April 29th, 2009 |

Safari Theme Children’s Birthday Party

This Spring, encourage your kids to explore the backyard by throwing a Safari theme birthday party!

This easy-to-do adventure will thrill your  smallest explorers….here are a few ideas:

Use postcards of Africa as your invitations – write something cute, like “We are going WILD for Matthew’s 5th Birthday!”

To decorate your house and yard, make an animal track [...]

April 23rd, 2009 |

Creative Spring Centerpiece

I love this idea from Simply Stated…..what a great centerpiece idea for Mother’s Day, a baby shower or little girl’s birthday party!

What You’ll Need:

Sharp scissors
Drinking straws
2 boxes of wheatgrass (sold in flats or boxes at health-food stores and flower shops)
12 to 16 gerbera daisies
A pencil

For such a creative look – this is [...]

April 22nd, 2009 |

May Day Celebration

May Day is a celebrated tradition all over the world.  Celebrated on May 1st (half way between the spring equinox and the summer equinox) the traditions surrounding May Day vary by country. The common theme in most celebrations – the use of flowers!

May Day is a wonderful opportunity to gather your loved [...]

April 20th, 2009 |

Celebrate: Earth Day 2009

April 22, 2009 marks the 39th Earth Day celebration.  Celebrate by planning a day of activities that will encourage your children to learn about planting and recycling, followed by an alfresco dinner with friends.

If it’s true that you are what you eat, then you might want to take a look at the [...]

April 18th, 2009 |

Superhero Birthday Party

Calling all caped crusaders:
It’s time to celebrate superhero-style!

This bright and fun invitation from Tiny Prints inspired this superhero party!  Offered in different color combination’s for girls and boys – it sets a festive tone for what’s sure to be a party worth talking about!

Start your party off with face and hand painting.

April 16th, 2009 |

Candy Buffet Table 101

Candy buffets have been popping up at weddings for a while now – but why not take the concept and present a candy buffet at your next birthday party, shower or dinner party?  Not only is it a fun, colorful display of sugar….but it’s an activity for your guests….and a great favor for them [...]

April 9th, 2009 |

COLOR: Sassy Sherbet

For my first post on COLOR, I decided to use a piece of Trina Turk for Schumacher fabric.  This new Collection is launching this Spring – and makes me dream of decorating a fabulous vacation home in Palm Beach!  Can’t you just picture the bold, vibrant colors….the clean, modern, white furniture….the pool in the [...]

April 8th, 2009 |

Baking with M & M’s

Who knew you could come up with so many cute baked goods….all by using M & M’s?!  One is cuter than the next, and would be perfect for a child’s birthday party, a Spring brunch, Mother’s Day….or to give to someone as a gift.

Check out Bright Ideas for the how-to’s for these [...]

April 7th, 2009 |

The Great Easter Egg Hunt of 2009

Hippity, hoppity, the great Easter egg hunt of 2009 is on its way!

I remember our neighborhood Easter egg hunt as a child as being one of the highlights of our year!  Tons of kids, dressed in their Easter dresses and hats, impatiently holding their baskets and quietly planning their strategies. In a matter of seconds, all [...]

April 3rd, 2009 |

Garden Party Favor Idea

tiny cardboard stakes packed w/ herb seeds. all they need is a pot w/ a little dirt, some sun, lots of love and before you know it you will have your own window herb garden (they can be transplated outside once they have several leaves). [...]

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