Posts Tagged ‘Birthday’

Who Doesn't Love a Lollipop?

by Jillian Leslie on

A birthday lolly

I think I'm in a nostalgic mood.  Today, my two-year-old daughter, pretending to be a doctor, gave me a shot, then offered me a pretend lollipop to make me feel better.  Remember when all it took to make you feel better was a lollipop?

Well, I found this cool site called the Sweet Lollipop Shop that makes custom lollipops for all occasions and I thought what a great, inexpensive party favor idea.  They've got birthday and holiday pops, wedding and shower pops, and lots of pops for kids, of course.  Here are a few of my favorites...

What Not to Do When Throwing Your Daughter a Party...

by Jillian Leslie on

Here I am helping Lainey blow out her candles

Last weekend was my daughter's second birthday party.  We were going to do something mellow -- a picnic at the park with friends and family, no cooking, just takeout.   But it didn't end up exactly as mellow as I planned.

There was the issue of the picnic tables.  My nanny and I staked them out early in the morning.  But I hadn't officially reserved them and multiple parties were now arriving in need of a place to sit and my tables were the only ones in the "open" section.   And there was also the issue of picking up food but not wanting it to sit out too long, which meant spending the morning in my car going back and forth and back and forth from my house to the park.

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