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Delicious Key Lime Tarts | Easy Recipe

Delicious Key Lime Tarts | Easy Recipe

These key lime tarts turned out darling and sweetly tangy, just like key lime pie! Learn how to easily make rich tart pastry and yummy key lime filling. This baking project is fun for kids to try too!

Easy Homemade Cranberry Bliss Bars

Easy Homemade Cranberry Bliss Bars

Sweetness, creamy goodness and tart flavors come together in this perfect holiday dessert. Learn how to make these homemade Cranberry Bliss Bars for your next holiday party!

Rainbow Felt Leaf Garland DIY Decor

Rainbow Felt Leaf Garland DIY Decor

One of my favorite things about decorating my home is designing my own wall art, colorful garlands and accent decor. I often switch out my home decor for different seasons and I enjoy using fresh new accent colors. This eye-catching rainbow felt leaf garland can be made using any color of felt. A DIY felt garland is a pretty decorative accent for a party or child’s bedroom. You could also use this same concept to create a garland of stars, hearts or flowers.

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How to Make a Baby Shark Birthday Cake

How to Make a Baby Shark Birthday Cake

This DIY Baby Shark birthday cake is a fun way to incorporate your child’s favorite song into their birthday celebration! All you need is some small cake pans, a boxed cake mix, a tub of icing, white fondant and food coloring.

How To Make A Minecraft Creeper Pinata

How To Make A Minecraft Creeper Pinata

This Minecraft Creeper Pinata was the highlight of my daughter’s Minecraft birthday party. We made it out of cardboard boxes and green tissue paper. Learn how you can easily make a Minecraft Creeper Pinata too!

Unicorn Tea Party Essentials

Unicorn Tea Party Essentials

Unicorns are beloved characters that frequently pop up in many designs, stories and movies. Their whimsical characteristics and colorful details, often associated with glitter and rainbows, make unicorns universally magical creatures. So why shouldn’t unicorns inspire a tea party?
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Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

These Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites are a flavorful combination of savory, sweet and salty in one delightful package. They’re the perfect holiday appetizer because they look super fancy and the pomegranate provides a pop of color.

How to Make a Princess Doll Birthday Cake

How to Make a Princess Doll Birthday Cake

I love finding ways to make birthdays special without spending a ton of money. Anyone can make this simple princess doll birthday cake using a few basic kitchen tools. Your little princess will be thrilled!

Kids Minecraft Party Ideas, Swords & Creepers

Kids Minecraft Party Ideas, Swords & Creepers

Birthday parties are a great opportunity to get creative with celebrating your child! My kids start talking about their birthday party theme a few months in advance. For her 6th birthday my daughter wanted to have a Minecraft birthday party. We made lots of kids Minecraft party ideas including a creeper pinata, colorful Minecraft-inspired potions and tasty party snacks!

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Awesomely Easy Candy Corn Treat Cups

Awesomely Easy Candy Corn Treat Cups

Make these easy DIY Candy Corn treat cups with a few pieces of colored card stock and a glue stick! Treat cups are great for kids’ parties, your next Halloween bash, a Thanksgiving fall festival or just for fun!

Super Cute DIY Candy Corn Pennant Banner

Super Cute DIY Candy Corn Pennant Banner

Decorating my home is one of my favorite things to do to get ready for changing seasons and holidays. A candy corn pennant banner is easy to make and a fun way to decorate for the fall festivities!

How to Plan A Princess Birthday Party on a Budget

How to Plan A Princess Birthday Party on a Budget

When my kids turn about 3 years old, they understand all about birthday celebrations and they get very excited about celebrating their own birthday. This year my daughter had all sorts of ideas for her birthday weeks in advance. She made sure I knew she wanted to have a purple princess birthday party with dress up and unicorns. I love hosting parties and I also value keeping kids parties budget-friendly. If you know how to follow a recipe and bake simple treats such as a boxed cake mix and sugar cookies, there’s no reason you can’t throw a fun themed birthday party for your own child!

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Boba, Backyard Scrabble & Kids Sunshine Party

Boba, Backyard Scrabble & Kids Sunshine Party

Wanting to spice up your summer days? Kids will love making these fun bubble tea drinks with Boba, playing Backyard Scrabble as a family and inviting friends to a summer Sunshine Party!

Easy Creative Kids Party Treats

Easy Creative Kids Party Treats

Are you planning a party? You don’t have to break the bank to host a memorable party. All you need is a few creative kids party treats and an open afternoon to whip up some fun party ideas!

How to Plan Easy Kids’ Birthday Parties

How to Plan Easy Kids’ Birthday Parties

Do your kids love birthday parties? My daughter starts talking about her birthday party theme months in advance. She loves parties and I love hosting them. We usually pick a party theme and use our craft supplies to design colorful party decorations. I tend to keep kids’ birthday parties pretty budget friendly. However, a party can still be festive with colored paper garlands, cute place settings and yummy party foods. What’s the first thing you do when planning a birthday party? Send out party invitations of course! These simple tips for planning kids’ birthday parties aim to maximize the fun and minimize the cost of party planning.
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