Mermaid Party and Big Giveaway!



Mermaid Party Ideas

Finally! I am finally getting around to sharing Penelope’s party pictures! Um, I am not sure about you, but I don’t know where the last 2 months have gone. This party was actually pretty stressful to plan, since I still don’t know our new town like I knew our old hometown. I agonized about finding the perfect location and scouted and called and planned and prepped, just to find the perfect spot.  In Tallahassee, that would have taken me 15 minutes. In the end, it was worth it, I had found the most perfect spot for a mermaid theme party. But note to self: the next time I move across the state before Penelope’s birthday, make it a trip to Disney kind of birthday.

Even though this party had higher levels of stress than I like thanks to our move, it was her best party yet. Damn near perfection, I would say. It would have been nice to have a little bit more sunshine, but the rain held out till just after the last person left. Most importantly, Penelope had an amazing time.  It was exactly what her little heart wished for and she was perfectly happy the whole time, not one single meltdown or fearful moment.

Here she is after getting out of the car and seeing the party decorations all set up for the first time. Read on to see all the details and enter the mermaid party giveaway! You could win almost $700 worth of party supplies for your little girl!!

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

My mermaid princess. She luh-uved this party hat so much. She still wears it all the time when she plays dress up at home.  Little Pink Tractor Party Goods could not have done a better job designing and creating it.

Mermaid Party Ideas

After Penelope arrived, she made a bee-line for the coloring table I set up, just like I thought she would. Coloring is very calming for her. Anytime she is at a crazy party and there is a coloring table, that’s where you will find her.  Since I know about her SPD this year, I kept the invite list to 5 little girls. Last year there were 12, but it was a very familiar location, and everyone there were her best little girlfriends.  But 5 was a good call this year. Although I hate to leave anyone out, it was exactly what she needed. She really played well and made memories with each little girl there. Plus, Peter and I were able to really spend time with the parents who came and got a chance to get to know them better and begin to forge some new friendships. The party was supposed to be over at 1pm, but everyone was having such a great time they stayed till after 3pm! It was truly an awesome day.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

I found these wave tablecloths at Target over a year ago, on sale for a couple of bucks each. Total score.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

The coloring table was easy-peasy set up.  I printed out a bunch of free images online, put crayons in a mason jar with a bow and BAM! Done! I am a big fan of putting a bow on a mason jar and calling it a day.

Mermaid Party Ideas

I got a couple of bouquets of purple flowers from the grocery store and tried to arrange them Martha Stewart style as best I could.  I have no idea what I am doing as far as flower arranging goes, so I stick to the short, bunch ‘em tight style.  Blue mason jars, instead of clear ones, made for a big visual impact, and they are just a couple cents more than clear ones.

Mermaid Party Ideas

One of the highlights of the party, the handmade mermaid costumes from  A Pip Squeak Shop on Etsy.  These costumes were SO beautiful and well made. All of the girls flipped out when they realized they all got one to wear at the party and keep to take home.  They loved wearing them at the party and all the mothers have said that they continue to play in them regularly.

Mermaid Party Ideas

And because there were only 5 little girls, I kind of went over the top with party favors.  So in addition to the hand made mermaid costumes, they also got a purple towel that I tied into a mermaid tail (just use two hair ties to make the V shape at the bottom).

Mermaid Party Ideas

And little party favor gift bags  from The Party Fairy (who I also got the paper straws from) with these little gifts inside.  The starfish hairclip is from Sprinkle Designs on Etsy.  I bought a mermaid hair bow holder from the same shop to give to Penelope as our gift from us, and it is adorable.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

The other craft table was a necklace/bracelet making station. I just got some pipe cleaners and beads and set ‘em out pretty. Those white mason jars I got at a little bakery in Savannah early last year but this is a super cute DIY option. 

Mermaid Party Ideas

Oh, how I loved this banner. I have seen tutorials for these banners everywhere lately. They are so hip and cute and make me feel like I am an artsy hipster and I really wanted to have one for Penelope’s party.  Glam Fete By Bri on Etsy made a custom color combo for Penelope and it was perfect.

Mermaid Party Ideas

All paper goods were from Paiges of Style on Etsy - everything from invitations to thank you cards to recipe cards came in a pdf file that I had printed at a local print shop and cut them out myself.  It was a total bitch to cut them out, but its one of those easy crafts I like to do while watching TV, so I can justify the TV watching in my head, because I am doing something “productive”.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

This absolutely stunning table skirt is also from Paiges of Style. I kept trying to figure out how I could repurpose it and change the decor of my living room to have it out all year round. But I am giving it away! It’s part of the awesomesauce mermaid party giveaway prize! Read on to enter!

Every four year girl needs a bedazzled candle, yes?  Yes.  The answer is always yes.  :)

Mermaid Party Ideas

The mermaid cake topper was also a hit, Penelope plays with her in her dollhouse, along with her ballerina ones.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

Gluten-free, dairy-free, dye-free, organic cupcakes from a local food truck bakery called PAC Pastries. 

Mermaid Party Ideas

Can’t have a party with out some tissue paper pom poms.

Mermaid Party Ideas

 

I got some dolphin balloons from Publix and I tried to strategically place them around, but the wind was blowing like crazy and they got tangled up and after I dropped several f-bombs I decided to just forget it and tie them all up in a heap in the corner.  Not what I had planned, but whatevs, can’t win them all.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Now, don’t laugh.  This is the one thing I actually crafted myself this year.    I made a pin the tail on the mermaid game.   The girls loved it, it was a great party activity, but my mermaid is a wee bit cray-cray looking.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Penelope, ever the fierce competitor and perfectionist, needed to make sure she nailed placement.   She wasn’t leaving anything up to chance.  :)

Mermaid Party Ideas

Ah, the bubble machine. It was the star party activity. Seriously, no need to hire entertainment (which I have done every year except this year- a folk singer came for her 1st birthday, face painting clown the second year and a ballet dancer for her third party) if you don’t want to or don’t have the funds, just get a bubble machine. Endless entertainment and pure joy.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

I had some chalk out too, in case it rained.  P.S. the way Penelope is sitting here is called W-sitting.  Usually we harp on her to make sure she sits criss-cross-applesauce, becasue W sitting can damage the ligaments in the knees as well as not build core strenth, but we let it go on her birthday.

Mermaid Party Ideas

The rest of the location was awesome too, so just a hop a skip from our picnic table area was a playground and a little lagoon.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Later in the afternoon the girls went swiming and pretended to be mermaids and then they all ran back later and put on their purple towels, I didn’t get a good shot, but it was really cute.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

Penelope is always very excited about sweets.  She talked for weeks about what kind of sweets she wanted to have at her party.  The cookies are from Sugar Fairies’ Etsy shop (the same gals that did her amazing ballet slipper cookies last year, this year they did a gluten-free version!

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

She had so much sugar that day. It was painful to watch and I said a quick prayer for her pancreas. On birthdays and holidays I pretty much let them be free-for-alls, as far as sugar consumption goes- I am always strict about allergens, but it’s hard to watch.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Mermaid Party Ideas

She loved all her little friends that came and had such a good time.  I waited till the last minute to buy her a swimsuit and thank God, Target had the perfect shimmery purple swim suit, it was a size to big, but hey, at least it matched!  Is she not the most beautiful ray of Light?!  I love her so much!

Mermaid Party Ideas

Our party family photo attempt.  You know how it goes.  At least we managed to be color coordinated.  My husband is such a good sport.

Mermaid Party Ideas

Oh! Wait! I did craft one more thing, that felt garland in the back. I cut out a bunch of felt circles and hot glued them. I know, so fancy. But it ended up being just what the dessert table needed.

A few things I was thinking about doing that I never got around to it, was a party game where they wrap each other up in tissue paper streamers and then bust out of them-to pretend they are mermaids turning into humans… Penelope loves this game at the beach, she makes us cover her legs with sand and build up a mermaid tail, then she makes us sing the Ariel themesong as she busts out and says “I’m a human girl now!” And these jellyfish lanterns would have been really cute, too.  Check out  my Pinterest mermaid party board for more ideas.

All and all, this was a great day, even though I was totally exhausted from doing everything myself (last year I had a friend help with set up and another friend take pictures and I just got to waltz around like a princess-not this year, I was hustling it hard!). Watching Penelope have so much fun and feel so special and loved made it all worth it. I was hoping that next year could be a take her on a trip kind of year, but just last weekend we went to a Minnie Mouse party and she wants one now too.  And once she gets an idea in her head, she sticks to her guns.  Mark my word, she will be talking about planning her Minnie party from now till November.

So… the giveaway details! Are ya ready?! I am so excited for one lucky little girl to get the party of her hearts desire.  I am so blessed to be able to give Penelope everything she wants and needs and I am thrilled to be able to pass it on a little to another family.

From me and Penelope you get:

-Tissue paper garland from Glam Fete By Bri Etsy shop $29.50 retail value.

-Ruffle table cloth from Paiges of Style Etsy shop. $250 retail value. 

-Party favor bags and  paper straws from The Party Fairy Etsy shop.  $12 retail value. 

-Pin the tail on the mermaid game I made.  $10 retail value. 

-Felt garland I made. $10 retail value.

-4 rolls of tulle. $15 retail value.

-1 package of skinny candles.  $5 retail value.

-1 set of purple plates, napkins, cups, forks, knives and spoons.  $8 retail value. 

-2 clear mason jars with bows. $5 retail value.

-5 plain white, plastic table cloths. $5 retail value.

-5 purple tissue paper pom poms.  $17 retail value. 

-$100 Visa gift card from me  to get anything else you need or want for the party.

And from other Etsy shop owners:

-6 felt starfish hairbows from Sprinkle Designs Etsy shop. $60 retail value.

-One mermaid costume from A Pip Squeak Shop with a 50% discount for any other costumes you want to order for your party.  $50 retail value.

-12 mermaid cookies from Sugar Fairies Etsy shop. $40 retail value. 

-Mermaid princess party crown hat from Little Pink Tractor Party Goods Etsy shop. $14.50 retail value. 

-Mermaid Birthday Party Printable Package from Paiges of Style Etsy Shop $39 retail value. 

-Mermaid cake topper from Giggle Box. $20 retail value.

-Bedazzled candle from Glitter Wishes by Cara.  $9 retail value. 

That’s almost $700 worth of party supplies for your little girl!!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS OVER. STAYED TUNED FOR MORE FUN GIVEAWAYS COMING SOON.

Ways to enter:

-Sign up for my email newsletter (you get my Healing For Mothers ebook free when you do!).  Reply with a comment below telling me you did.

-Pin a picture from this post to one of your Pinterest boards.  Each photo can be a seperate entry-all photos can be pinned if you want.   Reply with a comment below with a link to each of your pins (seperate comment for each pin please).

Giveaway will run till February 13 at 12p EST.   One winner will be randomly picked via Random.org and personally emailed.  The winner will have 48 hours to respond, or I will pick another winner.  You can read my full policy page here. 

GOOD LUCK!!!


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  1. I have been reading you blog for almost two years now and have just signed up to receive your newsletter. I have your e-cookbooks and my family just adores the healthy options we make- the healthy healing chicken soup was just made last night; perfect for a cold Wisconsin evening. Can’t wait to continue to be inspired! Thank you!

  2. Oh my you have really outdone all parties of parties!! Everything is so perfect!! That ruffled table cloth is ah-mazing! I’m already on your email list :)

  3. WOW! what a party! i am already signed up for your newsletter and have made several of your freezer meals, yum!

  4. I subscribe to your newsletter! Love it!!! I hope I win! my 5 year old would LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Denea Dailey says:

    Already signed up for your email! My 3 yr old say these pictures and said “I want that” to everything. She is a big Ariel and Mermaid fan! After seeing these pictures she wants her next birthday (in June) to be just like this!

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  7. Peggy Campfield says:

    I subscribe to your newsletter, your party looked lovely!

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  9. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/184718022190476314/

    pinned

    Ok, that is 8 entires. I HOPE I WIN!

    Just bought your cookbook bundle also – really loving that!

  10. Denea Dailey says:
  11. I signed up for your Newsletter this week!! :)
    Love reading your blog.

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    Lucy’s dream birthday party pin!

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/167688786099373593/

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  18. Michelle Butler says:

    You had me at the crown! My daughter LOVES Ariel….in fact I just found the sea shell necklace that when you push it sings with her voice…so cute!

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9710955420779819/

  19. Where is the location of your party? We just moved to Jupiter as well and this place looks neat!

  20. Michelle Butler says:

    I have followed your blog/newsletter for almost 2 years…it was your cook book that caught my eye and I’ve been a big M+BL follower. I have NO IDEA why I wasn’t following ALL of your pinterest boards…but I am NOW! Ha!

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9710955420779806/

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    Oh, the table….be still my heart!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9710955420779803/

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    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9710955420779862/

    Cookies…these are definitely a piece of art! Too cute to eat!

  29. Michelle Butler says:

    Love the whole dessert table….starfish too!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9710955420779801/

  30. Pinned the crown photo

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  32. Pinned the tail on the Mermaid pinned

  33. Michelle Butler says:

    OMG…fish scale cupcake wrappers! PERFECT!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9710955420779799/

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  35. Party favors pinned

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  37. Jessica Geib says:

    Love love this. I subscribed!

  38. Coloring station – pinned
    My little girl would LOVE this at her party.

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    Coloring table #3
    Notice the perfect dress she is wearing for her party!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9710955420779818/

  41. Pinned the necklaces station

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    Birthday banner ….food table
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9710955420779804/

  44. I read your blog and subscribe to the newsletter. So many amazing ideas, so little time! I pinned the mermaid towels: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/17381148536223856/

  45. Love love love your blog and this party idea is perfection!

  46. amazing ideas! my daughter would love it! i pinned many of your pictures!!

  47. these costumes were adorable. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/202380576979215638/

  48. I’m on your newsletter mailing list!

  49. I get your email!

  50. Holly Wilson says:

    I’ve already subscribed to your newsletter. Love your blog and this mermaid party is to die for! My soon to be 5 year old would LOVE IT!!!

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  56. Michele Wright says:

    Oh my little Addy wants a mermaid party this year. The cake table was AWESOME!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/38491771789168542/

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    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/38491771789168559/
    I am obsessed with now perfect this dress was!

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    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/38491771789168592/
    I was thinking about just doing the towel tails but now I will have to order these too!

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    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/38491771789168599/
    Perfect activity for the age group

  65. Michele Wright says:

    These cookies are amazeballs Just saying :)
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/38491771789168601/

  66. Michele Wright says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/38491771789168606/
    Ok I am done. Your family is adorbable!

  67. I read your blog and subscribe to your newsletter. What a fantastic party, thanks so much for sharing!

  68. I subscribed to your newsletter yesterday.
    Great blog. I’m going to by your cookbook bundle now.

  69. I am already signed up for your newsletter :)

  70. Paige ellis says:

    We are having a mermaid party this weekend for my daughter who just turned 6. I was eyeing that tablecloth (the ruffley g
    Gorgeous one) on etsy, trying to find an excuse to spend that much money on a tablecloth- so pretty! Your party was beautiful. I’m so excited for ours. We made tshirts for all the girls with a starfish stencil and turquoise glittery paint, starfish mermaid wands and pearly gumball “pearl” necklaces. So cute!

  71. What an adorable party! Would be perfect for my daughters 4th birthday in June! I subscribed. Gonna go pin away now!!

  72. I have been blog stalking you forever and already get your newsletter. Thank you for all you do. I appreciate your honesty and humor. Thanks also for the opportunity to score some swag! Keep up the good work.

  73. April Martinez says:

    I get your newsletter already!

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  76. Oh this is perfect timing! I’m planning a mermaid party for my daughter’s 4th birthday in April. Do you have any supplies that survived the party? I’d love to buy them off of you. Please contact me and thank you for the vendor list!!!

  77. Ann Marshall says:

    I subscribed! What a wonderful party!

  78. Cutest party! I subscribed.

  79. Love the whole party. Wow that would be a difficult party to live up to the following year! I would love this for my twin girls birthday party!
    Already subscribed but now I pinned the adorable ruffle table cover too :)
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/387661480396949350/

  80. Signed up for your newsletter.

  81. Subscribed! :)

  82. I’ve been reading for awhile, follow you on fb, get your newsletter, and follow you on pinterest! (plus, we actually have a mutual friend in Tallahassee, and I have a 4 year old with SPD). Her birthday isn’t for several months, but we would have a mermaid tea party for all her friends!

  83. I subscribe to your email!!

  84. Lucky Penelope – that was one gorgeous party!! My daughter would love something like this. Thanks for spelling it all out for us – you make it seem so do-able! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/261419953344153825/

  85. Kristel Petty says:

    I receive your email newsletter!

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    these tails are seriously perfect for my little water baby’s birthday!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/84090718016606677/

  88. Shannon Gray says:

    the hair ties on the end are a perfect idea
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/84090718016606697/

  89. Just signed up for your newsletter and pinned the pictures! I love how you did the party! My daughter’s 3rd birthday is in the beginning of March, and the theme is The Little Mermaid. This is perfect!

  90. Shannon Gray says:

    pin the tail on the mermaid <3 so creative
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/84090718016606707/

  91. Shannon Gray says:

    I love this blog bc it gives me an idea (like the bubble machine) that I never would have thought of
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/84090718016606720/

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    We do not have publix, but the hunt for these balloons begins NOW
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/84090718016606745/

  94. I just signed up to your news letter! This would be perfect for our little Princess Anaya Soleil!! Her 5th birthday will be Feb 28th and she loves everything Mermaid lol!!

  95. I can’t figure out how to pin and link to it from my phone! But I am already subscribed to your newsletter! My little girl turns 3 in August and a mermaid party would be perfect!!!

  96. Subscribed to your mailing list.

  97. I pinned your gorgeous party setup! Such an awesome party! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/139963500893957612/

  98. I already get your newsletter/emails! I just love you!

  99. What an incredible birthday party! Really cute ideas. You certainly outdid yourself! The ruffle tablecloth was gorgeous! I’m already signed up to receive your emails. Love them!

  100. What a fun party! You did such a fabulous job arranging everything, and your daughter is absolutely adorable!

    Brooke du jour
    http://www.brookedujour.com

  101. I’m an email subscriber :)

  102. I subscribed!!! Your daughter is a lucky girl!

  103. It’s official my daughter will also be having a Mermaid birthday party in May! Your pictures were very inspiring and it looks like all the kids had a great time!! My daughter LOVES the little mermaid so I am super excited to try putting this altogether for her in May. Thanks for sharing!! I have also signed up for your newsletter, Thanks for all the wonderful recipes and inspiration. :)

  104. I pinned your family pic!

  105. I pinned your pic of the girls hugging

  106. I pinned your cookies

  107. I pinned your other pic of the cookies

  108. I pinned your penelope opening her gift

  109. I pinned your pic of penelope getting a cookie

  110. I pinned your pic of the beach

  111. I pinned your pic of the girls swimming

  112. I pinned your pic of the girls playing with chalk

  113. I pinned your pic of the girls playing in the bubbles

  114. I pinned your other pic of the girls playing in the bubbles

  115. I pinned your another pic of the girls playing in the bubbles

  116. I pinned your other pic of the girls playing in the bubbles (3)

  117. I pinned your other pic of the girls playing in the bubbles (4)

  118. I pinned your pic of penelope pinning the tail on the mermaid

  119. I pinned your pic of the pom poms

  120. I pinned your pic of the mermaid that you made

  121. I pinned your pic of the balloons

  122. I pinned your pic of the cupcakes

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  131. I pinned your pic of the bracelet supplies

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  141. I pinned your pic of penelope’s back coloring

  142. I pinned your pic of penelope seeing the decorations

  143. I pinned your pic of the pretty table cloth

  144. Isela Mena says:

    Just signed up for the newsletter!

  145. Just signed up for your newsletter and ebook!! LOVED the Mermaid party idea!

  146. Rachel Walsh says:

    I already signed up for your newsletter and LOVE it! I LOVE the mermaid theme party. Penelope looks so happy. I am having a little lady end of March and I already have her first Halloween costume picked out (mermaid of course) because I’m a HUGE fan of mermaids. Our house is full of fun, mermaid decor (my poor husband). I am from a beach community in CA and mermaids make me think of home. Thanks Steph for your wonderful blog! XO

  147. I subscribe via e-mail :)

  148. I LOVED the tablecloth and pinned your tablescape:
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/230598443394394226/

  149. My daughter JUST requested an Ariel birthday party, so this would be amazing to win! I am already subscribed to your emails.

  150. Hi, I’m already signed up to your newsletter

  151. I love this! I am very excited to try some of these ideas for my daughter’s birthday! I am already subscribed and have pinned at http://www.pinterest.com/pin/551268810609687120/

  152. Love the party and the decorations! Already signed up for newsletter. :)

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    http://pinterest.com/pin/558376053771743555/ love her dress!!! So appropriate;)

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    Wow!! You really know how to throw a party!! Every little detail was so thought out and so incredibly adorable. You have talent girl on so many levels. I have already been a follower on your newsletter and ordered your ecookbook, my sister and I assembled 42 of your crockpot meals all in a day and it was the best thing ever!! It’s so nice not having to worry about what to make for dinner and being able to just open the freezer, grab a preassembled dinner and just tossing it in the crockpot! No mess, no fuss just deliciousness. I’ve told so many people about this and just how awesome it is;) thank you for sharing your recipes and your heartfelt newsletters! You are an amazing person and have truly helped others. We are eating healthier thanks to you and your awesome cookbook! I’ve been going back and forth on what theme to do for my daughters birthday. My daughter turns 5 beginning of April and you have helped me make my decision!! Crossing my fingers I’m randomly chosen;) thanks again for being so insightful and awesome!!

  185. This is truly the mother of all parties! My daughter turns four this fall — she would flip over a party like this! Thanks for the inspiration!

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/93097917271187246/

  186. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the table skirt!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/286189751295292388/

  187. I signed up for your newsletter!
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  188. I pinned a photo! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/65583738297714812/

    And let me say, at the risk of sounding of sounding totally 80′s: OMG! No way! That is just the raddest thing I’ve ever seen. My daughter was looking over my shoulder at these party photos in total awe! She loves mermaids!

  189. I get your newsletter! Thank you!!!

  190. signed up for your newsletter

  191. I love all your wonderful birthday ideas :) http://www.pinterest.com/pin/92605336062096053/

  192. these are my favorite, I love the mermaid tails http://www.pinterest.com/pin/92605336062096051/

  193. Having a mermaid and pirate birthday party in May. This would be wonderful. So impressed with how it turned out!

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  195. Already Signed up for the newsletter :)

  196. I am a newsletter subscriber! This would be wonderful for my little girl, her birthday is in November too!

  197. What a beautiful Mermaid theme party! My granddaughter Arielle will soon turn Two this spring. It will be so awesome for her party. I’ve subscribed your newsletters. Thanks for sharing. Blessings.

  198. Elizabeth Foltz says:

    I’m a follower. LOVE the mermaid party!! My almost 4 yr old would love it :)

  199. I’m signed up for your mailing list!

  200. Deana Hale says:

    I signed up for your newsletter!

  201. Pinned one more for good measure! :-) http://www.pinterest.com/pin/265923552971781998/

  202. Shelli Johnson says:

    You did a fantastic job! I love to win this party for my little girl! I signed up for the news letter and pinned the whole party, but I’m not sure how to attach the link as others have done.

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  204. Tiffany Kuhlman says:

    My daughter’s 1st birthday/pool party was rained out last year so maybe we will attempt it again this year but include a mermaid theme! Your ideas are all so wonderful!! I’m looking forward to receiving your newsletter.

  205. I signed up for your newsletter! Can’t wait to start reading it

  206. What a beautiful party!

  207. I signed up for your newsletter.

  208. Leticia Wittig says:

    Hola! I hope I win! My soon-to-be 4 year- old would love a mermaid party!

  209. Subscribed to the newsletter and pinned several of the pins! It just won’t let me copy the links :( Adorable party!! My little one would love it!

  210. I already subscribe to your newsletter. I don’t have your books yet, not sure what happened there but I love reading your blog. I love your ideas and your openness. It’s very inspiring! Keep writing! Love, Sylwia

  211. Loved your party ideas. Just signed up for your newsletter. Looking forward to receiving them.

  212. Sandra doss says:

    I subscribed to your newsletter. My five year old would love this.

  213. Sandra doss says:

    Mermaid costumes for mermaid party favors.$700 of mermaid party prizes going on till Feb. 13th!! Cl… – http://pinterest.com/pin/135671007498466797/

  214. Just signed up for your newsletter. I love you blog!

  215. Jennifer Mendoza says:

    Just signed up for your newsletter

  216. stacey dalton says:

    I just signed up for your newsletter. Love the ideas.

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    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/196962183677143341/
    just pinned your mermaid crown

  219. stacey dalton says:

    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/196962183677143423/
    I pinned your party activity- coloring

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  235. Darlene R. says:

    I’ve been receiving your newsletter for awhile now, love it!!

  236. Such an adorable theme! I subscribe to your emails.

  237. Loved the party. Signed up for newsletter.

  238. Kimberly Wagner says:

    Signed up! Thanks! Beautiful party :)

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  240. Angie Hynd says:

    I signed up for newsletter – I can’t wait to start reading!

  241. Pinned the cute tablecloth! http://www.pinterest.com/missbrittkaye/pins/

  242. I just signed up for the newsletter. This party is amazing. I don’t know how you do it. But I do know that when my daughter turns 4 she would absolutely love it. :)

  243. LOVE! What a sweet momma you are. I already get your newsletter.

  244. and here is one pin, but im pinning them all! thanks for making it so easy! My little mermaid is going to be thrilled and family and friends will think im a whiz! (wink!)
    Link here
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/120400990012292176/

  245. Signed up for your newsletter! Great party by the way, love all the careful details you put into everything.

  246. subscribed to your newsletter! What a precious mermaid party!!! Now off to pinning… ;)

  247. I am signed up for your newsletter!

  248. Adorable party! Gives me lots of inspiration! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/149744756334559724/

  249. purple mixed flowers in blue Mason jars
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/243968504788223017/

  250. Heather Sheffield says:

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    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/342203271658229218/
    Last one, phew!
    My daughter would love this party. She turns 4 in May!

  292. I just signed up for your newsletter. I don’t know why I wasn’t already signed up!

  293. I signed up-my daughter would LOVE this!!

  294. I signed up for the newsletter!

  295. What an amazing party. I bet the girls had a blast

  296. I’ve received your email newsletter for awhile now and love it. I’d like to be entered to win for my daughter please. Thank you!

  297. Kari Wheatley says:

    I receive your email! I can’t figure out how to post my respond but they’re there too! Love your blog!

  298. I made the pin to my creativity board of the mermaid cookies. I already receive your newsletter. A mermaid party is a very neat idea. My youngest granddaughter loves mermaids. Her birthday is in July and will be 8.

  299. Morgan Schneekluth says:
  300. Morgan Schneekluth says:

    I RECEIVE YOUR NEWSLETTER & LOVE IT!!! :)

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  302. avalon brodsky says:

    I was going to do a mermaid party for my little one already! Thanks for the ideas even if I don’t win!

  303. Jennifer C says:

    Seems like Penelope and I are one and the same. I loved the little mermaid when I was her age. Hoping my daughter Sutton will too! I signed up for your newsletters and ebook days ago after reading your entry about your potty mouth. Haha! As well as completing a scarf for Sutton. She LOVES it because she gets to look fashionable, even if she’s only 3 months.

  304. Brittany Pergerson says:

    My daughters 5 th Birthday is in March and this would be PERFECT!!!
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/326862885427414931/

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  306. My 3 year old daughter would love a princess mermaid party! :)

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  309. Emily Gonzalez says:

    I found out about this giveaway through your email newsletter (I’m a subscriber).

  310. Subscribed. What a gorgeous party! My baby turns 4 in April and loves loves loves mermaids!

  311. Win or not, beautiful job!

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    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/326862885427415029/
    Better than what I could have done!! ;) Great idea for a game!!

  317. Jennifer M says:

    I am signed up for your newsletter and am inspired by your book, ‘From Your Garden to Your Family.” Thanks!!

  318. Jennifer M says:

    Don’t want to lose this link! Awesome Mermaid Party, thanks Stephanie!

    Pinned: http://pinterest.com/pin/265290234273865592/

  319. Genevieve Raines says:

    I’m signed up for your newsletter! Pick me!

  320. I pinned your party to my board:))http://www.pinterest.com/pin/66287425739875963/

  321. I signed up for your newsletter- thank you so much:))))

  322. I follow you via email! This party is so sweet!

  323. Kimberly Gilmore says:

    I am signed up for your newsletter. Love the creative party decorations!!!

  324. I receive and read your newsletter and love it!

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