Category Archives: new years

Happy 2014!

Kid-Friendly & Stylish New Year's Party with lots of cute Free Printables at #freeprintables #newyears #2014

It’s time to break out the confetti and sparkling cider to toast the New Year! Don’t forget to check out our family-friendly New Years celebration ideas and download the free New Year’s printables we shared last week to help make your family’s celebrations more festive. Here’s to a joy-filled and totally super 2014!

Stylish & Kid-Friendly New Year’s Bash!

Kid-Friendly & Stylish New Year's Party with lots of cute Free Printables at #freeprintables #newyears #2014

Let’s face it… once you’ve got kiddos much of the appeal of an all-night, New Year’s bash is gone. Babysitters are virtually non-existent, but we’ve got some ideas and free printables to help you create a fabulous New Year’s celebration that you can throw right at home. Being in Arizona, we have always celebrated the…

Bettijo’s 2013 Family Photos

Retro Carnival Family Photo Ideas #familypictures #familypictureideas #funfamilypictures

I’ve been dying to share our family photos on the blog for weeks now. I posted my inspiration board and some tips on how to dress for the best family pic back when I was planning out our shoot. I was actually planning to share our family photos on the blog the first week of…

Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

I’m not sure if I’ve told you that I have a brother who lives in Taiwan? He has a daughter about Piper’s age and thanks to Facebook and Skype, we’ve kept up with their Chinese New Year festivities. So when my girls had to stay home sick today, we decided to make these super-fun dragon…

If Only…


My husband was just telling me about a comic strip he’d seen recently. It went something like this… A child asks his parent, “What are New Year’s Resolutions?” The parent replies, “They’re a to-do list for the first week of January.” Sounds about right, huh? Well, we’re nine days into the new year, and we’re…

Super Cute New Years Card

Super Cute Super Hero Comic Strip New Years Card

My best friend Dana was struggling to find outfits for her family pictures a few months ago. She had stopped by my house on the way home from a shopping trip to show me the few items she’d found. As an aside she pulled out these superhero shirts she’d picked up on clearance for the…

Sending Happy 2012 Smiles


Happy 2012! We hope this new year finds you relaxed and enjoying life. With New Year’s Day falling on a Sunday, I feel like the festivities have continued straight through today. In fact, my boys just reminded me it’s not too late to send out New Year postcards, so guess what we’re doing tonight? Yup….