Holidays · Organization

Make Your Birthday Party Successful From Start To Finish!

This post was sponsored by Basic Invite I love celebrating birthdays - I think you know that about me by now! From July to September we have at least seven birthdays in our extended family, and we're wrapping up birthday season with mine next week. The other thing you probably know about me is my… Continue reading Make Your Birthday Party Successful From Start To Finish!

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Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

My mom, sister and I spent the best weekend together this month. One of the best decisions we've ever made was the decision to celebrate milestone birthdays with a destination weekend! A couple years ago we celebrated Mom's birthday in Boone, North Carolina. My sister turns 30 this month so we decided to try Lake… Continue reading Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

Celebrating My Parents’ 40th Anniversary!

My sister and I love planning parties together, and we were so happy to plan one to celebrate our parents' 40th anniversary! We knew we wanted it to be much smaller and more intimate than their 35th anniversary (although that was a great event, too!). We decided to gift them a family photo session followed… Continue reading Celebrating My Parents’ 40th Anniversary!

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My Best Party Planning Tip: Develop A Theme!

This post is sponsored by Hostess With The Mostess A well executed theme makes a party feel extra special. A theme can be a color scheme, a phrase, a collection of things the honoree loves or anything else that drives the decisions for most of the party elements. The theme can be reflected in the… Continue reading My Best Party Planning Tip: Develop A Theme!

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God Gave Us Forever: Adoption Party Planning Details!

this post contains affiliate links Last weekend my sister and brother in law officially adopted their twin boys! It was a WONDERFUL weekend as we celebrated and thanked the Lord for answered prayer! My sister and I love to plan parties together - she has excellent taste and I love all the details. We put… Continue reading God Gave Us Forever: Adoption Party Planning Details!

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Personalized Monogram Ornaments {DIY Party Favor!}

this post contains affiliate links When my sister and I started planning our girls' weekend in celebration of my Mom's 60th birthday, I knew I wanted to make some kind of party favor to commemorate the weekend. I hit up Pinterest but had very little luck finding anything other than tacky novelties or things having… Continue reading Personalized Monogram Ornaments {DIY Party Favor!}

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Hosting A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part Two: November}

It's officially Thanksgiving season! With just three weeks until Thanksgiving, it's time to get serious about planning and preparation. Today I'm sharing with you five of the things I'll do this month to make my Thanksgiving day as stress-free as possible! Confirm The Guest List: I reach out to all my guests and confirm their… Continue reading Hosting A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part Two: November}

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Hosting A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part 1: October}

I'm very excited to host Thanksgiving this year! This will be the third time I've hosted Thanksgiving in our home and I'm looking forward to all the fun. For me, a big part of the fun in any event is the planning. I also believe that doing things ahead of time relieves stress and makes things much more… Continue reading Hosting A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part 1: October}