Lately, my husband and I have been having some sort of unspoken contest to see who can get the least amount of sleep. Usually with his early am shifts and staying up late because of the whole wanting to see his kids thing, he trumps me no problem. But today I just might have him beat. I’m working off of a good four hours right now and based on the
Rainbow birthday candles are the coolest! I’m not a baker. I’m not a cake decorator. In fact, I finally found the chance to use my offset spatula for the first time with I iced a cake for my son’s 2nd birthday party earlier this month. My sister had given me a cake decorating set, complete with all kinds of fancy icing tips, for my first Christmas as a married woman.
It has been like a hundred and ten degrees here in good ole South Cali the last few days. Summer hot. No, September hot. (If you don’t live in California, you might not appreciate how – although we are known for our summers, its really September that kills you with its million degree heat…but that’s another subject). So yeah, its been super warm and I’ve got to admit, I’m not
I love that “personal touch”. A little something that shows your guests you have gone that extra mile to put a little of yourself into your party planning. And thanks to myownlabels.com, adding that personal touch is a piece of cake. On their website you can order custom labels from everything like personalized bottled water to food and craft labels. They have it all. Think about creating your own personalized
Anyone who knows me well can tell you that I am perpetually planning my kids’ next birthday parties. Truth be told, now that my daughter is old enough to actually have a voice about what she wants at her next bash, its really difficult for me to let go a bit (thankfully my son is still young enough that I can do whatever I want with his…) And this year,
From time to time I will be posting items for a category I like to call the “Party in my Head.” Cupcakes and Cutlery aims to keep the products, services and ideas discussed in this blog in a certain price range making it useful to the largest group of readers. However, for the Party in my Head, I am super rich. I’m talking Oprah Winfrey rich. So in my head,
I think by now everyone has heard of Jones Soda. It is the go-to drink when you are trying to accent certain colors for a party or to provide something different from the standard soda pop options. I have been to countless parties where Jones Soda has added that little something special. Certain Jones Soda flavors are now available at places like Costco and Target making it really easy to
We recently celebrated my son’s first birthday. The first birthday party is always such fun. And, as I’m sure anyone who has had kids can relate, reaching that first year milestone is definitely something to celebrate. Every parent wants their child’s first birthday to be special and personal while still keeping the cost under control. Therein lies the challenge. Here are a few things I did to help maintain a