Now that all the madness of the Great Quince, I can now tell you about all the many different projects that we undertook to make this event memorable for Gracie. One of the things we made was a chandelier for the photo booth. We wanted it to be sparkly and keeping the theme of The Great Gatsby in mine. It was actually very easy. It just took a lot of time. So continue reading to see how to make a photo booth chandelier.
Luckily I had some help for my neighbor Mandy and we were able to Read more [...]
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Wow, what can I say this past year has just flown by. I can hardly believe that school is almost out for summer. I guess I lost track of time because I have been so busy planning Gracie’s quince años which was nearly two weeks ago. I can’t begin to tell you how much time I put into it and how much money as well.
But I will say that it could have been a lot more time and money if I hadn’t found ways to take some shortcuts to save me time and Read more [...]
Everyone knows that getting married is one of the most expensive decisions you can make in your lifetime - the average American spends a whopping $28,500 on average. But the engagement isn’t cheap either. With the cost of the beautiful diamond ring, the announcement photographs, and all the parties, it can really add up at a time when you’d prefer to save every penny. If you’d like a slightly cheaper engagement, but you don’t want to lose out on the fun, give these four things a go.
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A lot of parents go for invitations that look more formal than most wedding invites, but the truth is that you really don’t need to go that far for your child’s birthday. Consider the sort of information you would require on an invitation – make sure you include plenty of details so the adult knows exactly how to get to the venue and what time the party starts and is expected to end (you don’t have to throw a party that lasts forever! Two hours are perfectly Read more [...]
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I remember when my girls were really little how much they enjoyed playing dress up. The more clothes, jewelry, and accessories they had the more fun they would have. Sometimes they even got others in on their shenanigans. I think my favorite picture I have of my dad is when he was playing dress up with Gracie when she was little. I mean think about it, here was a retired Marine Master Sergeant, a deputy sheriff who had Read more [...]
Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. It is more than just the Home Matters Party this weekend for the blog, it is my birthday weekend. Just like I told my cohost Lorelai the other day I am going to party like it's 1999. LOL
Home Matters Linky Party #95!
We hope you are enjoying your summer. Thanks for stopping by to spend some time with us at Home Matters, we can't wait to see what is being shared this week. Let's Read more [...]
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This past week, something unusual happened in my house. My middle daughter went with her Nana to Virginia; my youngest is spending a week with my oldest and my house was empty except for me, my husband and Allie.
So I quickly thought that there would be tons of date nights with hubby, boy was I wrong. Read more [...]
Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends.
Home Matters Linky Party #91!
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Lorelai is a Mom, Writer, Pumpkin Artist, Karaoke Singing, Cooking, Gardener blogging about Life, Love, Read more [...]