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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Birthday Ideas

By | March 14th, 2015|Categories: Party Ideas|Tags: , , |

I’m so excited to share these easy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Birthday Party Ideas with you today.  I love putting on fun birthday parties for my boys, but I have found that you can do fun things your boys will love without spending a lot of money or time. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Birthday Ideas When my son turned 6 he insisted on a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Birthday and of all of the parties I have thrown for my boys, this turned out to be the easiest one.  I have already shared his Easy TMNT cake and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pancakes, but I haven’t shared the rest of the decorations. […]

Easy Disney Cars Party

By | February 28th, 2015|Categories: Disney, Party Ideas|Tags: , , |

“I received party supplies in order to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration.  All opinions are my own. Post includes affiliate links” We were thrilled to find out that we had been invited to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration and since our theme was Disney’s Cars, I knew it would be perfect for my house of boys.  Showing your Disney side doesn’t have to be complicated and that is why I chose to host an Easy Cars Party with food and activities that any mom could make. Easy Cars Party The cozy little town of Radiator Springs had some colorful characters and I had fun looking at each character for inspiration for our Cars party.  […]

Easy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cake

By | August 5th, 2014|Categories: Food/Recipes, For the Boys, Party Ideas|Tags: , , , , |

This Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cake and Cupcakes were the hit of my son’s 6th birthday party and the best thing about it is they are SIMPLE to make! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cake and Cupcakes My son is a HUGE Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fan so when he had the chance to choose his birthday theme, it was natural for him to choose his favorite Turtles.  He started off the day with these super fun and really popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pancakes and the rest of the day was full of the coolest turtle decorations (post coming soon) and this fun Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cake and Cupcakes. […]

Easy Nerf Cake

By | May 7th, 2014|Categories: Food/Recipes, For the Boys, Party Ideas|Tags: , , , |

Easy Nerf Cake If you are a mom of boys then you probably understand that little boys tend to have an obsession with Nerf guns of every kind.   I tried to round ours all up and counted around 15 or more in all shapes and sizes.  So when my 8-year-old got to choose which type of birthday he wanted, a Nerf Birthday Party was the obvious choice.  If you know me, you know that I’m all about finding ways to make easy birthday cakes that still look cool, and this easy Nerf Cake was no exception to the rule. […]

Dump Truck Cake

By | January 30th, 2014|Categories: Food/Recipes, For the Boys, Party Ideas|Tags: , , , , |

Dump Truck Cake Whenever one of my boys’ birthdays roll around I always go looking for ideas for birthday cakes for boys.  With my baby’s 2nd birthday coming up (tears! sniff, sniff) I knew exactly what type of cake he would want.  He is completely into anything with wheels so a dump truck cake would be perfect for him. […]

The Joys of Boys 2013 – A Year in Review

By | January 1st, 2014|Categories: Crafts/Activities, Food/Recipes, For the Boys, Holidays, Just for Mom, Monday Motivation, Party Ideas|

  The Joys of Boys 2013 – A Year in Review Happy New Year! Today I am taking a look back at our best moments of 2013.  This year has been an incredible year for me and I am so grateful to all of my readers for helping to make my dream of starting this blog a reality.  I remember my biggest fear when I started was that no one would read it, so thank you for being here and coming back time and time again! Top Posts 2013: […]

Easy Monkey Cake

By | September 6th, 2013|Categories: Food/Recipes, For the Boys, Party Ideas|Tags: , , , |

Time for another Flashback Friday!  Last week I shared E’s Cookie Monster Cake we made for his first birthday.  Well,  skip ahead one year and we made this Easy Monkey Cake for our little monkey!  He has always been a little stinker and the term monkey fits him quite well. How to Make an Easy Monkey Cake […]

Cookie Monster Cake and Cupcakes

By | August 22nd, 2013|Categories: Food/Recipes, For the Boys, Party Ideas|Tags: , , , , |

I was looking through my picture files on an old computer and came across some fun birthday cakes from the past.  So I thought it would be perfect to share one for Throwback Thursday.  This Cookie Monster cake was perfect for my third son’s 1st birthday (say that three times fast. 🙂 ) […]

DIY Pool Noodle Goal Post

By | June 27th, 2013|Categories: Build it with Dad, Crafts/Activities, DIY projects, For the Boys, Party Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Last month we threw the Ultimate Sports Party for my now 7-year-old and we had lots of fun using some of the pool noodle activities I shared on the blog last summer as well as this new pool noodle goal post.  I turned to my handy, dandy husband and asked him to come up with some sort of goal post to be used in a field goal kicking competition and this is what he came up with.  (We’re so lucky to have him around. 🙂 ) I’ll try my best to give a good description of how this was made but if I leave something out or don’t explain something very well, leave me a comment and I’ll have my husband answer.  Sound good? How to Make a Pool Noodle Goal Post […]

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