In my last post, I shared the details of Zoey’s 3rd birthday party, a drive in movie theater.  In this post, I’ll share how I put together the cardboard cars for the drive in.  The cars made the whole theme come together.   To make the cardboard cars, I searched everywhere to find the perfect […]

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For Zoey’s 3rd birthday party, I chose a drive in movie theater theme.  I was trying to come up with an unique, cost-friendly idea that didn’t require us hiring any entertainment for the kids. In the past, we have hired balloon artists and caricature artists, but those fees add up after all the room rental, food, […]

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Skye at 6, 7 & 8 Months Old

by ilene on October 27, 2015 · 1 comment

in baby, party, Skylar's First Year

(Updates a couple months late and all lumped together, sorry 2nd child!) Skylar at 6 months: Height: 27″ (75%), Weight: 15lb, 14.5oz (40%) Cut her first tooth!! Bottom left came first and now has both bottom teeth Had her first taste of solid food – bananas! Can pull herself to sit up on her own. […]

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Oversized Paper Orchids

by ilene on April 27, 2015 · 2 comments

in party, stationary, tutorial

My friend Jackie was getting married in her native Hawaii last summer so I helped throw her bridal shower before her wedding in Oahu.  I was in charge of decorations and since she was going to have beautiful orchids all through out her wedding so for her shower, I decided to make a bunch of […]

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Fruit-Filled Icecream Cones

by ilene on April 23, 2015

in party, recipes

We hosted a women’s brunch at our home a couple weeks ago and I made these fruit-filled ice-cream cones dipped in chocolate for the occasion.   They were a different way to serve fruit at a party and I think it’d be a fun idea at a kid’s birthday party as well.  It’s a great way to […]

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