Parties

A Perfectly Paired Shower For A Perfect Pair – A Couples Shower

This past week has been fun and busy while we finalized details, hosted family and cooked up a storm for my sister and “almost brother”‘s wedding shower.  Because it was a couples shower we (the bridesmaids) decided to throw an evening cocktail shower at my home and highlight the couple as a “Perfect Pair”.  We… Continue reading A Perfectly Paired Shower For A Perfect Pair – A Couples Shower

Food · Parties

A Perfectly Paired Menu For A Perfect Pair – A Couples Shower Menu

For our “Perfect Pair” themed couples shower we served heavy appetizers that were split into 4 stations.  Each station was paired with a different wine and beer.  We used chalkboards to label the foods and describe each pairing.  The stations were in different areas on the first floor of the house to encourage movement and… Continue reading A Perfectly Paired Menu For A Perfect Pair – A Couples Shower Menu

Parties

Party Activities For A {Cowgirl} Bachelorette Party

For my sister’s bachelorette party we traveled to Nashville, TN.  We wore cowgirl hats and boots, stayed in a country looking log cabin, listened and line danced to country music the entire weekend and said “Yee-haw” every chance we could get!  It was a cowgirl themed bachelorette party due to our location and outfits…not as… Continue reading Party Activities For A {Cowgirl} Bachelorette Party

Holidays · Parties

Hot Chocolate Bar

We opened our Hot Chocolate Bar for the season during our Open House in early December! The bar includes both child-friendly and “Adult Only” mix-ins. Child Friendly:Peppermint sticksStirring StrawsMarshmallows Dipping CookiesAdult-Only:Godiva LiquorBailey’s Irish CreamWhiskey Our “Adult Only” mix-ins are segregated into a basket so that they are distinguishably different.  The child friendly mix-ins are placed in… Continue reading Hot Chocolate Bar

Parties

Beer Boots and BBQ – The Night Before The Wedding – Menu and Decor

My sister got hitched last weekend!  Woo-hoo!  Yee-Haw!  Congratulations! Lauren and Matt are married!!!! To welcome and thank out of town guests for traveling a distance to attend their wedding, my parents hosted an event at their home on the Friday night before the wedding.  The theme of the event was “Beer Boots and BBQ”.… Continue reading Beer Boots and BBQ – The Night Before The Wedding – Menu and Decor

Parties · Travel

Kicking Up Our Heels In Nashville – A Cowgirl Bachelorette Weekend Getaway

For my sister’s bachelorette party we (her bridesmaids) chose the destination of Nashville, TN. Nineteen women from all over the country came together to celebrate someone we all love – my sister, Lauren.  We had an absolutely fabulous time mostly because the group of women were all fantastic, but I also can’t say enough about… Continue reading Kicking Up Our Heels In Nashville – A Cowgirl Bachelorette Weekend Getaway

All Things Children · Child Made / Arts & Crafts · DIY & Home Projects · Parties

Toddler St. Patrick’s Day Party With Crafts Food and Favors

Today we hosted a Toddler St. Patrick’s Day Party.  This group of parents and children get together frequently, but today we decided to embrace the upcoming holiday and eat a lot of green (and rainbow) colored foods, craft with green paints and wear as much green as our wardrobes allowed.  It has been such a… Continue reading Toddler St. Patrick’s Day Party With Crafts Food and Favors

All Things Children · Child Made / Arts & Crafts · DIY & Home Projects · Parties

Toddlers Costumes and Pumpkins

 A Toddler Halloween Party:Costume WearingPumpkin PaintingGood Food EatingFun Friends Playing All of them in costumes and painting!We had good friends over on Halloween for a fun filled get together.  This group of friends meets frequently at either someone’s house, the zoo or a park.   Because this day happened to also be Halloween we filled… Continue reading Toddlers Costumes and Pumpkins