Tea for Two – A Downton Abbey Viewing Party

{ranai} I love all things about the British peerage...seriously. When I discovered Downton Abbey, I was completely smitten! It is a beautifully executed¬†piece of television. The only aspect I don't like is that each season is only 8 episodes plus a Christmas special. It goes by way too fast! Since¬†no occasion is too small to … Continue reading Tea for Two – A Downton Abbey Viewing Party


Qute Hoots in 2014

{ranai} I think 2013 felt like a really blessed year for Qute Hoots! We did some incredily fun projects and parties and even got paid for some (a huge step for us!). I know I expanded my craft making skills and organizational abilities. And since 2013 was a year of learning, I hope that 2014 … Continue reading Qute Hoots in 2014

New Year’s Eve 2014

{ranai} Happy New Year! Jessica and I had a low-key but super enjoyable NYE. After spending Monday and Tuesday junking around Santa Cruz, we decided to do a quick and easy set-up for delicious appetizers to ring in the new year. We had gone to Trader Joe's to purchase brie, and while we were there … Continue reading New Year’s Eve 2014

Ramon’s Retirement Fiesta!!!

{jeSsiCa]As Ranai and I catch up on the parties that we've hosted this summer, it's my turn to share one of my favorites: my Dad's Retirement Fiesta! Music, Marigolds and of course...Mustaches!! Here's a glimpse into this color-filled party and some of the decorations we made for the event!1. Loteria Centerpieces: I wanted to make … Continue reading Ramon’s Retirement Fiesta!!!