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Robert Moy is a Brooklyn-based dad who started the Brooklyn Balloon Company after his friends and family encouraged him to take his hobby to the next level. His strong background in design and fashion are very apparent when you check out his creations.


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Every year, come May and June, I ask myself an unsettling question: What the heck am I going to do for my sons’ birthday parties this year? And every year, I come up with an initial fantasy that immediately gets shot to hell. This year it was this:  an elegant, dress-up dinner party for Owen […]


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If you’re having a park party, the easiest way to decorate is by stringing up a few paper lanterns and garlands. Oriental Trading Company has a great selection of lanterns and garlands that you can hang from branches. We sort of mixed themes here (Kung Fu Panda and rainbows), but if you pick a color […]


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Charlie celebrated her birthday this weekend with friends, and a month early. She wanted to have a surprise party this year and as the next several weeks were quite full for us and our friends, we decided to surprise her in July, instead of August. Two birthdays seem right up her alley anyways, and I love her so much I’d give […]


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Last year NYC based mom Ellen Hwang threw an amazing transit-themed birthday party, that we wrote about here. This year she did a candy-themed party. The invite looked like a stick of gum, wrapped in foil, and even smelled like mint! There were candy themed games like a pixie stick drop, pass the Lifesavers, and […]


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Last winter we went to Nico’s 2nd birthday party, and loved the rocket theme. It’s an easy DIY decor/activity indoor birthday party for the toddler set. We asked his dad Gregg to give us the scoop: “You know what’s funny? He wasn’t really that into rockets necessarily. But he liked them and we figured it […]


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Our friend Sue sent us some pictures from her daughter Lutece’s 7th birthday Adventure to India party—we love this idea! “10 girls eating tandoori chicken skewers, mango lassis with colorful straws and elephant charms hanging off the sides… And then it was all about sari wrapping, henna tattooing, sparkly bangles and bindis! My Indian friend […]


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Hannah Alexander sent us some pictures from the most recent craft-themed birthday party she threw for her 9-year old daughter Tristan. You might remember her from the amazing Alice in Wonderland birthday party that we posted of Tristan’s 8th birthday. For more pictures and details, check out her blog, Sundry Mumsy. Here are the invitations she […]


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