A Whimsical Fall Backyard Birthday Bash

This past weekend we celebrated my sister’s birthday with a little family backyard bash. However, with me being me, I would not let it be just that. I went with a whimsical fall wonderland. Since my sister loves fall and the muted earth tones, that is what I went with for the party’s palate. Mauve and cream checked flannel lined the table while gorgeous fairytale pumpkins and ivy flowed throughout. Floral arrangements of antique hydrangeas…

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Rifle Paper Co. Inspired First Birthday Party

At the middle of April, my baby niece turned a year old. Since before she was born, we had been planning her first birthday party. We had contemplated a plethora of ideas. We wanted it to be unique and memorable, just like Lainey Grace. Finally, my sister said, “What about a Rifle Paper Co. inspired party?” I thought the theme was perfect for the spring season and would be enjoyable to plan. Along with the…

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¡Fancy Fiesta!

¡Fancy Fiesta! This weekend I had to opportunity to help my mom put together a birthday dinner for one of her dearest and closest friends, who is basically like family to us. The two met teaching next door to one another and instantly became life long friends. The two have a tradition of have each other and spouses over for the other’s birthday. Kim, my mother’s friend, is an outstanding cook and a gracious host.…

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