A few months ago, when we started thinking about Nora’s 2nd birthday party, I wasn’t sure what to do for a theme. It was Michael who first mentioned that we should draw inspiration from the Disney/Pixar movie, “Up!”
Nora loooooves balloons. “Boons” are pretty much one of her favorite things ever. When my dad was [...]
Oh, this cake. It gave me so much grief.
But before I get into any of that, let’s start at the beginning.
My brother and his wife: They’re having a baby. A baby boy, due next month. A few months back, Marie’s mom and sisters started planning her shower, and asked me to make a [...]
My brother and his fiancee got engaged in November, set the wedding date at the very end of February, and are getting married in May. (My brother will be deployed this summer, and they want to be hitched before he leaves.)
Needless to say, time is flying! I could hardly believe it when I realized [...]
My brother is getting married in October, so on Sunday the bridesmaids hosted a bridal shower for his fiancee, Marie. The atmosphere was designed to be pretty elegant, and we loosely planned the event around a theme of “wine and cheese.”
Because the attendance was going to be quite large, I knew early on that [...]
Several weeks ago, Kara told me that the theme for Hunter’s 1st birthday party was going to be dinosaurs. She asked if I’d be willing to make invitations and the cake. I readily agreed.
When it came time to plan for the cake, I googled for ideas and came across the perfect cake–a 3D dinosaur [...]
AboutI'm Heather. I just turned 30. I'm happily married, and mommy to the most beautiful little girl in the world (what, you're saying I could be biased?). Determined DIYer and homeowner. Sarcastic. A perfectionist. A bleeding-heart liberal. Frugal. Loves a little dog way more than many humans. Loves food, hates exercise (it's an ongoing battle). A loyal football fan. I love to laugh. Value family and friends above all else. Vie to be a world traveler.
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