In the past our daughter has insisted her birthday party be about dress-up and princesses and tea parties, which is all well and good, but frankly it’s not really my thing. Each year I’d hope for a literary or science theme (cause that’s how I roll), then gracefully support our daughter’s desire for pink and […]
Our little girl young lady turns six years old today! She’s full of sass and fire, keeps us on our toes, and brings such tremendous joy and love to our lives. She’s a passionate reader… Kind, loving big sister and friend… Brilliant, endlessly curious, and dedicated student… Talented cook and able helper… And fun, strong […]
We started off Independence Day with a quick red, white, and blue project, decorating French Toast with strawberries, vanilla ice cream, and blueberries. Then we made our daughter eat it. Cause we’re mean like that. It tasted so disgusting. (“Mom, it was good, not disgusting!”) You heard it here first, folks. Enjoy your day!
I’ve been eyeing these tasty red, white, and blue themed snacks for our Independence Day celebration. In addition to July Fourth, this week we celebrate our seventh wedding anniversary and David’s birthday! Should be a busy and fun Fourth of July. Featured above: 1. A healthful Fourth of July breakfast of toast with berry jam, […]
The round-up of decorations from this year’s birthday extravaganza continues. To see all the birthday party posts, please click here. Growing up, the Spritzer family had a special glass platter (with etched hearts!) that came out for birthday celebrations. My daughter and I thought it would be fun to recreate this tradition, while adding a […]
The round-up of decorations from this year’s birthday extravaganza continues. To see all the birthday party posts, please click here. We had such fun making the party decorations for this year’s birthday extravaganza! These simple, festive chandeliers were easy to make, fashioned out of ribbon remnants and embroidery hoops from our local craft supplies resale […]
What do you do when you live in a very small house, can’t predict the weather, and your daughter has many close friends? Why, host two birthday parties, of course! (That way, no matter the weather, everyone will fit!) Thankfully, the weather cooperated and we had two super-special days in a row. Oh, we feel […]
Oh, dear. It’s that time of the year: nonstop talk about our daughter’s upcoming birthday. Do forgive me. What can I say? It’s what we’re occupied with right now. We’re slowly, slowly finishing the multitude of projects strewn throughout the house. Watercolored thank you note cards are made, stacked, and ready to be written. Candy […]