Lego Super Hero Party + Banner Printable

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The past month and half has been crazy in our family. We celebrated JD’s 6th birthday, and two days later our daughter had surgery, and I have just been trying to play catch up with everything else. Thankfully, our daughter has recovered quickly and has done so well with everything. Trying to get back to a normal schedule has been tough, but we are slowly getting there!

JD has been into Legos lately, and it’s not hard to see why, especially with the new Batman Lego Movie out. I had other things going on, so I tried to keep this party pretty low key. Luckily I still had this backdrop I made for a Trunk or Treat last Halloween. I wanted to throw it away since I didn’t think we were going to use it again, but I’m glad my husband convinced me otherwise! Using a box cutter, I cut out different shapes from a tri-fold board (for science projects) then painted it black, and cut out yellow squares from construction paper. I used diaper boxes (on the sides) and taped them together, and painted them black and used the yellow construction paper again for the windows.

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I learned how to make the colored circles from a friend, and they are so easy to do! I used a circle cutter like this one and sewed the circles one after the other so that they’re still on the same thread. I also found this awesome Lego “Happy Birthday Banner” here. And since I couldn’t find any other Lego Avenger printables, I made some for the party which you can download those HERE.

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To save some money with balloons, I bought a pack at the dollar store, blew them up at home and hung them upside down from the ceiling over the table. I had balloons left over and left them all over the floor. It was a huge hit with all the kids… I’m pretty sure that was their favorite part of the whole party. I also had some extra boxes laying around and wrapped those up in colored paper that I found at the $1 store and cut out little circles and used them as a centerpiece for the table so they looked like big Lego pieces.

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I found a list of great of games over at Play.Party.Plan. JD had been asking to have a pinata for a while at his party, and we finally gave in. Five and six year olds are pretty dang strong, because that pinata did not last long. We probably should’ve blindfolded them or something to make it harder! Now we know for next year!

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I made a Lego cake, but I am not a cake decorater, so I will spare you the hideousness of how it looked. Let’s just say it was a major Pinterest fail! Overall, these kids had a great time and I can’t wait to plan the next party!

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Printables: Avengers Lego Banner & Happy Birthday Banner

Game Ideas: Play.Party.Plan

 

Fourth of July Invitations – Free Printable

4TH OF JULY INVITATIONI can’t believe how fast June is going, and soon enough, it’ll be 4th of July weekend! I love this time of year – longer days, fireworks, BBQs. The only thing I don’t love about this time of year, at least while being pregnant, is the heat! So far, our Summer in Washington hasn’t been a bad one. We’ve only had a few unbearable days, and now I’m a little anxious to see how hot next month will be.

Since we’re about 2 weeks away from the big holiday weekend, you might be thinking about throwing a 4th of July party. I’ve got you covered! Print out these Fourth of July Invitations, fill out the info and send them on their way. You’re friends will be excited about your 4th of July celebration once they see these prints in their mailbox!

Download your 4th of July Invitation – HERE

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Want a custom version of this invitation? Feel free to contact me for pricing options!

Printable Note Cards

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I’m back! For now that is, until (special announcement) baby #3 makes her debut sometime next month! It has been busy these past few months. I decided to go back to work full time in February, and between taking care of my family and attempting to get ready for baby #3, I haven’t been able to keep up with blogging. Last Friday was my last day of work, and I’m happy to be back to blogging and being home with my crazy, but adorable kids!

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With that being said, here is today’s printable! I’m sharing these fun and colorful note cards! If you are pressed for time, or can’t make it to the store and need to let someone know you’re thinking about them, these are easy to print out on the fly, or save them for when you really need it most. Your friends and family will appreciate the cute and colorful gesture! 🙂

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Download Yellow “Hello” Note Card – HERE

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Download Blue “Hello” Note Card – HERE

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Download mint and gray “Thank You” note card – HERE

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Download pink and peach “Thank You” note card – HERE

 

Ice Cream Printables – Invitations & Print

Ice Cream DisplayWarning: This printable may give you a craving for ice cream! 🙂

It has been far too long since my last printable! Since today is the 1st of June and basically the beginning of summer, I thought I’d share these fun Ice Cream Printables. So, if you’re thinking of throwing a party this summer or need some new summer printables, you’ve come to the right place! Want to jazz up your printable even more? Download THIS file to trace on the back of glitter scrapbook paper, cut it out and paste onto your printable, or glue glitter straight onto your print!

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Doesn’t this print look great in my new frame from Birdie Go Go!?

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Spring Baby Shower + Free Printables

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Last weekend I threw a baby shower for my friend, Stephany, who’s having her first baby! I’ve had so much the last couple of weeks channeling my girly side and planning this baby shower, since most of the stuff I do is for my boys. We had fun eating, smelling “poopy” diapers, tasting baby food, avoiding the word “baby” and seeing how much the daddy-to-be knew about babies. It was the perfect way to get the mommy-to-be excited about her baby!

Today, I’m also sharing the printables I used for this party and hope that it will help you plan your next baby shower. If you haven’t played any of these games, you should definitely consider them at the next shower you host!

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If you love the decorations, grab the invitation in my shop here!

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Mason Jar Tags – download here

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Spring Baby Shower Gift Tags – download here

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CRAP-HAPPENS“Crap Happens” – download here

Put melted candy bars in diapers and have guests determine what candy bar it is.

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BABY-FOOD-TASTING “Baby Food Tasting” – download here

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 “Don’t Say Baby” – 5×7 | 8×10

This game was a little difficult, but made the party a little more interesting!   Daddy-Know's-Best“Daddy Knows Best” – download here

For this game, I recorded the Daddy-to-be’s answers and showed the video at the baby shower. (I have to give credit to my MIL for this idea).

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It was so much fun, and I’m so excited for Stephany and Josh!

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Plane Party Printables

Within the last month, we’ve had 3 birthdays in our little family. Our baby turned 1 at the end of December, I had a birthday at the beginning of January, and our oldest turned 4 this past Saturday!! It’s been a fun and busy month, and I can’t believe how big our boys are getting!

Today, I’m sharing the printables I used for Danny’s 1st birthday party. We were up visiting family during Christmas and had his party at my in-laws, but forgot to bring my camera! The decorations turned out so cute at their house, and I’m really bummed that I couldn’t capture it with my camera.

I decided to do a Plane Party since my husband’s “plan” for his career is to become a pilot (our 4 year old’s “career path” is to be a professional baseball player). I, of course don’t care what their career path is as long as they are happy (and not homeless). If you’re planning a Plane Party, I hope you find these helpful!

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Baggage Claim Printable 8×10 – download here

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Baggage Check-In Printable 5×7 – download here

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“Happy Birthday” Plane Banner – download here

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Clothespin Decoration – download here

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“Thanks for Flying with Us” Favors – download here

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Airplane Printables – download here

I hung these airplanes like a baby mobile on the chandeliers at my in-laws home. But you can use them for decorating the napkins wrapped around utensils, another party favor idea, or turn it into a garland decoration.

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We all had a great time and are so glad we have this cute little boy in our lives! We love you Danny!