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A Winter ONEderland

January 10, 2015 in Decor, KIDspiration, Uncategorized - 1 Comment - 2 min read

A Winter ONEderland

January 10, 2015 in Decor, KIDspiration, Uncategorized - 1 Comment - 2 min read

Ever since Johanna, or as we call her Joie, was born (on that memorable Christmas day in 2013), I knew I wanted her first birthday theme to be “A Winter ONEderland.” Okay, well maybe it was about a week after she was born that I originally thought of the idea. After all, one of the main reasons I wanted children was so I could inevitably plan birthday parties. Who doesn’t love a good party!? With that said, I waited until the last minute to put it all together, typical. The holidays really snuck up on me this year. We spent Thanksgiving in St. Marteen celebrating my father in law’s 70th birthday and by the time we got back to the states it was practically December! Luckily I was able to get her invites out before we left, so at least I knew people were coming. At least that was a start!

Her invites were purchased off etsy from a store called ArtHormer. For the sake of not giving out my address I’m only showing you all half of the invite, but you get the idea!

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As soon as we arrived home from vacation we had Joie’s first birthday pictures done by a photographer friend, Kaley Mathews (of Bellair, FL). She did an amazing job! I went to my trusty local HomeGoods & Target stores to purchase some props for the shoot. The rocking chair was a gift from her great-grandmother and the “one” banner was also purchased from an etsy shop called DecorateYourBigDay (along with other decor I’ll get into later). And last but not least her adorable outfit was purchased from SweetBirthdayGiggles, also on etsy.

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Meanwhile, I had started the search for decorations and I found my jackpot when I came across The Oriental Trading Company. All the remainder decor you’ll see below either came from them or Party City. The day turned out beautiful and most importantly Joie had a great time with great company!

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Inflatable penguins in the pool: 10393961_10102039616010714_5183113503725132229_nPenguin Ball Pit:

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 I hope you all enjoyed an inside look at the makings of “Johanna’s Winter Onederland” as much as I enjoyed sharing it with you all! If you are curious about any other aspect of her party I am always available at MyLittleLoveClothing@gmail.com! Cheers!

Thank you all again! Xo Noelle

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    Hello! Noelle here! I am the owner + creator of this blog. I am the wife to an amazing man and mother to 4 children under 5! Two incredible little girls who are 16 months apart and TWIN baby boys! They all keep me very busy to say the least but I have learned to embrace the chaos! They say children don’t allow you to be lazy and I couldn’t agree more! I love my family, decorating, being a total mamarazzi, shopping small, and writing. Here you will find everyday KIDspiration from kids play spaces to room décor, mom life and more. For more about this blog and me hit the “about me section” and keep reading! Welcome and I hope you enjoy what you see!

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