Party in a box…DIY party for the DIY impaired

I got a Monkey Magic party in a box for my Aidan’s party and although it is a little like going against the glitter and glue in my veins to not DIY everything myself, it just felt like the best option.

Even with my love of all thing DIY,  the lack of time  has gotten the better of me lately, I just don’t have the time to do ANYTHING. Guys, I have been brushing my teeth in the shower to shave 5min off my morning routine. So when I found out about Tanya Bekker from Monkey Magic Functions’ Party in a Box option I jumped at the chance to work with her for Aidan’s party. Because this way I could still be hands on with regards to theme and where I want everything BUT I don’t have to physically cut and paste everything myself. I’m still making things like crayon thank you gifts though.

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Give your kid’s crayons a second life (DIY)

I made 100 crayon hearts? Is there a reason for this? Well actually I don’t ever need a reason to DIY or recycle BUT yes there is a reason…Aidan’s birthday party

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It’s Aidan’s birthday  soon so you can expect a bunch of pre-birthday posts. He has had a few birthday fails  in his life; Like when the cake fell over on his first birthday , the party venue forgot about him on his second and he got sick on his  third so this year I teamed up with some awesome industry professionals to give him a proper party … holding all kinds of thumbs on this one…but first things first here is how I made his thank you gifts …it is super easy and practically free.

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What does pretty mean? (my accidental parenting win)

What is pretty? I found myself asking my soon to be four year old this last night and the answer really surprised me.

 

If you follow me on social media (FB, Insta, Twitter) you would know that Aidan is quite, how shall we say; verbal. From the first time he started speaking properly  he has said the most interesting things even getting me in to trouble.   So yesterday’s conversation was not uncommon for us.

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The adult brats epidemic…don’t be a statistic

I had this idea about writing how teachers are the most undervalued in society how parents can be so demanding and plain out ridiculous. Then I thought actually cops have to deal with a lot of ungratefulness too, oh and cashiers, oh and the media, flip “the media” is to blame for everything.

Then there are waiters and municipal employees and the list got so long I had to tear it up and start a new list…A list with one thing on…what is making society so annoying?…bratty people that’s it.

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Kimberly Grace Professional…The Good, The Bad and the Meh

I was super excited to be included in the Kimberly Grace Professional Product research group. They sent a bunch of South African women products and asked us to be honest – You guys know I’m big on honesty when it comes to reviews because I don’t like to waste my money or my time, and I don’t want you to either…. I got a bunch of products and here is what I thought of them individually…

Kimberly Grace

DISCLAIMER. What worked for me might not work for you and also the other way around, this is based on my hair here on my head.

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