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Category Archives: Celebrations & Parties

The Color Run-San Francisco

Be prepared for a blast of color in the coming photos!  A few weeks ago I spent a girls weekend in San Francisco for The Color Run with six other friends.  I came ready to put my camera to use!  We spent the night before the run just having fun.  Dinner, wine, painting shirts, and we […]

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Margarita Cupcakes

These cupcakes were made last spring for my sis-in-law’s very fun, very festive, fiesta birthday party.  They’re the real deal!  Made with tequila, margarita mix, and lime juice added to the cake mix.  Vanilla buttercream frosting, green sugar crystals for a ‘salt’ rim, and a lime slice top them off.  They turned out so festively […]

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A Black and White Affair

A few months back Nick and I went to a friends black and white themed birthday party.  My lovely sister-in-law and her close friends planned and designed this party.  And they did an amazing job!  The decor and ambiance was beautifully chic and everyone looked stellar in their party attire.  I did contribute 1 thing […]

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December Catch-up Part 3: Ugly Christmas Sweater Fun

In between the busy days of Ethan's birthday and Christmas, one of my fabulous friends–Kimberly–turned 30.  Our house was the gathering spot for her Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, and it was sooo fun!  Besides the occasion and the fun, the sweaters just by themselves were blog-worthy, so here's some pics from the night!     We had the best time celebrating […]

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Train Birthday Cupcakes

I made such a mess making Ethan’s train party cupcakes that I decided it needed a post all it’s own.  Here are 2 tips I have for you…learned from hands on experience…with photographic proof! #1-Use a pastry bag large enough for your frosting needs.#2-Don’t overfill your dry ingredients in the mixer, especially without a shield over […]

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