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Happy NEW YEAR!

As you all know, I’ve taken a solid two year break from regular posting on this space. Since then, a lot of life has happened. Many of you probably thought I completely retired. So did I.

The truth is, that I’ve missed it here. This space has been calling me back for some time, I just didn’t know how I should break back into it. Blogging is a funny thing. It’s an online journal for the whole world to see and being the “private” person I consider myself to be, sometimes it just didn’t jive well with me. I felt vulnerable more times then not. Sometimes judged. But as we all know, no story is perfect. We are all a work in progress and saved by grace on the daily. With that being said, I’ve made a commitment to myself to get back into “blogging”. If for anyone, myself. Weather its pen to paper or fingers to keyboard, I feel most alive when I can express myself through my words.

So there you have it. Im brainstorming my thoughts and hope to bring you lots of picture heavy posts from the heart, DIY’s, a little bit of fashion, and of course party planning because lets face it, we all love a good party.

I’ll be back soon. Promise.

Landyn 7th “Frozen” Birthday

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My oldest babe turned another year older.

7.

That just sounds old. Each year becomes a little more nostalgic than the last.

This motherhood thing is no joke!

“Frozen” is still going strong in our home, and Landyn made clear her party theme immediately after last years birthday.

Girl knows what she wants.

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So Frozen it was.

We took somewhat of a modern approach to the theme and added some fun pops of color and pattern. We turned our backyard into a modern Arendelle and had all the little girls come dressed as their favorite princess. Elsa even made an appearance and did a story time, face painting, photos, and a performance of “Let it Go”. 

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To say I was obsessed with this “Ice Castle” cake was an understatement. It was as delicious as it looked too. The top layer was “funfetti” and the bottom layer chocolate. The candied glass on top was made from scratch to resemble Elsa’s castle. Gorgeous.

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 A huge thank you to our amazing vendors that made this special day possible. And my husband that tirelessly assists me for weeks leading up to these big events. We love you Joshy. xo

IT TAKES A VILLAGE!!!

Photography: Pixel Planet Photography

Elsa: Wishing Well Entertainment

Tulle Wands: Pretti Mini

Tassel Balloons and Banners: Paper Fox LA

Cake & Cupcakes: The Bake Shoppe

Candy Kabob Favors: Candy With A Twist

Signs and Printables: Simply Create Designs

Letter Balloons: The Sweet Lulu

Sequin Table Runners: Party Pleasers

Paper Goods: Target

Landyn & Monroe’s Elsa Dresses: Disneyland

Fabric Panels: Reused from our WEDDING. Simply glued new fabric on.

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Check out Landyn’s past parties here:

5th Puppy Paw-ty

2nd Elmo Party

1st Cupcake Party

Newborn Photos: Monroe James

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Photos: Wisteria Photography

Our sweet Monroe James has been such a light onto our lives. She is sleeping well, growing way too fast, and becoming her own little personality. 10 weeks in, and we are all starting to find our groove. We cant imagine life without her. Thank you all for the well wishes.

Introducing: Monroe James Baltimore

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More photos coming soon.