Valentine’s Day Tree!

My 6 year old’s favorite holiday is probably Valentine’s Day. I think it has to do with all the pink heart decorations 😊. This year, we’re hosting a Valentine’s Day play date with some of her friends. When I think about Valentine’s Day, I think about lots of pink and red hearts (it’s probably the same for most people!). That’s what so great about holiday parties, the theme is already picked out. All you have to do it focus on bringing the theme to life. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Tree!”

Thanksgiving Chair Decor



I can’t believe it’s less than two weeks until Thanksgiving. After Christmas, Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday! I love that we have one day devoted to eating, drinking and, most importantly, celebrating with family and friends. I know a lot of people stress out about the cooking, cleaning and entertaining involved with Thanksgiving but I for one love the preparation involved! I don’t mind spending the day in the kitchen cooking, maybe because I find cooking to be quite relaxing (it probably also helps that I have a glass of wine in hand while cooking!). And, I love that we’re basically eating all day! This year, my sister-in-law and her family will be celebrating Thanksgiving with us. This year is also special because it is the first Thanksgiving in our new house. Therefore, I want to make it spectacular.   Continue reading “Thanksgiving Chair Decor”

Paper Pom-Pom Centerpiece


For LaLa’s 5th birthday party, I made paper pom-pom centerpieces as decorations for the dessert table (see my earlier post “5th Birthday – Rainbow Party).  As promised, here are the very easy instructions for the centerpieces.

Supplies Required

One paper pom-pom (Party City)
One wood dowel
White acrylic paint
Paint brush
Tape (not shown in picture)
Small vase/container for pom-pom to stand in
Small piece of Styrofoam (to put in vase to hold pom-pom)
Craft balls   Continue reading “Paper Pom-Pom Centerpiece”