Sunday, November 11th, 2012
You can make your own! Avery’s birthday is a month from now and, since a month in our house is really only two weeks, I’m starting to think about her party. The day after last year’s Care Bear fiesta she started talking about her Thomas birthday party and has been waiting ever so patiently for it to happen ever since.
I’ve been racking my brain trying to come up with creative Thomas themed ideas that won’t require me to spend a fortune at Party City. The cheapest Thomas pinata costs twenty bucks? Yikes! That will just make me grouchy watching it sit around until recycling day. Read the rest of this entry »
Sunday, January 2nd, 2011
Tea party birthday preparation is in full swing! Tomorrow I’m going to buy five yards of gold fringe. I hope you weren’t planning to shop for a new crown in Baltimore this week.
Sunday, March 14th, 2010
So I mentioned that yesterday we went to a birthday party. Chase had a great time with her friends. What a fun party! The party had a book theme which I just thought was so simple, clever and thoughtful. She made that bunting, isn’t it fantastic? It’s the kind of thing you only use once a year so putting the letters on there in Sharpie is a pretty good idea. Read the rest of this entry »
Sunday, February 14th, 2010
I can’t even remember how many cupcakes I’ve consumed in the last 24 hours. Probably fewer than Chase but I know she’s got me on candy. She had candy this morning before she had Cheerios. I can remember my mother giving me little plastic hearts filled with Smarties for Valentine’s day. I wanted something similar for Chase but the closest I could find was a little heart tin filled with m & m’s. They taste nothing like Smarties but I think it’s probably the closest substitute. She was very pleased. Read the rest of this entry »