Celebrations to Come

My favorite kinds of festive events are ones that celebrate someone other than myself.  I was definitely that kid who lived for Christmas & my birthday (for the presents and spotlight, obviously).  Yet as I have gotten older, I have definitely grown to appreciate days dedicated to others.  In reality, I lose endless hours planning details & perfecting plans for some special people in my life.  And it’s totally worth it.
These days, my Type-A (over) obssesive brain is in overdrive since I’m getting ready to celebate my two FAVORITE people in the world.  Even though my hubby had a baby on the way last June, this Sunday will mark his first official Father’s Day.  I can’t think of anyone more deserving.
Waverly Maye & I have been busy and definitely have a few tricks up our (always fashionable) sleeves.  Yet since it’s possibly my hubby may read my blog sometime this week (although that’s a total maybe), let’s just say that he will have the day that he deserves – complete with a yummy breakfast, a couple sentimental suprises, and of course, lots of beer.
 And speaking of Waverly (as I often do!), our baby girl’s first birthday is getting closer & closer.  In fact, today’s date will make it exactly 47 days away.  Make no mistake, in between our everyday lives, holiday hoopla, and packing our entire house for a move at the end of the month … I am in TOTAL planning mode.  I have pretty much transformed what is left of the decor in our house into a yellow, pink & orange hysteria – complete with frames, banners, food containers, & naturally, a sun-shaped pinata.  And (who doesn’t?), I successfully staged Waverly Maye for a save-the-date on our street.
You may also expect that Waverly has two themed-party outfits & some festive headbands on the way for the occasion.  That sweet hubby I was mentioning?  He doesn’t quite understand my need for a couple months of planning for a one-year old’s birthday.  Thank goodness he is rolling with it, because I, on the other hand, think it’s entirely appropriate. 🙂

A special thank you to Shapes on A String, Truly Sanctuary, Sleepytime 4, & Sadie Sky Boutique for already working with me on goodies for Waverly’s You Are My Sunshine theme.  More details to come in the official party post!



  1. June 10, 2013 / 4:59 pm

    so cute! love the save the dates! my husband totally doesn't get the whole party-planning either. must be a guy thing!

  2. June 11, 2013 / 2:17 am

    Can't wait to see what themes/colors/festivities you have planned for her first birthday! Ledoux's is August 10th, so I might have to steal a couple ideas for inspiration 🙂

  3. June 11, 2013 / 2:31 am

    That save the date is the cutest!!!

  4. June 15, 2013 / 11:02 am

    Waverly is so precious! I just love how much of a little fashionista she is 🙂 And love the save the date! Excited to see what you plan for her first birthday. I'm already planning Charlotte's… Men just don't understand what a huge deal it is!

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