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Life’s Cowgirl Theme Birthday Party on a Budget!

Today is my two year blog anniversary! I can’t believe how good this blog has been to me. I have met some amazing fellow crafters that I think may be life long friends through this blog and it has given this very social girl that is now home raising two small children an outlet of creativity and social contact with ladies that share my same interests. I have been honored to grow this little ol’ blog of nothing into something that is part of my everyday life that has given back to me already so much. Today I am reposting my very first blog post ever as a crafting blogger, my first ever Cricut Crafted birthday party. Thank you all for sweet encouragement and support I have had over the past two years!

A Piece of Life's Pie

My oldest just turned 3 and she had a fascination with Jessie, from Toy Story, and she requested a Jessie and Bullseye themed party.  I thought, “Not a problem” until I found out that to just limit the party swag to just those two characters was going to be tricky if I was to buy anything commercially and stay on a resonable budget.

I took matters into my own hands and started doing my homework and managed to be able to throw a cute and on budget themed birthday party that looked like a good amount of money was thrown at it.

For invitations, I had a friend that is a graphic artist design me a custom invite that looked like a movie stub that I could sent the file to Costco Photo and have two invitations printed out on a 4×6 photo.  I then found a plain primary colors note card…

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About apieceoflifespie

I am a stay at home domestic engineer that has a love for my family, food, writing, crafting, photography and most of all a clean and orderly house. I feel I was born in the wrong era in many things and the only thing I would change if I was a "Donna Reed or June Cleaver" kind of mom is that I would still get to wear my sweats and Crocs while washing the windows.

3 responses »

  1. Congratulations on your 2 year blogaversary!!!! I left a comment on your original first post 🙂 Here is to many more years of getting to hear and see what you have been up to and all your continued creativity 🙂 Hugs, Karon.

  2. Mom of the year award, right here!!! Your party turned out incredible. I’m sure the birthday girl and the guests all LOVED it. All of the super cute little touches–bandanna fabric here, raffia there—everything coordinated perfectly!!! Congrats on your blogaversary, too, I remember the first project I found on here–that super, awe inspiring PLAYHOUSE you totally decorated!!! Many happy bloggy years to come my friend!!


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