The Ultimate Star Wars Birthday Party

The Ultimate Star Wars Birthday Party

Star Wars Lovers Beware This is the ultimate Star Wars Party for any Star Wars loving girl or boy! Invitations A few months back my 5 year old came to me ready to plan his birthday. I am starting to think that he may like birthday parties as much as I do. So the starting of the Star Wars birthday party started! I think that the best way to start a party off right is by sending out the right invitation! I spent hours researching different invitations. I found the perfect one especially for this age group! These invitations are …

Strawberry Tarts

Strawberry Tarts

I am a huge tart lover. Like if anyone was to ever bring me my favorite treat it would be tarts. I love tarts filled with pink lemonade filling, an assortment or fruit (kiwi is probably my fav in there) and these strawberry tarts. There are a little bit of a labor of love. Like sugar cookies…In my opinion. And of course those are my husband and my favorite things! I am not sure if that means that we are high matinance or just have good taste haha. But let me promise you that these tarts and the pink lemonade ones are worth every …

The Best Nerf War Party Ideas

The Best Nerf War Party Ideas

Nerf War Party We had one epic Nerf War Party for my son.Do you want to learn how to build a nerf war party? Here is 10 ideas for you… Parties are one of my very favorite things to do! After they are over my husband always looks exhausted; which is super funny to me since most of the time he just shows up! I think he gets exhausted just looking around at all the party “stuff” and watching me run around like a crazy person getting everything ready. The day that I threw this party for my son’s 8th …

Easter Bunny Sugar Cookies

Easter Bunny Sugar Cookies

Last year I went to a fun cookie decorating class at Petite Party Studio and learned a few tricks with making sugar cookies and decorating them. Ever since then I have been hooked on decorating cookies. Unfortunately it is one of those things that I like to do when my kids aren’t around. Most of my cooking I do with music going and my kids running wild around me. Decorating sugar cookies I like to do in the quiet with no kids running wild around me. Maybe its a little therapeutic for me. Either way I love it!  These bunny …

Tie Dye Easter Cupcakes

Tie Dye Easter Cupcakes

One of my kids favorite things to do for Easter is dye Easter eggs. It is an absolute hot mess but they love it so it pretty much is a free for all! Some things I just have to let go and let them do it. Carving pumpkins, gingerbread houses, and easter eggs are those free for all messy activities.  I thought that there was nothing more fitting then tie dye cupcakes for a treat while dying eggs. This recipe uses simple ingredients but are super fun!  Make a a box of white cake mix according to the directions on …

7 layer Dip in a Jar

7 layer Dip in a Jar

When I think of going to a Mexican fiesta or a party 7 layer dip always pops into my mind. And with the Super Bowl right around the corner party appetizers have been on my mind. So when I decided to do a fun collaborating with Stonyfield Organic Yogurt and Ball Canning Jars I thought about the picture make ahead of time appetizer that we could enjoy while sitting on the couch watching the bif football game! So a portable dip in a Ball brand jar sounded like the perfect thing! I love to use Stonyfield Greek yogurt in place of …

Teriyaki Chicken Sliders with guacamole and pineapple salsa

Teriyaki Chicken Sliders with guacamole and pineapple salsa

The Super Bowl is right around the corner and I couldn’t be more excited. Our family loves football and we love food even more. When I think of the perfect Super Bowl meal it contains nachos, potato skins, chicken wings, chips and dips, and of course sliders! So when thinking of the perfect recipe to enjoy with family and friends during the super bowl these teriyaki chicken sliders topped with Sabra guacamole and pineapple salsa with a Sabra famers ranch spread came to mind! And to make your Super Bowl even more complete Sabra and Stacy’s are offering  a fun …

Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Reindeer

Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Reindeer

These cute reindeer were simple and fun to make and another addition to the photoshoot from a few weeks back. What you do is melt down chocolate break pretzel in half to create antlers. Stick a marshmallow on a stick and dip the marshmallows in chocolate and attach the pretzels. Lay down on parchment paper to dry. Add white sprinkles for the eyes and a red nose!  Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Reindeer Marshmallows Sticks Chocolate Melts Mini Pretzels White Sprinkles Red Dot Sprinkles Melt down chocolate break pretzel in half to create antlers. Stick a marshmallow on a stick and dip …

Donut Snowmen

Donut Snowmen

How to make Donut Snowmen Are you looking for a way to make the homemade Donut snowman craft. Here is a easy donut snowman recipe for you to make with your family to craft together during Christmas Time. Sometimes during the holidays life get so busy and you forget to slow down and spend some time with your children. I will admit that I literally have to schedule time to bake and do fun activities with my kids during the holiday months when I am baking orders 8 hours a day 6 days a week. Our family always does gingerbread …

Adult Halloween Party 2015

Adult Halloween Party 2015

Halloween is a BIG deal in our home. I host 2 different Halloween parties. One is with 12 women that come over at the beginning of the month and then during one of the last weekends of the month we have about 50 couples in our home for an adult only halloween party! This year was our 6th year doing it and is probably my favorite night of the year! Here are my previous years Halloween party posts here and here! The costumes each year just keep getting better and better! I always try to come up with something new …