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Cristina Riches aka Bird, is the founder of BirdsParty.com. She's also a creative mom of two, published author, graphic designer, freelance photographer, magazine editor and unconditional party lover. Her party ideas and photos have been featured on numerous publications such as Forbes.com, CNN Entertainment, Parenting Magazine, Celebrate Magazine, All You Magazine, Elle Decor and MarthaStewart.com. She also regularly creates content for brands such as PBS Parents, HGTV, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few. 
Showing posts with label Back To School. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Back To School. Show all posts
First-Day-Of-School Outfit Ideas 😍

First-Day-Of-School Outfit Ideas 😍

Thank you JCPenney for sponsoring this post. Visit JCPenney in-store or online to shop the new fashionable picks at an affordable price!   If you have children between the ages of 9 and 18, you'll know that fashion is quite a big part of their back-to-school routine.  Having a first-day-of-school outfit that makes the kiddos feel more confident, comfortable and prepared for a new year is also something FUN to look forward to, besides books and school supplies. Bonus points if the outfit is also Instagram-worthy, right?! 😋

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Back To School Free Printable Lunchbox Note Cards

Back To School Free Printable Lunchbox Note Cards

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine.#PBLove When it comes to going back to school, lunch ideas are at the forefront of my to-do list! Mainly because as a mom, I want to provide variety and fun in my kids lunchboxes and give them something practical, nutritious, tasty and comforting that they can look forward to each day.

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DIY Geometric Bulletin Board Tutorial

DIY Geometric Bulletin Board Tutorial

Back to school season is here, and love it or hate it; getting organized is on the top of our agendas, am I right?! But there's no reason why we can't make it a fun transition too! So I hope today's DIY Geometric Bulletin Board tutorial will inspire you to add a  little flair and personal touch to your office or home space.  Oh, and did I mention it's a super easy DIY? Yep, we don't do complicated 'round here. You're welcome! ;)

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Ice Cream Social Birthday Party Printables

Ice Cream Social Birthday Party Printables

Some of you may be already prepping for back to school, but summer's NOT over folks. And we're determined to squeeze all the sunny days and summer parties in, before Fall totally takes over... Oh, yeah! Speaking of which, I'm thinking these ice cream social printables would make a cool end of summer party, birthday bash theme or a refreshing back to school celebration .  Sorry, pun intended ;)

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20+ Yummy and Fun After School Snacks

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 I've selected some funky recipes to help make after school snack life a breeze. 

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Back to School | Junie B. Jones Inspired Party

Back to School | Junie B. Jones Inspired Party

For those who don't know, Junie B. is a feisty little first grader with her very own series of books. Her many, many, many mistakes help kids love reading and laugh while they do. (And she provides parents with lots of teachable moments!). Styled by the fabulous Jen from Double The Fun Parties , this party creates a school day in the life of Junie B. – a perfect birthday party or back to school theme for kids who love playing school! Check out all the amazing party details as told by Jen. 

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Back to School Free Printable and Editable Name Tags

Back to School Free Printable and Editable Name Tags

Today I'm' sharing the third of the back to school free printables - Editable School Book or Name Tags! Of course, they match the previous pencil bookmarks and pencil favor box  (all editable) shared earlier this week. These book label can be used to personalize school books, homework diaries, but also lunch boxes, pencil cases, back packs, favor bags and more. And you can  type in the text you want!

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Back to School Free Printable Pencil Bookmarks

Back to School Free Printable Pencil Bookmarks

I'll tell you a secret: I am not really keen on living out of sink with the seasons. I'm the person who used to dread seeing Halloween stuff in the shops in August. But due to the nature of my job, things have changed a little, and planning that far ahead is a necessity...Having said that, I'm never quite ready to see winter sweaters for sale in July! And certainly never ready to say goodbye to summer. Ever.  But I also know that it's inevitable, and some people have no choice but to start planning for back to school now. So to make things a little easier, this week I'm sharing some back to school printables: Bookmarks, name tags and super duper cute freebies! 

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30+ Back to School Lunchbox Recipes

30+ Back to School Lunchbox Recipes

I know some of you are already preparing for back to school, and if lunch box food poses a dilemma, then fear not! 'Cause  I have handpicked a selection of fun, healthy and totally scrumptious lunchbox recipes that are also easy to make and totally portable.  The kids can totally help too in the prepping of some of these recipes, which all adds to the fun, right?! ;)

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DIY Apple Cake Pops & Barnyard Birthday Centerpiece

DIY Apple Cake Pops & Barnyard Birthday Centerpiece

I'm an advocate for hand-made, and don't care who knows it. BUT I also don't have a lot of time and like any working mom, budget is always at the forefront of my party planning. And last year for my kid's joint Barnyard Birthday it was no different. I baked, crafted and handmade a lot of the details, including these Apple Cake Pops and mini " Farm Orchard" Centerpiece display for the pops...

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FREE Nemo Inspired Back to School Party Printables

FREE Nemo Inspired Back to School Party Printables

I'll be back blogging on a regular basis beginning of September - Trying to enjoy (and work..) for the rest of my summer. But just before I leave, I thought you guys might like a few goodies! :) My dear friend and talented blog collaborator Smita from the "The Party Wall" has asked me to design a few printables for her son's Back to School Party . She's co-room mom for her son's class this year, and assigned the color orange for their table. 

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FREE Apple Themed Back to School Party Printables

FREE Apple Themed Back to School Party Printables

My little girl is starting kindergarten this September (yikes!) and my son is moving up to a "big" class so the nest will seem a little quieter without my little chicks for a few hours of the day. ...They grow up fast don't they?!! To help make this step a little easier and less scary for them (and for hubs and I too), we decided to celebrate and make this occasion a "happy"  one. You know the old saying: "Keep calm and have a cupcake?" Well, this is exactly what I am aiming for!! :)

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