Santa’s Coming!!! Elf Party for a Family Movie Night

This post is spon­sored by Oriental Trading Company, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own!   The holiday season is officially upon us, which for many means it’s time to break out the decorations and the family traditions! The weeks and days leading up to Christmas are my absolute favorite, from decking… Read More »

Nightmare Before Christmas Party Ideas

One of my husband’s favorite movies is Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, making a staple in our household every holiday season from Halloween through Christmas! And since Disneyland transforms the Haunted Mansion into a this motif every year around this time, we were even more excited to have a Nightmare Before Christmas party inspired by this theme! Plus,… Read More »

How We Roll 80’s Rollerskating Party Ideas

Parties are obviously big ’round these parts, but when it comes to my daughter, Anabelle’s birthday, it’s the biggest celebration of the year! Last year, her An American Girl in Paris party was a big production. To commemorate her 9th birthday this year, she specifically requested an 80’s rollerskating party, which made me so proud! If you’ve followed… Read More »

WellieWishers Willa’s Garden Picnic

This post is spon­sored by American Girl, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! Have you heard of American Girl’s newest brand of dolls, WellieWishers?! These sweet girls are the best of friends that have fun and exciting adventures right in the backyard. They wear the cutest outfits and each have the most adorable… Read More »

High Scorin’ Tailgate Football Party Ideas

  Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!?! The hubby has been counting down the days until the season started back up again and what better way to celebrate than with an indoor tailgate football party?! Scroll down for some simple ideas to host a high-scorin’ watch party as you cheer on your home team! Decorations… Read More »

Lea Clark’s Brazilian Tropical Playdate

At the beginning of the year, my daughter, Anabelle and I were anxiously awaiting American Girl’s announcement of the 2016 Girl of the Year. Last year, Anabelle’s An American Girl in Paris Patisserie party was inspired by the 2015 Girl of the Year, which was a perfect fit for us seeing as we love all things… Read More »

Classic Home Bowl Football Party for Evite

This post is spon­sored by Evite, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! I was thrilled to be contacted by to once again participate in one of their Top Party Pro challenges! As you may remember, I took part in the competition last year with my Break Out the Bubbly preschool graduation… Read More »

Maryellen’s Fabulous 50’s Diner Play Date

This post is spon­sored by American Girl, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! My daughter, Anabelle, is a huge fan of the adorable American Girl dolls, as are many kids her age… and, let’s face it, so am I! As you may recall we were inspired by the 2015 Girl of the Year, Grace, for her… Read More »

Sweet to the Core Fall Apple Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone! #BakeInTheFun #CollectiveBias Now that September is upon us, I am SOOOO super excited for Fall! Living in Las Vegas and experiencing the high temperatures of a desert Summer makes you truly look forward to the changing of… Read More »

Glamping Sleepover Party Ideas

Since school is about to start, my daughter, Anabelle and I decided that we wanted to end Summer with a bang and host a sleepover for all her friends. Though she has attended several slumber parties at her friends’ houses in the past, we had never thrown one at our own house before! Therefore, I… Read More »