Marilyn’s Book themed 60th birthday party

At the very last minute, while driving down to San Diego for my mom’s 60th birthday party, I decided we needed a photographer. And even though I’m originally from San Diego, no one came to mind! So I put a hit out on Instagram, and Jill, just an IG friend, immediately recommended her cousin. Like …

Cookies for my Podiatrist

I’ve been knee-deep in family fun time the past two weeks! I JUST got back from San Diego where I got to see my new nephew and throw a fun party for my mom’s 60th birthday! But sometime between the two family vacays with two tiny children who require two tons of crap…I made some …

How to make vases from plastic water bottles

This month’s box of craft supplies from Martha Stewart (for my 12 months of Martha challenge) could not have come at a better time! This past weekend I helped my dad plan (meaning I planned he payed!) a fabulous book-themed 60th birthday party for my beautiful mama. So leading up to the party I, of …