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How to Make DIY Apple Candles for Fall

How to Make DIY Apple Candles for Fall

Make these DIY apple candles in minutes using a handful of small apples and tea lights. Apple candles are a very pretty accent for a buffet table, fall party and seasonal home decor.

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

Did you know you can make ice cream without using an ice cream maker? These ice cream mixes from The Curious Creamery allow you to make all kinds of ice cream combinations using mix-ins you have in your kitchen!

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!

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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!

Gorgeously Simple Dinner Party Ideas

Gorgeously Simple Dinner Party Ideas

Hosting dinner parties is a great way to teach kids how to be generous with your home and serve others too! Here are some simple tips to host a gorgeous dinner party without spending lots of time or money.

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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Baby Boy First Birthday Ideas

Baby Boy First Birthday Ideas

Recently my baby celebrated his first birthday. This year we kept it simple with some adorable cake photos, a few practical gifts and a fun little family party.

Fairy & Garden Themed Birthday Party

Fairy & Garden Themed Birthday Party

A 2-year-old birthday is a big deal. We recently celebrated our little ones second birthday with cupcakes, twinkle lights, fairies. a tiny birthday cake that my daughter helped me decorate during nap time, and pretzels dipped in candy melts!

Plan a Backyard Movie Night

Plan a Backyard Movie Night

Summer is the perfect time to take a sheet and some bean bag chairs outside and enjoy a backyard movie night! Kids will love the novelty of watching a movie outside, and you can share the fun by inviting friends and neighbors. Throw in a BBQ to make it a full night of fun and mix up these delicious popcorn combinations!

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How to Make a Tiered Birthday Cake

How to Make a Tiered Birthday Cake

Creative birthday cakes are a festive way to celebrate a birthday and coordinate with the party theme. It’s easy to make a tiered birthday cake using 2 boxed cake mixes and some colorful frosting.

Superhero-Mermaid Kid’s Birthday Party

Superhero-Mermaid Kid’s Birthday Party

Kid’s birthday parties can be memorable without breaking your family’s budget. I planned a superhero mermaid birthday party for my 4-year-old daughter complete with treats, a tiered birthday cake and cute paper mermaid decorations.

Fun Kids’ Party Ideas

Fun Kids’ Party Ideas

My kids love having parties. A successful kids’ party requires a few key elements; fun food, creative kid-friendly games, and cute crafts and activities! We’ve hosted a few little parties for my daughter’s friends; a fun opportunity to make some yummy food that I don’t have to eat all by myself! Baking for others is the best kind of inspiration. Here are the basic things needed for a fun and easy party for kids.

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