The Worlds Best Cheeseball

I am not a cheesball person. When someone mentions the word cheesball my mind is taken to those hard chedder ones covered in nuts that we got gifted oh so many times during the holidays. So when I was at a baby shower a few years back people kept taking about how amazing the cheesball was and all I could do was Read More…

Easy Harry Potter Cake – Monster Book of Monsters

  Easy Harry Potter Cake Harry Potter fans are you ready to make an easy Harry Potter cake? This is the year of cakes in our family. Every other year we do big fun parties with decorations, friends, games and everything. But with super simple cupcakes because who has time for all that and a fun cake? Not this mama. Read More…

Mario Party Food and Goody Bags

Mario Party Food For our Mario party food we kept things super simple and low key. Seriously. After doing lots of kids parties I’ve learned that kids like it simple. Well more they don’t care much. I did a big spread for our train party and it was a bigger spread because it was more of an adult/kid party. We Read More…

Mario Party Games and Activities

One of the things my boys wanted to do for the Mario party games was to do an obstacle course. We looked around, figured out what would work best in our yard and how we could make it work so here’s what we came up with for our Mario party games and activities. First off at each of the different Read More…

Super Mario Party Decorations

Cause you can’t have a Mario party without Mario party decorations! Ok, you totally could but I love the decorating. I love that you can totally transform a regular everyday room into something fun and I love seeing my boys faces. Usually we’ll do some decorating for a party the week leading up to it but then I leave a Read More…

Mario Castle Cake

A Mario castle cake. This was the request of my soon to be 5 year old for his birthday. So a Mario castle cake he will have. In our family we do a big birthday party every other year. With friends, decorations, food. The works. It’s kind of big and crazy but I love planning, decorating and all that jazz Read More…

Easy Harry Potter Scarf Tutorial

What is a Harry Potter party without scarves? So hopefully this Harry Potter scarf tutorial will help any of those Potterheads out there! We decided to go with all Griffendor because honestly, who wants anything else?   NOTE. All of these numbers can be played around with to make the amount you’d like. Also I did these super fast so Read More…

Harry Potter Party Decorations

I can’t even explain how excited just thinking about all these fun Harry Potter party decorations made me. We are such nerds! Leading to the party we all re read the books except the 1st grader who listened to them up to the 3rd book.   Harry Potter Party Decorations   All the outside stuff was borrowed from a friend Read More…

Harry Potter Spell Book Tutorial

I have been wanting to make these spell books for YEARS. I don’t know why. I just love Halloween and I always wanted to have some decorative spooky books so with our Harry Potter party I finally took my chance.   One thing I knew I wanted was for these to be functional as well as decorative because they are Read More…

Harry Potter Snake Tutorial

As my boys and I were thinking about the upcoming Harry Potter party and what things to make for it for some reason we kept talking about a Harry Potter snake. I don’t know if it was a basilisk or Nigini (yes, we’ll admit we’re total HP nerds). So it was on the list, I just didn’t know how I Read More…