sherlock holmes murder mystery dinner

30th birthday, Sherlock, halloween party, party decor, Victorian era

Within the last month, both my husband and I turned 30. I was not super excited about reaching this particular age, but we decided to make the best of it by throwing a great big party. And it was epic. … Continue reading

two at the zoo

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

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

ombré gender reveal party

Ombre cake

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

ooh la la! paris lingerie shower

My sister-in-law Mollie got engaged on Christmas Eve to the man of her dreams, and a few weeks ago we threw her a lingerie shower with many of her close friends. Mollie’s sister Courtney knew right away the direction we … 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

rainbow hot air balloon birthday party

banner for high chair, rainbow cake

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