On TV - Sometimes I get so caught up with Olivia Pope that I forget about my first favorite TV Olivia: Olivia Benson from Law & Order: SVU. The last few episodes have been great including this week's Episode 18 "Sheltered Outcasts" directed by Mariska Hargitay and guest starring Michael Rapaport. Carisi is becoming one of my favorite … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 04.01.16
When you get an invitation in the mail, what do you do with it? Do you put it in your planner? Tack in to the bulletin board above your desk? Hang it with a magnet on your fridge? I always did the latter, for a long time. I even have this fancy magnet with the … Continue reading Helpful Hump-day Hints – Party Invitations
We had a great time at our annual Halloween Party this past weekend. In addition to good friends, fun times, and delicious snacks it's always great for the kids to do a test run of their costumes! A spooky clip-art owl was my inspiration for the party. Here are the materials I used to make … Continue reading A Happy Spooky Halloween Party
Yesterday, I hosted a small Back to School Brunch for Olivia and my girlfriend's two kids. Fall is almost here and I hope that I can get back into some of my usual routines - one being blogging! Besides a fun time for my friend and the kids - the best part about this party … Continue reading Back to School Brunch
Olivia attended a superhero birthday party a few weeks ago. I knew I wanted to wrap the presents we brought to go along with their theme. It was a brother and sister who were celebrating, so we needed two gifts. Through a quick search on Pinterest, I found the Meaningful Mama and her awesome free … Continue reading Gift Wrapping for Superheroes
I'm looking forward to just relaxing this 4th of July, spending time with family and having fun in the sun. I decided to put together small gift bags for the kids to give them some fun things to do poolside. I put all this together from the Target dollar bins and my own computer! I … Continue reading 4th of July Fun!
We celebrated Olivia's Third Birthday in style with a Cat in the Hat themed party. I made the invitations, address labels, and return address labels on my computer. I found blue envelopes at Staples that matched perfectly! Birthday Banner. I used a plastic red tablecloth and then red and white striped wrapping paper for the … Continue reading A Cat in the Hat Party
Where have I been? I don't even have a good answer! I wish I had some fabulous story like I was whisked aways for a two month journey through Europe ... but I must be honest, it has been nothing like that! Work has been busy, family life has been busy and I have been … Continue reading Happy New Year – and where the heck have I been?
We had a great time hosting a Halloween party for Olivia and her friends this weekend. You know I love a good party - and I love Halloween! It has always been one of my favorite holidays. I hope by having fun get togethers for Halloween that Olivia will grow to love this holiday too. … Continue reading Halloween Party!
Happy Friday everyone and happy last weekend of summer. I hope whatever plans you have for this long weekend will be relaxing and peaceful before the air starts to cool, the coffee turns pumpkin flavored, and the kids get on the school buses! Here are all the things I am loving this week! On TV … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 08.30.13