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Monthly Archives: June 2015


Cinderella Storytime at Red Balloon Bookshop
June 29th, 2015

Minnesota is a pretty great place to be a kid, and not a terrible place to parent one. My husband has long been a fan of the Twin Cities’ independent bookstore scene, (he’s such a voracious reader I sometimes jokingly call him a “patron of the arts” in reference to the number of bookstores that show…


Where to Wear It Wednesday: Princess Mondays at MoA!
June 10th, 2015

Since launching The Whimsy Factory less than a year ago, Alison and I have been privileged to meet and work with several bloggers, business owners, entertainers, and other organizations in our local metropolitan area. It has been awesome. Minnesota has a wealth of kid-centered businesses and service providers that make raising a youngster in this area all…


Baby Shower Activity – Customize a Bodysuit
June 5th, 2015

Here’s another dose of baby shower inspiration with step by step instructions for you! Our event had a bee theme, but this could easily “bee” altered to butterflies, ladybugs, and probably even farm animals! Have everyone add a “grape” with the tag “welcome to the bunch” or a petal to a flower. Google “thumb print…


Welcome to the Hive Baby Shower – Diaper Cake DIY Tutorial
June 1st, 2015

There are a million articles out there about the “right” way to make a diaper cake for a baby shower gift or centerpiece (I know, I Googled). Some of them are super complicated, most of them are super cute, but this one is super easy and sometimes that makes all the difference! Here’s what you need:…