September 19, 2014

Fresh Take on Meals: 15+ Super Delicious Meatless Recipes to Try!

by Bird Bird's Party at Foodie.com





The weekend is upon us, and there's nothing I love more than to plan some funky meals to enjoy with my family and friends

Recently, I watched a science documentary, featuring several studies that showed that a diet heavily based on red meat is not really the best thing for us. Ever since, we've been making a conscious effort to cook more and more meatless dishes at home. But I have to say, our repertoire wasn't great. I mean, sometimes you've gotta go beyond chicken and fish to keep your taste buds guessing, right?!

So I was totally giddy (and drooling) over some recipes found on Foodie.com. Not only they are healthier versions of classic favorites, but it's also food that you’d actually share with your friends! A major plus for this party gal ;)


September 16, 2014

Fall Inspired: Nesting Birds Baby Shower



This beautiful baby shower styled by my friend Katelyn from Events by Kate, provides the perfect theme for a Fall baby shower celebrating the 'nesting mommy' and baby!

Kate used Bird's Party Baby Shower Printables, and stunning rustic and woodland elements for the decor to tie in perfectly with the more delicate look of the glassware, floral arrangements and lace. 

Check out all the gorgeous details below as told by Kate.


September 9, 2014

Top 10 Kids Birthday Party Themes for Fall




Hello sweet friends! Happy to be back with my batteries fully charged for what looks like will be a cray-cray season ahead! Thankfully I spent some time chillaxing at this magical place...which is handy seen the size of my to-do list already

Between stocking the shop with some exciting new party goodies (can't wait to share!), prepping a Christmas edition with Créative magazineorganizing three creative workshops in October, not to mention some fun projects with PBS Parents; the next few months are chock-a-block!! 

But that's the way, u-huh, u-huh, I like it! So onwards and upwards with today's post of our Top 10 Kids Birthday Party Themes for Fall. Check out the awesomeness...


August 26, 2014

20+ Yummy and Fun After School Snacks




Don't know about you, but after school snacks are one of my fave meals of the day. For me it's the time to catch up with the kiddos after a long day, and find out what they've been up to at school. So they also need to be fun. And of course healthy. And not fill them up too much so they don't eat dinner. 

Quite a few boxes to tick for a humble snack, huh?! So prepping is essential. And with the help of Foodie.com I've selected some funky recipes to help make after school snack life a breeze. 


August 25, 2014

5 Chilled Out End of Summer Party Ideas

end of summer party cinema


Just because summer is ending, doesn't mean we have to wait until the next Holiday to celebrate. Any excuse for a party, you say?! Too right! In my book you can never have too many parties!

But I also don't want anything fussy or formal. So Pinterest has come to the rescue once again. Here are my top 5 fave ideas to make the best of those last days of summer sunshine and warmth, and frankly; to just chill out in good company!


August 13, 2014

5 Pretty and Delicious Summer Cocktails for Your Party

Summer Cocktails Recipes

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Because yesterday we were talking bar styling, then naturally today's post had to include drinks and recipes. After all, no self-respecting party bar is complete without pretty libations?! 

Here are some of my faves, handpicked for their awesome taste but also good looks, 'cause we all know we eat (or drink) with our eyes first. I'm particularly digging all the recipes that contain some sort of herb: thyme, mint, lavender, rosemary...to make use of my garden bounty this summer! Looks super funky too!!


August 12, 2014

Awesome Summer Bar Styling Ideas



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Though we're all prepping for back to school 'round here, summer is not over yet. No, sir! And we're still making the most of our sunny days by eating and drinking al fresco as much as possible. So bar styling has become a necessity really. They're so practical and can look totally awesome for any occasion.

Here are some of my fave picks from Pinterest that totally scream summer and style! There's something for every taste or celebration - family get-together, drinks with the gals, weddings...because bars are trendy right now, looked totally hip and are also super practical. Trust! 

Hope they spark your imagination, and help you squeeze out the last drops of your 'summer juices' ;)


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