In 2013, we threw a joint bug birthday party for both kiddos at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle. They have awesome party packages with fun themes – I knew that the kids would love the bug theme and I found the cutest bug clip art from Pixel Paperie on Etsy to make up some…

March 30, 2021

You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy a personalized birthday celebration! To have some fun I created a pasta night birthday printable set to celebrate my husband’s birthday! He is a pasta fan and since we were getting him some cool pasta tools I ran with it! I decorated the “birthday wall” in…

January 28, 2021

Vance’s turn! Time for another birthday parade and celebration! He bounced around with his theme choice and finally landed on Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild! I created this fun invite and sent it via email to friends inviting them to the parade! He woke up to fun balloons in his bed and a…

September 25, 2020

My baby girl is 11! I was hoping this whole pandemic would be done by her birthday, but alas, not so much here in the Midwest!! So we had a fun family celebration and a birthday parade with her friends! We sent this fun birthday parade invite via email! I used THIS invite but tweaked…

August 22, 2020

Summer is here! Summer birthdays are so much fun – but they still might look a little different this year. Birthday parades are one of my favorite things that have happened during this quarantine!! My daughter turns 11 this summer and we are really hoping to have a pool party – I have already created…

June 5, 2020

Disclaimer right off the bat — this was not my idea – this absolutely amazing, awesome, stupendous 17th birthday party theme was completely devised and executed by my amazingly talented sister Annie!! She has 2 boys 18 and 17 and a daughter 12 and is an incredible pastor at her church in Vancouver, WA. Welcome…

June 5, 2020

I know we are living in an uncertain time right now and people are doing their best to keep everyone safe by staying at home and practicing social distancing.  Our family cancelled our Spring Break trip to the Grand Canyon and have been trying to stay busy at home! But what if your child’s birthday…

March 18, 2020

My nephew turned 3 on Christmas Eve, the little guy I mention in THIS post about mixing birthdays with holidays!  He adores trucks – especially garbage trucks!  My sister planned his birthday party at a local fire station so I created a special truck themed invite and décor that incorporated fire trucks with his beloved…

February 3, 2020

My little dude turned 8! And we celebrated with a fun Mario Odyssey birthday party! He is getting more into gaming and Mario Odyssey has been a favorite. I created this invitation using a custom graphic from an Etsy seller. It turned out really cute! The front door welcomed guests into the party. I put…

October 4, 2019

My daughter is 10! Wow! I can hardly believe it! 10 years of being a Mom, 10 years of fun birthday parties, 10 years of our beautiful and awesome Olive! To celebrate double digits, we had a sleepover with a few of her good girlfriends. And thank goodness for basements because these girls didn’t get…

August 28, 2019