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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Birthday Countdown Ideas – Counting Down with Photos!

I love counting down to holidays and special occasions! A good countdown builds anticipation and makes any event more exciting! Last year, for my son’s first birthday, we counted down to the “Big Day” by taking countdown photos. I set up a simple backdrop with paper chains and Christmas lights and threw a bunch […]