Birthday, Holidays, Life with Kiddos, Shopping

Advent Calendars 2021

These are the gifts that keep on giving!!! Who doesn’t want to open 12-24 tiny themed presents?!

These beauties make my day. Use them to countdown to holidays, birthdays, a trip, or to get through your hardest month of the year! I am way too passionate about these but…


Here are some of my favorites for 2021!

McCrea’s Candies
Caramel Advent Calendar $39

New York Puzzle Company
New Yorker Advent Calendar – 24 Jigsaw Puzzles $200

Mondo Llama
12 Days of Crafting Advent Calendar $10

Palais des Thés
24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar $32

Beary Merry Advent Calendar $49

Advent Calendar 2021 $39

24 days of irresistible beauty $79

Storybook Collection Advent Calendar $25

Harry Potter Advent Calendar (and Board Game!) $31

Harry & David
12 Snacks of Christmas $31

Zuru 5 Surprise
Toy Mini Brands Advent Calendar $29

Benefit Cosmetics
The MORE, The Merrier Beauty Holiday Advent Calendar Set $65

Birthday, Life with Kiddos, Lists and Printables, Shopping

Birthday Party Planning Lists (free printables!)

Having just wrapped (hehe) up a birthday party I thought that maybe my birthday party basics checklist and some ideas could help reduce your stress level with these mini-holidays:

This is honestly the simplest birthday checklist but all together you have a super special day! Switch it up too! Put a candle in a burger and have a cookout! Make a stack of pancakes and put rainbow sprinkles in the syrup! Nothing has to cost a lot of money to make someone feel special – just make sure you are keeping that special birthday person’s interests in mind with what you decide to do 🙂 Here’s links to a few ideas:

But let’s say that special birthdayer wants something more than basic. Here’s a few party and event ideas I have collectively hosted over the years! Mix and Match themes – add some more to the list!