Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning Ideas and Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

by Karli

If you and your family have not yet seen Disney Pixar's Coco, we highly recommend you head on over to Netflix or Amazon Prime Video! This is easily one of our all time favorite movies. Coco is an educational, adorable and heart-warming animated film about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). If you and your children are a fan of the movie seriously consider using the movie to inspire your next birthday party. Not only will your party be visually brilliant, its beautiful meaningful message will set your party apart from the rest, in only good ways! (This is a great theme for classroom parties as well). Continue Reading →

“Give Back” Holiday Party Craft Activity >> No Sew Blankets

“Give Back” Holiday Party Craft Activity

“Give Back” Holiday Party Craft Activity >> Fabric for No Sew Blankets:: Featured Blanket available for sale on Etsy

“Give Back” Holiday Party Craft Activity >> No Sew Blankets

Today's mom's have little trouble creating beautiful and festive children's birthday party celebrations but sometimes between our own crazy busy schedules and the quest to throw the this year's most talked about event, we forget to add the little things that make the day especially meaningful. We think it is important for kids to know how much we love them but equally important for them to understand they are not the center of the universe. Children need to learn and develop  a healthy sense of self which includes compassion and caring of others. What better day to teach this lesson than on the very day they are lavished with gifts. Teach by example – integrate a “Give back” craft activity into your child's birthday party in addition the the usual birthday fun and party games.

And with the holiday spirit upon us, why wait for your child's next birthday party. This “Give Back” craft activity would be a wonderful addition to any classroom holiday party and equally brilliant to incorporate into your own kid-friendly holiday celebrations. Continue Reading →

Printable Family Reunion Games & Activities

Printable It's A Family Affair, Printable Family Reunion Games & Activities

Printable Family Reunion Games & Activities :: Click on It's A Family Affair and try printing directly from this page

Printable Family Reunion Games & Activities

Bring the grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and siblings together at your next family reunion with lively games perfect for all ages. Fun for the whole family. Printable family reunion games will help everyone get to know each other better with games like Famly Reunion Bingo and Grandma's Measurements.  Let the laughter (and games) begin!

Update! We are so disappointed that Funsational, our “go to” printable games merchants has shuttered her shop and we cannot find the featured family affair game any where else.  You might try to print it directly from our page — it probably will not be as sharp an image as we normally like, but it might just be “good enough”.  Not to worry though, there are plenty of other family reunion printables on Etsy and of course, there is always Print Games Now!

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HOW2 >> The Ultimate Fall Dinner Party Menus & Cooking Videos

HOW2 Video Guide to Cooking The Ultimate Fall Dinner Party >> Chris-Pandel's The Perfect NY Strip Steak

HOW2 Video Guide to Cooking The Ultimate Fall Dinner Party >> Chris-Pandel’s The Perfect NY Strip Steak | Best NY Strip Delivered to Your Door

HOW2 >> The Ultimate Fall Dinner Party Menus & Cooking Videos

Courtesy of Shylie Rimmer from Panna on Tue, Oct 11th 2016

Ask my grandmother what help she had when she’d throw a dinner party back in the day and her reply will be: “Absolutely none. I’d start from scratch with a few old recipes my mother scribbled down into a notebook.”

Thankfully nowadays, we have apps like Panna to make our dinner party experience that much better. Panna is the video cooking app that allows you to stream and follow step-by-step recipes from master chefs across America—all the while in your own kitchen. Sounds too good to be true? Guess again!

Here are a few reasons why our favorite Panna master chefs—like Rick BaylessMelissa ClarkHugh AchesonNancy Silverton—will soon be your best dinner party mentors.

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Create Custom Wedding Geofilters

Etsy Wedding Geofilters

Create Custom Wedding Geofilters >> Etsy

Create Custom Wedding Geofilters

In the past we have written about incorporating hashtags into your wedding from start to finish. Today we move on to Snapchat geofilters. Truthfully, creating great custom wedding geofilters is not an easy DIY. We think this is one of those things you should seriously consider outsourcing just like you outsource your photography and your flowers and even your hair and make-up. It is definitely worth a little extra money and innumerable saved hours to purchase a professional wedding geofilter. So when we found these geofilters on Etsy, we had to share! This might very well be the answer to our geofilter dilemma. Continue Reading →

Celebrate With Cookies >> 19 Favorite Cookie Decorating Designs

Celebrate With Cookies- 19 Favorite Designs

Celebrate With Cookies>> 19 Favorite Cookie Decorating Designs

Celebrate With Cookies >> 19 Favorite Cookie Decorating Designs

We always envy our friends who can whip a plate of delicious AND gorgeous cookies that somehow capture the essence of whatever party or event they are hosting. For Ashley's baby shower, Vicki managed to create darling intricately decorated baby carriage cookies and always has a plate of fabulous football field cookies at the entrance to her legendary college football viewing parties.

I always chocked up Vicki's baking and decorating talents to the “things her mother taught her” category. Much to my surprise, Vicki recently revealed her secret to me. She sprung the $40.00 to take Anne Yorks online Celebrate with Cookies – 19 Favorite Cookie Decorating Designs Craftsy class! Yep! I guess we now have no excuse to serve plain rather than decorated cookies! And it turns out Vicki not only watched Anne Yorks' class, she has been enrolling in Craftsy cooking decorating classes for years! According to Vicki, each class helps her practice and perfect her technique.

Online Cookie Decorating Classes

Online Crafty Classes >> Cookie Decorating

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