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Wednesday Links: 21 awesome places to get party supplies

A friend of mine recently started a party biz. ¬†She’s one of those creative types who throws the cleverest parties with the cleverest details. On her site she offers to throw your party, but she also offers “party boxes” that have everything you need to host your own. So it got me thinking… where do […]



25,000 clever treats to make for Valentine’s Day (well, 22)

Love is in the air, folks. Even though Valentine’s in our house is pretty much limited to cards for the kids, I clearly have no trouble making heart day treats for the blog, because I have tons in my archive. Here are some of my favorites from the past, most pretty gosh darn easy to […]



the ultimate roundup: 40 treats to make for Christmas and winter

As you’re reading this, we are probably cutting down our Christmas tree. The day after Thanksgiving, we go out to Maryland to a cut-your-own farm and then stop for BBQ on the way home. It’s when Christmas officially starts. I mean, for the rest of my family. I’ve been listening to Christmas music for weeks […]



Healthy Halloween! Good-for-you Popcorn Balls and other Party Ideas

What!? Me, healthy? Yes, I can go there sometimes. And so I’m breaking from your usual programming (and weekly blog schedule) to bring you the latest in a less-sweet Halloween. Here are some healthy alternatives to whip up last minute for your Halloween party. And, did I mention, I’m hosting a last minute Halloween party […]



free printable: back to school lunch box stickers

  Have you been counting the days, hours, minutes and nanoseconds until school starts again, too? I’ll still have one at home, so it’s not that huge a freedom for me, but still. Half the freedom. Not that I don’t love spending every precious moment with my darlings, it’s just that… I don’t always love […]