Jasmine Costumes: The Pink Dress

We’re going to start this thing off by first taking a moment to appreciate my lack of creativity when it comes to naming these outfits. Am I right? I mean, “The Pink Dress” doesn’t even come close to doing this particular ensemble justice. The moment Naomi Scott appeared on screen wearing this beautiful gown, I […]

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Jasmine Costumes: The Turquoise Dress

Well we’re halfway through the Jasmine Costume roundup and today we’re talking about this turquoise beauty: This outfit is obviously the most recognizable in terms of what we all think of when we think of Princess Jasmine. There’s been so many different versions of this throughout the years but they all have the same iconic […]

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Jasmine Costumes: The Desert Moon Dress

Greetings, friends! I’m going to attempt to keep today’s blog post shorter on the words and heavier on the photos. It’s easier on the eyes and far easier on my mental capacity 🙃. Today we’re talking about The Desert Moon Dress. The original dress itself is gorgeous as you can see here: It’s not featured […]

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Jasmine Costumes: The Wedding Dress

Well, it’s just about the middle of February, and if you had told me a month ago that I would just now be getting this blog post up, I would have said you were crazy. Because to say I’ve been looking forward to finally be sharing in full detail what I’ve been working on for […]

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The “CinderEtta” Party

Welcome back, friends! It’s been a minute since I’ve posted on here. So long, in fact, that I’m a bit embarrassed by it. But can I also be totally honest here and say that there’s a small part of me that’s just a teensy bit proud of that? The overachiever in me can’t stand to […]

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Simple Thanksgiving Activities

Hello, mates! Now that we’ve wrapped up sharing the details of our Narnian Adventure party, it’s been a bit quiet over here. I still have a lot of content to share from past parties and such  (not to mention all of the new things ahead in the coming months); I’ve just been trying to figure […]

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Narnian Costumes: Part 2

Hello everyone! I’m Mallory’s infamous friend, Hannah. We’ve been close friends for a couple years, and there is no one else I would want to host a joint birthday party with. She’s the best of the best, and it was so fun to dream all of these plans up with her. I have a few […]

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Narnian Costumes: Part 1

Welcome back! Last time, I shared all the fun details about the Narnian Adventure Party my friend and I threw to celebrate our two boys turning one. Today, I’m going to dive into the details about the costumes! To say these were fun to work on would be an understatement. For all my love of […]

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A Narnian Adventure

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” ~C.S. Lewis I can never remember a time when I haven’t loved The Chronicles of Narnia. My mom introduced the books to my brothers and me at an early age and I never looked back. I’ve always loved a good fairytale but […]

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The beginning….

Well here we are, everyone! Welcome to Pennies and Courters! I’ve been daydreaming about this day for a really really long time now. I’m not entirely sure when the idea for this blog first entered my mind, but I do know it’s been years in the making. I kept it pretty tightly under wraps though–so […]

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