Nothin’ like a lil’ Christmas Bunko Party to kick-start the holiday festivities! This morning my head is spinning, my cheeks are sore and my mouth is still watering from the new dessert I baked up for the festivities! These Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese frosting from @eighteen25girls were DELISH!!!! The cake was moist, the… Continue reading Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
It's the day before my son's 10th birthday... 10 years! Double digits! I can't even believe it. It feels like just yesterday we were walking past a shiny red Corvette and he literally stopped in his tracks, as a 5 year old, stared at it, then turned to me with the biggest cherry bright eyes,… Continue reading Race Car Birthday
Now, if you follow my Instagram you know I LOOOOVE flowers! Do you ever buy flowers, make an arrangement and some flowers DIE earlier than others? (Um...I'm talking about you, Mr. Hydrangea! I even tried this trick here with not much success. 😦 ) Exhibit A: Flowers starting to wilt *those white tulips literally fell… Continue reading Flower Refresh!
Having a slew of relatives over? Or maybe a Friends-Easter? (Doesn't quite have the same ring as Friends-giving, does it?! 🙂 ) We are having both! My in-laws, brother-in-law & his girlfriend and cousin Teresa are coming over for Easter. Then, our family dinner group who all have kids our kids age, are also coming… Continue reading Easter Sippin’
A tea party fit for a princess. A little wacky, a whole lot of color, and special touches throughout.
Thanksgiving is almost here. Can you believe it?! Turkey, stuffing, gravy. Relatives, friends, black Friday. Do y'all have big plans and traditions to recreate? Two years ago, we started a new tradition, and tried out a new location for our turkey dinner: Sunriver, OR. It's kind of an "in-between" destination for all the relatives. My… Continue reading Turkey Traditions
Have you ever tried to pull of a surprise party?! O-M-G, it is NOT EASY, especially when it is for the core person of your family, the planner of all planners, the one who questions and motivates and schedules EVERYTHING for all of us! This December will be a monumental birthday for my mother Margery… Continue reading SURPRISE!!!!