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The Tiger Party and a Winner!

The Tiger Party and a Winner!

First, the winner of the Never Been Stitched giveaway: HEATHER!!! Heather, contact me with your mailing address, and you’ll soon receive your copy of Never Been Stitched!  E-mail me at thepracticalperfeccionista at gmail. Now, on to the party!  Miss Adventuress thoroughly enjoyed her party, so I consider it a great success!  I also had a … Continue reading

Tiger Party Prep: Progress!

Tiger Party Prep: Progress!

Preparations are humming along! Mandarin orange cups turned tiger: Mandarin orange cups + googly eyes + Sharpie!   I flipped the orange cup upside down, used a low-temp hot glue gun to stick the eyes on, and then traced the indentations on the bottom with the black Sharpie marker.  I added a nose, mouth, and whiskers, and was finished!  … Continue reading

Tiger Party Planning: The Supplies!

Tiger Party Planning: The Supplies!

We’re at T minus six days for the tiger party for Miss Adventuress’ fifth birthday!  I’ve purchased almost all of the supplies we need for this party now!  I just shopped at Dollar Tree and Wal-Mart for this party.  We don’t go all-out on our parties, but we do enough to make the theme come … Continue reading

Polar Birthday Party

Polar Birthday Party

This party was for my sweet E on her 4th birthday.  It was SO much fun to put together!  I had to keep a lot of things simpler than I had planned, because I had a six-month-old baby who wasn’t doing a lot of sleeping by herself yet.  But I was still really pleased with … Continue reading

Amtrak Birthday Party

Amtrak Birthday Party

One sweet boy had a birthday, and requested a train theme; but NOT a Thomas the Train theme, an Amtrak theme!  We did our best to make that happen. He requested his favorite birthday party meal: chili dogs!  I made the food tags using Inkscape.  People always appreciate knowing exactly what they’re eating! Seven layer … Continue reading

Real Madrid Soccer Birthday Party

Real Madrid Soccer Birthday Party

I happen to have a 6-year old who LOVES Real Madrid… can you tell?!  It was his requested theme for his birthday party this year.  I was 9 months pregnant for this party, and while I wanted to make it special, I knew I wouldn’t be able to go all out.  The homemaker-of-the-year party was … Continue reading

Living Room to Rainforest

We have been transforming our child-friendly living room into a rainforest!  I had hoped to finish it before the Amazon rainforest birthday party, but it wasn’t as complete as it could have been.  I’m going to show you what we did, and then tell you what we would have added if we’d had more time.  … Continue reading