Throwing a Surprise 50th Birthday Party

Last summer my momma turned 50.  Being the only girl of four, I knew it would be up to me to make sure she had an awesome celebration.  I didn’t mind though- I live for this stuff! Planning, baking, crafting, celebrating!  (Some of my favorite things.)  I had been thinking about a surprise party for her… [Read More]

Favorite Auntie

This past weekend was perfect. We made a quick trip over to the Portland area to attend a surprise birthday party for my Auntie Laura. (She’s not technically my aunt, she’s my mom’s best friend- but regardless, she’s my favorite auntie and one of my favorite people in general.) We left early on Saturday morning and drove… [Read More]

Gluten & Dairy Free Birthday Party

Yep, we did it.  My mom and I managed to throw a gluten and dairy free birthday party, when neither of us are gluten or dairy free. Why, then, would we do such a thing, you ask? Because the party was for my sister-in-law, who is gluten and dairy free.  Every holiday we rack our brains to try and… [Read More]

Details of a 9th Birthday

Hey guys.  April is my nephew, Spencer’s, birthday month.  He turned 9 on the 13th, and my sis-in-law threw a great football themed party at a local gymnastic place.  The kids got to run around, jumping on trampolines, doing somersaults on mats, and basically do a ton of fun activities that would leave me sore… [Read More]

Superbowl Birthday Brunch

I love birthdays.  I don’t ever see myself getting to the age where I want to let my birthday sneak by without any celebration.  Hey, living another year is a blessing to be celebrated!  That being said, I am also a believer that we are entitled to a birthday week.  Cake before dinner?  Sure, it’s… [Read More]