Archive for tag 'parties'


Planning Jaren’s 1st Birthday (Dol)

A Doljanchi is a traditional Korean 1st birthday celebration that is a big deal in Korean culture.  What are the origins of the Doljanchi?  Historically, it was common in Korea for infants to die before their first year, so Koreans wanted to celebrate babies who were able to make it to the one year mark. [...]


Two-By-Two: The Baby Dudes’ Birthday Plans

How?  How is it possible that I am full stride in planning a first birthday party????? I must admit that I’m both thrilled and crazy sad/emotional that the Baby Dudes are turning one in less than 30 days.  Not that I’m counting or anything.  Someone commented the other day that they don’t look like babies [...]


Baby Marker’s Music First Birthday!

I’ve mentioned how much this kid loves music and dancing, and it is no joke. She will dance any and every time she hears music. Of course while brainstorming a theme for her first birthday, music was the obvious choice! I went a little nuts with the DIY and decor. Actually with the whole thing. [...]


Planning Liam’s 2nd Birthday

I love planning parties, maybe even more than actually throwing them. Over the last few years, I’ve been working on not stressing myself out so much and just enjoying the party when it arrives, and I am making progress. One thing that I’m hoping will make it even easier for Liam’s birthday this year is [...]


First Birthday — At the Library!

As excited as I was for Little Deer’s first birthday, I was also a little nervous about planning it all. The perfectionist in me loves to pop-up when I’m planning things, and I tend to get pretty anxious. I knew from the get-go that I didn’t want to make her birthday party into a grand [...]

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12 Unique Birthday Party Favor Ideas

If your child is in daycare or school, they will probably be invited to more and more birthday parties as they get older. With two kids in two different schools it’s double the parties for us, so we’ve attended a birthday almost every weekend the past two months. I even stock up on gifts like popular [...]

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Super CB’s Super Party!

Lil’ CB’s birthday always falls during or right after the first week of school. As a teacher, it’s a time that’s always a *wee* bit hectic and stressful…just a wee bit. ;) But, since we love parties and and we love partying with our friends, and we especially love celebrating our little Cowboy, a party [...]

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