A Floral 60th Birthday

{ranai} I love my mom thisssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss much (that's like, a lot). As her 60th birthday was approaching I wanted to do something special for her. I knew I could throw a party and have it at the church or maybe a friend's house, but not at home because we didn't have a great yard for … Continue reading A Floral 60th Birthday

Tribal Woodland Baby Shower

{ranai} Ahhhhh this baby shower! I loved everything about it, well, except maybe for the extreme wind we had that day. Jessica is having a baby boy! It's still hard for me to wrap my brain around that completely, but I am insanely excited about his arrival. This shower was a little harder for me … Continue reading Tribal Woodland Baby Shower

Game of Thrones Dessert table

Game of Thrones – Desserts of the North

{ranai} It's time for our annual tradition- a Game of Thrones party! We were so stoked to see what was going on in all of Westeros and Essos for season 6 since most of what we would see goes past book canon, but we were most excited about the happenings at the wall. We were … Continue reading Game of Thrones – Desserts of the North

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First Birthday Extravaganza

{ranai} When my niece, Hildie Jean, came into the world it was amidst chaos and stress, but as a family we put her in the hands of God and poured all of our love into her. We had so much support from friends and family and at times it was overwhelmingly humbling to accept the … Continue reading First Birthday Extravaganza

A Baby Shower Full of Grace

{ranai} I was thrilled to help my amazing friend, Kim, with her daughter Makayla's baby shower. Baby Grace has now been born and is the cutest little mini Makayla! She is so surrounded by love as was evidenced by this party. We focused on making the decor closely match her nursery theme: pink, purple, gray … Continue reading A Baby Shower Full of Grace

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A Feast for Dorne – Game of Thrones Dinner Party

{ranai} After months of waiting, Game of Thrones is BACK for season 5! As a book reader, I was most stoked to see Dorne and the Sand Snakes and perhaps find out what the heck will happen with the Meereenese knot. Bring on the spoilers because I am ready to know the answers to all … Continue reading A Feast for Dorne – Game of Thrones Dinner Party

OMG Grilled Cheese

{ranai} Is there anything more comforting and amazingly melty than a grilled cheese sandwich? It is the perfect food that can be tailored to meet your breakfast, lunch, or dinner needs.¬†We usually make more appetizer and snack type foods for New Year's Eve, but this year decided to add in the magical world of a … Continue reading OMG Grilled Cheese