Monday, October 27, 2014

wild at heart baby shower

Have you read the book Wild at Heart?
If not, stop reading this post right now and go order/download it.
Like immediately.
Like I'm not even kidding right now.
That book changed my life.
I grew up with a dad and allota brothers
then married a man and birthed even more boys.
Its no wonder I act like a man most of the time (minus the highlights and lipgloss).
ANYWAY, the book has been so enlightening to me and my husband
I decided to use it as the inspiration for my sister-in-law's baby shower.
(First of all, my little baby brother is having a little baby boy. What is happening in the world?!)

I put quotes from the book on the invite and around the party.

Bonfire cupcakes.

katie daisy print

My little party crashers.

I gifted Angie the book and pray her and my brother read it
in effort to gain a better understanding of how God designed men to be.
I could write a whole post about this (and maybe I will!).
Congrats Colby and Angie!! I so cannot wait to meet that sweet babe.

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
- Frederick Douglas

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

children's book shelves and heaven on earth.

There are still areas in our house that are the original nasty, flat, builders grade paint.
Our upstairs hallway was one of them until a couple weeks ago.
I've had plans for it since we moved in.
And basically since I saw this post.
The next step was waiting patiently for IKEA to think KC worthy enough of their gloriousness.
That day finally came. And all my dreams came true.

My friend Jami and I got a sneak peak.

We were slightly excited…

And after…

I love that this long wall now has a purpose
and I love that the kids books are now in a neutral location.
IKEA for the win. #obsessed

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

jaymin's ninja party

Jaymin's asian themed ninja party was a bit of a stretch for me
but I actually ended up really liking how it all came together.
And, as per usual, the delight of the birthday boy and his guests were worth the challenge. :)


Making paper ninja stars.

This picture kills me.
Bad A. Lol.

{special thanks to my food garnish guru (mom) 
for carving the cucumber dragon head!}