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Cakes, Movie Night, Party Eats

How to Make Easy Popcorn Cupcakes

These movie popcorn cupcakes were the centerpiece of our backyard movie night birthday party. I didn’t even make a birthday cake this year.  I just didn’t want to deal with plates, forks and cake crumbs especially when we didn’t have a table for the kids to sit at. They were going to be on blankets and pillows on the ground…

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DIY, Movie Night, Party Decorations

How to Make a Movie Marquee Sign That Lights Up

Our outdoor movie night party was one of my all time favorites. I loved making all the decorations for it including this simple light up movie night theater marquee. This post may contain affiliate links Movie Night Marquee materials: Black foam board Letters from my outdoor movie night party printable bundle One strand of 100 Christmas lights Glue (Stick, spray…

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Costumes, DIY, Halloween, Under the Sea

Awesome Jellyfish Costume DIY

It’s Halloween night and my teenage daughter still does not have a costume. She’d been thinking about making a jellyfish costume but had made no progress toward that end. This post may contain affiliate links. A quick search on Pinterest produced many jellyfish costumes made with umbrellas. That’s a problem. Living in Southern California means that I haven’t seen an…

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DIY, Movie Night, Party Decorations, Party Games

How to Make a Popcorn Box Pinata

This popcorn box pinata was a huge success at our backyard movie night birthday party! Both in its construction and in its appearance. We’ve learned so much about pinata making over the years with our teapot pinata, Eiffel tower pinata, and our famously indestructible pineapple pinata. This pinata was the maybe the best we’ve ever made and I’ll explain exactly…

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Birthdays, Movie Night, Party Themes

Perfect Backyard Movie Night Birthday Ideas

With the weather outside as hot as it’s been this year, we decided to host an outdoor backyard movie night for the girls’ birthday party. That way we could beat the heat and instead enjoy the warm summer evening. The girls decided to show the Peanuts movie and I thought I’d give a vintage look to all the decorations. The…

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DIY, Free Printables, Party Decorations, Western party

Wild One Birthday Cake Topper DIY (FREE SVG)

Wild One 1st birthday parties ideas are all the trend and I can see why. All those teepees, arrows, and feathers make Indian tribal parties really fun to decorate and those elements bring a rustic and cozy feel to any party. This post has been sponsored by I only work with brands I use and love so I know…

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