This weekend was my sweet niece's 1st birthday party! My sister wanted to have a really fun birthday theme for her daughter's party and what is funner than a Carnival! We set out right away to do "research" on Pinterest by creating a Party board on Pinterest. There are so many great and cute ideas ... Read More about Carnival 1st Birthday Party
I love all things sweet. And recently took on a few new hobbies. One of my new hobbies is baking. I love having delicious sweet desserts and taking the time to make them not just eat them. It's so therapeutic. On Pinterest I have tons of sweet party pins and even more on my Recipes to Try ... Read More about My *Newest* Favorite Things
In honor of the Autumnal (Fall) Equinox yesterday, I made mini Fall Pumpkin Pies with a dollop of homemade whipped cream! This particular recipe was simple, pumpkin puree, dark brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and it also called for 1Tsp of ground ginger. I used some of My Favorite Things ... Read More about First Day of Fall… Yesterday!
This past May 2012 My daughter Karis 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 party. ... Read More about Tangled Party Ideas
A friend of mine who just became a new mom, recently stated that she was "desperately seeking a return to normalcy." Karis is 10 months old now and the first thing that popped into my head was.... "SO AM I...!!!" I was totally empathizing with her. Will it ever "get better?" Don't get me wrong. I ... Read More about Surviving Motherhood