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Beauty and the Beast Birthday Party

Beauty and the Beast Birthday Party
March 22, 2017
Our little Shelby turned FIVE years old this month and she begged us for a Beauty and the Beast Party! Of course we had to, who doesn't love Belle and the Beast?! We started planning with our trusty party planning website- Oriental Trading  Where I was able to pick up...
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Sofia The First Birthday Theme!

Sofia The First Birthday Theme!
April 1, 2016
Shelby loves everything Disney Princess related and we knew for her fourth birthday we wanted to so a Sofia the First Party theme. She adores watching Sofia the First and was so excited for such a fun party! We picked to have the kid's party at Chuck E Cheese so that ...
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Dinosaur 1st Birthday!

Dinosaur 1st Birthday!
March 23, 2016
It reall is crazy how fast a Baby's First Birthday comes. And with having a little boy I wanted to do a total boy Birthday theme. I saw the adorable Dinosaur 1st Birthday theme and I knew it would be perfect for out little Mikey. I received everything we would need fo...
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Birthday Ombre Cakes

Birthday Ombre Cakes
June 24, 2013
Making Shelby's Rainbow Ombre Cake was so much fun! I made Sarah's Princess Ombre Cake so I followed the exact same recipe and technique for Shelby's cake that I did for Sarah's. This is by far one of the funnest cakes I have ever made. It takes a TON of work ...
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Sarah’s Princess Ombre Cake

Sarah’s Princess Ombre Cake
November 27, 2012
I researched making her an Ombre cake for weeks. I was nervous about making the cake but in the end I was pretty pleased with how it came out! Now we used four different colors instead of the colors being dark on bottom to lightest Sarah wanted them to be all colors! ...
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Little Dive Tutus

Little Dive Tutus
June 17, 2012
When Shelby was six days old we had professional pictures taken of her. One of the photos was of Shelby in a Little Diva Tutus Tutu! (Isn't she cute?!) A few weeks later we were given the sweetest gift of our very own Tutu! I have to admit this was the very first time I h...
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Celebrate her Birthday at American Girl Place

Celebrate her Birthday at American Girl Place
December 22, 2011
I grew up a huge American Girl Fan. I love everything about the dolls and wanted my own so bad. I always loved going to my friend Alison's house to play with her dolls.  knew that if I had daughters one day I'd pass my love for American Girl and the amazing stories of the gi...
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Discount Party Supplies

Discount Party Supplies
November 25, 2011
I start planning Samantha's birthday in December. With Sarah's birthday, then the Holidays I need to plan ahead on what we do for Samantha in January! Not only are we able to find great deals on party supplies for her but once the New Year hits we are all exhausted! No it...
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American Girl Crafts Launches Party Collection

American Girl Crafts Launches Party Collection
October 30, 2011
At the end of November we will be celebrating Sarah's 6th birthday! I still can not believe my baby will be SIX years old! We haven't talked too much about what she wanted to do for her birthday but as soon as I saw the Party Collection by American Girl I thought it would be...
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How to Plan a Fancy Nancy Tea Party

How to Plan a Fancy Nancy Tea Party
May 4, 2010
For Samantha's 6th Birthday we threw her a Fancy Nancy Tea Party! We planned the party for a few months and bought some goodies that we knew any Fancy Nancy Fan would love. Of course everything had to be "Fancy". We invited around 20 little girls and asked all guests to w...
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Birthday in a Box

Birthday in a Box
January 10, 2009
I have started setting up for Samantha's Fancy Nancy Tea Party for Sunday. I moved our furniture out of the dining room and brought in four little tables. I borrowed them from my Mil's class and her chairs from school. What is funny is I even asked the principle if I could...
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