• Crafts,  Party Ideas

    Halloween Witch Treat Cups

    Trick-or-treating is a ton of fun but if I had to guess I’d say it’s the parties that kids look forward to the most. Hanging out in costume with their friends, playing spooky (or gross) Halloween games while the Monster Mash plays in the background. The food table adorned with Fang-Tastic Healthy Halloween Snacks like ghost pizzas, pretzel & cheese breadsticks or Spooktacular Halloween Sweet Treats like Halloween Donuts, monster brownies & so much more… But a party is not a party without the favours and of course, a frightfully fun festive way to display them, such as our Halloween Witch Treat Cups. This witch is so ugly, she’s cute,…

  • Party Ideas,  Recipes

    Easy Worms in Dirt Pudding Cups + Tasty Tuesday Linky

    It’s the first Tasty Tuesday of October – I’m sure we’ll be seeing lots of dishes for Thanksgiving and some “spook-tacular” Halloween recipes for us all to test out this month. This week I’m bringing you a “dirt-licious” treat that’s perfect for your next Halloween, camping or Fear Factor themed parties. I promise all the boys and “ghouls” will love these Worms in Dirt Pudding Cups, and all it takes are three yummy ingredients and a few minutes of your time. Ingredients      • Chocolate pudding cups      • Oreo cookies      • Gummy worms Directions      1. Twist both sides of Oreo cookies so they come apart easily. Put the side…

  • DIY Washi Bunting Banner Tutorial + Alphabet Banner Template Download
    Crafts,  Party Ideas

    DIY Washi Bunting Banner Tutorial + Alphabet Banner Template Download

    Written by Lauren Densley – Creator of DIY FOR DAYS   Washi tape is the funnest trendy crafting tool!  It has taken me years to figure out a fun original way to use it, and then a couple of weeks ago, I was perusing the Dollar Tree, and I came across a knock off washi tape for less then $1! Jack Pot!  So as a result, this cute banner was born! This tutorial can be tweaked and created for any event, any room, and any style.  This tutorial also comes with a free Alphabet Template to help get you started. DIY Washi Bunting Banner Materials Needed: Colored Crafting Paper Washi…

  • Party Ideas,  Uncategorized

    Lego Cupcakes {Kid Friendly}

    My son is a HUGE Lego fan! So, it came as no surprise to me that when asked what kind of cupcake theme he wanted for his birthday, he said “Lego cupcakes.” I may not be the most frugal person; in fact I tend to sometimes over-do it on the kids’ birthday festivities, however if I can think of something that I can do on my own, I will. What You’ll Need Pre-made Cupcakes Bright Cupcake Liners Pre-made Frosting Food coloring A Cupcake Spatula Candy Blox from Bulk Barn What to Do Made from scratch or in a box, either way make sure your cupcakes are made in bright cupcake…

  • Party Ideas

    Personalized Plates – A New Way To Party

    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links Birthday Express has done it again with their newest arrival, personalized plates! You can now upload any photo you would like and design a customized party plate for any occasion, from birthdays to graduations, anniversaries to everyday gatherings. These plates will take your party from good to great, by adding a personal touch never before seen! At just $9.99 per set of 8 plates, this is a fun and affordable way to bring life to your party, quite literally! Check out the personalized plates I created of one of our…

  • Family,  Party Ideas

    Ring In The New Year With Kids – 4 Easy & Inexpensive Ideas

    Christmas is over and it’s time to start thinking about those New Year’s Eve festivities. I don’t know about you but I haven’t gone out or really done much of anything on this day for the last 7 years. Sure I’ve gone to my parent’s house but I mean in an “adult environment”, I’m talking champagne, dancing and a bunch of un-cohesive adults trying not to mess up on the countdown to a New Year. And I’m okay with that. To be perfectly honest I am better than okay with it, I would much rather be spending my night with the two most important little guys in my life anyway.…

  • Party Ideas

    Halloween Party Ideas by Celebrate Express

    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links A Halloween party is so much more than just a few costumes and a couple of bat cupcakes! Haunted house tour, favorite murder mystery re-enactment…there are so many exciting possibilities and Celebrate Express has what it takes to supply them all! Halloween Party IdeasDecor: Setting a festive fright scene starts with a bold table. Start by layering together different patterns, you can make a totally unique party look that’s super chic and super easy. Get this look in one convenient package with a Celebrate Express Halloween party in a box,…

  • Party Ideas

    ‘P’ is for Party! Dr. Seuss ABC Birthday Party from Birthday Expres

    **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links** For growing up big, and growing up tall, the Dr. Seuss ABC party theme takes almost no planning at all! Kids will love the bright decorations and inspired treats and you’ll love the nostalgic twist in sharing your favorite Seuss characters with your little one. Here are some ideas on how to throw a stress-free Dr. Seuss party when you use the Dr. Seuss ABC party theme from Birthday Express. Food & Drink Ideas – Cupcakes take on a Dr. Seuss look when you add a polka dot cupcake wrapper…

  • Family,  Party Ideas

    3 Tasks To Planning A Party In Your Home That Nobody Talks About

    Colton will be celebrating his second birthday on Friday and this is the first time that we will be hosting anything in our own home.  With myself being a November baby I know how much I used to hate the fact that my parties had to be indoors, while my brother got to have his outside because of this the ones that were at a restaurant were always the ones I looked forward to more.  That is why for Lucas’ birthdays (January baby) we always try to host it at a community center or a restaurant with a play area, somewhere the kids can go nuts and run around. Planning…

  • Party Ideas,  Reviews

    Blast Off To Learning With Space Scouts {Kids Subscription Box}

    5,4,3,2,1…  Blast off! As you have all seen from many of my posts that I have written and products reviews that you have read, when it comes to fun learning materials for my boys, I am all over it.  Especially, if it is something that I know absolutely nothing about, which is very much the case when it comes to space.  I know that there are other planets besides Earth but can I name them all…  Not a chance!   Space Scouts is a monthly subscription box designed for children ages 6 years and up, that teaches them about all the wonders of the universe.  Every month your little ones…

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