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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

Princess and the Popstar 5th Birthday

I’m excited to have gotten my amazing photos back from my sweet friend, Rachel, and to have finally gotten through all of them so that I can share my daughter’s Barbie: The Princess and The Popstar birthday party with you all. The movie is a classic “grass is greener” tale of a princess and a… Read More

Lego Star Wars Party

A Star Wars- and Lego-loving boy I know just turned six! As you might guess, there are a wealth of parties out there to draw from, many with free printables. Yea! After several months of collaborative Pinterest board building, we had quite a selection of ideas to choose from–some Lego, some Star Wars, some Lego… Read More

Vintage Fishing 4th Birthday

A few months back, Emily came to me through mutual friends I’d worked with. She had a fishing-themed birthday in mind to celebrate her son, Jack’s 4th birthday and their life-long love of the water. Her desire to use family photos and heirloom fishing items drove the vintage look and feel. After much searching, she… Read More

Puppy Party

Well, I finally did it. I threw one of the MANY non-birthday related parties that I dream up. Yea me! This time, we were celebrating the addition of sweet Miss Buttercup to our family. Seemed like as good an excuse as any to have friends over and eat junky food, no? I felt a bit… Read More

We’re Having a PAWty!

I’m sure I’ve mentioned before that I plan parties in my head that I never get around to throwing. I also like to amass supplies for said parties, which paints for you a lovely image of my guest bedroom closet. And while time is always tight, on this one I just went ahead and distributed… Read More

Retro Rocket Party

I love to share Lauren’s parties. They are so chocked full of thoughtful detail, and this one is no different. Her oldest boy just turned three, and he is a Buzz Lightyear aficionado. OK, that may be an understatement. Since his last birthday, The Children’s Museum of Mississippi has opened. There’s a retro rocket right… Read More

A New Baby Boy | Sip ‘n See Shower

My friend and party planning partner, Lauren, and her family have welcomed a new baby boy! We are hosting a Sip ‘n See Shower for them next weekend. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this kind of shower, it’s a get-together after the baby arrives, sometimes at the mother’s home, sometimes not. Presumably,… Read More

Milk + Cookies First Birthday

Lauren and I recently gave our friend Sarah a little inspiration for her son’s first birthday. Her youngest boy, Caleb, just turned one, and mama had a sweet and simple clutter cutting celebration on the brain. Sarah introduced us to the Milk + Bookies Birthday Party, a concept that has party goers bring new books… Read More