How to Host an Epic Cake Pop Party

Also, regardless of the number, it's a little trickier when you are both the hostess and the cake pop demonstrator.

When my eldest daughter, Hannah, who is now 13, turned eight — EIGHT! — we celebrated her birthday by hosting a unique cake pop party with three of her friends. At the time, it was my second time executing a cake Continue reading How to Host an Epic Cake Pop Party

Same theme, different party: Pirates!

Pirate parties! Check out how Erica makes the pirate theme work for two different ages. http://sevenlittlemonkeys.com

Ahoy, Mateys! Between my family and Laura’s, seven kids in the same age ranges means duplicate party themes. Sometimes for the same kid! I’ve made a Lightning McQueen cake twice, repurposed Blue’s Clues decorations, done two variations of Monster Jam Continue reading Same theme, different party: Pirates!

Top 10 Pro Party Tips for Planning — and Surviving — Your Twins’ Birthday

Planning your twins' birthday party can be fun and budget-friendly with this mom's pro tips! http://sevenlittlemonkeys.com

Got twins? Congratulations and welcome to the Club! The ‘Twins Birthday Club’, that is. The Club where suddenly everything is doubled: the guest list, the cakes, the loot bags, the budget and — yes — even the fun. And as Continue reading Top 10 Pro Party Tips for Planning — and Surviving — Your Twins’ Birthday

Sports-Themed Party? DIY Jerseys for the Win!

DIY sports jerseys are a colourful alternative to loot bags for a sports-themed birthday party. Check it out at http://sevenlittlemonkeys.com

My middle son was born with a ball in his hand. So, obviously, his birthday parties must have a sports theme. And what is a sports event without jerseys?! Don’t freak out! This is super easy to do and gentle Continue reading Sports-Themed Party? DIY Jerseys for the Win!

How to Throw a Dynamite Minecraft Party on a Dollar Store Budget

10 Minecraft party ideas that won't break the bank! http://sevenlittlemonkeys.com

When I set out to plan for my son’s Minecraft-themed 9th birthday party — I’m not gonna lie — I hit up Pinterest. Hard. There are so many great ideas out there that sometimes you don’t need to reinvent the Continue reading How to Throw a Dynamite Minecraft Party on a Dollar Store Budget