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13 Awesome Girl and Boy Birthday Party Themes

13 Awesome Girl and Boy Birthday Party Themes @NotSoIdlehands.com

Well, we are starting to get ready for our slew of birthdays this year, so I have been gawking at all the fun party themes out there {and the super cute ways they have been implemented}. I wanted to share some of the ones I've found, so feast your eyes! Adorable Super Hero Party by Happiness Is Homemade Cute Vintage Circus Party over at Elevate Everyday Harry Potter Party from … [Read more...]

2 Bite Valentine’s Cheesecake In A Jar

2 Bite Valentine's Cheesecakes In A Jar By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Valentine's Day is coming soon and I wanted to make a little treat that would be cute and yummy! Well, since I just LoVe cheesecake, I thought that would be a great treat to pop into some adorable teeny jars and spread some love around. Plus, I also just LoVe these itty bitty Weck jars {here in my Etsy Shop} and am always looking for a way to use them! You'll Need: For the filling 1~ 8 oz … [Read more...]

Sweet and Fun Robot Party for a Girl or Boy

Sweet and Fun Robot Party for a Girl or Boy By:NotSoIdleHands.com

Our youngest just turned 6 last week, so to match her awesome Halloween costume we decided to throw a robot party and combined it with my nephews who had birthdays close to hers. The resulting shin~dig turned out pretty cute with the blue and pink together. It was super fun creating the tags and thinking up cute names to call the snacks and treats. The "nuts & bolts" were a hit....the kids … [Read more...]

17+ Ghastly Grubs Ideas For Your Halloween Party

17+ Ghastly Grubs Ideas For Your Halloween Get Together @NotSoIdleHands.com

It's only a week before Halloween and it's time for all the ghosts and bats to start floating and flitting from party to party. Here are some fun things you can serve up to make sure your shin~dig is the yummiest on the block! Let's start with these cute Ghostie Cupcakes I made a few years back! Owl Cupcakes from One Charming Party. Mummy Pretzels by Mid Western Girl. Zombie Boogers at … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Birthday Party Games~Part 4

Harry Potter Birthday Party Games~Part 4 By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, this is finally the last part of our huge Harry Potter party and I'm so excited! This last part is all about the games we played and fun things we did to make it feel like the kiddos were actually at Hogwarts attending classes. See the other parts here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 At the front door, we hung a brick backdrop to make the kids feel like they were walking through Platform 9 3/4. … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Birthday Party Food and Snacks ~ Part 3

Harry Potter Birthday Party Food and Snacks ~ Part 3 @NotSoIdleHands.com

So here's part 3 of our super fun Harry Potter party....Woo Hoo! If you would like to see the rest of the party, you can go to Part 1 or Part 2 or Part 4 In this part, I'll show all the themed food we had for the kiddos and how easy it was to do. Here's a shot of the snack table we set out. I wanted to have some fun things from the book that the guests would have fun tasting {even though they … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Birthday Party Favors ~ Party Part 2

Harry Potter Birthday Party Favors ~ Party Part 2 By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, here we are at part 2 of the fun Harry Potter party we had last month. You can see Part 1 here or Part 3 here or Part 4 here. I wanted to make the favors look like the candies from the books/movies, but I also wanted to put my own fun spin of them. I also like using see~through bottles and containers that are cute and can be dressed up any way. Here are the Bertie Botts jars. I used the … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Birthday Invitations and Authentic Acceptance Letter and Party Part 1

Harry Potter Birthday Invitations and Authentic Acceptance Letter and Party Part 1 @NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, another birthday party has come and gone around these parts and like always, now is the time to show the super fun results of said party. This one was especially fun since our oldest begged for the magic of a Harry Potter par~tay...of which, I happen to be a super huge fan of {1st book came out the year after I graduated high school and I was hooked by the first page....yes, I'm THAT … [Read more...]