Birthday 101: Birthday, What Even Are You?

What’s this birthday business about anyway? Commemorating the day of your birth makes sense, but throughout the centuries, birthdays have gotten pretty big for their boots. The cake, the candles, the singing, the presents, the Facebook notifications… birthdays are a big deal. Most importantly, CAKE. As far as we know, Romans were the first to decide that cake should be the official…

Easy DIY Participation Ribbons Party Favours

Sometimes your best isn't good enough but you shouldn't feel all bad about it. These extremely easy participation ribbons will make everyone feel great when you host your next pancake olympics or whatever it is you do to keep the spirit of competition alive amongst your friends. Get a PDF of the full instructions and patterns here: DIY Participation Ribbon Party Favor Supplies shee…

DIY Pizza Bunting Party Decoration

You could hang actual slices of pizza on a string.But if you don't want to do that, this is the next best thing.Get a PDF of the full instructions and patterns here:Pizza Bunting Supplies 2 sheets of yellow felt1 sheet of dark red felt1 sheet of beige/cream felt150cm stringfabric glue or hot glue gunPizza Bunting Instructions1. Stack the 2 sheets of yellow felt on top of each other then pin patte…

Cake-a-Like: Eggs in a Frying Pan

The thing about eggs is... they're not cake. And the thing about frying pans? They're not cake either. It's a problem. When you saw the photo above, you probably thought, "Oh great, another day, another photo of something other than cake." BUT YOU WERE WRONG! That's cake! It looks just like fried eggs in a cast iron skillet but it's actually a fudgey chocolate skillet cake…

FREE Desktop Background: Wannabe Star Onesie

This onesie is you! Because when you put it on, anything is possible. Don't let the two-piece pajamas of this world hold you back! I'll say it one more time. This onesie is you. How to get it:1. Click through to the high-res, desktop-sized file via the button below2. Right click on the image to save it3. Go to the file (wherever you saved it), right click on it and select…

Ain't No Party Like a Birthday Party

Quick question: how do you feel about touching on the topic of the BEST THING EVER? Today, I want to tell you a little bit about birthday parties. When did humans start having them? How have they changed over the centuries? Party time in ancient EgyptLike most birthday traditions, they evolved from a handful of traditions practiced across a number of different cultures. One very obv…