23 Tropical 30th Birthday Party Ideas for Summer

If there’s one thing everyone loves to do during the summertime, a day at the beach tops the list. Between getting that sun-kissed glow and rocking that new printed swimsuit you bought for the season, it really is the perfect time to celebrate. If you’re throwing a 30th birthday bash for your beach-obsessed bestie this summer, a tropical par-tay decked out in all things leaf-printed and flamingo-filled will be a total hit. Just don’t forget about those trendy pineapples. Scroll down to find out how to create a tropical 30th birthday party for your own BFF this summer.

1. DIY Paper Cocktail Umbrellas: It doesn’t get more tropical than a drink that’s topped off with a cocktail umbrella. Use cardstock and wooden skewers to make this option that’s perfect for all those fruity drinks your guests will be sipping on. (via We Like Mondays)

2. DIY Paper Leis: Instead of going for traditional leis you can grab at the party store, make a set of paper leis for a unique way to greet your guests. Once they’re wearing a couple of these, they’ll feel like they accidentally ended up in Hawaii, which is never a bad feeling. (via The House That Lars Built)

3. DIY Patio Cooler Box: You have to keep the drinks cold one way or another, so you might as well do it in style. Make this DIY patio cooler box by screwing together pieces of wood and popping in a basic cooler. After you’ve made the cooler box, add a little pizzazz by painting on your favorite tropical phrase. (via Brit + Co)

4. Coconut Cups With Straws + Umbrellas: Instead of using solo cups at your bestie’s birthday party, go for a cuter option like these coconut cups. Add one of your DIY umbrellas and a paper straw to make your cocktail seriously stylish. (via Sugar + Cloth)

5. DIY Pineapple Bowling: Looking for a way to bring a little friendly competition to the party? Spray paint pineapples and a ball to DIY a gilded bowling set. Pro tip: Once you’ve made the game, create a bracket to see which friend is the best bowler in town. (Photo via Elizabeth Shrier / Style Me Pretty)

6. DIY Palm Frond Balloons: A birthday party isn’t complete without a bundle of balloons. Snag a bag of white ones at the party store and stamp on a palm frond design to give your space an extra festive vibe. (via Studio DIY)

7. Pineapple + Palm Frond Place Setting: A tropical-themed dinner party calls for a place setting that’s just as stunning as the birthday guest of honor. Recreate this idea by layering pineapple-printed plates and palm fronds. Finish off the look with a custom menu to *really* impress your guests. (via Sugar + Cloth)

8. DIY Pineapple Piñata: Every summer party needs a piñata that fits the theme. Amp up a basic paper lantern with green and yellow crepe paper to make this pineapple option. It’ll definitely bring some fun to the *bash* — #sorrynotsorry. (via Studio DIY)

9. Spiked Strawberry Lemonade Punch: Mix up a batch of spiked strawberry lemonade to add a signature drink to your tropical soirée. Its sweet and refreshing flavor will have your guests begging you to send them the recipe STAT. (via Averie Cooks)

10. Printable Pink Flamingo Straw Decoration: You’re going to need a way to dress up that signature cocktail you just made. Print off these flamingos to give your paper straws a serious upgrade. (via Design Is Yay!)

11. Tiki Bar: Tiki bars are like the OG of tropical-themed parties. Test your DIY skills and make one for your bestie’s birthday party using wood and a coat of paint. Once you’ve finished it, you’ll have the cutest bar on the block for the rest of this season’s backyard BBQs. (Photo via Amy + Jordan Photography / Style Me Pretty)

12. Kirra Reyna Designs Printable Birthday Invitation ($15): Snail mail is always the way to go for birthday invites. Order this tropical printable and pop a few of ’em in the mail to get your friends excited for the big day.

13. Watermelon Slices on a Stick: Even though watermelon is a crowd fave when it comes to summer fruits, it’s probably the messiest one to eat. Solve your watermelon woes by adding a lollipop stick to the slice so your guests can party mess-free. (Photo via Caroline Tran / Style Me Pretty)

14. Fruit Bar: Head to the grocery store or farmers’ market and pick up some of your favorite fruits to kick your bar up a notch. Use some as decoration and chop up the rest for a healthy snack that your pals can munch on all night long. Bonus: You’ll be all stocked up on smoothie ingredients and frozen bananas after the party’s over. (Photo via Acqua / Style Me Pretty)

15. DIY Flamingo Ring Toss: Hosting a party that’ll keep the kids AND adults entertained can sometimes be tricky. Well, that is until now. DIY this flamingo ring toss game that the little kids and the adults big kids will have a blast playing. (via Sugar + Cloth)

16. DIY Pineapple Centerpiece: If you’re stuck on how to make your tablescape festive AF, a pineapple that’s wearing sunglasses and is filled with flowers will totes do the job. Opt for pink and yellow flowers so it fits the theme *that* much better. (via Kara’s Party Ideas)

17. Tequila Sunrise Popsicles: Hosting a party in your backyard during the summertime can get a little toasty. Some pineapple juice, tequila and grenadine are all you need to make a nom-worthy treat that’s sure to cool off your friends and fam. (via Real Food by Dad)

18. DIY Photo Booth Backdrop: Throwing a party without a photo booth is basically like hosting one without the booze… it’s just not right. Make this option using crepe paper and gift wrap to give your blank wall a little oomph. (via Brit + Co)

19. Printable Tropical Photo Booth Props: Take your DIY photo booth to the next level with printable props like these. As long as you’ve got paper and a printer, you can kick your pictures up a notch in a seriously budget-friendly way. (via Oh Happy Day)

20. Printable Bingo Game: There’s nothing wrong with going old school when it comes to the games you add to your party. DL this bingo printable and customize the spaces to make it perfect for you and your besties. (via Pizzazzerie)

21. Tropical Bar Setup: It’s not a party without a bar, right? Make sure you’ve got the prettiest setup in town by adding details like a lemonade stand and paper pineapple decorations. Decking out your bar like this will definitely win you the hostess with the mostess award. (via Oh Happy Day)

22. DIY Pineapple + Flamingo Banner: Break out your trusty Cricut to make this chic banner for your BFF’s birthday party. Once you’ve got the pink flamingos and gold pineapples cut out, string them on a piece of yarn to create a banner that will leave your space looking like a Caribbean getaway. (via Giggles Galore)

23. Beaucoup Pineapple Bottle Opener ($3+): Send off your guests with a party favor they can use all summer long by picking up a set of these pineapple bottle openers. When they go to pop some bottles at *their* summer party, they’ll totally thank you for stocking them up on bar supplies.

Are you hosting a birthday party this summer? Head over to our Pinterest for more inspo.

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Attention movie lovers: it's Oscar season! March 10th kicks off the 96th annual Academy Awards, which is just another reason to get your pals together for a fancy movie-inspired night in. Plan some small bites, make-ahead cocktails and pop in the popcorn for a night filled with glamorous style, inspiring speeches, favorite clips with laughter and tears thrown into the mix. In fact, we've done a little party planning of our own. Feel free to copy us and party it up Oscars style with these brilliant DIYs.


May we have the envelope, please? Every great party has to start with some glam invitations. (via Twig and Thistle)

Oscar Gold Backdrop

This backdrop takes about 5 minutes to get up but really makes an impact in any room or photo. (via Brit + Co)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Channel 1940s Olympic swimmer turned movie star Esther Williams with these adorable swim caps. (via Brit + Co)

Ticket Roll Bowl

Yes, that really is just a roll of tickets. This is such an innovative way to make a fun movie-themed bowl. (via Buggie & Jellybean)

Gold Heart Piñata

Getting sick of commercial break after commercial break? Take a breather and take turns hitting this shiny beauty! We recommend filling it with some movie theater-esque treats for the ultimate themed party. (via Studio DIY)

Popcorn Bar

Though this awesome popcorn bar is more fit for an outdoor party, you could easily create your own on a decorated table indoors. While you're at it, check out some tasty popcorn hacks to add to your spread. (via Hostess With the Mostess)

Printable Popcorn Boxes

Printables are definitely a dream come true for any busy DIYer. These bright and colorful boxes would be a perfect addition to your popcorn bar! (via Design Eat Repeat)

Vintage Photo Booth Backdrop

A photo booth that's both vintage and movie-related? Yes, please! (PS: We're huge fans of the popcorn cones she's holding. Those would also be great for the popcorn bar.) (via Kelly Golightly)

Paper Oscar Statuettes

If you're going for a sophisticated viewing party, this elegant statuette will feel at home on your table. (via Twig & Thistle)

Glitter-Dipped Bottles

Glitter is always a welcome addition to any affair. Add some pizzazz to your drinks with these glitter-dipped bottles. Our super adaptable tutorial would work well for wine and Champagne glasses as well. (via Brit + Co)

Gold Star Garland

Are your walls looking bare? Sparkle them up with this festive garland. (via Green Wedding Shoes)

Balloon Awards

If you feel like the Oscar statuette is way overrated, give awards to your guests with these festive balloons instead! (via Studio DIY)

Film Reel Cupcakes

These tasty treats are perfect for those with a hankering for something sweet. (via Make Life Lovely)

Award Show Gift Printable

Make like the real thing and send all your guests home with a swag bag — these printable stickers are the perfect finishing touch. (via Elegance & Enchantment)

Oscars Bingo

Keep everyone focused on the ceremony no matter how long it drags on with these v. entertaining Bingo cards. (via Julie Blanner)

Awards Season Tablescape

For a swanky affair, set a stunning tablescape: Lots of gold and black silk are in order, and maybe some confetti. (via Pizzazzerie)

Oscars Viewing Cocktail

Keep the drink menu simple with a cocktail that you can make in batches. The gold sugar rim really drives the glam home! (via Blissfully Domestic)

Printable Temporary Tattoos

Add these to your gift bags, or stick 'em on your guests as they arrive! (via Squirelly Minds)

DIY Celeb Confetti

Little. Tiny. Celebrity. Faces. (via Sugar and Charm)

Planning your own red-carpet Oscar viewing party? Make sure to 'Gram it and tag us @BritandCo!

(Additional reporting by Ariel Garneau and Theresa Gonzalez)

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I'm officially ready to emerge from my winter haze and re-acclimate to warmer temps and being outside! First things first though, my hair has been pretty neglected over these dry and dehydrating winter months. In order to get my hair back to it's glossy and healthy normal for summer, I've been using leave-in conditioners to help re-store its shine.

Leave-in conditioners help so much to revitalize your hair and bring back some gloss to it, as well as helping get rid of its dried out state that can occur in winter. I asked some of my favorite hair experts what they think about leave ins: Are they a myth? Or do they really help? So keep reading to see what they say!

What are the benefits of leave-in conditioner?

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One of the best things leave-in conditioner does for you is moisturize dry or damaged hair. It helps to really lock in the moisture so that it can look healthier as well as preventing your hair from any future damage that it may be exposed to. Hair stylist and expert Marwa Bashir says this about leave-ins, "A leave-in conditioner is one of the most beneficial products for your hair. A leave-in conditioner will protect , moisturize and nourish all hair types. In my arsenal of products the first step for my wavy hair is always a leave-in conditioner, my favorite is SUNCATCHER from R+Co. This product is great to use on damp hair, as well as dry when the hair may feel a bit dehydrated."

Is leave-in conditioner good for your hair?

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Leave-in conditioner is great for your hair because it has time to really soak into the hair and soothe any dry or brittle ends you may have. It also strengthens any dry ends to allow them to get stronger and prevent them from breaking as easily in the future. It can also prevent your hair from damage via sun, rough sleeping, or heat. Our resident hair expert, Marwa Bashir says, "A leave-in conditioner layered over dry waves or curls can also help revive the shape of the coils or ropey waves." We love to hear that!

Briogeo Don't Despair Hair Treatment

I've been using this hair treatment for about two years now and it has to be one of the BEST things I've done with my hair care routine in a long time. I use a lot of heat from curling irons and blow dryers so my hair has a lot of dryness. I was looking for something that would help with my breakage and dead ends so I could grow out my hair more and this seriously worked like magic. It made my hair feel so hydrated just after two uses and now that I've been using it for so long, I don't think I can go back; it's just that good! Could not recommend this one more! Definitely add to cart.

Oribe Supershine Moisturizing Cream

With over 800 reviews at Nordstrom, most of which are 4 stars and above, this is one of the most highly-rated leave-in conditioners I've seen. It is certainly well loved with reviews saying things like, "Do yourself a favor and go ahead and order! This stuff is amazing! It adds tons of shine and closure to ends. Cuts out all frizz nicely. My hair feels great...not to mention, the smell is AMAZING! I have extremely thick hair and I literally use a dime size amount. I know it seems expensive up front, but it will last a long time. I’m hooked!!!" Wow that sounds like a stellar product to me!

Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector

This is one of those products I hate because it's so good!!! I used this once and genuinely noticed a big difference in my hair and hated that because of its more expensive price point. But I promise you, it actually does work and IS worth the hype unfortunately. Try it once and you'll see! The difference in your hair is immediate and game-changing. Another product that lives up to the hype!

Oribe Leave-In Detangler

Another amazing Oribe product that I love. This one can be used to help detangle your hair and smoothen it from any clumps to prevent further breakage. It just helps loosens up the hair and moisturizes it leaving it with a silky, smooth finish. This is a great one to use after the shower to give it an extra shine.

Moroccan Oil All-In-One Leave-In

This is a budget friendly option listed at only $14! It also has amazing reviews and is the complete package as an all-in-one item! It helps to detangle your hair, soften any breakage or split ends, and prevent damage from heat. It's also perfect for any and all hair types!

Aveda Nutriplenish Leave-In

Over 2300 stunning reviews?! Sign us up! This product is well-loved for a reason! Another hair product for all hair types but this one helps to protect from heat of up to 450 degrees! That sounds so ideal for me, as someone who frequently uses heat on her hair! I would say this one is perfect for you if you heat-style your hair often.

Curlsmith Weightless Air Dry Cream

Where are my beautiful curly-haired girlies at?! I have the most amazing leave-in conditioner for you that is only $12 and has incredible reviews. This mask is so helpful because it moisturizes your hair while improving your curl texture. We love a dual purpose! This mask is definitely a must for anyone with curly hair!

Since our hair expert Marwa Bashir said that leave-ins even work well on dry hair, we definitely recommend trying it that way to revitalize some of your curls for some extra bounce!

Aveda Botanical Intensive Strengthening Mask

If you have intense breakage or pretty frail hair like me then look no further! This mask does an amazing job of strengthening those frail, broken ends on your hair and preventing any further damage from occurring. I love it because I notice my hair get stronger and not have as many broken ends. It's also paraben-free which I love. You just leave it in for a few minutes and voila! Your hair is shiny and luxurious!

Now that your hair is on its way to looking luxurious, try out one of our Easy Hairstyles For Work!

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If you're going to make margaritas at home, you might as well go big and trick out your bar with the brightest decor and tastiest margarita recipes you can find. What better way to pay homage to the sweet, salty and (occasionally) spicy cocktail that's best served with *all* of the guacamolerecipes? From a top-of-the-line blender to a festive rainbow tassel you'll want to hang at all of your parties, we've got 16 essentials for the perfect margarita bar. Fill your DIY piñatasand blow up your balloons, because your margarita Monday is about to get a lot more colorful.

Frozen Watermelon Mint Margaritas

f beating the heat is your aim, a frozen margarita is the obvious way to go. Refreshing ingredients like watermelon and mint turn up the cool factor so you can take the margarita bar outside. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Fruit Slice Balloons

With nothing but some tissue paper and spray adhesive, you can make some fruity balloons to mimic the fruit in your drinks. Foil balloons work best for this DIY, and you can have them filled with helium at the store if you don't have a tank at home. (via Balloon Time)

Spicy Grapefruit Margaritas

Infuse a bottle of tequila with jalapeños so adventurous guests can give their margarita a kick. Jalapeños go great with grapefruit, especially with an extra-salty rim. (via Fit Foodie Finds)

Uncommon Goods Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses

Once the margaritas start flowing, tequila shots are soon to follow. Ditch your old spring break shot glasses and invest in a classy set in a rose quartz hue. The best thing about these Himalayan salt glasses is that they're already salty, so you won't have to lick your hand.

Sriracha Salt

If you like to add a bit of spice wherever you can, try making some Sriracha salt. It adds a lovely color to your rim and a slight bite to any margarita. Set out several dishes with different infused salts and sugars for your guest to try with their drinks. (via Ladyface Blog)

Blood Orange Margaritas

If you're able to find blood oranges, you definitely need to try this margarita. It's sweet in comparison to the classic, but totally refreshing. This one is rimmed with vanilla-infused sugar. (via Eat Drink Love)

Mini Emoji Piñata

What situation doesn't require some sort of emoji? Express your innermost feelings with this fun DIY that will get everyone involved. Our vote is for the see-no-evil monkey emoji. (viaI Spy DIY)

Coconut Margarita

This creamy cross between a piña colada and a margarita will have you longing for the beach. Try freezing coconut water in ice trays to add to all of your margs — blended OR on the rocks. (via I Ate the Whole Thing)

Vitamix Pro 750 Blender

You need a heavy-duty blender when making pitcher after pitcher of frozen margaritas. Treat yo'self to one that will stand the test of time and look gorgeous while doing so.

Mini Cactus Piñatas

Margaritas are known for being a south-of-the-border cocktail. Celebrate their desert origins by making these mini cactus piñatas that are much easier to make than they look. Plus, they open with the pull of a string, so you can reuse them again and again. (via Oh Happy Day)

Cucumber Margarita

Stave off an unwanted hangover with this fresh, antioxidant-rich recipe. The anti-inflammatory nutrients in the cucumber help the liver metabolize alcohol quickly and flush the system. Win-win. (via Hello Glow)

DIY Tassel Bunting

This tassel garland is incredibly easy (and cheap) to make. You can customize the colors to match your theme and reuse it for many different types of parties. Hang on the wall behind your bar cart for a fun pop of color. (via Bloesem Design)

Target Falon Modern Glam Bar Cart

No margarita bar is complete without… well, a bar. This stylish gold cart is sleek and minimal, so your decor can be the center of attention. Dress your bar cart with cocktail fixings and cute accessories, and set out a bowl of chips and salsa so your guests can munch while they make their margs.

Crate & Barrel Miguel Margarita Glass

Sure, you can technically serve a margarita in any glass you want, but it's nice to have the option of serving them in traditional margarita glasses. Pick up a few of these beauties, made from recycled tequila bottles.

Crate & Barrel Ona Pitcher

If you're going to invest in a set of margarita glasses, you might as well a stylish pitcher to go with them. A pitcher with a thick rim and an off-center handle like this one will keep your drink cold while also looking beautiful.

Original Margarita

Some would argue that the original margarita must be shaken, rather than blended or made in a pitcher. However you prefer to enjoy yours, you should always have a classic margarita recipe in your arsenal. (via Kitchen Swagger)

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Sarah Jessica Parker captured our hearts as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City, but she captured Matthew Broderick's heart much before that. What sets SJP apart from her character on Sex and the City is that while Carrie is indecisive, frantic, lost, and even problematic in her relationships over the years, Sarah is the exact opposite. She's remained steady in her relationship over the course of many years and is still as in love with Matthew as ever.

Their secret to staying in love? SJP told the Hollywood Reporter, "I’ve always said one of the reasons we’ve had success is because we don’t talk about our marriage. I’m not flattering myself that anyone’s discussing my marriage, but we’re certainly not going to add to it by saying, 'Well, this is why it works.' Next thing you know, there’ll be a very public divorce. So we just try to respect each other." Sounds like respect and privacy have gone a long way to nurture their personal love story despite being in the public eye!

We just adore this duo and how dedicated and supportive they've been to each other so we just had to give you the scoop on how the love birds met along with a deep dive into their whole relationship history!

Did You Know This Fun Fact About the SJP & Matthew Broderick?

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have known each other since 1991 — that's over 30 years! They've known each other and been married since 1997. SJP and Matthew Broderick also share three kids together whose names are James, Tabitha, and Marion. We just love their love and can't wait to tell you all about it below so keep reading!

A Full Relationship Timeline of Sarah Jessica Parker And Matthew Broderick's Love Story

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November 1991/January 1993 — Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Meet

The two actually met through Parker's brothers who ran a local theatre in New York City. SJP was visiting the theatre to see her brothers' play and Broderick had recently directed a play at the very same theatre. The two met and a couple months later, Broderick sweetly left her a voicemail which led to the romance! We love a direct man!

After almost two years of dating, the new couple attend their first Golden Globes red carpet together on January, 23 1993 in Beverly Hills.

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March 1996 — Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Work Together For the First Time

The two take their chemistry to the stage! After dating for five years, they decided to work together on Broadway for a play, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. This was their debut of working together and it was so sweet!

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May 1997 — Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Tie the Knot

The two finally get married after years of dating! They ended up doing a surprise ceremony for all of their closest friends and family to enjoy while SJP's sister officiated the ceremony. Sarah Jessica Parker didn't even wear white on her wedding day — what would Carrie think?

She later told Marie Claire in an interview, "I wore black on my wedding day, and I really regret that," Sarah Jessica Parker says. "I was too embarrassed to get married in white, and both Matthew and I were reluctant to have people pay so much attention to us. Which is ridiculous, because that's when you can relish the attention, when it's natural. We treated it like it was a big party on a Monday night, and I regret it."

But it definitely wasn't bad luck to not wear white because the couple is now revered for having one of the longest lasting marriages in Hollywood!

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August 2002 — Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Are Expecting Their First Child

Sarah Jessica Parker was pregnant with her first son during filming for the fifth season of Sex and The City (although the wardrobe department did a great job at concealing the pregnancy for Parker's on-screen character). The couple remained very private throughout their whole pregnancy and birth.

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September 2004 — Sarah Jessica Parker Wins Her First Emmy Awards

Sarah Jessica Parker won an Emmy Award for her role in our favorite show, Sex and the City. She thanked her three cast members in her speech and then went on to thank her family, including Matthew, who was of course sitting in the audience proudly watching her experience this incredible moment.

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November 2006 — Sarah Jessica Parker And Matthew Broderick Are All Family

As it turns out, talent runs in the family as Matthew's mother, Patricia Broderick, was a well-known artist and playwright. Here they are pictured at an art show in New York that was honoring the late artist who had passed away a few years before this. Keeping family close is clearly important to the couple, as they remain a tight-knit family unit even now.

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June 2009 — Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Have Twins

In 2009, the couple welcomed twins! Holy moly! The former group of three became five with the birth of their sweet twin babies. The twins are now in high school, believe it or not! Broderick said of the twins being super close on Live with Kelly and Mark, "When it was time to decide for real," Matthew explained, "they were like, 'No, we're going to the same high school.'"

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March 2010 — Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Attend The Oscars

The pair showed up to stun at the 82nd Oscars together. They looked fabulous, in no surprise to anyone. In this photo, the pair had been together for around 17 years.

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September 2011 — Sarah Jessica Parker Talks Parenthood

Fast forward to 2011 where their oldest is a toddler and the twins are still very young. We can't imagine the busy-ness for SJP and Broderick, balancing life and work while having three young kids under the age of five! SJP told E! that "Everyone should be scared of motherhood." She goes on to elaborate that, "It's good to be scared. You should be! Love is scary and friendship is scary and children, even more so." Well that we can definitely agree with!

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June 2016 — Sarah Jessica Parker And Matthew Broderick On "Conscious Coupling"

The couple ditched their shared home and instead opted for two adjoining yet separate townhouses to create a better space for "conscious coupling" which allows them to work harder on their marriage and commitment to each other. They made the move as an effort to allow some individuality but still be a united front when it comes to their commitment to their marriage and staying together.

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February 2020 — Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Star on Broadway Together

The showbiz stars paired up once more to do a show on Broadway in 2020! They reunited on stage together in Neil Simon's Plaza Suite play. SJP said of the experience in an article to the Hollywood Reporter, "I think we were more so thinking about the play, like, “How are we going to do this?” And I only thought about being concerned when people ask us, “Are you concerned that this is going to be harmful to your marriage?” And then I was worried. “Well, should we be?” We’ve never spent this much time together ever, even before we had kids." She later went on to say that despite it being strange to navigate that it was still a great experience to spend time together working!

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December 2021 — Sarah Jessica Parker Premiers And Just Like That

And Just Like That, the show is back! SJP showed up in a stunning outfit with her sweet son and husband to support the return of her iconic show. She walked the carpet to celebrate her work with the two men in her life. It was a family affair!

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Current Day — Still As In Love As Ever

While on Howard Stern's show recently, Sarah Jessica mentioned that her and Matthew Broderick haven't been apart since they met over 30 years ago. She said they have, "never spent a night apart since then, with the exception of work on location, or his mother was ill for a bit so he went to take care of her, but from that first night, we’ve never been apart.”

What else does she have to say about him after all these years? "It seems so silly, but I think you're very lucky if you like the person," she told People. "I still just really like him. I'm sure I annoy him and he annoys me, but I literally learn about him every day. I'm like, 'You're doing what? You're reading what?'

"I think marriage has a lot of vitality," she added. "If you're fortunate, it's like this dazzling organism."

We couldn't have said it better ourselves, SJP! This is a marriage that we are definitely still rooting for after all these years!

Check back here for the latest news on SJP and Matthew Broderick's relationship!

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Mandy Moore's standout performance as matriarch Rebecca in popular TV show This Is Us is truly notable, but she was a massive part of a lot of maaaaany millennial's preteen days past. Her blonde era á la the Princess Diaries years alone is unforgettable enough, and yet she gave us hit after hit. I mean, who else could give us hits like "I Wanna Be With You" and "Candy"?

Well, the former teen queen recently opened up about what happened during one of her most iconic pop culture moments ever — she totally spilled on Vanity Fair's 2003 "It's Totally Raining Teens" cover shoot. You know the one! Keep reading if you're curious to know what went down on set!

Who was on the cover of "It's Totally Raining Teens?"

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Mandy Moore, Amanda Bynes, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Hilary Duff, Lindsay Lohan, Raven-Symoné, Evan Rachel Woods, and Alexis Bledel (she'll always be Rory from Gilmore Girls to us) graced the Vanity Fair cover. It's like Vanity Fair took all of our favorite teen pop stars, threw them in a room together, and gave us one of the greatest pop culture media moments of all time. And while that was great for us, we never considered if everyone actually got along or not...

What does Mandy Moore remember from set?

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She recently appeared on Valeria Lipovetsky’s podcast Not Alone to talk about everything from being a celebrity to relationships. Although she thinks it's funny now, she recalled that there was BTS drama between some of the teens on the cover shoot of "It's Totally Raining Teens."

"There was a fight over a boy I wanna say between two people, I don't even remember who. I remember feeling like a real outlier and outlier like, 'I am not a part of the cool kids club," she said.

Now, if I remember correctly...there may have been a bit of a back-and-forth with Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan about a certain special boy named Aaron Carter. Oh, to have been a fly on the wall for the teen drama queen antics that surely unfolded...

Is Mandy Moore friends with anyone from the "It's Totally Raining Teens" cover?

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Yes! Mandy and Hilary Duff have been friends for over two decades now. She also said they get a kick out of reminiscing about those days. She told Lipovetsky, "We were such babies then and to think fast-forward 20 years from now… our husbands are best friends. She’s a very, very dear friend to me.”

Her hope is that her and Hilary Duff will be able to share how long they've known each other with their kids. "One day we’ll be able to show our kids like, ‘Isn’t this so funny, we knew each other back then and now look at us,'" she fondly said.

Mandy Moore just confirmed what we've all been thinking: pop stars really are just like us...just with more fame and fortune under their belts!

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