A Ballerina Themed 3 Year Old Birthday – Ballerina Birthday Decorations


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We celebrated our daughter’s third birthday last month. It was a lovely time with both sides of our family. By request, her party decorations were ballerina-themed. The banner below was created using a chalkboard banner I received as a gift. You can find this similar product at JoAnn Fabrics. The ballerina image is a free […]

April 6, 2016

‘You Are My Sunshine’ Birthday – DIY ‘You Are My Sunshine’ Photo Birthday Banner


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Our daughter turned TWO on Sunday. She is fun, sweet and joyful – full of curiosity, and quirky humor. She is a delight to be around and we are blessed by her every single day. Before she was born, I bought her a sign for her wall that said “You Are My Sunshine” for her bedroom wall. And […]

March 16, 2015

‘You Are My Sunshine’ Birthday – DIY Quick and Easy Patterned Paper Covered Clothes Pins


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I recently made a photo banner for our daughter’s ‘You Are My Sunshine’ birthday party. I wanted to hang the photos using clothes pins, but after hanging them up, I found the black and white photos and tan clothes pins looked a little drab. I decided to use some of the bright-colored paper used on […]

March 13, 2015

DIY Dinosaur Birthday Party Decorations


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Dinosaurs. The perfect theme for a 4-year-old boy’s first-ever birthday party with his little friends. A gold mine of birthday decor ideas. My ideas, combined with those gathered on my Birthday Boy Pinterest board, and I was soon a little overwhelmed! Limited by both time and budget, I couldn’t do it all…so I picked four decorations I could make […]

November 5, 2014

Joyful Hosting: Letting Someone Host At Your House Is A Cinch


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Have you ever ‘hosted’ a party where all you had to do was provide your space? If not, here’s why I highly recommend it, especially if you have small children: who doesn’t like a party? you lighten the load of the ‘host’ by providing a clean space since you don’t have to do all the food, […]

September 24, 2014