crew busy for weeks! Anna was truly Hello Kitty crazy.  We did everything from the invitations to the photo photo booth and even ...

15 Cool Pool Party Ideas

Summer's just about here and that means lots of pool time ahead.  The pool is a great place to keep cool on a hot summer day; you can swim, splash, or just relax under the shade of a beach umbrella. Birthdays during the summer months can take advantage of the weather and have pool parties, young or old everyone loves a pool party. *clicking on product names will take you to our Amazon affiliate link. Birthday Party Ideas 101 Whether you're planning a birthday party, a ...

Memorial Day Barbecue Ideas & Recipes

Memorial Day rings in the first days of summer which means it's time to fire up the grill!  Many folks like to take advantage of the summer months to bring entertaining outdoors.  I'm fortunate enough to live in Hawaii where it's always summer so we do most of our entertaining outdoors year round. Barbecues can be as simple as throwing burgers and dogs on the grill or as elaborate as grilling ethnic specialties.  You can grill just about anything, meats, seafood, and veggies.  If ...

Fun Summer Splash Party Ideas

Summer time is screaming for a Splash Party! There's nothing kids love more than playing in water.  If you have a summer birthday coming up hosting a Splash Party is a great way to celebrate and cool off at the same time; but even if you're not gather the kids, their friends, family, and neighbors and get together for a splish splashing good time. If you have a pool in your backyard, have access to a community pool, or live on the beach or lakefront then you already have your party venue; ...

Boneless Beef Short Rib Kalbi Kabobs

One of our favorite food is Korean Kalbi, or barbecued beef short ribs.  We usually order this at one of the local fast food Korean restaurants, but it's pretty pricey; you get 3 thin short ribs, a couple of scoops of steamed white rice, and a choice of 4 side dishes (kim chee, bean sprouts, tofu, etc.) for a over $12 a plate. My husband's main complaint about the local restaurants isn't the the price or the serving size of the kalbi, it's about the flimsy plastic utensils they provide ...

DIY Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Courtesy of Brit+Co If you're looking for a holiday to throw a party in May how about a Cinco de Mayo celebration? Cinco de Mayo, celebrated on May 5, is not the Mexican Independence Day, that's on September 16.  This holiday is celebrated both in Mexico and the US to commemorate the Mexican army's victory over Napoleon III's French forces on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla. The holiday is celebrated in Mexico, specially in the state of Puebla, but in recent years ...

5 Party Themes Your Pre-Schoolers Will Love

Judging by our pre-schoolers, aka my grandchildren, 4 year old Jett, and 3 year old twins Harper and Sadi, pre-schoolers love parties.  Any party! Our pre-schoolers love birthday parties (specially their own), Halloween parties, Christmas parties, and what ever other party they are invited to.  Of course I'm pretty sure they got their love of parties from us.  We love throwing parties! First Birthday Parties are always a big deal.  It's probably one of the few, if not the only one,  ...