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Friday, August 23, 2013

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You may think because I have a blog, I have kids and I am not afraid of a little DIY that I also am a party planner. Well, I am not. I am in fact one of the worst party planners in the world. Just yesterday I finally decided on a day to have M+L's birthday party (this sunday - they will officially still be 4;)). This of course involved a lot of hemming and hawing & asking for others input, then rejecting that input before I made this decision that should have been made 2 weeks ago (or a month ago for die-hard party planners). It's not that I don't love parties and making things and seeing all the cuteness come together. It's that I just can never get it together enough to make decisions where party planning is concerned. And do you know how many decisions have to be made in party planning? Even a little party? A lot. So yesterday I spent my evening on pinterest getting "inspired" (read: made me feel like a dismal failure on the party planning front) and so this weekend I will be throwing down the gauntlet and surrendering myself to scissors and strings and glue and fondant and late night runs to the craft store. Hopefully I don't waste too much time trying to track down that adorable wrapping paper, which is currently unavailable :(

Happy weekend! xo

8 comments:

  1. I think there are two kinds of moms. The big events kinds of moms and the little moments kinds of moms. I am definitely a "little moment" kind of mom. I am TERRIBLE at parties. Cal's birthday is coming up soon too and we're pitching around ideas. When he threw out a cookout at home (honestly, the easiest party EVER), I died a little inside.

    And still, I have no doubt that you'll blow this out of the water. I can't imagine you not making anything fabulous.

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  2. The tiny balloon cake toppers KILL ME with their cuteness. I'm already planning my future kid's first birthday party, if it makes you feel any better. I have everything planned out and color coordinated! I'm crazy though, so don't worry about it :) I think whatever you end up doing the boys will love and adore it. You're going to throw them one awesome 1st anniversary of their 4th birthday party! :) xo

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  3. that gift paper is seriously gorgeous. it would almost be a gift of its own and a shame to rip it up! i hope that m+l both have a lovely birthday! share some photos? i'm always interested to see parties - the big ones and the small ones :)

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  5. I love that pinata and the little balloon cake toppers! So simple and sweet. I'm not a big party planner, or even a big party person. My future children will have to be ok with small, informal gatherings, I think.

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