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Category Archives: Celebrations

Dora’s Flash Birthday Party

I so love Dora!  She reminds me of a quieter eight year old version of Sydney.  She is so sweet, is always trying to please, and has such a kind heart.  She had a Flash party for her eight birthday.  The kids had SO much fun!  And WOW, I had no idea how competitive my […]

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Colin’s Baptism

It’s hard to believe that Colin is eight already and old enough to be baptized!  We call him our little Nephi because he loves following the rules, honors his parents, and is constantly striving to do what is right.  I didn’t give him the you-better-be-good talk, but rather naturally expected this huge spiritual moment at his […]

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Dad’s 70th Birthday

My dad has this thing – he always sends us these HILARIOUS talking dog e-cards.  The dogs each have a name and talk with the funniest British accents.  He sends them all the time for the kids to celebrate their accomplishments or just to say hello!  For my dad’s 70th birthday, I decided to send HIM […]

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Colin’s Mad Scientist Birthday: It’s Party Time!

Colin’s Mad Scientist party was So. Much. Fun.  The night before the party (yes, we literally do 90% of everything the night before each party) Clint found this really cool hand scanning app on his iPad.  So when the kids knocked on the door, they first had to have their hand scanned to see if […]

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Colin’s Mad Scientist Birthday Party: The Set-Up

I know I say this a lot, but this one of my favorite parties to put together!!  What’s not to love about dry ice, test tubes, and explosions?!  I probably should have hung more “slime” from the ceiling, but everything else was pretty perfect!  I absolutely loved the cake!!  I usually micromanage the design of […]

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