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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

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

Basketball + Royal Icing

Basketball + Royal Icing

My son played basketball this winter; his first sport! It was an Upward league, and if you can find one of those leagues near you, I cannot recommend highly enough that you join in! I was scheduled for snacks for the last game, and I couldn’t resist the desire to do something special…you know, more … Continue reading

Simple Father’s Day Polo Shirt

When I was growing up, we always bought my Dad a Father’s Day t-shirt with Snoopy on it.  You can’t find those 1990s Snoopy shirts anymore though, to my knowledge at least; so I made my own!  I think he’s going to like it.  If you’d like to make one, check out the process below! 1.  … Continue reading

Preparing…

for an Amazon rainforest party this Saturday! I’ll show you the lift-the-flap invitations, a pinata tutorial, and a living room turned into a rainforest soon!

It’s kind of hurting my eyes…

my current project, that is. I’m working on the world’s ugliest Bible cover. It is just the prototype for hopefully eight more I’ll be making before Sunday, but WOW is it hard on the eyes! It’s a kids’ Bible cover, with an attached crayon wallet; if it turns out, I think they’ll adore it, and … Continue reading

Ah, the Friday Flop

It’s never a question of whether there IS a Friday Flop, of course.  It’s only a matter of WHICH flop of the week I’d like to share with you, dear friends. Lest you think I am a complete failure and never return to my blog, I will start with the success of the night: Fifty … Continue reading