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Sesame Street Cookie Buffet

Last week on a trip to Houston to plan my mother's 80th. birthday party for next summer my daughter and I had literally 24 hours to plan and put on a Sesame Street themed party for my sister.  My mother was throwing a birthday party for my sister who has special needs.  When we arrived we found out that my sister really wanted a themed party but my mom just doesn't do themes, her idea of a party is very different form ours.  We wanted to make this party special so we asked my sister what ...

DIY Cookie Buffet

I love candy, cookie, dessert, and all other sweets buffets or bars.  All types of buffet/bars are a great way to show case foods and make an impressive display at any event.  I also love the idea that guests can choose their own goodies to eat at the event or take home.  It's a wonderful way to thank guests for attending. We try to include some type of bar/buffet at all our indoor events and some of our outdoor ones as well.  You can actually make virtually any kind of buffet you ...

6 July Kids’ Party Themes – FREE Party Printables

July is a great month to have a party! There is so much going on and so many themes to choose from. July weather just begs for an outdoor party.  Pool and Splash Parties are sure to cool things off, you can even combine party themes and host a Hot Dog Pool Party or a Super Hero Splash Party.  And of course you can have a 4th. of July themed party!  Click on the links for Pool, Splash and 4th. of July party ideas! Here are 6 more July party themes to help you plan a July party! Batman ...

Grad Party Bar/Station Ideas – FREE Printables

It's that time of year again, graduations.  Many folks are busy planning graduation parties to celebrate this milestone.   One of the most important ingredients to a successful party is the food so many hosts and hostesses spend hours agonizing on what to serve. Whether your doing the cooking or having the event catered you still have to decide what you're serving and how you're serving it, specially if you're hosting a lot of people at your home.  When we host large events at home we ...

Fourth of July Celebrations – FREE Printables

I love the Fourth of July!  I love the fanfare, picnics, parades, barbecues, fireworks, and all the hoopla that surround our great nation's birthday.  And I adore the colors!  Red, White, and Blue are my all time faves! There are so many cool DIY crafts, recipes, activities, and party ideas for this great holiday it's hard to know where to begin, my grandkids and I are just dying to fire up the Cricut Explore Air  (affiliate link) and make some cool decorations! Here are some fun ...

Grad Party Ideas – FREE Printables

It's that time of year again, school is winding down and summer vacation is almost here.  This means graduations; from pre-school to Grad School and anything in between we're soon to see a bunch of newly minted graduates ready to take on the world! Graduations are major milestones in everyone's lives.  Whether your little one is graduating from pre-school or a spouse, sibling, or friend has just earned a PHD celebrate their achievements with a party.  Send them off to the next chapter of ...

6 June Kids’ Birthday Party Themes – FREE Printables

June is a great month to have a birthday party, the weather is fine and the kids are out of school for the summer. It makes party planning so much easier when you're not rushing around transporting kids to and from school and policing homework. Summer parties are much more fun because you can take it outdoors, opening up many more fun activities for kids to do, not to mention cleaning up is easier too! Here are some fun themes for a June birthday party.  Take advantage of the warm weather ...

Party Planning 101: Budget, Guest Count, Date & Venue

Everyone loves a good party and every hostess aspires to be the hostess with the mostest.  But before the first guests arrive there is much work to be done in order to make each event memorable. That calls for Party Planning 101! Whether you're planning for your dream wedding, a friend's baby shower, your child's first birthday, an office Christmas party, or even just a backyard barbecue, the key to a successful event is planning! Planning in my world means making lists and lots of ...

6 May Kids’ Birthday Party Themes

  May is a great month to throw a party.  The warm spring weather makes it possible to bring the festivities outdoors.  Here are 6 Kids' Birthday Party Themes that celebrate the month of May; from flower gardens, to fiestas, to Mother Goose, Goofy, and more these themes mark holidays and birthdays in the merry, merry month of May. In honor of National Train Day on May 9 how about a Trains Party? Trains are so much fun, you can use boxes to make train cars for kids to "ride" and ...

6 Teens & Tweens Girl’s Party Ideas

Planning parties for girls 10 and over can be challenging. At this age they think they're  "grown-up" and little girl themes such as princess, fairy, and ballerina are just too "childish" for them.  Teen and tweens girls have their own ideas and are not too shy to tell you.  I really believe at this age they are "bridezillas" in training! Here are 6  teens & tweens girl's party ideas.  Because even though at times they can be difficult to deal with they will always be our little ...