Celebrations

Celebration in the Oaks {Worth the Drive}

This post  is  part of the Holiday of Wonder campaign sponsored by Wonder and Company and Celebration in the Oaks at New Orleans City Park People have certain ideas about New Orleans: they love its historic homes, its gourmet food, and its legendary night life. It’s a pretty great place–I…



Top Ten Thanksgiving Dishes

  With Thanksgiving just a few days away I’m starting to take stock of how much sugar, butter and bourbon we have in the house (the reason will become clear in a second) and searching for my recipe binder. And I’m sure households across the Northshore, as well as throughout…


Mustache Party {Noah Turns One}

One of my favorite things to do for this site is find really great, REAL parties to share with you. I love a pretty staged set, but parties don’t actually look like that. My friend from college, Mary Katherine, throws the most-extraordinary parties for her three boys and when her…


Little Golden Book Birthday Party

I love parties. I love books. I love babies. And I love anything old or vintage. So when I saw a perfectly adorable Little Golden Book themed birthday party on this blog, I immediately loved the idea for my son’s first birthday party.  I took the ideas from that blog…



Planning a Wedding {Tricks and Tips}

It’s spring and flowers are starting to bloom. The weather is lovely, for now, and annoying insects like termites, love bugs, and mosquitoes have yet to come out in full force. All that and the arrival of our baby in January, has inspired our wedding plans. The trend with wedding…


Storyland Birthday Party

A few months back, I shared the Old MacDonald party I threw for my twins 2nd birthday. When the theme of “Celebrations” came up for March for Northshore Parent, I couldn’t wait to blog about the fun that was their 3rd birthday party. As I mentioned before, one of the…


Harry Potter Birthday Party

Ok, so the last movie came out a couple of years ago but, at my house, we are all still a little Harry Potter crazy, so it made perfect sense when my daughter asked for a Harry Potter themed party for her birthday. Between my husband and myself, we put…


Alice in Wonderland Baby Shower

When I found out that one of my best friends was having a little girl, I was OVER THE MOON. I was even more thrilled when she told me that she was doing an Alice In Wonderland themed tea party baby shower. You see- I make cakes and other goodies-…