When our close family friends, Gary and Kathy, were about to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, we wanted to help make it extra special. They are taking an anniversary trip to Hawaii, so a luau seemed the perfect theme for an anniversary party. With the help of many of their family members, we put together […]
We don’t care for the sinister, gory part of Halloween. But we can definitely have fun with ghosts and witches (as long as they’re not too scary), monsters, spiders and the more “light hearted” side of the holiday. We want to share some of our favorite ideas with you. SPIDERS! Both of these cakes are awesome, […]
Without question, Autumn is my favorite time of the year. I love everything about it…falling temperatures and falling leaves; pumpkins, mums, apple cider – all of it! I’m one of those rare people who prefers cold temperatures over the heat. While I certainly enjoy the benefits of summer – longer days and more time outside, […]
My daughter, Laura, is pregnant with her first child – and my first grandchild! Because the latest baby trend seems to be gender reveal parties, we thought we’d join in the fun. Last month, my other daughter, Emily, Dawn and I put together a fun party for the gender announcement. As our guests arrived, they […]
When Joe, our long-time family friend, announced plans to propose to his girlfriend, we went into immediate party planning mode. Joe had a very specific idea in mind for the proposal. Every significant event in their relationship up to this point had been associated with fire. Their first kiss, their first pronouncement of love, and so […]
We want to share some of our favorite Fourth of July pins. We hope this gives you some great ideas for your own celebrations. We are planning a big party for the fourth and will be sure to post pictures! FOURTH OF JULY!! We love these ideas for centerpieces. Fire crackers, painted Ball jars and […]
When our younger daughter, Laura, announced her engagement, we went into immediate wedding planning mode. As a wedding planner of many years, I felt comfortably in my element. When Laura and her husband-to-be, Chase, announced they wanted to get married in a barn, it left me slightly speechless. I knew barn weddings were becoming popular, […]
We’ve set up a sweet tea table for our furry friends. They are decked out in their Sunday best and enjoying a spot of tea.