Simple, Personalized Party/Shower Favors

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Last week I hosted a tea in honor of my Mother's birthday at my favorite Tea Room {the same place we held Terry's baby shower last winter} for a few of her closest friends. Since many of my mom's friends were traveling to attend the party, I wanted to give them each a little favor to take home and … [Read more...]

Terry’s Baby Shower

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For those of you who follow us regularly, you know that one of us is expecting a baby boy very soon! And if you are new, that would be Terry! After weeks of prepping and coordinating-- after all planning a party for someone who plans parties for a living is a challenging thing to do--we hosted … [Read more...]

Summer Girls Night Out

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A few weeks ago I hosted a Kick-Off Summer Girl's Night Out Party. I wanted to get my new neighbors and friends together before summer got in full swing. It was a great night, and even more fun because Terry came down to help me pull it off and put her signature stylish touch on everything. We … [Read more...]

Turning Thirty-Something Fashionista Birthday Party!

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Ohh....What a (fun) night!  Terry & I (Christy was recovering in Tennessee from her Disney trip and Better Homes & Gardens Photoshoot--but we really missed her!) spent last week preparing for a very SPECIAL event... Terry's Birthday Party! It's safe to say that we both get a little … [Read more...]

Kentucky Derby Inspiration Board

Kentucky Derby/Gold Cup Inspiration Board

I wanted to share some inspiration as the 87th running of the world famous Virginia Gold Cup Steeplechase Race is this coming weekend here in Virginia.   It is also the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby, and quite possibly the unveiling of the next triple crown winner.  Although I will not be … [Read more...]

My Son’s 7th Birthday Camping Party & Giveaway

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My oldest son turned seven last week.  I ache all over just typing the number-- seven.  How did he get so big so fast?  He also has his first loose tooth, well actually teeth, as if turning seven wasn't enough! My son is totally into Star Wars, what seven-year old boy isn't these days? Since we had … [Read more...]

Vintage House Numbers Giveaway & What’s Going On At Magnolia Lane

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We are thrilled to be hosting a giveaway for the European porcelain enamel sign company Ramsign. Wouldn't one of these signs add that classically beautiful European feel to the outside of your home? Ramsign has been specializing in the manufacture of genuine hand-crafted signs since 1991. The … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween–A Spooky Holiday Bash

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I just wanted to share some photos from my 2010 Halloween Party... It was such a fun event for adults and kids alike.   I am not hosting a party this year which I am bittersweet about.  I had such a busy October and November is jam-packed with weddings  and holiday events, so it just wasn't in the … [Read more...]

Black, White and Lime Baby Shower

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Hi everyone! I am so happy to be back especially after this past weekend of party planning.  My dear friend Trinity is pregnant with her first baby and I had the honor of throwing her a baby shower.  The weather was hot, sunny and a bit humid but the party really turned out great.  I had a 24 … [Read more...]

The Royal Wedding Breakfast

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Did you watch it? Did you LOVE her dress {sigh}...what a fun morning, even if you had to get up super early to see it happen live. We had the best time at our "Royal Wedding Breakfast."  It was fun to watch it and share our memories of Diana's wedding, and compare our thoughts and observation on … [Read more...]

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