Posts Tagged ‘birthday’

Happy 14 (!?) John Paul!

John Paul is fourteen. Repeat 5 times. Don’t hyperventilate. These are the things I whisper to myself these days. All you mamas of littles, it happens faster than you think. I always love that I get to kick off a new year with a birthday letter to John Paul. Here goes, y’all. Dear John Paul,…

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A Birthday Letter to the Preemie

Luke is 8 today. And with that sentence comes all the feels. If you’ve been hanging around here for any amount of time, you know that he’s our miracle preemie, with a serious backstory. He’s getting older, though. His story is becoming less mine, and more his. That’s another blog post for another day. Today?…

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Aloha, Let’s Luau: A Hawaiian Birthday

Aloha, y'all! This Hawaiian-inspired tween birthday party has sweet treats, activities, decorations and party favors ideas to make your next gathering super sweet.

The beauty of having a summer-ish birthday are all the fun, outdoor theme ideas. Because we postponed celebrating Anna-Laura’s May birthday and hosted it in June, after school let out, we were really able to fully embrace summer. Read: pool time. Anna-Laura preferred a small crew of girls, so we ruled out the neighborhood pool.…

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A Foodie Kind of 16th Birthday

Looking for a fun, and easy, birthday for your teenager? Just feed them! Venture to any of Austin's best food trailers and maybe catch a mural or two, but be prepared to roll home.

Peas and carrots. Peanut butter and jelly. Sweet and tea. Teenagers and food. Some things just go together, don’t they? For our oldest son’s 16th birthday, I struggled with wanting to throw him an epic birthday with not wanting to embarrass the heck out of him. It’s a fine line, this parenting a teenager gig.…

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Yee-Haw! A Texas Birthday

Planning a Texas-sized birthday for your son or daughter? This dessert table is sure to have some winners of ideas.

My love affair with birthday parties continues. You may see a repeat of this party again next year for sweet Gianna. She shared her big three-year-old birthday with her oldest brother, who was celebrating his Confirmation the same weekend. I figured, let’s do a two-fer. Double the cookies, double the party, double the fun. Plus,…

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