Putting on a Primary Program is a HUGE task! Especially if you are new to your calling- trust me I can relate! When I first got called a few years ago it was in August, I was clueless to everything and had no idea that most primarys already had a date and possibly even a script for their programs. When I realized that I went into a full blown panic attack. Thank goodness for some kind-hearted soul who put their script online and I adapted that to our ward (which was really hard in itself since I didn’t even know the children yet!). … Read the rest
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It was quite the week for Oldest. Not only did he start kindergarten, but he also had to have one of his front teeth pulled! The day before Kindergarten!! Pretty rough. He was brave though, got through it all and only fell apart once it was all over. It helps that our dentist ROCKS!
Anyhow, that night amongst trying to make sure we had everything ready for his first day, I knew the tooth fairy had to do something extra special as well. … Read the rest
Spoiler Alert: It is very possible that you will be very jealous by the end of this paragraph. In fact, if I had read this post on another blog even the day before this trip was booked I would have turned green with envy and thought to my poor self “why don’t I ever get to do stuff like that?!” Well my friends: I’m going to Bermuda. For 9 days. Without my kids. Wait, did you hear me right? NINE DAYS WITHOUT MY KIDS!! IN BERMUDA!!!
I have very mixed feelings on this. It all happened so fast and the stars aligned just so (aka my amazing mother in law who is willing to spend half of her summer break watching my three munchkins). … Read the rest
Whether you are planning a birthday party for a lucky 8-year-old, a baptism or a baptism preview here are some great ideas and free printables to get you started! Cause hey- it’s great to be 8!
These donut “8”s are perfect for birthday parties, baptism refreshments or after a baptism preview!
To assemble the “8”s I used 12 inch skewers, and this amazing nutella baked donut recipe from wonky wonderful. I’m a big fan of nutella friends. (I did substitute milk for water in the glaze to make it a bit creamier). If you haven’t joined the world of baked donuts yet, let me invite you! … Read the rest
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I am a pro on the subject at this point, its true. And I am going to admit one of my deep, dark, embarrassing secrets: I kind of fantasize about really rich people paying me oodles of money to put on birthday parties for their bratty kids. Wouldn’t that be the coolest job ever? Maybe if I move to Manhattan one day it can become a reality. Started with the invites, (creaky frank is the font you want my dear!)
I tried my best to fashion the birthday party sequence of events after the show itself. … Read the rest