{Sneak Peek} Vintage Carnival 1st Birthday

Let Them Eat Sweets

I’m currently working on a Vintage Carnival First birthday and I’m getting super excited! Here’s a sneak peak of some of the party elements: Cupcake Display: What kind of party themes are your favorites?

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{My Parties} Tangled 3rd Birthday Party

This past May 2012 My daughter ‘K’ turned the big 0-3! She’s been in love with the movie Tangled, an adaptation of the story of Rapunzel. And, frankly, so have I. So I knew we had to do a Rapunzel style birthday party. My only challenge was narrowing down what elements to include in the […]

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{My Parties} Sweet “Tweet” Baby Shower

We are about to celebrate the 1st birthday of my niece ‘M’! About a year ago we had a baby shower for her mom Veronica and her dad Onaje.  We put together this cute party with a sweet dessert table!

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{My Parties} Yo Gabba Gabba 2nd Birthday Party- Girl

I love getting creative and decorating for parties. For my daughter K I never got a chance to put up pics of her 2nd Birthday party. She loves Yo Gabba Gabba so I was looking for ways to make the theme a bit more ‘girly’. Also I didn’t want to have all of the characters […]

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Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Chocolate Frosting

So today I decided to try something new! Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate buttercream frosting. So I started with the dry ingredients… Sugar, flour, baking powder, unsweetened cocoa, salt And I put it all in a bowl and mixed the dry ingredients together. I then added the wet ingredients…

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Pecan Pie Muffins

I ran into this recipe for Pecan Pie Muffins online last night. So I thought, “I like pecan pie + I like muffins= I like Pecan Pie Muffins!” So I made them. I also thought this would be a good opportunity to play with light and the Av setting on my new camera. 😉  Eventually […]

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New Hobby!

I did it! I took a dive and purchased my first Digital SLR camera! Do I know how to operate an SLR camera you ask? … Um… well… No. But I plan on learning! I’ll take a couple of classes, talk to a few folks who I know regularly use one and take great photos. […]

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{Advent} Day 2- Crown

Karis and I did day two of Truth in the Tinsel today!  I know I said I wasn’t doing every day, and I’m not.  But we had the supplies and the time so we did it! Karis found the box with the #2 on the tree, opened it and found the “Crown” clue inside. We […]

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{Advent} Day 1- Candle

I know… I know it’s Day 2 of Truth in the Tinsel and my title says Day 1. Well… life happened and we never got to doing our Day 1 Advent activity. In fact, I didn’t even get to set up my Advent “calendar” till very late that night. At first I felt horrible. Then […]

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Getting Ready for Advent

Ok… I’ve downloaded my copy of Truth in the Tinsel: An Advent Experience for Little Hands by Amanda White of Impress Your Kids. (Not sure what I’m talking about? See my previous post.) Now It’s time to get ready to start Day 1 on December 1st!  I have decided to do one of the alternate […]

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