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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 […]



the Valentine’s Day issue of Bird’s Party Magazine

It’s here! The next issue of Bird’s Party Magazine, the Valentine’s Day edition, is ready to read. It’s completely adorable and filled with great ideas (as Candy Crush is my newest, overdue discovery, I’m especially smitten with the Candy Crush party). You check yours truly out on page 33. Find the free magazine HERE. Feel […]



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 […]



how to make grapes cookies for wine club

You don’t have to make these grape cookies for wine club, necessarily. You can make them for any old time, since they are so easy. But I made them for wine club. Wine club being a group of smart, funny women who gather once a month at rotating houses to sample lots of wine, learn […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds and Zoo Lights

It’s that time of year where we hike up the hill at the¬†National zoo in the dark with whining children complaining about cold toes: Zoo lights! And it’s much more fabulous than I just described it. Your first thought at entering the zoo and witnessing the colorful lights line the main walk way is, “This […]