Category Archives: celebrations

Tree Trimming + Flatout Bread Pizza Party

  My mom had a birthday this past week.  To celebrate she asked us to join her for a Tree Trimming party.  The girls and I were quick to agree because we do kind of like the incredible woman we … Continue reading

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Simple Autumn Candles

I love seasonal decorations, but if I don’t keep it simple, it doesn’t happen.  I think it would be fun to deck the house with spiders and pumpkins for Halloween or create a gorgeous autumn mantle to celebrate the season, but … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Lavender Festival

One of the things on our summer list that we wanted to accomplish this year was to go to a Lavender Festival.  Luckily we have one in town here, so while my sister and her kids were visiting this summer … Continue reading

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A Back to School Feast + Family Theme

There is nothing I love more than being a mother.  My kids are my favorite people in the world and they bring me endless joy.  No amount of sibling rivalry, laundry, legos on the floor, or peed pants can diminish … Continue reading

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Fancy Picnic Birthday Party

August is Birthday Month for Esme!  She still hasn’t asked for a friend party yet – you know, the kind of party where there are 20 kids running around with frosting on their faces expecting pinatas and clowns and goodie … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Round Up

We already had a Saint Patrick’s Day birthday party last weekend, but the Irish fun isn’t over yet.  I have been looking for a few fun and simple ways to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with my family.  Here are my … Continue reading

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Mint Lime Cupcakes with Lime Curd Filling

For our Irish themed celebration over the weekend, I made cupcakes.  The part where I Made Cupcakes was a big deal!  In the past I have always purchased them from my favorite local bakery or called my sister, the baking … Continue reading

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