Fireman Birthday Party {Part 2}

After having lunch, cake, and opening presents at our house (see Part 1), we all headed to the local fire station for a tour. I don't know if every city does this, but our local fire stations give free educational tours, complete with hats and goodies at the end. You simply just call and make a reservation.When we arrived at the fire station, the firemen first showed us the fire trucks.They even allowed the kids to walk through the main cab area. They loved this part!After we looked at the … [Read more...]

Fireman Birthday Party {Part 1}

On Saturday, we had a fireman themed birthday party for both Buddy (4) and Little Man (2). Their birthdays are only a few weeks apart and since they both love fireman, we decided to just have one big party and invite everybody! We started out at our house with lunch, cake, and gifts before heading out for a tour of the local fire station. To keep this post from being entirely too long, I will divide it into two separate ones. So here are some of the pictures from the first half of the … [Read more...]

Wii Bowling Birthday Bash

Monday was my husband's 30th birthday. I wanted to throw him a fun party, but struggled with a theme.  The only ideas I saw online were sports, gambling or drinking themed parties. He is not into any of those things, so those options were out. Also, he already did an 80's party for my 30th last year. He's a techie sort of a guy, but I already did an iPhone themed party last year. Finally, I saw this party on Hostess with the Mostess, and I knew I had my theme. It was easy and fun to decorate. … [Read more...]

Barnyard Birthday Bash

  Last Wednesday was Little Man's first birthday.  We had a birthday lunch for him at my husband's parents house.      Because he seems to have a sensitive stomach, I made him a sugar-free applesauce and banana birthday cake and cupcake.     I iced it using Cool Whip mixed with a bit of pure vanilla extract. It tasted pretty good. Kind of like banana bread. But being the picky eater that he is, he wouldn't touch it.    We had his actual birthday party on Saturday. I went with a … [Read more...]