Category Archives: Birthdays

Little Birthday Presents

Usually, I’m not into giving presents for adult birthdays, but a lot of my friends are turning 30 this year. It seems like a momentous time for some gift-giving. Plus it’s fun to figure out   a good present. Inspired … Continue reading

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30th Birthday Bash – Sumo-style Food

This past Saturday was my 30th birthday celebration—sumo-style! I had so much fun sumoing (rental from Party Moonwalks) and sake bombing with friends. 30 years old, celebrating with 30 friends, decorating with 30 origami flowers and 30 kirigami flowers, and … Continue reading

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Cricut Virgin

A long-time crafter, but a Cricut virgin—yup, embarrassing but that’s me. 🙂 Luckily, a couple friends gave me a Cricut for my 30th birthday. I was cutting up a storm trying to figure out how it works. It’s so nifty … Continue reading

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Origami Flower Centerpieces

I’m getting excited for my upcoming Japanese-inspired 30th birthday bash with sumo wrestling and sake bombs. Yay! For the last week, there has been lots of cleaning, grocery shopping, but the most time-consuming project—origami flowers! Now I truly appreciate the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bundt Cake

To C-Man’s dismay, I absolutely love birthdays especially celebrating his. He was out of town for his special day so I decided that we needed to have a little treat upon his return. Growing up, C-Man enjoyed having his mom’s … Continue reading

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Piñatas & Micheladas

Two things I’ve learned to love while living in Texas:  piñatas and micheladas. (A michelada is a spicy beer cocktail, like a beer bloody mary). I always thought piñatas were limited to kids’ parties, but since moving to Texas, I’ve … Continue reading

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Birthday Hat and Tissue Paper Flowers

Wrapping up the auntie duties, I made a birthday hat for my niece and 14 tissue paper flowers for party decorations.

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