EASY Felt Leaf and Pom Pom Napkin Ring Holders {DIY}

How to make an EASY Felt Leaf and Pom Pom Napkin Ring Holder for the Fall/holiday season is a craft that’s relatively inexpensive and easy, but looks amazing.    There’s just something about how the colors and elements of Fall that go together that is so lovely and pleasing to the eye.  You’ll only need a few items, too!   […]

Keep Playing with QUAKER plus {$100 GIVEAWAY}

This post brought to you by Quaker Oats. The content and opinions expressed below are that of https://sevenclowncircus.com/. Any chance to have a party or playdate gets a “yes, please” from my kiddos.  I’ve learned over the years that some of the best parties and playdates are the EASY, LOW key kind that happen at […]

How to Throw an Annie Party {DIY}

How to Throw an Annie Themed Birthday Party is like a walk down memory lane.  Annie may be new for the little ones, but it’s nostalgic for mom so it’s a win/win in my book!  My sister throws amazing Themed Birthday Parties, and this was no exception.  She designed the party with the help from Tricia Rennea, who […]

Captain America and M&M’s® Hero Bites & Blizzards {recipe}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #CollectiveBias #HeroesEatMMs Are you as excited about the release of Captain America: The Winter Solider DVD on September 9 as we are?  We decided to take the release to a whole new level and have a viewing party complete with M&M® Hero Bites and […]

Easy Shark Week Party Idea {food & activities}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cold Stone Creamery for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My boys are SUPER into SHARKS right now and lucky for them, we decided to celebrate upcoming shark week with a party.  Here is an EASY party idea that you can throw for about […]

Frozen Themed Party {how-to}

How to Throw a Frozen Themed Birthday Party can be the easiest child themed party ever.  Of all the Themed Birthday Parties I’ve thrown, this was the easiest, because it only involved one event (ice skating) and a few cute inexpensive decorations to make a (dessert table)!  To throw a Frozen themed birthday party all you need is an ice skating venue, […]

How to Throw a Divergent Birthday Party

How to Throw a Divergent Birthday Party is super simple and inexpensive!  Especially, with these free printables from Amy Locurto.  My first born just turned 13 and there couldn’t be a better theme to choose.  The new movie release based on the best seller made for a perfect timing, although I have a feeling this Divergent will […]

11 Fun Party Themes for Boys and Girls

How to throw fun parties for boys and girls is easy with a little inspiration!   These party tutorials, including Wizard of Oz, Circus, Hockey, Science, Parisian, CTR, Annie, Alice in Wonderland and more, are all easy with just the right food, decor, and games.  Easy Peasy! Party Themes Based on Movies 1.  Wizard of Oz […]

CTR Party {how to} with Printables

How to Throw CTR Party with Printables is Easy Peasy and super inexpensive, too!  I threw my twins this CTR party following their LDS baptism for 35 people for under $100, including food!  The printable decorations were really inexpensive, but made all the difference! I wanted to throw my boys a Themed Party with a twist, so […]

7 Indoor Birthday Party Games {guest post}

Birthday parties can get so complicated. There’s the venue. The food. The photo-worthy cake. The favors. Oh, and what are these kids going to do for three hours if it’s raining/snowing/too hot/cold out?!  Here are some easy and creative ideas to work into a birthday party on a cold, rainy, or snow stormy day. If […]

Successful Holiday Entertaining with Swiffer BISSELL® SteamBoost™ + {Giveaway}!

This is a Sponsored steam mop review and giveaway written by me on behalf of  Swiffer BISSELL® STEAMBOOST™. Successful Holiday Entertaining always begins and ends with clean.  I’ve always been a sucker for clean floors, so I was thrilled to hear about the new Swiffer BISSELL® STEAMBOOST™ steam mop perfect for making my floors shine before, during, […]

DIY Felt Leaf and Acorn Garland {how to}

How to make a DIY Felt Leaf and Acorn Garland for the Fall is a craft that’s relatively inexpensive and easy, but looks amazing.    There’s just something about how the colors and elements of Fall that go together that is so lovely and pleasing to the eye.  You’ll only need a few items, too!   So, go gather some […]

Sprinkle Breakfast {DIY} ~ Donuts & Chocolate Milk

My kids love to have sleepovers during the summer and it occurred to me that it would be really fun to have a fun Sleepover Sprinkle Breakfast made up of  chocolate milk with sprinkles and donuts with sprinkles.   Are you seeing the sprinkles theme?   The donuts and chocolate milk are not only a […]

Hockey Themed Birthday Party – {how to}

How to Throw a Hockey Themed Birthday Party can be downright fun if given enough ideas.  My sister throws amazing Themed Birthday Parties, and this was no exception.  She designed the party around her son’s love of hockey and favorite team, the LA Kings.  She used a purple and black color palette and her son’s hockey gear for […]

Rainbow Cupcake Themed Party {how-to}

How to Throw a Rainbow Cupcake Themed Birthday Party can be the easiest tween themed party ever.  Of all the Themed Birthday Parties I’ve thrown, this was the easiest, because it only involved one event (a cupcake decorating bar) and a few cute inexpensive decorations at my home!  It’s been my experience that the older the children get, the less […]

How to Throw a Science Themed Birthday Party

How to Throw a Science Themed Birthday Party can be downright fun if given enough ideas.  Of all the Themed Birthday Parties they could pick, my twins chose a science party for their 7th birthday.  I’m pretty sure they thought we were going to blow stuff up, which factored into their decision.  We did make diet coke […]

How to Throw a Wizard of Oz Party

How to Throw a Wizard of Oz Party can be downright enjoyable if given enough ideas.  My sister loves to throw Themed Birthday Parties and her Wizard of Oz party turned out to be another fabulous one, full of Ruby Red goodness.  If you are wanting to throw a Wizard of Oz party, this post should give […]

Cool Off This Summer With Tide Coldwater {PARTY REVEAL}

Cool off this summer with Tide Coldwater Laundry Detergent!  It’s as easy as 1-2-3, and the environment and your pocketbook will thank you.  Spreading the word about how beneficial it is to wash our clothing in cold water has never been so fun either! I had the immense pleasure of talking about how to “Cool […]

How to Throw an Alice in Wonderland Themed Party {tea party}

Themed Birthday Parties are so much fun, and my sister threw another excellent one, her best one yet.  If you are wanting to throw an Alice in Wonderland, tea inspired party, this post should give you plenty of ideas to get you started! Invitation 1.  First up, the invitation:  the invitations were a Tim Burton’s Alice […]

How to Throw a Cowgirl Themed Birthday Party

Themed Birthday Parties are so much fun, and my sister clearly knows how to rope a memorable party.  Like this one.  If you are wanting to throw a cowgirl themed birthday party, this post is for you!  Giddy Up Cowgirl! First up, the invitation: Invitation The invitation was made with a stamp set from Stampin’ […]

How to Throw a Parisian Themed Birthday Party

Wanting some girly-girl birthday party inspiration?  Then look no further.  My sister threw the best Tres Chic Parisian Themed Birthday Party for her daughter recently and I couldn’t help but share it with you.   Ooh la la! Invitation Every good party needs a fabulous invitation, and this invitation was definitely fabulous.  My sister used […]

Wordful Wednesday-Happiness is Having a Circus Themed Party!

I mentioned last week that the BIG CIRCUS THEMED PARTY for the twins 6th Birthday was coming up…..it’s THANKFULLY come and gone but I couldn’t let today pass without my glimpse of part of our Holiday Happiness.  The holiday season six years ago brought us the birth of our high risk twins and so each […]

How to Throw a Circus Themed Party

The Twins turned 6 a few weeks ago and to celebrate the big day we threw them a Circus Themed Birthday Party. At first the birthday party plan was to have a low key party lacking any theme.  But then I found the cutest Free Circus Party Printable Invitation and I couldn’t resist making the […]

I Survived the Boy’s Pirate Party…

…But just barely. I thought I had everything planned down to a T, but then, something less than desirable happened, and I ended up feeling really rather angsty. I actually spent a ton of time planning the party.  I painstakingly planned the menu with Pirate Pizza, Gold Fish, Wormy Weapons (sour worms), Plunderer’s Punch (Red […]

Wordful Wednesday-Birthday’s & Birthday Cakes

*Wordful Wednesday is for those of us that like to showcase a photo(s) but that just can’t seem keep our mouths shut about it (them). If you’d like to play along, post a photo {or more if you are so inclined} on your blog, and let the words roll. Make me a happy camper by […]

It’s official! The twins turn ONE!

John really wanted the cake Jacob enjoyed his cupcake……a lot! One of our cowboys (Jacob) They are ONE! We celebrated the boys first birthday with a themed party at Rachelle’s house. We had a barnyard party that turned out really well. The twins wore plaid shirts, jeans and cowboy hats (for about 30 seconds, that […]