Am finally getting around to sharing a bit about Penelope’s 1st birthday. By the time the 3rd baby rolls around, folks, I believe it’s all about efficiency. Which is why her first birthday invitations were delivered in the form of text messages and although the party was totally thrown together at the last-minute 2 weeks after her actual birthday, I think it was the most simple, meaningful little morning yet. No pomp and circumstance, just a small gathering of people who… Read more »

Over the weekend we had the joy of celebrating our baby girl’s first birthday! It seems so bittersweet and surreal that the snuggly newborn we met 365 days ago has blossomed into a jibbering, scooting, cupcake-loving tot with such a sweet disposition.  Yet at the same time, we can scarcely remember life without her. Since we named her Violet, pretty much her whole life has been flower-themed by default, and her first birthday party was no exception!  We have the most… Read more »

I cannot believe that this month our little spring chicken baby boy turned FIVE!  Birthdays are such bittersweet occasions–another sweet year of childhood in the books, but a new year of learning, growing, and milestones lay ahead!  We are so proud of this boy of ours but seriously, KINDERGARTEN is on the horizon…We are hoping the spring/summer months ahead will pass slowly and we can soak up our time together. Last year at this time we had just moved into… Read more »

My sweet friend Jenna is one of the most hardworking, generous girls I know. She is an amazing seamstress and owns a business designing and creating the most perfect clutches and bags.  And she is expecting a baby girl this winter!!  Over the weekend, I had the gift of celebrating with her.  Such a crafty mama-to-be deserves a crafty shower, so my friend Amanda and I put our heads (and hands) together to dream up a lovely afternoon of vintage… Read more »