broadway birthday party-8

My daughter. I love her to pieces. But she's definitely inherited a few (ahem) dramatic qualities from her parents. (Ok, really, just from me...my husband is as undramatic as they come.) Lucky for us, we have a fabulous budding acting school around the corner, The Viera Studio, where we can channel all that dramatic energy! When Maddie's birthday came around this year, there was no question, it { Read More! }

First communion party or baptism celebration ideas #baptism #communion

Not to sound cliche, but my daughter, Madeline, is growing up before my very eyes. I feel like the last eight years have slipped through my fingers like fine sand, especially since we're starting to hit some big milestones. Her first communion was in May, and it made me teary-eyed to see her looking so grown up in her pretty white dress and veil all excited to take on a bigger part of church than { Read More! }

printables, DIY, party

Welcome to a Neverland Birthday Party where kids and adults never have to grow up...well, at least for the day!  Natalie of Southern Belle's Charm helped to create a story book adventure come to life, complete with a Pirate Ship play area and a visit to the Lost Boys Hideout. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look for: Fairy pinwheel printable with customized name of the birthday girl, Katie Peter { Read More! }

farm animal party

    Natalie at Southern Belle's Charm is always brining me fantastic party themes to design for clients that always seem to take their birthday parties to a new, and outstanding, level. I really loved how this Farm Animal and Tractor themed birthday party came out in the designs, but seeing them used in real life really makes me smile! Here are a few photos, but you can see many { Read More! }

puppy party

Every dog has it's day--and every kid should have the chance to celebrate man's best friend! For the summer 2013 issue of the print magazine Yum! Food and Fun for Kids, I put together this fun puppy party for youngsters that can all be done quickly and on a budget from puppy food to doggie activities to fido themed favors. It's all about getting a little more creative when there's less time and { Read More! }