Pumpkin Party Ideas


Penelope had a lovely 6th birthday party this year!  I tried to keep it super simple now that I am teaching at Penelope’s school and mama is tired! She said she wanted a horse/pumpkin party and I basically rounded up all my fall/pumpkin decor from my house and put it out for her party.  We… [read more]

Flower Pot Dessert {Paleo “dirt” chocolate pudding}

Flower Pot Paleo Chocolate Pudding

My sweet P goes to an awesome preschool with a strong play-based learning environment. The kids get lots of free play inside and out, lots of creative projects to strengthen the right side of the brain, and learn how to get along with others. There are special areas they rotate through several times a morning, including… [read more]

Host Your Own DIY Spa Party!


  Have you ever been to one of those parties where you feel obligated to buy something? You know, like Pampered Chef or Thirty-One Gifts, those type things. I personally love those parties and I am always totally down to go and buy while I’m there, because I think the socializing is fun (and socializing… [read more]

Mermaid Party and Big Giveaway!

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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… [read more]

July 4th Party Decor Ideas and Flag Pole Tutorial

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Last year I threw a little July 4th party (click here for the food menu I did) for friends.  I love throwing any kind of party, but I have learned that the smaller parties are more enjoyable.  I always want to invite everyone I know, so no one feels left out, but then you end… [read more]

THEME PARTY: Wizard of Oz Birthday

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  Earlier this year, Penelope got invited to the coolest Wizard of Oz birthday party and I just had to share some of the pictures! My friend Amy is an absolute pro at planning parties (although her real job is an anesthesiologist!)  Throwing parties like this is something that Amy really enjoys and it gives… [read more]

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