two at the zoo

Two at the Zoo Birthday Party

On New Year’s Day, we celebrated Hayden’s second birthday with some of her favorite things: elephants, giraffes, zebras, and tigers. It was Two at the Zoo! Ever since a very young age, Hayden has been an animal lover. When she … Continue reading

pretty pictures

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Hello blog, it’s been awhile! It’s been very busy around here with our growing family and all of the holidays, so here is an update. I kind of left everyone hanging after our gender reveal party back in July where … Continue reading

pâtisserie {sweet baby girl} shower

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To celebrate my friend Angie’s baby girl on the way, some friends and I planned a sweet and vintage Pâtisserie themed shower. Pâtisserie is the French word for a bakery that specializes in pastries and sweets; add coffee to that … Continue reading

ombré gender reveal party

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Gender reveal parties are getting very popular these days, and why not? I may be biased because I can never get enough of planning and attending parties, but having guests participate in a mini competition by casting votes, picking sides … Continue reading

berry sweet birthday party

Berry Sweet Party

We recently celebrated my niece’s third birthday with a vintage strawberry themed party. My sister-in-law Ashley thought of the design and did all of the planning, and I must say it was one of the cutest parties I’ve ever seen! … Continue reading

easter time

Easter, Resurrection Sunday, Bible Verse

Spring is HERE in Southern California, and we have been enjoying the warm weather and extra hour of daylight by being outside as much as possible. We’re looking forward to some Easter festivities and hoping that Hayden will be able … Continue reading

valentine’s day fun + art print giveaway!

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One of my favorite holidays is coming up: what’s not to love about hearts, flowers, and all that chocolate? Even when I was younger with no Valentine in the romantic sense of the word, I loved giving pretty cards to … Continue reading

rainbow hot air balloon birthday party

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We recently celebrated Hayden’s first birthday, and what better way to do it than with an over-the-top celebration complete with bright colors, fun decor, and cookies and milk for everyone. I had waaay too much fun planning this party. Let’s … Continue reading