Valentine’s Day Party for Kids

Healthy Valentines Day Treats Dessert Table

Looking for an excuse to throw a party? Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and you will surely get your kids in the spirit with these ideas. We think it makes a sweet theme for a February birthday as well. Check out these great Valentine’s Day parties from our readers in the gallery. (more…)

Printable Valentines Roundup

Printable Valentines

Gone are the days of having to rely on the cardboard boxes of valentines from the drug store. These days there are so many creative people who are sharing their wealth of talent by creating adorable valentines that are easy to put together at home. (more…)

Tips for a Great Slumber Party

Slumber Party Ideas

Winter birthdays can sometimes be hard because they almost always need to be held indoors. We thought it’d be fun to share some inspiration for hosting the most perfectly cozy birthday celebration—here are our fun slumber party ideas!

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Creative Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Creative Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Okay, so right about now, you’re probably thinking to yourself, what am I going to have that elf do tomorrow? Lucky for us, there are some very creative parents out there coming up with amazing ideas from easy to extravagant. You be the judge on how far you want to take your elf’s antics. Personally, I’m more in favor of fun than mischief, but to each elf their own! (more…)

Paddington Gilt Sale

Paddington Poster

The iconic bear from our childhood storybooks, Paddington, is taking center stage on the big screen.  We had a sneak peek of the adventure-filled film, and it’s sure to be a big hit! To celebrate the upcoming January 16th release of Paddington the movie, Gilt.com is hosting an exclusive sale featuring authentic props and memorabilia straight from the movie set.

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Room Tour: Gutsy Girls Rooms

Purple Girl's Room Tour

We have a group of girls rooms that are gutsy with their design choices—from stripes on the ceiling, glamorous gold furnishings and even leopard print. We love rooms that embrace the child’s wishes, and all of these rooms feature elements that were requested by the girls. Take a look in our room tours below. (more…)

Using Artwork to Update Your Kids’ Rooms

United States Gold Foil Map

As your kids get older, their tastes change—sometimes a lot and often! One thing we suggest is using artwork as an easy way to change up the feel of a room. We are big fans of the artwork available at Minted. Not only do we love their mission of supporting independent artists with their array of ever-changing artwork, we love that their collection is so diverse. You can truly find something for every age and every taste.

We went searching for prints that we thought would work for those kids who don’t want anything “babyish” in their rooms anymore. There were so many great choices that we had to cut ourselves off well before our options were exhausted.  You’ll find a few collections of artwork from Minted we pulled together down below. Which would your kids like? (more…)