Anxiety, Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Things That Make Me Feel Good

  It's my birthday week! You know what that means? You're late in sending me my gift. Just kidding! Unless you really feel the need to, then who am I to stop you? My birthday week means I spend each day doing something nice for me! Last year, I wrote about making birthday week a… Continue reading Things That Make Me Feel Good

Crafts, Link Party

Creating a Fun Gift Using Birthday Cards

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and American Greetings. All opinions are mine alone. #BirthdaysMadeBrighter #CollectiveBias     I love making birthdays special for everyone in my family and our daughter's friends are no exception. Raising two girls means lots and lots of birthday party invites which means I need to get… Continue reading Creating a Fun Gift Using Birthday Cards

Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Birthday Week: Make it a Thing

  Birthdays are important. My parents have always made me feel this way (especially my mom); carefully planning my gifts, the dinner I wanted, my favorite cake flavor. I am the same with my children; talking about their birthdays for weeks in advance. I want to make sure they know how important the day they… Continue reading Birthday Week: Make it a Thing

Family, Humor, Link Party

Art Party Because We Are Too Cheap to go to the Studio

    Ella has a January birthday and every year we try to make it special because BIRTH and because WINTER. I wrote about how I had a revelation years ago about not really going all out for her birthday because of WINTER. It was since that revelation that we have made up for our… Continue reading Art Party Because We Are Too Cheap to go to the Studio

Christmas, Dollar Tree, Link Party

Dollar Tree Nail Kit for Little Girls

  Four years ago I was birthday present shopping with Anna for a friend of hers and I said something to the effect of, "man, this is like the 7th present I have had to buy for someone you aren't even sure you will be friends with next month". I cannot be the only parent… Continue reading Dollar Tree Nail Kit for Little Girls

Family, Humor, Life

Writing Challenge #8- The Night of My 21st Birthday

So I totally blew the writing challenges this month. Oh come on, you knew I would and I knew it too. It was too much pressure. April is a busy month here anyway with soccer starting for both girls and now I am freelancing in addition to doing side work AND trying to work on… Continue reading Writing Challenge #8- The Night of My 21st Birthday

donuts, donut decorating, kids birthday, birthday party, birthday parties, kids birthday party, donut birthday party, donut party
Family, Food, Link Party

Donut Decorating Birthday Party is Much Better Than a Steak Decorating Party. Ask Around

*I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So please excuse the words where pictures should be but I don't have the time or energy to find the pictures.    January is a tough month for those who live up north. So I guess anything north of Kentucky in… Continue reading Donut Decorating Birthday Party is Much Better Than a Steak Decorating Party. Ask Around