Ahhh, the power of senses. Aromas of baking bread, or something decaying. They're both so vivid, so powerful. Adding senses to your writing, whether for quick scrapbook captions or longer journaling pieces will enhance your ability to convey exactly the perfect description.
When writing about a birthday party, remember to describe the taste of the cake, the voices and giggles you hear--or not--if the affair turned sour. Remember colors you saw, expressions of others' faces, the style of packaging. What was the temperature like? What about the inner decor?
Be sense-sensitive and you'll savor the strength of your scribblings!
--until next time,