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Girl’s First Communion Party

First Communion season is nearing! For us, preparations start at the beginning of the second grade school year, and religious education classes go through late April, so the build-up is long and the kids are excited and a little nervous. Since the occasion itself is solemn, it was important to us to let our daughter’s… Read More

Polar Bear Plunge Winter Swimming Party

The cool weather is finally here, so I’m excited to share photos from my daughter’s last birthday party! Fall and winter birthdays can be hard to plan activities for because of the holidays and weather uncertainties, but the birthday girl and her guests could not have been more pleased with the novelty of a dip… Read More

Construction-Themed Birthday Party

Today, I’m sharing this fabulous and fun construction-themed birthday party that was held at a local Touch-A-Truck event. If you’ve ever lived with a heavy machinery enthusiast,  you know what a BIG deal a hands-on event like this is. To climb on, sit in the drivers seat of and even honk the big trucks’ horns? … Read More

Friday Night Lights Football Birthday Party

Today, I’m sharing details from my son’s 9th birthday party. He wanted to have a few close friends over for a football party. I found there were lots of football party ideas out there, but most of them were for a much younger age group–very cute but also a bit too cutesy for this bunch.… Read More

Clowning Around First Birthday

Hold onto your bowler hats, and behold the cuteness of this first birthday party! We recently helped Lauren’s baby, Jack, celebrate this milestone with a little clowning around in the back yard. Here are the invitations I designed for the occasion. She added a whimsical feel to the solid white envelopes by adding colorful Avery… Read More

Khaki and Green First Communion Celebration

First Communion Dining Table

We recently celebrated my oldest’s First Communion with family and friends. It has been on my radar since the beginning of the school year, and honestly not having been through it before I was a little apprehensive about planning for it. To say that getting dressed up and sitting demurely in front of an audience… Read More

Birthday Fun on the Farm

I can’t wait for you to see this adorable Farm Party my partner Lauren hosted for her son’s 2nd birthday. Inspired by her great grandfather’s dairy farm, Benton Woods, and her son’s love of animals, she hosted friends and family for fun on the farm at her home, complete with some fun details and even… Read More

Preppy Blue & Green 40th Birthday

With my sister’s 40th birthday a couple of months away, my brother-in-law and I started tossing around some ideas. Amanda has a classic taste and quickly shot down any notions of a themed party, costumes, etc. Fine by me. I started thinking about her favorite things and how we might incorporate those into a sort… Read More