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 Easter Cake Tutorial

I don’t know why but I HAD to have this little easter bunny at the store. I didn’t know what I was going to do with it then I thought a simple, easy Easter cake with him perched atop would be perfect. There was an event for church where they were wanting cakes as centerpieces and I thought it would 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…

Super Mario Birthday Party

Ever since his last birthday Mr. Max knew he wanted to have a Super Mario birthday party. I’m not exactly sure why because he hasn’t really played much Mario but he loves it for some reason. So we looked around and brainstormed lots of fun ideas about what do do for it. So during this week I’ll share more details Read More…

Harry Potter Dragon Eggs Tutorial

These dragon eggs are extremely easy to make and were probably the easiest thing I made for our Harry Potter party. Originally I wanted to do a large egg like they had in the 4th book (It’s the clue for the second task. I know, I know, I’m a total nerd) and I would have but I couldn’t find a Read More…

Harry Potter Wand Tutorial – How to Make a Simple Wizards Wand

What is a Harry Potter party without a trip to Ollivander’s for some wands? We knew we wanted each kid to have their own Harry Potter wand and since anything official was a little spendy we made our own DIY wand for each ‘student’. Supplies Glue gun and lots of glue sticks Chopsticks (I got mine which were very inexpensive Read More…

Harry Potter’s Monster Book of Monsters Tutorial

One of the things we really wanted to make for our Harry Potter Party was a Monster Book of Monsters that is found in the 3rd book. I know you can buy them but they’re kind of expensive……. so we saw this video and changed a few things to make it work for us.     Supplies. First you need Read More…

Casino Night 30th Birthday Party

Way way back in November I decided what I was going to do for Jason’s big 3-0 party. I decided to do a game night rather than a traditional party because while I think he is great with talking to people and is extremely sociable, I knew he wasn’t a fan of stand-around-and-chat parties. The one thing I knew he Read More…