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{Craft} Diaper Cake Tutorial

September 13, 2011 in All Posts, DIY

For our friend’s baby shower, we decided to make a diaper cake.  I had never attempted one before, but was so intrigued by the various styles around the blogosphere, I decided to give it a go.  I discovered that diaper cakes are a great way to bring a focal point to your party or add […]

{Play} Fun With Pasta! Pasta Necklaces

August 18, 2011 in All Posts, Fun With Food!, Play, Toddler Activities

Fun With Pasta! is our latest installment of the Fun With Food! series. What do you get when you mix pasta + paint + a toddler?  Painted pasta necklaces and a whole lotta messy fun along the way! Here’s what you’ll need to make your pasta jewelry (think bracelets, headbands and crowns, too): Materials paint […]

{Celebrate} Pirate Themed Birthday Party

June 12, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate

Ahoy there, Mateys! You’ve read about my inspiration for Sam’s pirate themed first birthday party and how to make your own pirate party invitation – now here’s how our party turned out and some ideas for your buccaneer bash. The Pirate Ship From the second I came up with the idea for the pirate theme, I […]

{Play} Repurposed Easter Grass Spring Garden

April 15, 2011 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

You’ve probably already grown your Easter grass since Easter is only one week away, but have you figured out how to display your homegrown greens? We made this colorful Easter grass spring garden using many repurposed items lying around our home: but you can make yours almost entirely out of items headed for the recycling […]