Tag Archives: creating

create your own: budget barbie dress-up party

Hey there! How’s your day going so far? I’m typing this the night before I post it (yes, the secret is out- I’m a step ahead), and I’m EXHAUSTED.  Which is kind of weird, considering I fell asleep halfway through … Continue reading

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create your own: popcorn bar

TGIF!!!! All caps, all enthusiasm – trust me on this.  It’s been crazy trying to get everything put back together after the pumpkin party, and then my sister’s graduation + party, and then you know, working 40 hours a week + … Continue reading

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create your own: pumpkin carving station

TGIF ladies and gentlemen! I hope the week has been good to you! Pumpkin Party planning is in full swing, now that I had a semi-panic attack about how close it’s getting.  We are in our … hum, I think … Continue reading

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diy travel smash book kits

Hey buddy! How the heck are ya? I’m just freaking fantastic! No, really! It’s been a little busy, but in a totally good way.  I’m making progress on some goals, been spending time with the family, and I’m doing my … Continue reading

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mickey and minnie mouse birthday party

Happy Friday! We are headed out of town to Lake Havasu this weekend, and I am practically stroking because I’m so excited! I can’t wait to spend the next three days out of town with dear friends and that husband of … Continue reading

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boys will be boys airplane party

Hey there! How is your day going? I’m having a great time over here, just whipping out projects like I’m Superwoman or something! It’s crazy how productive some weeks can be and how totally dead-end others are.  I’m on an … Continue reading

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girlie hair salon party

Happy Sunday! I hope you’ve had a great weekend so far! I’ve been looking forward to this weekend for a while, it’s been so busy around here and I decided to not make a single plan for the last two days. … Continue reading

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create your own: poker party birthday bash

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create your own: cheapie valentines

Mondays stink.  I hope yours is going good so far, though! Mine is to be determined.  I had a super-productive Sunday, so if nothing else, I can go home and lay on my couch and do absolutely nothing tonight if … Continue reading

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memories of Christmases past

Hi! How is your week going? I’m hanging in there, slowly chipping away at my holiday to-do list and looking forward to getting a big chunk of it checked off this weekend! It will be a busy one with our … Continue reading

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create your own: wedding flowers

My brother-in-law and a dear friend got married in October and I’ve been meaning to share some of the photos with you guys.  Trish and I have been friends for about 10 years now, and four years ago I introduced … Continue reading

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create your own: chili bar

Well, by now, if you’ve been following along at least, you know we had a Chili Bar for this year’s Pumpkin Party.  And I’m sure you are SO over hearing about our PP, but a chili bar comes in handy … Continue reading

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create your own: bloody mary bar

Now that the straw has settled a bit, I thought I’d share our Bloody Mary Bar how-to’s.  We did this for our Pumpkin Party, but it would be great for the morning after a bachelor or bachelorette party, Thanksgiving, Chili … Continue reading

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party planning rules

So by now you’ve probably caught on that our annual pumpkin party is a pretty huge deal around here. And since my husband and I both come from large families, the number of guests that are related to us alone … Continue reading

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crafting a cloth pumpkin

So, I admit it.  I have a slight tendency to collect decorations.  Birthday party, Pumpkin party, Christmas, you name it.  I store them nice though, OK? Unfortunately, because I hang on to things so long, they start to deteriorate after … Continue reading

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30 ROCKS! Surprise Birthday Party

Sara and her husband, Michael What a busy week! We moved locations at work to a beautiful new building further away from home.  Still not sure how I feel about that, but I start tomorrow whether I have a working … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall Part Two: Creating A Gallery Wall Initial

So we are still working on our gallery wall over here. I really like all the cool initials you can buy at craft stores or from catalogues right now, but I’m too cheap to spend the money on one.  Especially … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall Part One: Framing A Keepsake

Hey there! How was your weekend? Are you as sad as me that it is already Sunday night? I had a great time this weekend though.  And even though I didn’t get as much done as I had planned, I … Continue reading

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pinterest project month: halloween paper flowers

Is it me or did this work week take a while? Maybe it was the anticipation of the long weekend…or maybe it’s because I crammed a lot into this week! Either way, I’m glad for a break and thought I’d … Continue reading

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pinterest project month: creating a halloween topiary

Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a great week.  I know mine flew right on by, and that’s the way I like it! Give me a weekend any time.  Last weekend I went to LA to visit a dear friend, … Continue reading

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