We Had A Party

Sunday turned out to be perfectly sunny for my mother-in-law’s 76th birthday party.  After so many party DIY fails I’ve learned that keeping it simple is best…and necessary.
simple birthday party Empty jars held modest yellow and white flowers. Once I purchased them from Whole Foods, I limited the decorating to yellow, white, and green. Easy… adult birthday party favors

Our grown up party favors.  


I finally found a good use for those prepared lentils I bought from Trader Joe’s, lentil crostini. This recipe will be posted very soon, like tonight.

birthday party pinata

birthday party pinataIt’s never a real party unless there’s a pinata.

birthday party pinata

Our effortless store bought birthday cake, thanks to my sister in law. Who really has time to make a fancy cake? Oh wait, I do…When I’m not planning a party…click here.

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Things got a lil’ crazy by 10pm.

simple birthday party

Little Dottie May went missing for a while. I found her with a second slice of cake…at 11pm.

This is how we party.

This week I’ll be posting two new recipes and a little game for the kids. Don’t forget to come back on Wednesday for the Project Parade and Friday for Pin Your Friday Favorite! 

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Lovely comments

  1. says

    Wow! That looks like fun! I hope she had a great time. The food looked good and that cake, oh man yum! I hope your having a great day!

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