I do not know about you, but this quarantine has brought out the drinking bug in me! 🙂 And when the drinking bug hits, Josh Madrid is a good person to know! 😉 Josh and I met while working together as Art Literacy Coordinators at Bonny Slope Elementary School. We had the best time playing… Continue reading Quarantine Cocktails
Oh what an afternoon! Another FIRST in the books!!! I hosted a wreath making party inspired by my dear friend Tania @thebendflowercompany who hosted one in her new space in Bend, OR last year and said it was a total blast! We laughed, we learned and we all left with the most beautiful wreaths to… Continue reading Wreath Making Party
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
A tea party fit for a princess. A little wacky, a whole lot of color, and special touches throughout.
Do you belong to a book club? That amazing Oprah inspired us all to start one back in 1996!!! I joined one many years ago just to give me an excuse to read a book a month. With all other life distractions and responsibilities, my reading gets postponed till vacation or summer breaks. Now, that… Continue reading Thailand Inspired Cocktail
Hey y'all! Anyone feeling festive?!!! Well a signature cocktail is JUST THE THING to put you in a festive mood! 😉 I've been serving up a few new beverages this season and this one one is one of my favorites for a large group or if you are just serving 2. 🙂 Plus, it was… Continue reading Ginger Fizz Cocktail
Lemon Blueberry Cake with Cream Cheese frosting...YUUMMMM!
Does your little one LOVE Frozen, the movie?!!! With all this snow in Portland, I thought I'd share my daughter's FROZEN birthday party from a few years ago. If I asked my daughter today, she would say this was "soooo 3 years ago" but looking back, it was such a fun party to pull together.… Continue reading Frozen Party
As we all know, Valentine's Day is coming up in a few weeks. Do you have any traditions? Other than baking my mom's recipe for red velvet cake in our heart-shaped cake pan, our plans change depending on the year. This year, I thought I would stylize a table for my kids and their friends. … Continue reading Dinner for Two (or more!)