The moment my mom started talking about her retirement, I knew I wanted to help throw her the ultimate retirement party. Growing up she was frequently going to other teachers retirement parties and I remember thinking that sounds soooo boring. I kept picturing everyone gathered around a sheet cake in the school lounge, wishing the […]
When my husband’s birthday was coming up, I was trying to think of something fun and thoughtful to do for him. The last year had been rough and I wanted to do something that would make him feel special. Inspired by oh happy day, I asked friends and family to send me their favorite memory with […]
When I first started planning my husband’s 35th birthday party, I told him I needed a theme. He gave me exactly zero ideas and I think he was afraid I was going to throw him a colorful kids party with balloons and streamers. It wasn’t until I gave him a list of ideas, including Bluegrass […]
With graduations right around the corner, graduation party planning and open houses are in full swing. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite creative party ideas for your graduation party, from invitations to decorations to easy party food and more! Read on for my top 21 creative graduation party ideas. 1. Keep invitations simple (and […]
One of my favorite things about throwing parties is making them personal. Finding a theme or idea that suits the person is always more fun than a generic party. The theme of the Sobriety Party I threw for a friend was Pepsi because she absolutely loves Pepsi. This Teal & Sparkle Bridal Shower was perfect […]
We served caramel apples (with mustaches), chocolate stache lollipops made from a candy mold, and a chocolate fountain. Fixings included marshmallows, pretzels, bananas, and vanilla wafers. We also had water and wet your whiskers punch.
This party was held at an old theatre, which ended up being a great venue. It already had a lot of great elements and architecture, so there wasn’t a lot we needed to add. A ‘guess the stach’ banner hung on one wall, with the types of mustaches under the cards. Another ‘mustache bash’ banner hung […]
Guests were encouraged to wear plaid to the party, and a make-shift photo booth added lots of fun and creativity. Lumberjack hats, beards, and axes were provided, along with a large frame.