All the details to Emilia´s Minnie Mouse Birthday Party…


Happy Friday you guys,

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the weekend is finally here and also the pictures of Emilia´s first birthday are back. How adorable has the Minnie Mouse theme been? The cake I ordered was so cute I almost cried when I cut into it. Also the cupcakes were the most precious I have ever seen.

I wanted to share all the items and info with you guys here on the blog cause I got some questions and sharing it on here means it stays on my platform forever.

The theme I decided was Minnie Mouse for my little girl cause I think it is an absolute gorgeous theme for a girl´s birthday party plus we gave a Mickey Mouse stuffed animal to her some months ago and she takes it everywhere she goes so I thouht the theme would be on point as she already knows and likes her mouse plus her mommy is a huge Disney fan.

And I know it only was her first birthday party and I probably went a little overbord but so what. We have been in lockdown for so long and restricted to do so much I wanted to have the most beautiful first birthday for her even if she won´t remember it. There will always be tons of photos and items for her keepsake box.

What to include into a Minnie Mouse birthday party

The Cake

The first thing I always think about when choosing a party theme is the cake. I love cakes and the looks of them and always wanted to have a tree-tier birthday cake for my child. Now I can finally have those. I have found various pictures of Minnie Mouse cakes on Pinterest and ordered a mix between 4 or 5 different cakes. 

Is one cake enough or is more required. To be honest the huge cake would have been enough cause we only invited the grand-parents due to the Corona restrictions but I wanted the little cupcakes too. A baker nearby make those and they tasted so so good plus how cute are the little cookie ears in the buttercream?!

The Decor

So party decor is right up my alley. In fact all decor is but who is counting. I get most of my party decor from Pink Dots Party Store. They have sorted their items by themes and/or color and you know me – I love great organisation. 

Here is what I got from Pink Party Dots:

red/white/black rosettes / red photo backdrop garland / red dot napkins / black dot napkins

The table decor includes some things from amazon as well as etsy. These three are my go-to for every party. The cupcake etagere is from amazon and holds 24 pieces. The black sequins tablecloth is from etsy. It is huge and looked so pretty. The Minnie Mouse letters are a download from etsy. I went to a copy shop to print them on thicker paper to cute them out and make garland for Emilia out of it. To be honest I was very proud of myself cause it turned out great.

The Photo Backdrop

Who wouldn´t want a huge ballon arch occupying their living room days before the party!!! No just kidding I loved our ballon arch. It was easier to assemble than I thought and I did it with a friend of mine and to say we were pretty damn proud of ourselves would be an understatement. I got the ballon kit off of amazon plus the band to attach the ballons. The whole ballon arch concept is self-explaining once you unpacked it all. And one more thing – if you are planning on doing one you need to get an electric pump otherwise you won´t make it out alive. It still took us some time with the mashine but at least it didn´t take our breath. Since I am no one for white walls I added the red photo backdrop garland (used the same one for NYE) and really like the way it looked. This was smash cake area and it looked so great in the pictures. Highly recommend getting one of these for any kind of backdrop you would need. They are inexpensive and so easy to hang.

The birthday girl´s outfit

Our little birthday girl had two outfits. One for her great entrance including the cake smashing and one to be clean and comfortable after. I got this adorable red polka dot tulle skirt on amazon and it came with a black onesie. It is really small. I couldn´t close the onesie and I also had to add more elastic to the skirt. It is one size fits all, if you are ordering the next size there will be a two on the onesie. It was okay for us cause I tucked the onesie into the tights and she only wore it for about an hour and didn´t seem uncomfortable. The second outfit was her comfy theme look. I got this red polka dot set on amazon as well and I was just as cute as the first. I ordered the 90 cm which was still a little big but better than the other way around. 

The Sentimentals

Since it was her first birthday I printed some pictures of her as a newborn and added the date. It is a personal touch and a very emotional experience to do so but I loved going through all of her newborn pictures.

Congratulaions for staying with me. It was such a long post but there were lots of details and I had so much fun planning it all for her even if we didn´t have guests other than the grand-parents. Hopefully next year will be different. 

Wishing you a happy weekend. See you.


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Easter Basket Ideas for Babies…


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easter, easter basket, kids easter basket, bunnies, kids presents, easter holiday, easter inspo, easter ideas

easter, easter basket, kids easter basket, bunnies, kids presents, easter holiday, easter inspo, easter ideas

easter, easter basket, kids easter basket, bunnies, kids presents, easter holiday, easter inspo, easter ideas

easter, easter basket, kids easter basket, bunnies, kids presents, easter holiday, easter inspo, easter ideas

easter, easter basket, kids easter basket, bunnies, kids presents, easter holiday, easter inspo, easter ideas

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Happy Tuesday you guys,

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Easter preparations are in full swing over here (maybe you have seen it on my stories) and I love it more than I thought. I have never been that much interested in Easter but having Emilia has totally changed my ways. It is her second Easter but the first she may realize what happens – she only was about two weeks old for her last Easter holiday.

I made this small baskets I am going to hide (but in plain sight cause she may not understand the concept of searching yet) for Emilia and I can not wait to give them to her. It is so whimsical to celebrate the holidays with a kid. 

How adorable are baby Easter baskets seriously?? Are you planning on hiding Easter bags for your little ones? I basically added the same things as I did in the Valentine´s Day basket. I like to go with a snack, a stuffed animal or a toy, a book and something to wear. These are the components I always try to get for our baby baskets.

What I put into our babie´s Easter basket…

So here is everything I put into the Easter baskets:

Touch and Feel book Fluffy Animals

Playmobil 123 unicorn

Peppa Pig Easter Egg Hunt book

Cute baby socks

The orange basket is from our local drug store and the personalized Easter bag is from an Instragram shop called @nataliezauberhaft

…and just to specify we are only giving one basket to her. The other one is for my great-grandmother to give to her. I also linked the cute Easter eggs for a Easter egg hunt. I am not going to fill them this year cause it is just about the fun and she shouldn´t eat any chocolate as well yet.

Are you in the Easter spirit already? I have a ton of Easter content planned in the next weeks so stay tuned.


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All the baby products I have gotten lately…


Happy Tuesday to all of my mamas,

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this post is for you. I wanted to round-up some of the latest baby things I got cause first of all we don´t always use anything I get (Emilia doesn´t like everything) plus baby items are so cute and I tend to order too much.

All of the products are available on amazon which means you get everything in one place plus most of them are prime shipping. I definitely slowed down purchasing stuff cause Emilia has her favorite things and mostly uses these. Sometimes she will play with something else but she always comes back around.


Play phone // I got this retro telephone because I had the exact same as a kid and thought she would like to play with it but it doesn´ t interest her at all so this was definitely a fail

Silicone bips // Awesome for feedings. The food will fall right into it which means less of a mess. 

Hair bows // These are adorable and come in every color you will need. The bows are clip in and hold up very well.

Dinosaur book // Emilia loves all the touch and feel books so I got her the dinosaur version. It is the cutest thing when she “reads” a book. 

Lego Duplo bus // We also have the animal and number train. I couldn´t wait for her to start playing with Duplo and maybe I got all these a little more for myself and for her but she likes to destroy all the trains I build.

Playmobil 123 safari truck // Got this cute safari truck for Emilia´s Easter basket. Can´t wait for her to open it. 

Philips Avent straw cup // She loves drinking out of her straw cup. I think she feels very “grown up” with this and I have a feeling she even drinks more with it than with her usual sippy cup.

Peppa Pig book // This book actually was for her little Valentine´s basket but it ended up being way to big so I gave it to her early and she loves to look under all the flaps.

NUK tooth set // Since we have 8 teeth now it is time to get Emilia used to brushing her teeth. This is going to be a tough one.

Cabinet childlooks // These were very necessary cause she stared to open the cabinets and pull out everything. They hold up very well and we didn´t have to exchange one yet.

Fruit nibbler // Never used this. I got it for teething to put cold fruit and ice inside but she didn´t know what to do with it and just played with the handle.

Bathrobe // This will be one of Emilia´s birthday present. A baby in a bathrobe is just the cutest.


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11 Months with Emilia…


Happy Saturday, 

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wow where to start, where to start. It has been quite some time since I have updated you guys on Emilia´s progress. She is now 11 months and one week old which means we are in her birthday month now. I am planning a Minnie Mouse birthday party for my little girl and I hope so much that she will be excited as much as I am.

She recently started walking which is amazing. I never thought she would start this early and I am so proud of her. It is the cutest thing when she waddles around with her tiny little feet and tries to kick away everything in her way.

Another thing she loves is looking at pictures. We need to look at all of our photos in our house over and over again. Same with books. It is the cutest thing when she picks out a book and starts “reading” it. Also a book won´t be great if there aren´t dinosaurs or dogs in it. 

Emilia can say Mama and Papa and she can make like a fish when you ask her to. She winks when she has to go to bed or if someone is leaving.

She takes two big naps a day for which I am very glad cause otherwise I wouldn´t be able to get stuff done.  Now on to solids. We had our fair share of problems with introducing solids. I thing she just didn´t get the concept of why she suddenly had to add food to her diet when she was totally satisfied by her milk.

I had all the big plans on making baby food by myself and tried so many different vegetables but it was two spoons full and then done. Meanwhile we have found some things she will definitely eat containing oatmeal, chocolate pudding, pear, cheese, spaghetti and bread. It isn´t the variety I had wished for but to be honest this is a win in my book plus our pediatricin said that eating before their first birthday is still just a game to babies.

So that post was long overdue hence the long text but thanks for sticking with me. This is it for today. I am going to share recent baby finds on the blog next week plus I am planning on sharing our daily schedule which took us about 9 months to get there. 

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

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