Birthday Envelope Countdown

There are 33 short days between my daughter and son’s birthdays. Right when I finish one party, I get to turn around and plan another. What does this mean for you? More freebies! If I’m doing all this work, I might as well share it with everyone! To countdown to my […]


Birthday Memory Cards

I love celebrations. I love hand written notes. And I love memory keeping. And this idea combines all of my favorite things! For my daughter’s birthday, I created these adorable Birthday Memory Cards. At her party I asked her grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins to fill one out. Then we […]


Birthday Countdown

We do a countdown for everything around here. Holidays, special occasions, vacations… You name it! My daughter’s first birthday was no exception. It wouldn’t be an Armstrong birthday without a birthday countdown! What is a birthday countdown? It’s quite simple: we take pictures each day, for ten days, leading up […]


First Birthday Crib Party!

My daughter turned one on May 1st (seriously, where does the time go?). We had a birthday party planned for the weekend, but we wanted to do something fun the morning of her birthday. So we decided to throw her a Crib Party! What is a Crib Party? Basically, we threw […]


Birthday Countdown Envelopes

My father-in-law’s birthday is on February 15th. The poor guy gets overshadowed by Valentine’s Day every single year. So this year, we decided to make him a special “birthday bundle” to help count down to his big day! We started by labeling ten envelopes (one for each day) counting down […]


Happy Dolls and The Birthday Project

I first heard about “The Birthday Project” from a close friend of mine. The idea is simple: on your birthday, you do one random act of kindness for every year of your life. So if you’re turning 30, you do 30 random acts of kindness. This sort of thing is […]