Kids Parties :: Mani Pedi Nail Polish Party

nail polish cupcakes on tray choc and van

This year the little miss asked for a nail polish party. There wasn't even a question about where she wanted the party - she wanted to go to our usual nail salon. Polished Beauty Bar is our favorite nail salon in the city. Polished has a huge selection of Zoya nail polish colors (Zoya is my favorite healthy nail polish - a five-free nail polish … [Read more...]

Recipe :: Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats {Kids Snacks}

pumpkin rice krispies treats

    When I think about baking projects to do with the little miss, rice krispies treats are always at the top of our list. We make our share of muffins, cookies and even the occasional cake. But we make rice krispies treats more than we make anything else. It's partly because rice krispies treats are the perfect kitchen project … [Read more...]

Kids Party :: Sprinkle Ice Cream Party

sprinkle ice cream cones

The little miss's best friend, Max, is moving to San Fran and she asked me if we could throw a goodbye party for him. Like her mama, the little miss loves herself a party! So we started to plan. She told me Max's favorite thing is chocolate ice cream, and that he likes sprinkles, so we settled on a sprinkle ice cream theme for the party. I came up … [Read more...]

Kids Parties :: “Sushi” Rice Krispies Treats

Candy Rice Krispies Treats

The little miss and I love baking together on Saturday mornings, but we were on hiatus because I was on bed rest while awaiting the arrival of the next little lady. It was a long three months, but I managed to keep the little lady in and she is finally here safe and sound. We are all so thankful! It isn't Saturday, but I am finally starting to … [Read more...]

Halloween :: 6 Healthy Treats for Kids

Halloween Healthy Kids Snack

Yes, the excessive amount of sugar that kids will consume in the next week is inevitable. But here are a few cute Halloween treats for kids that won't make them scream. Ghost Strawberries: Fruit wrapped in chocolate = the easiest way to get kids to eat their fruit. Dip strawberries in melted white chocolate and use mini chocolate chips to … [Read more...]

Kids Party :: Beach Theme Pool Party

pool party sand dollar beach theme cupcakes

I know summer was officially over yesterday, but my friend Zuzu threw a super cute beach theme pool party for her son Crosby's 1st birthday, and I want to share the details so they're up for those planning a pool or beach theme kids party next summer. I helped Zuzu brainstorm some of the ideas for the party, and designed the beach ball labels … [Read more...]