Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Cotton Candy Fairy Bites - WOW!

Cotton candy in individual serving sizes?!?! Easy clean up and fun to eat! Sheer genius!

Conversations with a Cupcake recently featured these adorable and easy Cotton Candy Fairy Bites as a Carnivale treat and we can think of a million ways to adapt for any number of birthday party themes.

Friday, March 20, 2009 Inspires Again!

If you haven't already tapped into, you're missing an amazing resource for party supplies. An online marketplace for buying and selling all things handmadeonline, we reference it for inspiration, ideas and birthday embellishments. Here are just a few gems we discovered today.

This cute high-chair bunting by PolkaDotsandPirates is the perfect decorative accent for those extra-special first birthday celebrations. $12

We love these toddler-sized handcrafted birthday hats from babydarling. This set comes in pinks, yellows, and greens, but babydarling can personalize your set to match your party! $18

Cupcakes are all the rage these days and these adorable cupcake toppers from TheBirthdayHouse spark the imagination for a sweet turtle themed toddler birthday. $6

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Real Life Inspiration: Jonathan’s Raceway Birthday

We’re always scouring the internet for posh party ideas and we thought you might like seeing some of the inspiring parties we find. This striking Raceway Birthday party was captured by photographer Jessica Claire. From the banners to the safety helmets, no detail is overlooked and it’s clear the children had a blast.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Dawn Ey of MerryB Events featured on My Scoop!

Dawn Ey, founder and Chief Creative Visionary of MerryB Events, was quoted in a My Scoop article published today that spotlights baby's first birthday celebrations. My Scoop is a celebrated online resource for Southern fashionistas.

After you check out the birthday article, be sure to click around other areas of the My Scoop web site for all the latest news on fashion, haute travel, posh pads and more. With daily articles, bimonthly email newsletters and fabulous events, My Scoop, keeps readers in style with the latest scoop.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

An UNbirthday Tea Party to Remember (complete with pictures)!

Sassafras Boutique was hopping with party guests on Saturday for the Very Merry UNbirthday Tea Party benefiting Camp Smile-a-Mile! Many thanks to all the children and parents who came out to make our MerryB Event such a huge success. Our wonderful Alice collected a large assortment of donations to support Camp SAM’s summer camp program for children with cancer.

And many, many thanks too, to the people who made it all happen… Everyone at Sassafras Boutique, Bama Balloons, 2 Chicks and a Candy Store in Leeds, Inflations and Invitations, Salon on Crescent and our friends at Camp SAM! Remaining door prize winners will be announced on Monday, March 9th!

Enjoy these pictures from our fun-filled tea party and be sure to contact MerryB Events when it’s time to plan your child’s posh birthday party. We make it easy for you to give your child the celebration of a lifetime.

Click here to see even more pictures from our wonderful party!

Monday, March 2, 2009

Prizes Announced for the Camp Smile-a-Mile Benefit Tea Party!

MerryB Events is thrilled to share with you a few of the prizes we’ll be giving away on Saturday at the Unbirthday Tea Party benefiting Camp Smile-a-Mile at Sassafras Boutique in Homewood!
* Fairy Party Package for 8 (wings, wands, halos, tutus) from MerryB Events
* Custom birthday outfit from Sassafras Boutique
* 30 minute massage from Lynn Miles at Salon on Crescent
* Pedicure from Sherry's Nails at Salon on Crescent
* Gift Certificate from Inflations and Invitations on 18th St.
* Camp SAM Build-a-Monkey
* And more!

Stop by 111 Broadway in Homewood, AL, (next door to Bella Bridesmaid) anytime between 10:00 and 3:00 for teacakes and whimsy.

Alice herself will make an appearance and we may even have a visit from the March Hare. Feel free to wear a silly hat or dress as your favorite character!

Please bring any of the items listed below to support the summer camp program at
Camp Smile-A-Mile. Camp Smile-A-Mile (SAM) is a non-profit organization in Alabama for children who have or have had cancer. Year round programs are provided for the campers and their family at no cost.

- Shaving cream (no menthol please)
- Sunscreen - SPF 30, 45 or higher
- Ice cream toppings
- 4x6 Glossy photo printing paper
- Acrylic paint tubes- all colors
- Sharpie Markers- all colors
- Wal-Mart gift cards
- CD covers
- Glass beads
- Dr. Seuss hats
- Dr. Seuss socks