Life · TAKING IT AS IT COMES

To Have More Children Or Not…

"Be happy, present and content in this moment. This moment is your life." Pictured here are my two boys, two nieces and kid sister. I wanted to use my blog post today to discuss the question I get asked most often. You know, the "your boys are so cute", followed by "are you going to… Continue reading To Have More Children Or Not…

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

DIY The Flash Theme Birthday Party

This post contains affiliated links. This past weekend we celebrated my son's 5th birthday with a Flash themed party. The party was held outdoors, and despite the terrible weather just hours before the event, forcing me to change the time of the event several times, the sun finally came out and the day could not… Continue reading DIY The Flash Theme Birthday Party

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

How To Make Your Parties Visually Appealing

One of my favorite things about throwing kids parties is being able to get creative and decorate. I always aim to make the decorations colorful and as themed specific as possible. It is all about making things look as visually appealing as possible. How do I accomplish this? SPRAY PAINT! That's right, if I can… Continue reading How To Make Your Parties Visually Appealing

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

Little Known Ways To Provide Party Entertainment On A Budget!

Birthday party entertainment can really make a party memorable for both the kids and the adults. There are so many options now, from bounce houses to magicians, face painters, balloon artists, clowns, I mean the list just goes on and on. I always aim to have between 1-3 types of entertainment for the children, but it can… Continue reading Little Known Ways To Provide Party Entertainment On A Budget!

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

Eye-Catching Cakes That Won’t Break The Piggy Bank!

I love big detailed cakes for my boy's birthday parties. I feel that the cake can really make a difference in the decor of a party. I also know that big, themed, detailed cakes can be very expensive. When I first started throwing parties, my cakes would range between $100-$200. For a kid's birthday cake,… Continue reading Eye-Catching Cakes That Won’t Break The Piggy Bank!

Kids Parties · PARTY PLANNING

How To Save Time And Money On Party Invitations

My oldest son's 5th birthday is less than a week away and I've been busy getting ready for it all. With 5 years of personal party planning, I've picked up a few tricks that I wanted to share with other parents who may be planning their children's birthday party. The first tip is using PDF invitations… Continue reading How To Save Time And Money On Party Invitations

Travel · Traveling with Kids

5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known on My First Trip to Disney

As magical as Disney can be, it can also be just as overwhelming. You have no idea how many people I've heard say that Disney was not fun, in fact, they found it was actually extremely overwhelming and not what they expected. I remember the first year that we went like it was yesterday. We waisted so… Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known on My First Trip to Disney