Birthday Party Fun ~ Super Mario Style!

cupcakes

For two years Nicholas has wanted a Super Mario Birthday Party. I didn't get my act together it time for last year so Sponge Bob stepped in, but this year N got his Mario. As I tend to do for the boys' birthdays, I stuck with solid-colored party supplies with a few of the theme touches to decorate. It seems to be so much less expensive that way (and the kids are still happy). William was so much … [Read more...]

Six Happy Birthdays!

Mom & Nicholas, tiredcropped

Dear Nicholas, I can't believe it's been 6 years since you were born. I can't believe I'm so lucky that I get to be your Mom. The year from 5 to 6 has been amazing. You grew so much, had your first year of "real" school, matured so much, and continue to take care of your baby brother. I am so proud of you and who you are becoming. I'm a little sad too, though. It seems like I blink and you grow … [Read more...]

My Birthday-Easter Combo

NandT

We had such a great weekend! The great thing about my birthday falling on Easter is that I'm pretty much guaranteed that my whole family will be there to celebrate. So, here's the recap of my wonderful Easter birthday. It started with three cute boys (one grown, two still growing) wishing me a Happy Easter while tackling me in bed (including a very slobbery kiss from the littlest one). Then … [Read more...]

Birthday Giveaway from Studio Jewel!

Lisa bracelt

My birthday is this Sunday and I want to celebrate with you! My awesomely talented friend, Lisa, makes gorgeous jewelry and we want to give you one of her pieces! If you want a chance for a $75 gift card to her Etsy shop for my birthday, all you have to do is share a special birthday memory with me in the comment section. I love to hear stories! I'll do a random pick from the entries on … [Read more...]

Birthday Party Fun!

Birthday Banner

We had a kids-running-around-crazy, box-robot-decoration, way-too-many-cupcakes, left-the-juice boxes-for-the-kids-in-William's-car kind of party for T's first birthday. It was so much fun and I'm so glad so many of our friends and family got to be there. I got some great ideas for the party from my talented friend, Domenica, and some other great ideas from etsy. If you are in no way interested in … [Read more...]