Easy Halloween Treats for a Spooky Kid’s Party

By Alison of The Alison Show

I know, it’s barely fall, but if you want to throw a spooky bash for you and your kiddos, now is the time to jump on it! I’m dying over all these cute Halloween party invites I’ve been seeing on Minted, and I thought it would be fun to pair them up with some matching Halloween treats.

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Fun and Easy Kid’s Party Themes

By Alison of The Alison Show

Planning a party is one million times easier if you have a theme to anchor it to! But you don’t have to be a creative genius to come up with a fun theme! A theme can be as simple as a single color or animal. If it’s a color or animal your child loves, the party will be even more fun and special for them. I’ve picked a few of my favorite child’s birthday invitations from Minted, and paired them with some real life party inspiration.

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Fun and Modern Cake Toppers

Spring and summer are party seasons! Easter is just around the corner and so is Mother’s day! Add birthdays and baby showers, and you’re probably going to want a cake at some point! Whether you bake it from scratch or not, these fun and modern cake toppers will help bring the fun.

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Green and Gold St. Patrick’s Day Party

St. Patrick’s Day is easily overlooked when it comes to crafts, baked goods, and DIY’s. Personally I don’t feel the need to have any St. Patrick’s Day decor, but you know me, I love to party. So in case you need a reason to celebrate or just eat some really yummy sweets, here are some fun green and gold ideas to get you in the mood. I mean, who wouldn’t enjoy some shamrock-shaped macaroons with Bailey’s chocolate ganache? This pregnant lady is not saying, “no.”

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Valentines Day Party Ideas

By Alison, The Alison Show

In my opinion Valentine’s Day is all about sharing the love with EVERYONE! Not just one special person. So I’ve found some fun, easy ideas that can easily turn your next play date, book club meeting, or The Bachelor watching session into a festive and awesome Valentine’s Day bash…
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Party with Donuts

By Alison Faulkner, The Alison Show

I can’t get enough donuts. Not only are they a delicious treat, but they make for a stunning spread. Lately I’ve found picking up a box of freshly baked donuts is all I need to get a party started. My local bakery happily customizes icing colors and sprinkles, and I’m willing to bet yours will as well. It never hurts to ask! Check out these amazing donut displays to inspire some sweet ideas for your next party.

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Put a Tassel on It

By Alison Faulkner, The Alison Show

By now you’ve seen, and probably fallen in love with, the tassel trend. They’re fun, festive and just the right amount of glam. So next time you’re planning a party–for young or old, for two or two hundred–here are some awesome and easy ways to put a tassel on it.

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DIY: Glitter and Pom-Pom Magnets

By Alison Faulkner of The Alison Show

These magnets are a quick and fun gift. They are inexpensive, easy to transport, and add just the right amount of pop to a refrigerator. Just be sure to make some for yourself, trust me, you’ll be sad if you don’t!

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