Puppy Birthday Party Even though my youngest son turned two earlier this month, I’ve been planning his party for quite some time now. It didn’t take me long to decide on a Puppy Party theme for his birthday, which I was very excited for all of the possibilities. Puppy themes are so versatile and I found a lot of inspiration on Pinterest. Read along to get ideas to throw your own puppy party.  As always, I started with picking a color scheme and designing the printables. I typically start by designing a sign or the invite to get theme nailed down. I chose a red, blue, and kraft color scheme. You may notice that I pick a similar color scheme for many of my parties, but sometimes I’ll swap in a different color or two. For example, the robot birthday party color schedule also used red and blue, and the…

One of my favorite Fall activities is to head out to a local apple orchard with my family for apple picking. Today I’m sharing this DIY Fall Apple Cider Bar, with tips so you can style your own party at home, full of refreshing sips and sweet treats.  This year we went to Afton Apple in Hastings, MN. We picked a beautiful weekend to go, and it was busy with a line of cars stretching onto the street. But soon enough we were parked and on our way into the orchard. We usually enjoy lunch at the orchard and try out all of the family activities, including petting the animals. But our favorite part is taking the tractor hay ride out to the orchard to pick a peck or two. There’s something so fun about picking your own apples straight from the tree and then going home to bake a sweet…