Party Ideas

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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Sweet Treats

Raspberry Lemon Macarons

raspberry lemon macaron

Ah, the macaron. Delicious, delicate little treat, so fancy and so frustrating to make. If you’ve ever tried and failed you’ll know what I mean. The last time my husband came in the kitchen and I told him I was making macarons he backed slowly away, took the kids, and left the house. Well, not really, but I have been…

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DIY

Ikea Bar Cart Hack

Have you noticed that bar carts are totally trending right now? Bar carts are perfect for not only booze, but all sorts of party styling. They are great if you have just a few treats or drinks you want to display. What might look sad and sparse on a huge dessert table will look stylish and modern on a bar…

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Party Ideas

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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Party Ideas

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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Sweet Treats

How To Make Meringue Cookies

make meringue cookies

Meringue cookies are some of my favorite treats. They are like little fluffy clouds (anyone remember that Orb song from the 90s?); airy, sweet, crisp, and oh so delightful. They are also the perfect treat to serve at a party. Meringues are dainty, elegant, and you can serve them up in so many ways. Meringues are the perfect addition to…

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Party Ideas

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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Sweet Treats

The Absolute Best Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Homemade chocolate cookie recipe

These are legit the best chocolate cookies ever! I know that’s a bold statement to make, but seriously, these are mind blowing. They’re next level. Once you make these you’ll throw out all other chocolate chip cookie recipes. Yes, I’m that confident these are truly something else. They’re also super easy to make. I’m going to share with you my…

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Party Ideas

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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Sweet Treats

Delicious Snickerdoodle Cookie Bar Recipe

Love cinnamon? You must these delicious snickerdoodle cookie bars, stat! They are so soft and full of cinnamon flavor, kids and adults all love them. This snickerdoodle cookie bar recipe is also super easy to make and it makes a nice big 9X13 rectangle pan so they might last more than a day. These go great in lunches, with a…

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