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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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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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Owen’s Whimsical Neon Outside Play Third Birthday Party

Owen’s Whimsical Neon Outside Play Third Birthday Party

Owen is three! And to celebrate his big day, we threw him a party inspired by playtime outdoors. Owen loves playing outside, so this was the perfect theme for our little man — dirt, wagons, water guns, balls, bikes, worms, jump ropes and bugs galore! The theme was brought together with the colors, which were neon… Continue Reading

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Welcome Summer Celebration {Fireflies, Storms, and S’mores, Oh My!}

Welcome Summer Celebration {Fireflies, Storms, and S’mores, Oh My!}

Summer is officially here! And to celebrate the start of the season and the end of the school year, we organized a night of activities for the children. Of course, the evening didn’t go quite as planned. Nothing ever does when you’re throwing parties for a toddler and babies. But this time Mother Nature was… Continue Reading

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A Book-Themed Gender Reveal for Baby Barber

A Book-Themed Gender Reveal for Baby Barber

My sister is having a boy!! Last Sunday, Roberta and Bobby hosted a book-themed gender reveal brunch and finally shared the news with family and friends. I’m so excited to have my first nephew and another little boy in the family. Roberta is a school librarian and book lover (you might remember her very popular… Continue Reading

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Oh Boy! Bow Tie Sprinkle for Mitzi

Oh Boy! Bow Tie Sprinkle for Mitzi

A couple weeks ago, my group of mommy friends threw a surprise sprinkle for our dear friend Mitzi. I was delighted to help make decorations for the simple and sweet celebration. Mitzi’s expecting her second son and she never had a shower during her first pregnancy – we couldn’t leave her miss out on a… Continue Reading

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Carmendy’s Baptism: A Simple and Sweet Celebration

Carmendy’s Baptism: A Simple and Sweet Celebration

Carmendy’s christening was truly a beautiful ceremony and celebration with our dearest friends and family. Our good little girl behaved her best and barely made a peep throughout the entire mass. She hardly noticed the water being poured over her head. There was some chaos of course. After all, Owen was present. The little nugget… Continue Reading

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Puppy and Kitten Second Birthday Party

Puppy and Kitten Second Birthday Party

Owen’s fascination with cats and dogs inspired his second birthday party. His celebration was much smaller this year, but that didn’t stop me from going overboard with the kitten and puppy theme. And most importantly, Owen had a grand time with his very close family and friends. The planning began with the kitten and puppy… Continue Reading

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Emily’s Vintage Alphabet Schoolhouse Baby Shower

Emily’s Vintage Alphabet Schoolhouse Baby Shower

Another summer, another shower! Having two sisters equals a lot of parties to plan. But I love throwing parties for them – we know each other so well, it’s easy to pick a perfect theme. This was definitely true for Emily’s baby shower. My younger sister Roberta and I automatically knew her shower had to… Continue Reading

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A Purr-fect Invitation for Owen’s Second Birthday Party

A Purr-fect Invitation for Owen’s Second Birthday Party

Owen’s birthday party is going to be an intimate affair this year. We’re keeping it very small since baby #2 will be about ready to pop. Knowing I was sending out less than a dozen invitations, I took the opportunity to make elaborate invites. I, of course, had to share them with you! After much… Continue Reading

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