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Cowboys & Indians 1st Birthday

I like throwing parties. I get a lot of flack for the over-the-top birthday parties I throw for my kids. Yes, it’s mostly for me, but isn’t that ok? I mean, I like to have fun decorations, I want a theme, I want people dressing up to match the theme, and dammit, I want a little pomp & circumstance over my kids’ birthdays.

I digress.

The boys turning 1 was no different. The first birthday has to be awesome. Well, at my house it does.

I wanted to do something fun for these two. Cowboys and Indians. I spent countless hours discussing options for clothing, decorations, and cake flavors with a handful of GRACIOUS vendors, and below you will see my vision come to life.

Special thanks to Babette’s Feast & Catering, Sweet N Swag, Little Mr. Ties, The Wild Purple, The Printed Palette, & A Little Hipster for all of the amazing gifts you donated to make this party happen. It was everything I had envisioned!

A special thanks to my main girl, Maren freaking Miller, for snapping pictures while I rangled children, ate cake, carried babies, and shielded my offspring from the monsoon that decided to blow in the second this party started.

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 The most amazing cakes by Babette’s Feast & Catering

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 Vintage cowboy bunting from The Wild Purple

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Shoes: Sweet n Swag, Jeans: Old Navy, Suspenders: Little Mr. Ties

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Shoes: Sweet n Swag, Leggings: A Little Hipster, Tee: The Printed Palette, Headband: yours truly

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Mama Swag Monday | Her Tiny Tribe

Today’s Mama Swag Monday is extra special because I get to share my mother-in-law’s new Etsy shop, Her Tiny Tribe!

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Her Tiny Tribe was inspired by some of the cutest kids on the planet: my babies, my niece & my nephew. Some of the tees are direct quotes from the kids, some are inspirational & faith-based, and some are just plain fun!

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Here is a little bit about Cyndi & her shop: I am a wife, mom and grammy. I am madly in love with Jesus, my family, and closest friends. These are the people I call my TRIBE! It all started with me and my 2 sons, Matt and Josh. They are, and always have been, my heart, my joy, my inspiration. Over the years our tiny tribe has multiplied, and I am now mom and grammy to many! Each of them have my heart. They are all unique and amazing. They are my joy, and they inspire me every day to be my best. I am blessed. My tribe extends all the way from California to Colorado to Maine. Her tiny tribe is not so tiny anymore!

I love design. I have to be creative; that is just how God made me. My grandchildren are a constant source of ideas for me. There is never a dull moment, and most of those moments are filled with joy and laughter! I love this stage in my life. I am thankful to get the opportunity to be creative and share my faith in God, and love of family at the same time. Thanks for stopping by my store! ~Cyndi

Her Tiny Tribe just launched last weekend with 9 awesome designs! Stay tuned for new designs & new items in the shop in the coming weeks! HTT is offering a 10% discount for MBP readers with the discount code: MBP10. And don’t forget: it’s Monday! Get your Prince Farming shirt for you & your littles. Use the hashtag: #httprincefarming on Instagram for a chance to be featured! Be sure & follow Her Tiny Tribe on Facebook & Instagram to stay up-to-date on new products & designs!

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Happy Monday!
A.

Mama Swag Monday | Made by Molly

Made by Molly sent us THE cutest sweatpants & moccasins, and I’m so excited to share them with you this week!

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I first found Molly on Instagram & immediately fell in love with her work. She is such a sweet person to work with. She’s also another mama who has found her passion to create. I love supporting other moms who are living out their dreams, while also being a wife & a mom. She also happens to live in one of my favorite places in the world.

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Not only do we have the mom factor in common, but Molly & I both married worship leaders. Here is a little about Molly & her shop: “My name is Molly and I am the working hands behind “Made By Molly”! I am a follower of Jesus and a wife to a worship pastor. My husband and I reside in Indiana (Fishers/Indy area) with our 1 year old, Liam, and our two tiny puppies! My love for sewing started in 5th grade when my mom taught me how to sew on a snowy snow day home from school and I haven’t stopped since! I currently focus on producing quality leather moccasins for babies and toddlers as well as fashionable sweats (Henley Sweats) for newborns up to size 4T! I have loved sewing for all of your babes thus far and am so blessed to be able to continue to do so and stay at home with my little guy! Thank you to all of my customers who make it possible and allow me to cloth your babes from head to toe! I just love it!”

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I cannot say enough about the quality of our sweats. I was blown away when I pulled them out of the package. They are beautifully hand-crafted, high quality material. I mean, Molly does an outstanding job. The boys will need to have these in every size available because we use them multiple times a week. They are ADORABLE & so comfortable. Molly, thank you so much for being a pleasure & a joy to work, and for sharing your beautiful products with me & my boys.

To stay up-to-date on Molly’s newest creations, follow her on Instagram & Facebook.

Happy Monday!
A.