Winter ONEderland Birthday Party by Happy Family Blog

Winter ONEderland Birthday Party

I am excited to share my friend, Christen’s adorable Winter ONEderland Birthday Party themed party.  Their personal story made this party even sweeter.  They have been married for 17 years.  Infertility and a breast cancer diagnosis lead them to use a gestational carrier (surrogate).  They lost a baby at 8 weeks before Deakin.  When Deakin finally…

Non-Candy Valentine's Day Cards by Happy Family Blog

Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Cards

I am an avid Target shopper, by avid I should say almost daily!  I love the dollar spot which my hubby has renamed the $100 spot.  My fascination with the section has rubbed off on Bailey.  When we went the other day she was picking out all sorts of items instead of just saying no…

Pink Hot Chocolate Recipe by Happy Family Blog

Recipe for Pink Hot Chocolate Mix

While it does not get very cold in South Florida we still love to make hot chocolate.  I thought it would be fun to make a pink hot chocolate!  I am surprised to see so many recipes online for pink hot chocolate.  Most of the recipes include melting white chocolate which sounded delicious, but I…

Healthy Orange Creamsicle Fruit Dip by Happy Family Blog

Healthy Orange Creamsicle Fruit Dip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and the Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #StartYourYearRefreshed #CollectiveBias.  I am excited to share this yummy and Healthy Orange Creamsicle Fruit Dip. We are slowly recovering from the holiday hangover.  Life if all about balance, especially when it comes to eating.  Over the holidays…

20 Yummy Heart Shaped Treats

Since becoming a mom I have embraced every holiday.  Since pink is my favorite color Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays.  Here is a roundup of my favorite 20 yummy heart shaped treats. Lemon Harts by Garlic and Zest  Sugar Cookie Hearts by Seeded at the Table Roses and Poppies Cookies by Miss…

New Year's Eve Bar Cart by Happy Family Bloga

New Year’s Eve Bar Cart

What are your plans for NYE?  We are looking forward to dinner with friends followed by a quiet night at home.  Since Santa brought me a bar cart for Christmas I knew we needed a little drink and party popper station right next to our couch so we can enjoy our drinks while watching the ball…

DIY Holiday Ornament Wreath

The moment I saw these winter wonder ornaments I knew I had to have them. I love everything blue and white.  Wreaths and ornaments are my go to holiday decor items so it just seemed right to combine them together.  I use wreaths for interior and exterior decor.  You can never have too many so…

DIY Peppermint Holiday Decor by Happy Family Blog

DIY Peppermint Holiday Decor

As a party planner I love adding personal touches to decor. My daughter Bailey is quickly becoming a mini planner, entertainer and DIY craft lover. When planning crafts and parties I always keep my audience in mind to determine the level of difficulty, materials and the goal of the craft or decor. In this case…

DIY Tutorial Mini Yarn Wreath

Last year I did my first project with yarn and I was hooked.  You can see my DIY Tutorial for the Nautical Yarn Wreaths here.  I have been waiting for another project.  When I found these tops for mason jars in my craft room I knew I was going to recreate them in a mini…

Minnie and Mickey Cookies by Happy Family Blog

Minnie and Mickey Cookies

Minnie and Mickey Cookies We are Disney lovers.  Lucky for us we are only 3 hours away from Mickey so we try to go at least once a year.  The holidays are my favorite time of the year to go.  The weather is great and the decorations make the most magical place in the world even more…