What Comes Before Summer Fun?

What comes before summer fun with parties and family reunions? I remember my mom and her friends talking about spring cleaning. Since we kept the house closed up all winter  it was stale, dusty, and just begging to be freshened up. As the weather warmed up Mom would wash bedding, and check to see if we needed to replace any of it. One day we'd clean the refrigerator. … [Read more...] about What Comes Before Summer Fun?

Happy New Year!

2018 has gotten off to a really cold start. These are the days I'm glad to have my office at home. I can get dressed in my favorite warm clothes (not the ones you see in public) and there's space for my cats to snuggle nearby. I "get" to work on my least favorite part of the job: office work. That just doesn't have the same ring to it as paperwork, does it? None the less, it … [Read more...] about Happy New Year!

Balloons For Your Birthday Party: 3 Things to Know

What about balloons for your birthday party? When parents of young children see us working the first thing that comes to mind is birthday parties. Let's face it: balloons add a lot to festive occasions, and kids love colorful balloon treats. Have you taken the time to think about the best way to maximize the fun? No? We have, so keep reading for some answers. Are … [Read more...] about Balloons For Your Birthday Party: 3 Things to Know

Dream Up A Winter Wonderland

Remember how much you looked forward to the holidays when you were a child? I know we don't all celebrate the same holidays, but surely you celebrate something. My dad was an officer in the United States Air Force so we kids were very much aware of patriotic holidays like July 4th, Veterans Day, & Memorial Day. I still remember roasting hot dogs &¬†toasting marshmallows, … [Read more...] about Dream Up A Winter Wonderland

How Long Did It Take You To Learn All These?

People often ask me how long it took me to learn to do what I do. I'll tell you: I don't know. I'm still learning. Just a couple of weeks ago I attended Twist & Shout Balloon Convention 2015 where I participated in a master class taught by internationally acclaimed Russian artist Irina Lobanova. I'm still working to master her techniques, but my learning won't stop there. … [Read more...] about How Long Did It Take You To Learn All These?