Category Archives: Celebrations

Pink Donut Cake Birthday Celebration

My husband’s and son’s birthdays are two of my favorite days of the year (along with Valentine’s).  I have so much fun planning their birthdays that I’ve been known to start the planning months in advance just to prolong the joy it brings me.  This year, he wanted a more low-key day, so the planning […]

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Holiday Crafting and Cookie Exchange

Greetings!  We’re a few days away from our New York trip for our annual Christmas Eve dinner at Patsy’s and associated festivities.  My son Judah (who’s 2) was teeming with excitement as we strolled him down the bustling New York streets last Christmas, so I can’t wait to see his unfettered enthusiasm this year when […]

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Thanksgiving in the Southwest–2013

I was thrilled to be spending Thanksgiving 2013 with loved ones in a warmer climate: the southwest.  I had to share a few photos from the day, which was so special, refreshingly low-key, and perfectly orchestrated from a creative design perspective. The Thanksgiving tablescape was set with silver wishbones, autumn-colored gold-lined ribbons, paper leaves, gold […]

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Thanksgiving Banner: Tofurky Day’s Almost Here!

It’s nearly snowing here and the days in Maryland are beginning to chill me to the bone.  It was lovely and refreshing to finally have a “down” weekend with nothing planned except for lunches and brunches with friends, yoga, and various play meals from Judah’s new mini-kitchen.  On Sunday morning, we woke up to our […]

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Firetruck Birthday (He’s 2!)

I shared the beginnings of the set-up for my son’s firetruck birthday in my It’s Coming…. post, but here are the rest of the photos from the party in celebration of Judah turning 2.  We started off Sunday morning with gluten-free bluberry muffins–which we’ve slowly turned vegan over time by edging out eggs and then […]

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It’s Coming….Judah’s 2nd Birthday Party

Between setting up the new house, decorating it, and getting ready for Judah’s 2nd birthday party on Sunday, we are EX-HAUSTED.  Even my fingers are hurting as I am typing this post.  My time every day is like a puzzle: I’m constantly trying to fit work into the chunks of time I have, around my […]

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Breaking a Veggie Burger

A few weeks ago, I set the intention to MAKE veggie burgers, fries, cupcakes, and a small cake for my son’s upcoming 2nd birthday party.  Last Friday, I tested out the recipes for the veggie burger and fries for the first time on my family.  The upside: the recipes turned out  delicioso.  The downside:  it […]

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