1. Ideas for Celebrating a Birthday Right Around the Holidays

    Does someone in your house have an awkward birthday? You know, a birthday that lands right near the holidays? It can be hard to figure out how to celebrate when…

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  2. A Lego Cake Fail (And how the most fun parties are not always Pinterest perfect!)

    This past Saturday, my third son celebrated his fourth birthday.  We usually only do birthday parties with invitations and friends at age 5, and we've decided that they can have…

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  3. Captain America Birthday Cake

    Aidan turned 9 on Sunday!  It just doesn't seem possible!  Aidan's birthday is two days before my dad's, and so they usually celebrate together.  Birthday cakes are not my thing…

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  4. Make Your Own I Spy Book

    Owen turned 3 on Friday!  I can't believe how big he's getting!  For his birthday, Aidan and I worked together to make Owen an "I Spy" book.  We had a…

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  5. Pet Show Themed Birthday Party

    Gresham is 5 years old!  At our house, we do the first "real" party with invitations and friends at age 5.  Gresham loves dogs, and we came up with the…

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  6. Skateboard Birthday Cake

    I am awful at making birthday cakes.  Somehow, the art of making a traditional two-layer birthday cake seems to elude me.  One year, I forgot to put icing between the…

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  7. Dinosaur Birthday Party

    *Whew!* We made it through our 4 year old's birthday party! Now, I have nothing at all against birthday parties, but my husband had surgery on Friday and the baby…

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  8. Make a Puzzle Countdown Calendar

    Gresham is turning 4 next Sunday!!  He is so excited.  He wants to have a dinosaur birthday party.  I told him a little over a week ago that his birthday…

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