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
Tomorrow is O’s 2nd birthday party and there is still a lot to be done so this post is going to be short and sweet. My dear friend Kayla B. created the invitations for O’s party (more on her and her work later – she’s awesome!) and they were a total hit. I have heard from almost everyone invited about just how great they were (photos to come I promise).
Yum! While I’ve never had the pleasure of tasting the famous Magnolia Bakery cupcakes, I am forever indebted to S. and T. for introducing me to our much more local Sprinkles. Perhaps some of the finest red velvet cake I have had the pleasure of indulging in. So imagine how excited I was when Williams-Sonoma started carrying the Sprinkles cupcake mixes. They are a little more work than your average
I love paper. Scrapbook paper, note cards, wrapping paper, you name it. I’ve got plenty of craft stores, high end stationers, paperies in my area. Shoot, I’m even one of the lucky ones with a Paper Source store in close proximity. But still, when I come across an invitation company, letterpress expert or design studio that I haven’t heard of before, you can bet your Oliver Bolliver Butt that I