Partay time!

Sean turned 30 this past weekend! As usual, we try to make every birthday special and fun, filled with people we care about and cherish. When your home is filled with people like that entertaining is so stress-free and much more relaxed I find. 


Sean's birthday is actually on the solstice so we wanted the party to be filled with bright, sunny colours! Thanks to Astrobrights Papers we had so much fun getting party ready. I did some geode cake toppers.

And had a blast creating a bright paper backdrop! This was so fun and easy.

Nothing over the top, just happy and bright since the sun was out until nearly 11pm!

And one dollar store flamingo for good measure, of course.

Honeycomb balls and paper lanterns from Target.


Wren and I had a lot of fun making the paper wall and getting ready for Daddy's party!

What can I say, we love a good excuse to get dolled up!

Birthday cake flavoured Peeps on donuts in our party colors made fun party snacks. 

Thanks to all our friends and family who were able to join in celebrating the big 3-0 for this guy. 

He always deserves a good celebration.


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We ventured down to Fort Edmonton last week on a warm afternoon to bask in the great weather and go back in time to a 1920's midway. It is the perfect place for a little person, no intimidating fast rides, no lines, and lots of sights and colors to take in.

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(caught the poor guy mid-chew LOL)
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Enjoying our race on 'Belle' and 'Wild Rose'. I won, just for the record, by a hair.
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As we were leaving I fell in LOVE with this ceiling. The colors just make me happy and feels totally 'sea punk'. We will have to discuss sea punk one of these days... I am OBSESSED with this trend.
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Long live these magical summer days!

Alexis + Tom

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We had the best weekend. The kind where you can literally feel the love! Our best buds Alexis and Tom tied the knot after a decade of dating. It was a long time coming, but so worth the wait. They are perfectly made for each other.

And their big day was sooooo 'them'. Fun, whimsical and care free. 
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Our contributions to the big day were some odds and ends and furniture. Our metal dresser made a perfect outdoor lemonade station. A few other pieces from around the house became the gift table, and another drink station as well.
I spy with my little eye...
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Between the ceremony and reception there were snacks, champagne and croquet. The groomsmen and kids LOVED it. 
We LOVED watching the kids give them a run for their money.
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The reception was everything that define this couple: great company, amazing food and very sweet. 
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There were no centerpieces, just bud vases lining all the tables with everything from roses to ranunculus to succulents and berries. It was beautiful!
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I loved the family-style seating! If you're reading this Danielle, I definitely don't think we had a chance to chat enough. We'll have to meet up again soon!!
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The meal was AMAZING, and catered by the couple's favorite restaurant Culina.
We were all stuffed after. (perfect photo bomb Alex!)
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But we easily made room for cake and dessert.
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The dessert table was filled with baking by the Bride's mom and Aunts and it was perfect, homemade goodness!!!!
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A few of everybody's favorite cookies by Duchess.
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There was a brief downpour once we were all settled in and eating our dinner, but they do say it is good luck to have rain on your wedding day. Although these two don't need any luck.

The bride's beautiful bouquet.
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