My Toddler’s The Lorax Inspired Birthday Party

When I started pulling the elements together for my toddler’s Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax inspired birthday party, I knew that I wanted to focus in on The Lorax’s theme around the environment. Therefore, I used a bunch of natural elements such as bamboo plates, serving bowls, spoons and matching serving tray, slices of birch trunks, faux grass/moss and real plants, fallen tree branches, and upcycled glass bottles. And any party supplies that I didn’t reuse in the process of this party will be reused in the future!

I had so much fun planning for this party, but I learned something about myself in the process this time…I realized during my party planning this time is that one of my favorite parts of party prep is the curation of ideas! To check out all of my inspiration, here is a link to my Pinterest board entitled, {“Oh, the Places He’ll Go!”}

The Lorax theme for this party actually evolved from my search on the world-renowned Dr. Seuss book; in fact, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is an adaptation of Oh, The Places You’ll Go. To quote a blog post I referenced when learning about the story and movie background, “Although the story was written back in the seventies, it is still on timeโ€ฆ[it] is spreading [a] sadly very true ecological message and warning […]

‘Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It is not.’ “

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{How to Create a Lovely Succulent Garden}

With spring around the corner and a pep in my step, I thought there would be no better time than to give my tips on creating a lovely succulent garden!

I don’t know at what point I fell in love with succulents, but I know one thing’s for sure: there’s no going back now, baby! Every{Succulent Selection 2} time I’m in Crate & Barrel or Z. Gallerie or any of my other favorite stores, I can’t help but make a beeline for the location I last saw displayed succulents. Then, as if I’m on a treasure hunt, I meander around the store to find them sprinkled about on various dining and end tables, shelves and display cases.

So one day when I was in Home Goods, I spotted this must-have chartreuse planter box…but what to do with it? My mind raced as I thought of all of the endless possibilities and ways I could creatively repurpose the piece over time. It seemed pricey so I called my hubs who reminded me that I’m a sucker for pots and have plenty available at home in the garage. But I had to have this one! So I bought it, resolving that I would make a lovely succulent garden!

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{Filling My Wellbeing Space…One Drop at a Time}

One of the tabs on my blog is designated for {My Wellbeing Space} which is a renewed area of focus for me post-baby! My followers will start to see an increase in wellbeing posts in which I share information that I come across in my quest to continually live well…starting now!

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