A celebration filled with peanuts, popcorn & cracker jacks is a winning party theme for baseball fans of all ages.
With another baseball season off to a start this week, we thought it would be a perfect time to update our baseball theme party. So many great ideas for your baseball birthday party, baby showers, and baseball viewing and tailgate parties, if we do say so ourselves. Play Ball!
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Spring is in the air and prom is just around the corner. Still looking for all the little extras to make your prom special? Party Idea Pros has put together a list of hottest, most popular prom themes. Just click the pictures to find perfect prom favors, decorations, props, centerpieces, tableware, banners, and prom decorating supplies of all kinds.
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(words of advice for college graduates … + the starfish poem)
Update >> Since graduation season is once again upon us, we have decided to republish this post since it seems as relevant six years later as the day we wrote it. In those six years, Daniel has gone on to forge a distinguished career in education. And, in my ever so humble opinion, he truly is heeding his commencement speaker’s advice and both doing something that matters & helping to save the world. And while I am at it, I want to congratulate two of my nieces who are graduating this spring, Jennifer with her MS in School Counseling and Angela with a BSEd in Education and her teacher certification. Two more graduates who have chosen to go into education to make a difference, one child at a time!
My son, along with his peers from across the country, graduated from college this year. Our family had the honor of listening to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy in the Obama administration, deliver the Washington University of St Louis commencement address. Chu, in his own uniquely charming and witty way, told the graduates his “take home message to you will be just one sentence. Actually, it will be just four words.”
“Do something that matters.”
and then Chu added
“Help save the world.“
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WOW! We are so excited! Mom+Me Match just posted their top 10 Best Mommy & Me Matching Mothers Day Gift Ideas and we had to share. We love fresh takes on celebrating motherhood! Included on their list of mommy and me matching goodies for Mother’s Day are lovely matching forever and always necklaces, practical mother daughter beach wear, baby and me cozy mocs, flirty aprons, lots of cute t-shirts, and matching frilly silly tutus. And of course, no list would be complete without adorable matching mommy and me pajamas (all the jammies featured there are all cotton so they are perfect for spring and summer wear and do not forget to use promo code MOMMY to get 35% OFF everything on Sleepyheads thru April 30, 2106). Mom+Me Match even recommends you plan the whole day around our Wonder Woman Mother’s Day Celebration Theme 🙂 How fabulous would that be!!! Continue Reading →
From Coachella to Stagecoach to FYF and Gov Ball, music and art festivals are more popular than ever. While music may be the main focus of thesae festivals, one could argue that the festival fashion, and especially Coachella fashion, is the true showstopper! Here is our issue with so many of the Coachella outfits >> they are what we have begun to call wanna-be’s. Rather than being authentic 70’s and bohemian style outfits, they are fakes. It is a little like home decorating. All those tiles that are trying to look like wood or stone and simply are not, drive us completely crazy. We always say don’t choose a fake version of something if you can readily get the real thing. Same with clothes. Why buy fake 70’s clothes when you can buy real vintage one of a kind outfits. This is why we turned to Daryn Belinsky, of Little Light Vintage, for her take on this year’s festival wear. Continue Reading →