Party, Party, Party

This morning starts the week of endless parties and stuff to do. Last week was pretty calm but this week, wow, we are busy. Tonight is the huge cocktail party with our bank at Southern Hills Country Club! I get to get duded-up tonight. Spray that hair, rouge those cheeks and lips! Tomorrow night is dinner with my dear high school bud S and I'm so looking forward to that one....more
Oh my, I'm tired reading this. I hope you cans squeeze a nap in there somewhere!more

My Birthday Party Fun

I am having so much fun at the moment setting up my new website, My Birthday Party....more

Saturday is Caption Day!

Actually Mummy...The very lovely and extremely good parent Mammasaurus (I aspire to being one of her brood, such is the fun they seem to have over there!) has given us this super-easy prompt for Saturdays. So without further ado, gimme a funee caption for this one!...more

Spicy Cheddar Witch Fingers

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Spooktacular! A delicious idea!more

DIY: How to make a foamcore palm tree party centerpiece.

This tree is made from 3/16" foamcore and is 3 dimensional and looks the same on the front and back. ...more

The Hostess with the Mostess - 5 Easy Tips

By Tara Riceberg, Guest Contributor – Party Planning & EntertainingThe success of a party is completely dependent upon the hostess.  Be happy and well prepared to eliminate stress and ensure a fun time for all.Here are 5 tips to guide you:...more

Responsible Parent or Busybody

    I have three very different kids.   They approach so many things in life differently that sometimes it amazes me.  Em follows rules and doesn't understand why others don't.  Patrick is looking for every loop hole.  To be honest the jury is still out on Meg but who knows.  Though a friend has suggested we start a bail found for her now, it's always the quiet ones she says.      With that being said it wasn't surprising that Em was very upset about what she found posted on a friend's facebook page.  Sh...more

Thanks for your reply

My daughter is going to talk with her friend and see how it goes. Then ...more

Fun Summer Red, White and Blue Printable Pinwheels That Work

Head over to the Crafty Modern blog to print out and make these super cute -- and working-- pinwheels! Happy 4th of July.Felicity http://craftymodern.com ...more

Quirky 4th of July Hand Drawn Printables - Enjoy

Hi everyone. Just posted some 4th of July printables over on the Crafty Modern blog. Use them for cupcake toppers or hanging decorations or just whatever you like. Enjoy! ...more

The Firecracker Pinwheel Project

July 4th is fast approaching!The kids and I have been creating all kinds of fun decorations and activities for our party-goers ... like these pinwheels. They'd be great for any occasion, not just Indpendence Day. Best of all, they're easy to make and cute as can be! ...more

Blue Island Girl


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