sip & see.

Sharing a few photos of the adorable & sweet Sip & See that 4 of my mom's best friends threw for Harper when we were in Cincinnati! I wish I had been able to take more pics but we were mingling :) Gorgeous lanterns, flower arrangements, pumpkins, cookies & a candy bar -- it … [Read more...]

derby baby shower.

Happy Hump Day! I had the most wonderful weekend in Cincinnati for my baby shower. It was hosted by my cousins and aunt on Derby Day and could NOT have been cuter! Everyone placed their bets on if Baby H will be a boy or girl. Seriously adorable. My mom got me … [Read more...]

french baby shower.

With babies on the brain I wanted to share this adorable French themed baby shower! Grace from Grace Happens blog threw this party for her friend, Alexis’ baby shower. All photos via Sweet Designs. I adore the simplicity of this baby shower. The soft colors, beautiful flowers and of course, … [Read more...]

oktoberfest welcome party.

As promised last week, today I'm sharing photos of the Oktoberfest welcome party from the other weekend's wedding festivities!! It was the perfect Fall evening to start off Megan & Lindsey's wedding weekend {see my Wedding Wednesday post last week if you missed it for photos of their … [Read more...]

party planning: signs & banners.

I'm going to start doing some easy "how to" posts for party planning types of questions I get from time to time. The first one I'll focus on today is how and where do I order a sign or banner? All the signs and banners I've ordered recently revolve around weddings & wedding parties but they … [Read more...]

beachy bridesmaids luncheon.

My mom hosted the most gorgeous bridesmaids luncheon for my cousin Carolyn over 4th of July weekend! It was held at the Ritz Carlton in Sarasota which made for an absolutely stunning setting. The welcome cocktails were called the "Siren": Ketel one vodka {or substitute for gin}, St. Germaine … [Read more...]

friday five.

Five things on this lovely Friday that I've deemed share-worthy... 1. This 50th Birthday party via Branching Out Events. WOW. Gorgeous, right!? ^I mean these floral chandeliers. Amazingly beautiful. 2. Dress crushes for Fall or Winter Weddings. Gold Drop Waist … [Read more...]

twinkle lights.

Hope you all had a great Labor Day Weekend - I spent mine with family & enjoyed every minute. We had dinner Sunday night at Porta {an adorable pizza place with the prettiest twinkle lights & decor} - my inspiration for today's post. Inspiring photos of twinkle lighted dinner parties & … [Read more...]

beachy chic party.

Back from Naples and wanted to share some pics of the adorable "beachy chic" themed party that my mom & her best friend Cindy put together for our families on Friday night. The food was amazing {I only have pics of some of the apps} but it was catered by Artichoke & Company. … [Read more...]

valentine’s day luncheon.

Excited to share photos of my Valentine's Day luncheon! A fun giveaway will be posted Friday so please come back to enter to win your very own sparkly monogram letter from Rachel {Rachel's shop is SO cute - shop it here!} A major highlight of the lunch was the cookie dough provided by my friend … [Read more...]