Back to School Celebration

Back to School Celebration

Last week, we celebrated the beginning of Owen’s academic journey with a school kick-off party! After all, starting preschool is kind of a big deal so I couldn’t let the occasion go by without a back to school celebration dinner (also, Target had some adorable school decorations in their dollar zone that I couldn’t resist buying).… Continue Reading

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Owen’s First Day of Preschool

Owen’s First Day of Preschool

Suddenly I have a school-age child. The past four years flew by and now we’ve reached this milestone: Owen has started preschool. This momentous occasion was like Christmas day. Owen has been waiting to go to school for months, impatiently counting the days. Throughout the summer whenever he’d meet someone, he’d somehow find a way… Continue Reading

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Ice Cream Party Cupcake Toppers

Ice Cream Party Cupcake Toppers

Here’s a simple way to make adorable toppers to decorate cupcakes or a cake for an ice cream-themed party. Yep, I know summer is over…but ice cream is part of celebrations year-round in my universe. (And we’re in the middle of a heatwave here, so the need for ice cream is very real.) These ice… Continue Reading

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A Teddy Bear Party for Dominick’s First Birthday

A Teddy Bear Party for Dominick’s First Birthday

My little nephew is ONE! And I have to show you his beyond-adorable teddy bear party for his very first birthday. Plush teddy bears and shades of blue made for a beary cute celebration for a super sweet boy! I’ve mentioned countless times before that my sisters are super creative and great at decorating (almost… Continue Reading

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Smiley Face Birthday Party {Carmendy Turns TWO}

Smiley Face Birthday Party {Carmendy Turns TWO}

A couple weeks ago we celebrated Carmendy turning two years old with a bright and cheerful smiley face birthday party. The celebration was filled with lots of yellow and pink and black and white polka dots. As usual, I took about a zillion photos and I’m sharing every detail with you. Deciding on a theme… Continue Reading

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Catching Up With Carmendy {24 Months Old}

Catching Up With Carmendy {24 Months Old}

She’s two! And so this is the very last monthly post about Carmendy. On one hand, I’m glad I don’t have to take these photos each month because my children hate modeling. On the other hand, I’m sad to close this chapter. It seems like just yesterday when Carmendy was making her dramatic entrance into… Continue Reading

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Easy Zucchini and Potato Frittata

Easy Zucchini and Potato Frittata

I love cooking egg dishes because they can be so easy and quick. And tasty. This zucchini potato frittata is no exception, and a definite winner for summer nights when you want to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible. This is an extra simple recipe — sliced zucchini and potatoes baked with… Continue Reading

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Owen’s Quarterly Update {4 Years Old}

Owen’s Quarterly Update {4 Years Old}

Oh, Owen. Where to begin? He is such a character. Writing these posts is a true challenge; it’s impossible to capture Owen’s essence in words. But yet I try, because I want to remember all the hilarious, sweet and exhausting moments with him. The moments with him are numbered. He’s four years old now, ready… Continue Reading

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Modern Dinosaur Birthday Party: Roar! Owen Turns Four

Modern Dinosaur Birthday Party: Roar! Owen Turns Four

You guys, my little man is four! And we celebrated with the coolest modern dinosaur birthday party. I had so much fun planning his ROAR dinosaur party with aqua, navy and coral colors. This may be my most favorite party I’ve planned yet, mostly because Owen is so passionate about dinosaurs — his excitement provided… Continue Reading

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Catching Up With Carmendy {23 Months Old}

Catching Up With Carmendy {23 Months Old}

Ahh, one more month until my baby is two! I’m in the home stretch…only one more monthly update to go. I can’t believe I’ve managed to keep up with this for the past two years. Even if some posts were ridiculously late, I think I deserve a big pat on the back. I’m sure Carmendy… Continue Reading

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