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Come In & Let Down Your Hair: Lily’s Third Birthday

This right here is a three year old princess. She splits her days as Elsa & Rapunzel and most recently she’s added Doc McStuffins to the mix. Lily’s birthday was awhile ago like in January (ugh) The day to day of life has gotten the best of me. But better late than never, right πŸ™‚ Her birthday is probably my favorite day ever, so we party big and being a party planner and designer it’s nearly impossible for me to…

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Not Showing but Still Glowing: Adoption Update

Hey everyone, I wanted to give you an update on our current adoption status. At the end of March we flew down and met with a new birth mom in Southern California. Let me just start by saying we were up for 21 hours, we had the first flight out that morning and the last flight that night….It was a great day but the longest ever!!! And we missed Lily terribly πŸ™ It’s so crazy how things work out. I’m…

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Easter Brunch 2017

Last week Matt and I hosted a Easter Brunch at our place for all our families. We planned on having it outside in our patio area but it was just too wet. So we moved the party indoors. If you didn’t know we live at a Christian Campground run by my brother in law. It is a beautiful 40 acres that includes an industrial kitchen and dinning hall. Since our house is on the smaller side it makes it soooo…

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My Gift of Suffering

-Written January 2017 but never posted- Lately I have felt exhausted, emotionally and physically. The holidays were wonderful but filled with a lot of new and exciting but challenging things for our family. I shared awhile ago that we were ready to grow our family again through adoption. Well we decided it was time to find a lawyer and start the legal part so when we did find a birth mom we would be ready to go. A week before…

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She’s Two, Let’s Party

Our little darling Lily turned Two! What an amazing two years it has been! A couple of months before her birthday I asked her what kind of party she wanted and there was no denying it was going to be ELMO. I had more fun planning this day than I think anything ever in my history of party planning haha. Lily is so much fun and notices everything now so I wanted her Elmo party to be extra special. So…

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Giving Tree Inspired Baby Shower

My Sister in Law Emily is having her first baby, a little boy! A couple weeks ago I co hosted her shower with my other sister in law Kate. We had it at a fantastic restaurant. If you are in the Sacramento area check out Cafeteria 15l. Make sure you get the Truffle Tater Tots. My inspiration was The Giving Tree, Emily’s favorite children’s book. Β Invitation: The shop I ordered these from was amazing! She created a diaper raffle card…

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