November 2012

Today is a big day! Today the Passion-for-Parties Printable Shop turns one year old!  I’m so excited!  🙂 It’s also National Button Day! To celebrate these special occasions, not only am I sharing with you free printable “Button Tree” Christmas cards, I’m...

October 2011

It’s here, it’s here!  At long, loooong last, the all new Passion-for-Parties.com has arrived! Boy, I tell ya.  Designing this new site has been a true labor of love.  8 months of labor.  Almost as long as pregnancy labor.  And...

December 2010

I just love things that are unique and personalized, so when I saw the idea for this homemade advent calendar from The Girls at Eighteen25, I knew I had to try it! My kids are teenagers now, so they don’t get...

January 2011

Hey there!  Are you ready for Part 3 of the Martha Stewart DID adventure?  I can hardly contain my excitement…this is a fun, fun post! Cupcakes. Sprinkles. Ribbon. Buttons and crystals like you’ve never seen.  You are in for a serious dose of delicious...

May 2011

Celebrations don’t need to be huge, elaborate and expensive to be amazing. This springtime soiree consisted of  a simple breakfast, card games, and lots of laughs…and it was such fun! So if you’re in the mood for a little celebrating...

May 2010

Coffee, anyone?  Coffee cupcakes, that is! Yep, these sweet treats are actually little cupcakes that look just like lattes from our favorite coffee shop! Aren’t they just awesome? When I saw this idea on CafeMom.com I knew that I had...

April 2012

With graduation season upon us I thought I’d share with you some cute little cupcakes that I made for our son’s graduation last year.  Inspiration came from these fun little pops that Bakerella made: It would be really hard to...

October 2010

When Carole of GreenPartyGoods.com asked if I’d try out one of her eco-friendly cupcake stands, of course I was thrilled! Not just because it would give me an excuse to bake cupcakes, which it did. And not just because the zebra...

February 2012

We’ve got a winner!!!  Congratulations to Roxana of Sugar Sugar Cakes, you’re our lucky girl!  Please contact me by 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 11th to claim your prizes.  🙂 Have you ever seen something and knew instantly that your...

March 2010

This Under the Sea party was sooo much fun to plan! My sweet, adorable niece wanted to have a Little Mermaid Princess party, so I decided to turn it into the ultimate “under water” celebration. The decorations really set the...