Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Kitchen Stools

One of my current hunts is to find some new (or old) bar stools for my kitchen counter. The kids absolutely love sitting on stools, so I am looking to find 3.

Naturally, I wish I could run out and purchase some stools immediately, but in order to find exactly what I am looking for (and in my price range), I need to be patient.

Who knows? Maybe they will just fall right into my lap...

Check out some of these lovelies -

Sunday, September 26, 2010

a Vintage Tea Party Baby Shower... Preview

After months of planning, weeks of preparation, and days of hard work, it all came together exactly as planned.

While waiting for the pictures from the photographer, I decided to post a few pictures from my camera. Enjoy the preview....

Guests wrote a personalized note to Miss. Gabby...

The Love Notes...

Tea Time
Herbal, Black and Green Tea...
Rose Sugar Cubes

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
From the Parker Family lemon tree

Homemade Macarons
by Aymee Wilson

Homemade Cupcakes
by Eloise and Eva

The photographer photos will be posted soon....


Sunday, September 5, 2010


I LOVE this Blog and I LOVE this shower! One of my favorite ideas is the twine/clothespin/bookpage name banner. I am so going to copy this, however, I plan to tweak slightly :). I will use the twine and clothespins, but instead of just normal pages ripped out of a book, I will choose my pages from Children's story books. I also am looking to use a Cricut machine and print the letters on paper, but if I get brave enough, I may take on the project of fabric letters - an idea from the amazing Carey at