birthdays

simple, sweet butterfly birthday with awesome ME boxes
March 25, 2013 5 comments

simple, sweet butterfly birthday with awesome ME boxes

    Our Cora had a Butterfly Birthday Bash Playdate, which was fun and simple and beautiful and full of butterflies and perfect for ringing in numero seis. Our tiniest ...

how to celebrate a golden birthday
December 10, 2012 16 comments

how to celebrate a golden birthday

Golden Birthday: that rare and exciting birthday when the date of your birth matches your age. Yes! It’s true! So special? It’s golden. You were born on February 10 and ...

more secrets to an awesome fairy party: flower napkin rings
April 10, 2012 4 comments

more secrets to an awesome fairy party: flower napkin rings

I promise that I’m not turning into a fairy party junkie–this is my last fairy princess spa party-related post, and it’s a quickie. It’s just that I so don’t believe ...

how to make a doll cake (& other sweet fairy party treats!)
April 8, 2012 3 comments

how to make a doll cake (& other sweet fairy party treats!)

    Cora’s Fairy Princess Spa Birthday Party was such a blast to plan and host–not necessarily because of the beautiful fairy skirts or games we played, but really? The ...

secrets to a fabulous, at-home fairy princess spa party
March 29, 2012 14 comments

secrets to a fabulous, at-home fairy princess spa party

    Cora has spent literally the last six months talking about her March birthday party. She talked about the party every day.  Every. Single. Day. For the last six ...

how to make beautiful, no-sew fairy skirts
March 27, 2012 16 comments

how to make beautiful, no-sew fairy skirts

Cora just turned five, and what better way to ring in this big and exciting year than with a Fairy Princess Spa Party? For months, my tiny one has been ...

best of teach mama countdown: #1 -- candy sushi
January 14, 2012 2 comments

best of teach mama countdown: #1 — candy sushi

I know, I know. It kind of makes me laugh, but our how to make candy sushi post has seen quite a bit o’ traffic over the last year. As ...

how to make bumblebee wands, pens, and buzzy birthday fun
April 13, 2011 6 comments

how to make bumblebee wands, pens, and buzzy birthday fun

We’ve been very busy over here lately, as this week I helped organize and run our elementary school’s Kindergarten Orientation (so fun!) and I have been trying to get myself ...

nfuf: how to make bumblebee cupcakes (& link-up!)
March 25, 2011 17 comments

nfuf: how to make bumblebee cupcakes (& link-up!)

It’s a sweet, buzzy-bee cupcake New For Us Friday this week, thanks to Cora! Our Cora turned the big-numero quatro this week, and for weeks and weeks and weeks and ...

nfuf: new 'Cat in the Hat' epidodes (and big Dr. Seuss giveaway!)
February 25, 2011 79 comments

nfuf: new ‘Cat in the Hat’ epidodes (and big Dr. Seuss giveaway!)

Big thanks to all who expressed interest in this giveaway! At this time, the contest is closed. Jessica from NH was chosen by random.org as the winner, she’s been notified, ...

three cheers for an awesome cheerleading birthday party!
January 15, 2011 7 comments

three cheers for an awesome cheerleading birthday party!

Maddy celebrated her big #7 last month, and we rang in her birthday with a cheerleading birthday party, complete with expert cheerleaders, homemade pom-poms, megaphones, and dance routines. It was ...