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Start The School Year Off Right, With A Back To School Party!

One of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child, is a love of learning. This starts with reading and teaching and showing enthusiasm when a child learns something, even before they are school age. An involved and dedicated parent can open a magical world of learning in a young mind. This gift grows with the child and transferred into everything the child does. Therefore, it is not surprising that a parent who shows excitement and spirit about an upcoming school year, has a child ...

Backyard Camping Party – FREE Printables

Camping out is not an outdoor activity for me.  I love the great outdoors, but I love basic comforts  such as indoor plumbing, hot showers, and comfortable beds much more.  My idea of a vacation is a luxury hotel with room and maid service, not a sleeping bag in the woods! My in-laws are avid campers, they take the family on week long camping trips all the time.  When my kids were younger my in-laws tried for years to drag us along on a camping trip but to my kids' ...

Filipino Style Spaghetti

Unlike any other spaghetti recipe Filipino Style Spaghetti is quite different and simple, no herbs and no other spices and a little bit sweet cause it is really cooked specially for kids, famous for every events, parties and celebrations in Philippines. It is very simple recipe and you don’t have to be an expert to prepare and cook this Filipino Style dish. As I told you, this is a very simple dish, so I decided to share to you my own version of Filipino Style Spaghetti with a twist. I’m ...

Be The Perfect Guest: Appropriate Behavior and DIY Hostess Gifts

  It's sad but I've hosted many events where there is someone who behaves so poorly that I make a note never to invite them back.  I still have some folks whom I don't speak to due to their rudeness at my son's wedding, and that was over 3 years ago!  During the upcoming holiday season many of us will find ourselves guests at various holiday functions.  Whether it be Thanksgiving dinner with family, an office Christmas party, or a friend's New Year's Eve bash it is important to ...

6 Girly Girl Parties

I love planning girly girl parties!   I've thrown my share of princess parties for my two daughters over the years.  Now that we've been blessed with a sweet granddaughter I'm looking forward to planning parties for our one and only, so far, little princess;  of course we'll be planning more boy parties for her twin brother and her three male cousins as well.  But for now I'm busy dreaming of her girly girl parties! Here are 6 girly girl party themes that I hope will inspire your next ...

Teen & Tween Boys Party

Here are 6 fun Teen & Tween Boys party themes that is sure to make your little man happy; of course he probably won't admit it in public, just like he doesn't want mommy's kisses in front of his friends.  I'm sure he'll let you know how much fun he had as soon as the last guest departs! By the time boys reach the age of 10 they usually have very firm ideas about birthday parties, some may even say birthday parties are for babies and therefore they don't want one.  To be sure they ...

6 Party Themes for Teens & Tweens

Teens & Tweens parties can be difficult to plan, by the time they reach 10 kids have their own ideas about what type of party is appropriate. In many cases, specially for teens, they're moving away from all girl or all boy parties.  By now they've probably attended a school or church dance or two and are ready for a co-ed party. In previous posts I've listed ideas for parties for girls and boys,  in this post I'll list 6 ideas for a co-ed teen party.  Maybe one will catch your ...

6 August Kid’s Party Themes

I've always found it hard to think of a theme for an August party, even harder to host a party in August. We're usually away on vacation for most of the month then when we do get home it's back to school time and there's just so much going on. But if you have an August birthday in your family here are a few ideas for you. Betty Boop Party! In honor of Betty Boop's August birthday how about a Betty Boop themed event? It's not exactly for young children, unless of course your first ...

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 ...