baymax birthday party!

For the party of freshly turned 3 year old Sunny, there is only one theme suitable theme: Big Hero 6. Here’s a peek at the awesome spread Nicole prepared for him for his big day! Welcome to San Fransokyo!Steam some rice and edamame, pick up your favorite Chinese Food take out and hit your local Asian market for yummy drinks and snacks! Take out boxes and chopsticks included of course.Like Banana Milk with Strawberry Boba, perhaps?Pocky Sticks, Mango and Lychee juice boxes and hard candy, too!Fortune cookies with Baymax’s favorite encouragement, Ba La La La La.   The cake was … Read more

Valentine’s Day Breakfast

Valentine's Breakfast

We whipped up this special love day breakfast, which is pretty simple for one festive pay-out, so if you’re looking for a way to make this Saturday morning extra special we’ve got you covered! First we started with Caravan Shoppe‘s darling line-up of digital downloads for Valentine’s Day: their back drop and  table topper are so pretty and the kids can color right on both! A bundle of tulips, plump raspberries and sliced strawberries with whipped cream on our favorite Kodiak Cakes pancakes.Next coat glass milk bottles (we use these – over and over again!) with a little icing and dunk in a plate of … Read more

Pixelated Valentine’s Box

Just in the nick of time for our kids’ classroom Valentine’s Day parties! Valentine’s boxes are tricky for boys, so here’s a colorful and cool option that avoids all that yucky love stuff. Their words, not ours. You’ll need colorful squares in a small color palette: Glue or glue stick and a cardboard box. Cut your envelope hole and then start glueing on the squares.Cover the box overlapping only slightly and trimming squares when you hit corners and slots. (Card via Paper Bandit Press)Best of all, the boys could do it basically from start to finish (except for cutting the … Read more

munchkin at heart party

Photos by Lindsey Orton. We are always thrilled when we’re asked to host an Alt Summit Dinner, it really is the best part of the conference for us! We loved being able to create this vision with Munchkin! Since our brands both represent childhood, we knew we wanted to create the party around being a Kid at Heart. We’ve got a whole slew of photos if you’d like to see! The party is this a-way, after the jump!

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Hello + Goodbye

Grand America High Tea Baby Shower

This past month, Jenna and her family moved to California! We miss her terribly, even though we talk Small Fry and regular bestie stuff everyday, but are so happy for their new adventure. To send her off, as well as shower her forthcoming baby girl, we had a Hello and Goodbye shower for her at, you guessed it, The Grand America. High Tea is such a wonderful experience and they take such good care of their guests we knew it would be the easiest shower we’ve ever hosted! Our girl Lindsey Orton took the beautiful pictures, if you’d like to … Read more