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...]

Wild and Free

11224037_417918818379521_8749006191657446639_o

I was thrilled when Bruna from Simply Lace Photography asked me to create a sweets table for her little guy turning two! She sent me some inspiration images and her colour scheme and let me run with it... Have I mentioned how much I love it when people let me run with it??? Good things happen ;)   The cake was chocolate with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream and the top tier was strawberry with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream. (yum) The marquee "2" was made from fondant with little silver dragee's tarnished with brown food colouring. SO much fun to make! The tee-pee's were made from wafer paper and edible markers and a few toothpicks! I had fun creating different designs on them and had a friend sit and put the toothpicks in while I worked on other projects! (Thanks Whitney ;) )     But my pride and JOY were the little succulents on the cookies...  Making them was an A-Ha! Moment... I even made a little tutorial for them (which I'll post separately) … [Read more...]