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Under The Stars Camping Theme Party

Camping birthday party

Once upon a time when we used to live in California my spring birthday babies always had their parties outdoors. Now that we’re on the West Coast of Canada I have long given up any hope of having their parties outside, it seems like it rains here almost constantly during the winter and early spring months. And so we brought…

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Girl’s Elementary School Dance – Beach Party Theme

School Dance Beach Theme

Have I ever mentioned that my kids go to the most awesome elementary school ever? The Parent Advisory Council (that’s the Canadian equivalent of the PTA) does so much for the kids it’s truly amazing and inspiring. One of the most anticipated annual events is the Girl’s Dance. Each year the PAC outdoes itself and with the help of many…

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Natural Egg Dyeing Techniques and a Magical Egg Hunt

naturally dyed easter egg techniques

Easter is almost here! Our family has a lot of traditions that seem pretty standard; dyeing eggs, Easter morning egg hunt, huge family dinner, and of course plenty of holiday decorating. Each year we like to try something new and see if we enjoy it enough to do it next year, and the year after; adding a new tradition to…

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Spring Tablescape

spring tablescape ideas

I am so excited to be part of the Bunny Hop blog hop, this week’s feature is Spring decor for your home and table! A link to all the other fabulous blogs is at the bottom on my post, so don’t forget to scroll on down to the links below and pay these fabulous blogs a visit.   Even though…

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Hello Spring Party

Spring Party ideas

  It’s March! Winter is as good as over, and I have visions of sunshine and flowers dancing in my head. Don’t get me wrong, there are parts of winter that I do enjoy, but I would be lying if I said that I didn’t wake up on March 1st with a spring (haha) in my step. And what better…

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Super Mario Bros. Party

I wanted to share this awesome Mario Bros. party with you today. My friend Lahine throws each of her two boys the most amazing birthday parties each year, and their birthdays are only weeks apart! She’s a machine. Lahine pays attention to every last detail (girl after my own heart), but if that isn’t your style any of these ideas…

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Love at First Bite – A Pizza Party Menu

pizza party menu

Hosting a dinner party can be tricky if some of your guests are bringing young children. I don’t know about your kids but mine and extremely picky and I have a hard enough time figuring out what to serve them, let alone when we go to a friend’s house for dinner. Pizza is my go-to food when we have families…

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Cactus Bar Cart

Cactus bar cart

I have a cactus obsession lately. And with Valentine’s Day upon us I thought what better way to put my new DIY bar cart (how-to post coming this week) to use than to style a ‘stuck on you’ cactus theme. Cute right? Styling a bar cart is really easy can a great option for small get togethers since you may…

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Valentine’s Day Card Making Party

Valentine's Day Card Making Party

Woot! It’s officially February, and time for all things Valentine’s! Yes, I know not everyone is into this Hallmark holiday, but I’ve got kids and love any excuse to bake and throw a party. I decided to plan a little Valentine’s Day card making party for my kids to get their craft on. You don’t need many supplies, and if…

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A Sweet Waffle Bar Menu

waffle bar menu

Waffles are one of the few foods my family can all agree on. They are tasty, satisfying, and everyone can put as much of their favorite toppings on as they please. Well, within reason, my son would drink maple syrup straight from the bottle if I let him. A waffle bar is a great way to to share a meal…

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