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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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Dr. Seuss Play Date Party

Dr. Seuss Play Date Party

Truthfully, Dr. Seuss Day excites me more than Valentine’s Day. It’s the book lover in me. To celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday last year, I hosted a Seuss-themed playtime party for Owen’s friends. Since Dr. Seuss Day 2014 is almost here, I thought I’d share some photos from our Seuss play date. For the play date,… Continue Reading

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Owen’s First Birthday Party!

Owen’s First Birthday Party!

Confession: I’ve been thinking about Owen’s first birthday party since the early stages of my pregnancy. Owen was just pea-sized as I began to contemplate party themes. The possibilities for his first birthday celebration were endless!! Which theme would be the best choice?? Such a difficult decision. But after getting to know Owen, the answer was… Continue Reading

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Literary Love: A Book-Themed Bridal Shower

Literary Love: A Book-Themed Bridal Shower

Another one for the “books”! We threw a perfect shower for Roberta, my second and last sister to get married. My younger sis is a true bibliophile (i.e. lover of books). She’s an English teacher studying to become a librarian. So this bride-to-be clearly needed a book-themed shower. And since I love books almost as… Continue Reading

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