It's become a pattern! Every 6 months to a year I get the opportunity to throw a party. As I get older it seems that this party planning timing is perfect for unfolding creativity and then recuperating from the overload of excitement. When Caitlyn asked if we could host dinner at our house before the... Continue Reading →
Death by Chocolate Dessert Night
When your Sister 'n' Law gives you an idea and you run with it...all the magic begins! Actually these paper plates and napkins I found at the store started it all! 'DEATH BY CHOCOLATE' I knew instantly would be my theme. What chocolate dessert should I make? What kind of chocolate drink should I serve?... Continue Reading →
Witchy Finger Fun!
Need a fun and delicious Halloween treat for all your fabulous witchy friends? This is a favorite we make every year. This shortbread cookie is soft and goes great with a hot drink! Shortbread Witch Cookie Fingers 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cups confectioners sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract A few drops of green... Continue Reading →
Western Birthday Party
Before the party Irelynn said to me, "Mom, my dream came true!" She kind of caught me off guard as she finished, "I'm finally a cowgirl!" Well, I'm glad I made the extra effort in putting this all together for her because if all this crazy party prep made her dream come true for one... Continue Reading →
Shhhh, it’s a Surprise Party, by a future Gala Gal!
I've been waiting for this day!! Caitlyn finally planned her very first party all by herself and I think it's Gala Gal worthy so I want to share all her fun ideas! I'm one proud momma since I really had to do nothing other than spare some change for the decor and food AND calm... Continue Reading →
The Greatest Showman Sing-a-Long Movie Night!
The Greatest Showman Sing-a-Long Movie Night I've come to know for myself that when stress and negativity try to get the best of me I simply need to throw a party to relieve that tension. To most party planning can be stressful, but for me it calms and makes me see what's most important, helping... Continue Reading →
Flannel and Favorite Cookie Exchange Party!
To some party planning can be stressful...for me it's therapy! It actually helps me relax and get away from all the negativity and stress of life. The planning and creating keeps me focused on all the good and of course I get excited to share all the party love with family and friends. These past... Continue Reading →
A Thankful Table
It's all in the Details! Setting the Thanksgiving table is the best part for me. I love making it special for each of our guests! It takes just a little more prepping, but like we say 'It's all in the details'! We took a walk and picked some smooth rocks to paint and add to... Continue Reading →
I’ve got my EYE’s on you, Halloween Party
I've Got My EYE's on YOU! Sometimes a simple phrase can open up a can of fun ideas! 'I've Got My Eyes on You' lead to a quirky eyeball Halloween party. I tried really hard to use only what I had on hand and when you have a stash of built up Halloween decorations, it's... Continue Reading →
Kids Paint Party This was such a fun summer party. I'm glad I challenged myself to help 7 young girls bring out their artistic ability with a paint party! Poster board, Paint brushes and Paint This was my first attempt at instructing a paint party for kids. Let me tell you that I'm now ready... Continue Reading →