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

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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

Spa “Treatments” Birthday Party

{ranai} I've got a quick little post today for you about a surprise spa birthday party done in white, black, and gold! The Women's Ministry team at Oakdale Family Church of the Nazarene asked me to put together some decorations and dessert table for a surprise spa party for Hope, the senior pastor's wife. They … Continue reading Spa “Treatments” Birthday Party

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