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DRY Rhubarb Strawberry Collins Cocktail

By Not Just A Mommy!

I was provided DRY Soda free of charge by the company or PR agency and I provided my honest opinion. This review is based strictly on my opinion and others may have a different opinion or experience with DRY Soda. Whenever one hosts a party, one of the first questions to ask is 'what are we goi... Read More

Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas

By Not Just A Mommy!

Celebrate modern and traditional Mexican culture with a rockin' fiesta complete with fun food, colorful decorations and pretty crafts. Whether you keep it simple with margaritas and chips and salsa or go all out with a full spread, drink options, and a mariachi band, make your next Cinco de Mayo fie... Read More

Celebrating New Year’s Eve With Your Kids

By Not Just A Mommy!

If you are like me with kids at home, going out for New Year's Eve isn't always an option.  For the past few years we've been whooping it up with fellow parents and it can be even more fun than squeezing into high heels and fighting crowds at overpriced events.  Check out these great ways for cele... Read More

Holiday Partyware With Bee Bops & Lollipops

By Not Just A Mommy!

If you are looking for the best local spot to score on paper straws, bags, cupcake toppers and other hot partyware for your holiday soiree, look no further than Snohomish's Bee Bops & Lollipops.  The store has changed over the years and has become more party-centric, especially with the addit... Read More

Affordable Holiday Entertaining

By Not Just A Mommy!

Between Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's entertaining, hostess and Christmas gifts, traveling costs, the wallet is on fire.  Thankfully, one doesn't need to spend a ton of money to celebrate fabulously! After years of parties and get-togethers, here are a few of my personal tips and tricks fo... Read More

Party Fun And Crafting At West Elm Seattle

By Not Just A Mommy!

If you are looking for a some awesome activities to put onto your social calendar, there are a couple of fun ones coming up at West Elm Seattle. A few weeks ago, I had the extreme pleasure of attending Trophy Cupcakes' book launch party and if you can't tell, I had a fabulous time.  Posing... Read More

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 Party Ideas

By Not Just A Mommy!

I'm so glad to be a mommy...I can enjoy kid movies guilt-free. We absolutely loved Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs and you better believe we are heading out to its sequel Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2  opening Friday. A few years ago I posted about party ideas for the first movie.... Read More

9 DIY Geometric Party Ideas

By Not Just A Mommy!

I bet you thought you wouldn't see geometry again once you left high school!  Geometric shapes are popping up everywhere as the latest party trend.  Today are 9 of my favorite DIY geometric party ideas and whether it's your theme or just using a few elements,  they are guaranteed to make a seriou... Read More

Back To School Parties And Crafts

By Not Just A Mommy!

I can't believe it is back to school time! I'm so in denial...but it is time to come out of it by sharing parties and crafts sure to get your kids into the spirit. I am a big fan of paper plate crafts and I love Spaceships And Laserbeams' apple plate perfect for the First Day Of School brea... Read More

Chalkboard Party Crafts

By Not Just A Mommy!

I am a huge fan of chalkboard party crafts. I have a runner made from chalkboard material and one of my favorite party pieces is my framed chalkboard that turns into the perfect sign. There is no shortage of chalkboard crafts out there, if you can paint it, you can turn it into a writeable surfac... Read More