Birthday decorations...haha, I found those flower garlands at the Dollar Tree and used them for her birthday last year, but I loved them so much I saved them to use again this year.
This is a little random, but after all the birthday festivities, my house is kind of a mess and I have zero motivation to do anything about it. So on days like this I use a home cleaning method I learned from my mom years ago while visiting her one summer.
Write all the rooms in your house on strips of paper. Cut up and throw in a cup. Pull out one at a time and whatever you get is the room you clean. For some reason, it always makes cleaning a tiny bit more interesting. :)
I decided to make Sam his own, but just for the bedroom. I usually have to come and tell him every three minutes what to do next, so this worked really well at getting him to clean his room by himself. Of course, I don't know if it will last...For him, I listed the stuff that usually is all over the place. Here's a few: