Category: Ideas and Inspiration

Three Unique First Communion Gifts

You have received your first communion invitation and now need to find an appropriate gift for your young friend. What to get? You are not limited to the same-old rosaries, prayer books and frames of the past! Take a look

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Last-Minute Valentine Party for School

A quick and easy Valentine Party for your child’s classroom that you can put together in an hour. Love it!

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Turn an Ordinary Dinner into A Family Celebration with Four Simple Additions.

Do your children get excited about holiday dinners? The table is arranged so beautifully. The good dishes are out. They may have helped to make table decorations or place cards. The meal feels like a special event. Turn an ordinary

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New Grandparents Rule!

Along with all of the pride and excitement of a new grandchild, comes the realization of the responsibility and care these precious new lives may require from their doting new grandparents. Whether it’s your first or third little blessing, there

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Planning a Surprise Party

Any party can be a surprise, from birthday or anniversary, to a new baby… from a small reception or dinner to a big bash with a band. If you want to throw a party for someone who likes surprises, but

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Sock Monkeys – Timeless Fun

The sock monkey as we know it first came into being around the turn of the century when folks would take old scraps of cloth and, yes, old socks, and turn them into a lovable toy monkey – thrifty and

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Western Styles for Kids

One of my favorite trends is western for kids. While toy guns make the mom in me cringe, these finds make her coo: Cowboy stuff was very popular when my dad was growing up. Today, it’s not just for the

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Red Egg and Ginger Parties: A Delightful Tradition!

Red Egg and Ginger parties can be hosted at home, in a large or small fashion. Today, they are commonly held at Chinese restaurants complete with entertainers (acrobats or musicians) and meals fit for a princess or prince.

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Planning a Meaningful Baptism Reception

A baptism is a significant day for the family, signifying the introduction of the baby into the church and community. In the Catholic and Protestant faiths, newborns are anointed with holy water and blessed by the church clergy. In the

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Cute As A Ladybug Baby Shower

Popular and colorful, ladybugs are a fun theme for a baby’s room and for your baby shower. It is easy to create dramatic impact with red table covering, round black plates and grass green table ware! If you prefer the

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