Real Party: Snakes & Snails

Well, I am officially back up and running with a shiny new laptop.  Sort of anyway.  I still have to break this baby in and get it set up with all of the appropriate software and and data from my old machine.  But this will work for now, thank goodness!  It's Friday after all and I have some ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Cake & Ice Cream Birthday

Vintage Balloon Birthday Party

I cannot thank you enough for all of the kind comments and emails I received on yesterday's post.  I don't normally share that much of my personal life with you.  So to those of you who shared stories of your furry friends - thank you.  It is truly comforting to know that many of you understand the ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Birthday Fiesta

Sunny & Bright Birthday Fiesta

Well, the holidays are officially over.  Visitors have returned home, decorations are coming down and everyone is back to work.  My husband will attest that I tend to get a little mopey this time of year.  I love the holiday season and just get a little blue when it's all over.  So today I thought I ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Race Car Birthday

Race Car Birthday Party

Today’s real party is another fabulous event by Jessica Levitt.  Really, I just love featuring parties from this talented mom because they are always over-the-top amazing!  We featured the Construction Birthday Party she threw for her son along with the Peaches & Cream Party she hosted for her ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Giraffe Birthday

Giraffe Dessert Table

Today's Real Party is a delightful birthday party created by Bree from Surviving Suburban Motherhood.  Bree created this charming Giraffe Birthday Bash for her daughter's 3rd birthday.   In golden yellow, pink and turquoise, this party is perfectly girly and fun.  And the playful dessert table ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Sock Monkey Birthday

Sock Monkey Birthday Party

Do you remember the KIA commercial from last year's Super Bowl - the one that featured life size versions of the Yo Gabba Gabba gang and a sock monkey?  Well, my husband was infatuated with that commercial!  My favorite part was the sock monkey and now I seem to be infatuated with everything sock ... Continue Reading


Real Party: Vintage Car Birthday

Vintage Car Birthday Party

I was so excited to receive today's Real Party in my inbox.  There are so many fabulous themes and parties for little girls but that is not always the case for little boys.  So I tend to get very excited when I see a great party appropriate for a little man.  This Vintage Car Birthday Party, created ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Princess & The Frog

Princess and the Frog Party

Today's real party is a beautiful birthday party submitted by Krista of Kiki’s List.  We first introduced you to Krista when we featured her daughter's Yo Gabba Gabba party.  Well today we're excited to share this adorable Princess and the Frog party which Krista put together for her older ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Modern Train Birthday

Train Birthday Party in Blue & Orange

We definitely have the opportunity to feature more girl parties than boy parties here on Half Baked.  So I'm always excited to see a well executed theme appropriate for a boy.  And today's Real Party is just that.  This darling Train Birthday Party in blue and orange was created by Sweets Indeed.  ... Continue Reading

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Real Party: Forest Tea Party

Enchanted Forest Tea Party

Today's real party is a magical Forest Tea Party featuring sweet treats created by Linda of Bubble and Sweet.  Set in a forest with hanging pom poms and an amazing dessert table, this tea party is truly enchanted.  What little girl wouldn't love to attend a party like this? Treats included ... Continue Reading