RUBY TURNS 2: POW WOW BIRTHDAY PARTY

What a lovely weekend we had, celebrating the birth of the center of our universe.  Ruby Sue turns the big two tomorrow (insert crying and denial here) and today I'm sharing her Pow Wow Birthday Party, in all of its toddler craziness/awesomeness.  James Read More
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INEXPENSIVE PARTY INVITATIONS WITH DIGITAL ART

I have a love/hate relationship with invitations.  I want to send guests beautiful, thoughtful invitations via US Mail that set the tone for the party, but I also hate forking out hundreds of dollars for something that will likely be tossed in the Read More
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A WEEK OF BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

It's happening-- this week my baby girl turns the big 2!  I can't believe it's almost here.  I feel like I was just pregnant and I blinked and now she's a teenager.  Ok, not quite, but still.  How did this happen so quickly? Over the weekend we hosted Read More
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OLYMPIC VIEWING PARTY

If you're anything like me, during the Olympics I'm glued to the tv.  I suddenly become a curling enthusiast.  Sports I am normally never exposed to, I can't get enough of.  I just love the Olympics! Back in the day when my hometown, Salt Lake City, Read More
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HANDMADE PAPER FLOWERS FOR FAIRY BIRDS

Hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving!  I spent the day eating entirely too much and chasing a busy toddler and her cousins around.  It was perfect (especially for a gal who is used to usually working on Thanksgiving, standing in front of a camera Read More
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BUNTING BIRTHDAY BRUNCH: RUBY TURNS ONE!

When planning my first born's birthday party, I kept several things in mind-- I wanted it to be sweet, simple, and small.  Spring is in full bloom now, and while I knew the weather can be hit or miss this time of year, I had checked the weather reports Read More
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BLESSED (and giveaway winners announced!)

April is a very special month for me and mine. For last April, my life changed forever for the better. I became a mother to one precious baby girl, my husband became a father. We are now parents and our hearts expand every day in ways we didn't know Read More
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY LUNCHEON

St. Patrick's Day: the often forgotten, under celebrated holiday when you never know if the weather is going to roar like a Lion or bahhhh like a lamb.  I know all about the troubles throwing a party during this time of year.  I'm a March baby and when Read More
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PAJAMA PARTY: SOPHIE’S 6TH BIRTHDAY

Amidst all the wacky weather we are having in Utah this winter, we celebrated the 6th birthday of my daughter Sophie.  Having to plan an early January birthday has always been a challenge for me.  We usually have a Christmas hangover and the end-of-holiday Read More
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