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Easy Lighted Spring Flower Garland!

Easy Lighted Spring Flower Garland. I love this time of year. It's wedding season. Here is an easy way to decorate for a wedding, a spring or summer birthday or summer party. Make a Simple Spring lighted garland. It's also so pretty on a shelf or mantel!!  The lights make it so magical at night. Here's how to make this Easy Lighted Spring Flower Garland: … [Read more...]

Gender Reveal Party Balloon DIY and Printable!

Gender Reveal Party Balloon DIY and Printable! Having a baby is such an exciting time. I love the idea of finding out the gender of the baby and throwing a party to reveal whether you are having a girl or boy. Your friends and family will love the excitement of finding out the gender of your baby AND it's a wonderful way to celebrate the expansion of your family with the people that love you the … [Read more...]

White Queso Recipe and Cinco de Mayo Printables!

  White Cheese Queso Recipe and Cinco de Mayo Printables! I think I could eat Mexican food every day for the rest of my life and be happy. It's so yummy. So of course I love celebrating Cinco de Mayo with  a little party and food. Ella loves Queso whenever we go out to a Mexican restaurant. So I thought it would be fun to recreate her favorite queso recipe at home. We paired the … [Read more...]

Ginger Lime Fizzy Drink and Keurig Kold Review

I love a fun party! So it was fun to get a package in the mail from Keurig with their new Kold drink maker. I use my Keurig 2.0 hot drink maker all the time. We had a little Super Bowl party at the 1905 Cottage and the kids were excited to try out the Kold machine. Ginger Lime Fizzy Drink and Keurig Kold machine review. Here's the Ginger Lime Fizzy Drink Recipe - … [Read more...]

Bunny Cheese Ball Recipe

Bunny Cheese Ball Party Recipe. Who doesn't love a cheese ball? It's perfect for almost any type of party. Plus kids love it. For Spring or Easter, why not make a Bunny Cheese Ball? It's easy to make and it will look wonderful on your party table! You can serve it with crackers or veggies. Yum! Here's the recipe to make a Bunny Cheese Ball: … [Read more...]

Living Room Campout Party!

One of our favorite things to do at the 1905 Cottage is movie night. So when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment sent us an advance copy of the Open Season: Scared Silly video, we thought it would be fun to take our movie night up a notch and make it into a Living Room Campout Party! The kids loved the thought of creating a tent over the couch and creating campout-themed food! Living Room Campout … [Read more...]

Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Last weekend I had a birthday party for my two oldest kids who have birthdays 4 days apart (and two years). My daughter doesn't love traditional cake, so I thought it would be fun to make an ice cream sandwich cake. One of very favorite cakes to make. I shared the recipe a few years ago - original ice cream sandwich cake. This year I thought it would be great to add another element to the … [Read more...]

Heart and Arrow Valentine Treat Topper Printables

Heart and Arrow Valentine Treat Topper Printables. It's almost Valentine's Day - are you ready?? Here's an easy gift idea and free treat toppers to give to anyone in your life! Heart & Arrow Valentine Treat Topper Printables! You can fill the treat bags with anything you want. But isn't this Valentines Black and White Bark adorable?? And it's so easy to make!! All you do is … [Read more...]

Up Up and Away Hot Air Balloon Valentine Box!

Do your kids love to design Valentine Boxes for parties at school? Every year Ella's class has a contest and we love seeing all of the creative and fun ideas that people come up with!! My friend Amy Dott thought of a super cute idea and I just had to share it with you! For Halloween her daughter was a Hot Air Balloon and so she wanted to make a Valentine Box with the same theme! Up Up and Away Hot … [Read more...]

“Touchdown” Party Pennants & Toppers [Free Printables]!

"Touchdown" Party Pennants & Toppers [free printables]! I am on a Superbowl high this year. Two superbowl posts in one week - so funny!! I really wanted to make some cupcakes and the shape of a football. And then I thought wouldn't it be cute to have a tiny superbowl banner to go on top of the cupcakes?? So here are some free Touchdown printables - a full-size banner in two colors, cupcake … [Read more...]