DIY Holiday Ice Lanterns

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As the night of our Ugly Christmas Sweater Party approached, I realized that the temperature was to go below freezing. I had always wanted to make these beautiful DIY Holiday Ice Lanterns for a winter party, so this was my chance! They turned out to be beautiful and were welcoming on a crisp, cold night! I Read More…

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Ideas

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I recently hosted an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. We have all seen the hilarious photos of guys wearing dated ladies Christmas Sweaters with accessories. Well, this party theme is sure to be a big hit with your friends…it was so much fun! Our party was an office party hosted in our home. The talk around the Read More…

Crab Shack Summer Party

I couldn’t let summer end without a fun little party with friends…50 of them! Sometimes I think I’m crazy! What was really crazy was that I had the party the day after I took my daughter to college! So along with getting a college freshman ready to go, I was preparing for my Crab Shack Party!  Read More…

DIY Elegant Party Wine Charms

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I am planning a graduation party for my daughter in a couple of weeks. Like anyone who loves to plan parties…I have been working on this for months! Instead of your typical graduation cap or diploma theme, I am decided I wanted it to be a sweet and pretty party. Our school colors are green Read More…

DIY Kids Valentine’s Day Photo Cards

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I just love these handcrafted Valentine’s Day Photo Cards I made last year for my son. They are so easy and cute! You take a picture of your child with their arm stretched out with their hand in a fist. Then add a little Valentine greeting in your photo program. After making the prints, cut Read More…

Easy Super Bowl Party Ideas – Steelers Theme Party

This Super Bowl Party inspiration comes from the last time the Steelers were in the Super Bowl. Amazingly enough…we are in it again!!! Of course any of these ideas can be applied to any team or childs football theme party. Picking up simple items, in team colors, is enough to get the theme going. Paired Read More…

Especially For Kids – A New Social Sharing Site

I wanted to share something I have been working on. Some of you may or may not know that I have a 14 year old son with severe disabilities. Without a doubt…life is a challenge. I have great support from family and friends, but find that it often feels good to connect with other parents Read More…

Black Crow Halloween Dessert Buffet

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I am busy preparing for my own adult Halloween Party this Saturday, but I thought I would share with you the evolving backdrop for the dessert buffet. My party has a Goth theme this year. I was thinking I would take sheets of newspaper with spray painted skulls on it for behind the dessert table. Read More…

Glam Halloween Girls Night Out Party

Glam Goth Party

This is a re-post of my Glam Gothic Girls Night Out Party from last year. Everyone had a great time dressing on the dark side and not having to come in a traditional Halloween costume. There was lots of bling, glitter and feathers around the room in silver, black and pink. Old church windows glow Read More…

Holiday Breakfast Tablescape

This was my Christmas Morning Breakfast Table. Unfortunately, we had freezing rain in the morning, but everyone managed to make it for lunch. I salvaged my snowflake wrapping paper as a table covering from my cookie exchange…something a little different than using a tablecloth. Today, I am participating in Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps On Read More…