Samuel Tiger’s Neighborhood


I think that since I get to help other people with their parties, I tend to be more conservative when planning my own. Lately, I’ve been keeping them very small, keeping the decorations to a minimum and just raid my craft bins rather than the shelves at the store – not even to save money, just to waste less!

This was definitely the case for my son, Sam’s, 1st birthday. We invited a few friends to join us for a family day of fun at the Dupage Children’s Museum in Naperville, Illinois, and I even made my own Daniel Tiger cake from scratch (which was a new -and very stressful- experience for me)!

My baby boy adores Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood which makes me exuberantly happy considering my own childhood love for Mr. Roger’s… I made a couple of small “Daniel” circles for the red paper fans I already had in my supplies and some scraps of fabric became a decorative swag for the highchair.

So here are a few pictures from Sam’s cute little party at the Museum. Not pictured, the disco ball in the party room, the magical bubble machine, and the parents’ Prince and Michael Jackson dance party.

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Sam loving his birthday party…just a little bit.
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My DIY Daniel Tiger Cake | Mini-Coloring Books and Crayon Rolls as Party Favors
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The Party Star with his entourage
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Daniel Tiger Party Decorations
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Big Bro Leo loving the Bubble Machine
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Fun-fuel so that we all could play all day
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WIND TUNNNNELLLL! So much fun!

 

 

 

 

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Backyard Beach Bash


Amira’s 5th Birthday Party | August 2015

Chicagoland Photographer Christina Marie Photography

Balloon Arch and Floating Centerpieces by Balloons by Tommy

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River North Anniversary


Coral and Jade 35th Wedding Anniversary by Pastiche Events | Chicago

The Guests of Honor were Gary and Kathie and the event was hosted by their very thoughtful children, Amanda and Greg. The event took place in a family member’s private penthouse suite in River North, Chicago.

Graphic design, sweets table display, floral arrangements, pretzel treats and cupcakes provided by Pastiche Events.

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s Cupcakes


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Happy Birthday, Rita Darling! #quelnight
Happy Birthday, Rita Darling! #quelnight