Birthday Celebrations

Make birthdays special with these craft, activity and party ideas.


New Birthday Tradition: Make it a ‘Yes’ Day

I’ve been in a fog a lot lately.Not sure why, but I can’t seem to snap out of it. I even almost forgot to plan George’s 3rd birthday party, even if it is a low-key birthday party. Thankfully, our sponsor, Citi Simplicity has features for forgetting! A credit card that alleviates the frustration of late fees and a penalty rate. […]


Turn Leftover Kids Art into Streamers

There are so many times I have the kids’ art just lying on my dining room table. And not only that, we often use butcher or art paper to protect the table when we’re doing our creating… and it often gets covered with paint too! Or the kids decide to create on that as well. […]


Simple to Make Photo Memories for Birthdays

I finally found a way to scrapbook easily… by making photo memories every birthday! Henry turned 5 this week and we had a super fun, but very low-key [still a little crazy!], Monster Truck birthday party. When Nothing if Not Intentional shared how to make memory photos using Picasa, I knew I’d have to do them each year […]


10 Low-Key Birthday Party Activities for Kids

Birthday party activities don’t have to be stressful! It’s Melissa & Doug’s Birthday Bash and they’re throwing the Ultimate Birthday Bash. They’re sponsoring how I do my birthday parties and keep them low-key, aka less stress for me. I am not a huge Birthday party thrower. We keep it pretty low-key. Although I’m always a […]

Foam Window Birthday Cake

Sticky Foam: A Birthday Cake in the Window

To celebrate the week before George’s birthday, Henry made a birthday cake right on the front window. We received these foam platters from Michael’s Creatology line, that come in a brightly colored shapes one, as well as a sports edition with balls, trophies and so on.     These Foamies are perfect for sticking to […]


Happy Birthday Sensory Bin

It was George’s Birthday over the weekend! George turned 2! This Happy Birthday Sensory Bin, that No Twiddle Twaddle is sharing today, would have been a perfect activity during the party, and may just be something we do for the fun of it this week to extend his birthday!     Hi! I’m Bethany from […]

Birthday Cake

Henry’s Semi Truck 4th Birthday Party

Happy Birthday Henry! Henry turned four over the weekend and had a great birthday party. I usually try to set out some sort of activity for the kids [mostly boys] to do on their own throughout the party. In the past, I’ve had play dough and markers. This time, I tried going with Henry’s “Semi” […]