Category Archives: Parties

Cookie Decorating Party with Tiny Prints

The Cuties and I had a great time this weekend hosting a Mother & Daughter Cookie Decorating Party with the help of Tiny Prints. We asked our guests to bring a dozen cookies per person and we would supply all … Continue reading

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Touchdown Party!

Even in Japan we party for the Super Bowl.  We just do it differently.  This year, I’ll be watching at The American Club bright and early Monday morning eating brunch and drinking Bloody Marys while the rest of you are … Continue reading

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A Sweet Little Birthday

We celebrated all weekend with Big Cutie as she turned 12. I kept wondering if we stretched this particular birthday out if we could make 12 last longer and avoid hitting the teenager years as long as possible. As always, … Continue reading

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Party Fun

If I had my way, all parties and entertaining would just be about appetizers and desserts. And cocktails. Silly me, can’t forget the cocktails. Let’s just start things off fun and end things sweet and not have to fuss with … Continue reading

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Bald is Beautiful

I’ve been hinting at something special going on in our house for a while now, and I’m finally ready to spill the beans. Back in March, Little Cutie found out about the amazing St. Baldrick’s Foundation, and their work raising … Continue reading

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In the Mood for Love {or at Least a Good Sugar Buzz!}

I can never decide which is a tougher day for elementary school teachers: the day after Halloween or Valentine’s Day.  Both involve way too much sugar, but Valentine’s Day includes the added pressure of having to choose the *perfect* card for … Continue reading

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We Rocked

Little Cutie had her 9th birthday party this past weekend. In a bar. Yeah, I’ve become that Mom. OK, in all fairness it was a Karaoke Bar, and they regularly rent the place out for children’s birthday parties on the weekends, … Continue reading

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High Tech Couples Halloween Costume

In the midst of my constant whining about not getting to make The Cuties’ Halloween costumes this year, the husband and I received an invitation to an adults-only costume party.  Half paralyzed with fear about the prospective of dressing up … Continue reading

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Washi Tape Takes the Cake

Big Cutie’s 11th birthday is just around the corner and so we are at about DEFCON 4, here at Birthday Central and in full party-prep mode. She has requested a Washi Tape Craft theme, which I am gladly indulging as … Continue reading

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Personalized Aprons with Bling!

Yesterday I featured the Valentine’s Cookie Decorating Party The Cuties and I hosted last weekend.  Our party favors to our guests were personalized aprons for everyone to wear while they were knee-deep in frosting.  Back in the States, I would … Continue reading

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