Party Ideas

Party Like a Pineapple – Luau Birthday Party Ideas

I love tropical themed parties. Pineapples, tropical leaves, palm trees; I am obsessed. So when I had the opportunity to style a fabulous luau-style party I had so many ideas I barely knew where to start. Luaus or any sort of tropical theme are really easy to pull off right now since they’re trending and finding supplies and decor to…

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Cakes, Party Ideas

Travel Themed Baby Shower Cake and Cupcake Toppers

Travel themed baby shower cake

My blogger friend Sarina from Joy in the Commonplace is expecting another sweet baby boy to join her beautiful family! My friends Bri from Halfpint Design and Jordan from Jordan’s Easy Entertaining though it would be fun to throw Sarina a virtual baby shower. The theme of the baby shower is travel, so I thought I would contribute a few…

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Party Ideas

Cinco De Mayo Table Centerpieces and a Dinner Party

cinco de mayo table centerpieces

    ‚Äč‚ÄčThis fabulous photo shoot was a collaboration with some amazing talented women that live in the Vancouver area. We had such a fun time creating this vegan/vegetarian dinner party photo shoot despite all of us having just recently met. My contribution was the decor and Cinco De Mayo table centerpieces. I had so much fun choosing pieces for…

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Party Ideas

Under The Stars Camping Theme Party

Camping birthday party

Once upon a time when we used to live in California my spring birthday babies always had their parties outdoors. Now that we’re on the West Coast of Canada I have long given up any hope of having their parties outside, it seems like it rains here almost constantly during the winter and early spring months. And so we brought…

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Party Ideas

Girl’s Elementary School Dance – Beach Party Theme

School Dance Beach Theme

Have I ever mentioned that my kids go to the most awesome elementary school ever? The Parent Advisory Council (that’s the Canadian equivalent of the PTA) does so much for the kids it’s truly amazing and inspiring. One of the most anticipated annual events is the Girl’s Dance. Each year the PAC outdoes itself and with the help of many…

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Natural Egg Dyeing Techniques and a Magical Egg Hunt

naturally dyed easter egg techniques

Easter is almost here! Our family has a lot of traditions that seem pretty standard; dyeing eggs, Easter morning egg hunt, huge family dinner, and of course plenty of holiday decorating. Each year we like to try something new and see if we enjoy it enough to do it next year, and the year after; adding a new tradition to…

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Cakes

Lovely Lemon Crepe Cake

Lemon Crepe Cake Recipe

Easter is fast approaching, and it is one of those holidays that usually includes a feast and loads of chocolate. The question of what to serve for dessert after a huge holiday meal often leaves hosts scratching their heads. I can think of many times I’ve slaved over a beautiful rather heavy dessert only to have guests eat a few…

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Party Ideas

Spring Tablescape

spring tablescape ideas

I am so excited to be part of the Bunny Hop blog hop, this week’s feature is Spring decor for your home and table! A link to all the other fabulous blogs is at the bottom on my post, so don’t forget to scroll on down to the links below and pay these fabulous blogs a visit.   Even though…

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Party Ideas

Hello Spring Party

Spring Party ideas

  It’s March! Winter is as good as over, and I have visions of sunshine and flowers dancing in my head. Don’t get me wrong, there are parts of winter that I do enjoy, but I would be lying if I said that I didn’t wake up on March 1st with a spring (haha) in my step. And what better…

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