Swappin’ Scarves

This party takes place each year – I think I have now hosted five! Some years I do it before Christmas so we have the scarves all winter, other years I do it a bit later and focus on snow.   This year’s party I’m sharing in JUNE – Christmas in June anyone? I know […]

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"You are special…" plates

When I was growing up our family used the famous, red “You are special today…” plate for special occasions and any time we did my beloved Uncle Terry who is very wise and witty would argue… “But you are special every day…”   It got me thinking and those thoughts led to these plates! With […]

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Cashel’s Nursery

A wee tour of Cashel’s nursery. I wanted it to be neutral – or at least easy to transition for future children – but also to feel like a home for a boy. This lead me to ultimately decide against a formal theme and just went for a color scheme.  I focused on mustard yellow, sage […]

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Sugar and Spice Shower – Baby shower

  Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice…. that is what Olivia Bel is made of. This shower was so fun to plan especially because Emily said, “the girly the better” and I don’t get to do girly at my house! Honoring my sister-in-law Emily, her daughter who we affectionately call Ollie Bel, and her husband […]

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Duck, Duck, Brunch – Baby Shower

Duck, Duck, Brunch A “Duck & Goose” inspired baby shower that my incredible girlfriends threw for me this past weekend was such a beautiful celebration of things our family holds dear. I had to share their thoughtfulness, and the wonderful ideas they came up with. Every detail was so intentional and felt like a big […]

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No-Sew Crayon Wrap

My parents, husband, son and I headed to a favorite restaurant for a birthday dinner for my Dad this past Friday night. Such a special time and I was thoroughly impressed with Cashel’s behavior. I think it is really important to set kids up to be successful in environments like that. Thankfully my Dad had […]

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No Sew Bunting: A Tutorial

I love buntings! I love that they are festive, reusable, and can be tailored to any theme. I also borrowed some for a recent tea party that were not the traditional pennant shaped triangle, but instead were adorable half circles. I decided the next bunting I made would be a strand of semi circles.  My […]

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Homemade Scratch Tickets: A Tutorial

Things you will need: printed scratch cards: I suggest card stock slick, thick packing tape dish soap black acrylic paint foam paintbrush warm place to dry Optional: colored scrapbook paper double sided tape (to back the cards: which made them sturdier and cute!) Here are images of my scratch ticket printables. A friend of mine […]

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