Ruthie’s Tea for Two Garden Party!

2017-03-03 10.48.20

Ahh my baby! She's TWO!! I feel like I just had her first birthday bash (a Parisian bash, which you can see right here), and now we're already celebrating TWO years??? I feel like when we become mothers we get programmed with the same sayings "I think time just needs to slow down", "How are they .... old already?" or "Where's the pause button?"... But it's because we really can't even fathom how quickly they go through all of these stages and change so much. Ruth is our youngest and my last baby, so I feel like I'm saying these things a lot, however I'm also really enjoying seeing her grow up and be able to do the things she really wants to do with her siblings. And I also am not a huge fan of the toddler phase ... soooo.... part of me isn't wishing this time would slow down, but maybe just go at a normal pace ;) I decided it would be fun, (and was inspired by a friend who also did a similar concept) to have her party on a weekday morning with a bunch of mom friends who were home … [Read more...]

Donut miss this party…

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Alright in all honesty, we LOVE donuts, but we don't eat them all that much... because they're... well, DONUTS! And I know it sounds crazy, but we really try to eat as healthy as much as possible because I make cake. I realize that's an obvious statement, but when have that much sweet in the house - all.the.time-  you NEED to make the effort to be healthy. My oldest had her seventh birthday approaching (the birthday was only FIVE months away, so planning the details was high on the list of priorities (insert eye roll here). We went through a number of options but with a little gentle shoving nudge I got her to pick DONUT, because why not?!?!?!  (I'd always wanted to make a donut cake!) We planned on having her party at a local pottery painting place which makes the party planning soooo easy. All we needed to do was show up with food and decorations!! And cake. of course CAKE... The kids "helped" me make the decor before. Which really should read, started helping me colour in … [Read more...]