We celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary this year, so when our 6-year-old son told us he thought we should get married again we decided, why not!? I had always said I wanted to do a vow renewal when we hit the 10 year mark.. so we started planning an intimate, rustic picnic vow renewal ceremony with our closest friends and family.

Okay.. so I know what you’re thinking: How is this self confessed party addict who easily drops $50 on a cake stand for one party going to give me party ideas on a budget? Valid point – BUT why I may be a party addict, I am also addicted to a bargain! And while I admit budgeting isn’t exactly my forte, I’ve been known to throw a kids party together in A DAY spending no money at all! Don’t believe… Read more »

We recently had the oppurtunity to style this fun retro Sweets & Soda Shoppe dessert table for a client’s Graduation Party. The family served Root Beer floats from a Root Beer keg and they wanted to incorporate Root Beer Floats into the design of their dessert table, along with the colors of the college their graduate would be attending this fall – silver and purple.

We celebrated our Father’s Day the day before this year with a small barbecue and beer tasting. The dads got to sit and relax while sampling a selection of Blue Moon Beers. I purchased these mini beer tasting glasses in the Target dollar section. Each dad got a glass and to taste each of the brews. It was a simple last minute addition to our barbecue that added just a little something fun for the men. Printables available in the… Read more »

Let’s face it – I have been loving me some pastels. I never thought I would be one to fall for the soft sweet hues, as I’ve spent my life collection jewel tones and carefully avoiding anything pastel… but it happened, and I’ve been using them for everything. It’s gotten to the point where I felt I was in need of a pastel intervention! So, to cure myself of this obsession with the soft hues (temporarily anyway), I took our Easter… Read more »

Have you ever played the video game Plants VS. Zombies? You can download it on your Kindle, I-Phone, Wii, etc. You can learn about it on Popcaps Website. My son LOVES this game. I have to admit I have played it a time or two myself and it is quite addicting! So when he told me he wanted his birthday party to be based on the game I thought it would be a fun challenge! And so our Plants FIGHTING Zombies theme… Read more »