How to Make an Easy DIY Cake Pop Stand

by Dinah Wulf
How to Make an Emoji Themed Cake Pop Stand

This year for my daughter’s emoji birthday party, she requested cake pops. Believe it or not, I have never served (or made) cake pops before! I did hire a wonderful friend from Sweet Tooth Cravings and More to make them for me. Of course now I had to make cake pop stands. I played around […]

Emoji Party Favors with FREE Printable

by Dinah Wulf
Emoji Party Favors with Prinable Tags

For my daughter’s 6th birthday this year, she asked for an Emoji themed party. Completely surprised, I thought, “why not” and started planning. I’m not sure why I was so surprised because I think every kid at her school had a stuffed yellow emoji hanging off of their backpacks this year.  I have to say, […]

Best DIY Pirate Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Pirate Party Decorating Ideas  - Treasure Chest

The photos for DIY Pirate Party Ideas were submitted by Courtney Jacques at Recherché Custom Invitations. This may be my favorite DIY Pirate Parties that I’ve seen. With so many creative Pirate party ideas, this one works for kids of every age. Courtney and her husband created all the graphics for the invitations and decorations as well […]

Finding Dory Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Easy DIY Finding Dory Party Ideas

This article, Finding Dory Party Ideas, is sponsored by Bounty. All opinions are 100% my own. Our family is so excited to see Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory, which hits theaters on June 17th.  I am also excited to introduce Bounty prints featuring Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory are now available in stores and a great for these fun […]

Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Minecraft Party Food Spread

Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas submitted by Courtney Jacques at Recherché Custom Invitations. I have to admit, I know nothing about Minecraft.  I mean, I can’t help but be familiar with the characters, designs, and colors because the game is so popular and omnipresent. But, when Courtney showed me her Minecraft birthday party, I about fainted. Between […]

Minnie Mouse Birthday Party

by Dinah Wulf
Minnie Mouse Birthday DIY Inspired

Minnie Mouse Birthday Party submitted by Courtney Jacques at Recherché Custom Invitations. My daughter started JUSA soccer this year (which my husband is completely ecstatic about), and I have gotten to meet some great parents of her teammates. One in particular shares my love for DIY parties and I am lucky enough to share her […]

Villains Birthday Party

by Dinah Wulf
Villains Birthday Party Ideas

Almost one year ago today, I shared one of my best friend’s daughter’s birthday parties. She did an amazing job on a Frozen themed birthday party. Her party favors were a hit on Pinterest. Today, I have the honor of sharing a Villains Birthday Party she did for her daughter’s 7th birthday this year. She […]

Rapunzel Birthday Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Rapunzel Monogram with Flowers

I have been a busy girl helping one of my best friends with her daughter’s 4th birthday party. I had the honor of attending the party last weekend and we had so much fun! I wanted to share some photos and put together an ultimate guide of Rapunzel birthday party ideas. Invitations Of course we […]

No Sew Halloween Treat Bags

by Dinah Wulf
No Sew Felt Halloween Bags

After I made my no sew travel bags and my daughter’s Halloween headbands, I came up with this idea for a 15 minute craft in participation of the Halloween edition of Craft Lightening! You only need a few items to make these cute little no sew Halloween treat bags. Materials: Felt Rotary Cutter (Affiliate Link) Cutting […]

The Little Mermaid Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Ariel party food table and decorations.

I had the honor of working with my best friend Jenny from Simply Creative Ways on this Little Mermaid themed party for her daughter’s fourth birthday this year.  You may remember Jenny from her ultimate parties in the past like her Alice in Wonderland Party, Circus Party, and Candyland Party. This party was smaller in […]

Frozen Birthday Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Frozen DIY Birthday Party Favors (1)

It was around 1984. I was in the third grade at recess wearing a shirt that said “Dinah” in pastel patchwork letters with a little brown haired girl with a ponytail on the front. Looking down probably shuffling my feet I hear a voice say hello.  I look up and meet Rhiannon for the first […]

Carnival Carousel or Circus Cake Topper Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
Circus Cupcake Topper DIY

I made a DIY Circus Theme Cake Topper the other day for my daughter’s birthday cake.  The little pompoms on top of the straws I used reminded me of a carousel. Plus, I was not only serving cake for her birthday, but cupcakes as well.  It gave me the idea of making a Carnival Carousel […]

Circus Carnival Theme Party Favors

by Dinah Wulf
Carnival Themed Party Favors DIY

My daughter is turning four next week and instead of having an elaborate birthday party we are taking her and her two best friends to the circus. Since we are saving money on food, decorations, a bounce house, shaved ice booth (we have this every year), and everything else that goes along with a party, […]

Sun Shaped Key Lime Garnish How to

by Dinah Wulf
Sun Shaped Key Lime Garnish How to

Ah! There is nothing more relaxing to me than spending summer vacation on the beach. OK, well, maybe there is ONE thing more relaxing. That would be spending summer vacation on the beach with a margarita in hand. Lucky me; I had the privilege of spending four days and three nights at the gorgeous Villa […]

Summertime Ice Cream Party DIY Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Summertime Ice Cream Theme Party

My best friend from Simply Creative Ways and I threw a fun end of school year ice cream party for the kids and parents in their preschool class. It was simple, no stress, and casual… a great way for both the parents to connect and the kids to play together outside of school.  I made […]

Lychee Martini Recipe

by Dinah Wulf
Lychee Martini Recipe

A few years ago, I was at a fancy bar in Newport Beach and I saw a Lychee Martini on the drink menu and ordered it immediately. It was fantastic! Since then, I always order one if there is one available. With my Mom visiting, I thought she would enjoy trying one so I attempted […]

Give Bakery Because Cookie Lollipops

by Dinah Wulf
Give Bakery Because Cookie Lollipops (4)

  Give Bakery Because Cookie Lollipops is a part of the Give Bakery Because. It’s Gifting Made Delicious. campaign sponsored by Rich Products. The Grocer’s Bakery is a convenient and ideal destination for purchasing baked goods that can be customized for any gifting occasion. My daughter just started dance this year and she always talks about […]

Jelly Bean Martini Recipe

by Dinah Wulf

Today, my friend and cocktail expert, David Edessa is sharing a sweet and tasty Jelly Bean Martini Recipe. Written by: David Edessa Ingredients: 3 oz. Jelly Bean Infused Vodka (recipe below) 1 oz. Triple Sec ½ oz. Sparkling Wine Brut 1 lemon wedge Cocktail Shaker Glass Preparation: Add sugar along the rim of the martini […]

Easy DIY Hello Kitty Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf

Making your own decorations for a theme party doesn’t have to be hard.  One of my friends did a Hello Kitty Themed Party that has been a hit! She spent a lot of time and thought into making it absolutely fabulous! I thought I’d put together some easy DIY Hello Kitty Party ideas that you […]

Vodka or Rum Gummy Bears Recipe

by Dinah Wulf

Today I am excited to share a party cocktail recipe, Vodka or Rum Gummy Bears Recipe, developed by David Edessa.  These are great additions for adult parties for graduation, spring break, or summer barbecues to add a fun and fruity twist to the bar selection. Written By David Edessa: Ingredients: 1 (750 ml) bottle Banana […]

A Guide to the ULTIMATE DIY Angry Birds Party

by Dinah Wulf
angry-birds-theme-party (8)

I have to say, my best friend Jenny and I can throw a mean party! Ha! We collaborated recently on an Angry Birds Themed Party for one of our favorite five year olds. I wanted to put together an ULTIMATE guide of tutorials that the two of us created to help you throw a great […]

DIY Candy Box Treat Boxes

by Dinah Wulf

I was lucky enough to take a tour of the We R Memory Keepers booth at CHA last month. I received the Candy Box Punch Board and couldn’t wait to try it out. The product was pretty self-explanatory, but the directions were a good reference tool. Here is how I made these DIY Candy Box […]