bday glasses

Our friend Emma did this for her daughter’s birthday, and we think it’s super clever. Rather than using plastic cups, she used wide mouth jars, and then used bright-colored duct tape as the name labels. Correction–she used brightly colored stickers and wishes she used duct tape, because the stickers were not easy to peel/wash off.


PartyVeggies

At a birthday party my son attended, the mom served vegetables in such a cute and clever way: she put a slice of carrot, celery, and red pepper into a small clear plastic cup that had a dollop of salad dressing at the bottom. (Hummus would work, too.) Mess-free, easy to serve, and laid out […]


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The day before my son’s seventh birthday, I decided to throw together a small scavenger hunt so we could celebrate as a family. (The next day, I knew, would be a volcanic blur of chaos with his friends.) I made five clues that I planted around our neighborhood–one to a beloved neighbor in our building; […]


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