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A Lumberjack Birthday Party for Moose

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If there's anything that makes my heart pitter-patter, it's a good theme party. (Besides you, dear husband.) And it's been far too long since I've thrown one. The reason you haven't heard from me in the last week is I was busy planning a Lumberjack Party to celebrate Moose's birthday with friends. TIIIIMBER!!!! Today I'll share decorations and I'll follow-up with a post on the Lumberjack Dinner Party menu. This was the largest sit-down dinner party we've had in this house so far Read more ...

Oven Problems & Microwave Cakes

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via I have this thing where I can't bring myself to buy store-bought desserts. I don't know what it is, but I just can't do it. Usually this is a good thing - I don't buy them so I don't eat them. But it was somebody's birthday recently And, of course, our oven chose to die. And I mean croak. 20-minutes-later-the-frozen-pizza-is-still-frozen kind of dead. To eliminate confusion: this is not an after photo. Just re-using photos here people! The oven breaking was unfortunate for a few reasons: It Read more ...

Happy Birthday.

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via Happy Birthday to me and Happy Birthday to Withywindle. I just so happened to start Withywindle on my birthday last year. You see, I've always been a writer. via I wrote short stories as a kid. I didn't want to be a princess. I didn't want to be a ballerina, or a marine biologist or a movie star. I wanted to write and illustrate books. In kindergarten we had to draw a picture of what we wanted to be when we grew up. I drew a lady holding a book with the word "authir" next to it. (Although, Read more ...

A (Grown Up) Princess Birthday Party

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One of my best friends, Abs, celebrated her Princess Birthday recently (Princess birthday = turning the number of years as the day you were born, ex: 24 years old on the 24th.) Neither of us believe you're ever too old for birthday parties, so we celebrated. 1. "Tiara" cake - Funfetti with caramel frosting 2. Royal Jewels candy 3. "Scepter" wands - Chocolate Covered Marshmallows 4. Polka Dot Dessert plates (from my Mom, Dot) 5. "Fairy Cocoamother" 6. "Who's the fairest one of all?" 7. Read more ...

Vendor Rave: Crumbs Bake Shop

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Have I mentioned how much I love birthdays? My darling sister-in-law sent me a stupendous surprise gift for my birthday today! I was sitting at my desk at work, and someone is walking towards me with a rather large foam box covered in stickers that say "dry ice". Naturally, working in the medical industry, I ask think "organs??". Fortunately, and to my delight, I open the box up to the prettiest box of cupcakes I have ever seen in my LIFE! It turns out they are from Crumbs Bake Shop in NYC.  Read more ...