Sophisticated Southern: A Mint, Gold & Black Engagement Party

My sister in law recently co-organized and co-hosted an engagement party for one of her dearest friends. Our petite famille was also invited and got to participate in and taste all the yummy goodies and drinks.

The co-hosts wanted everything to be perfect and handmade. It’s all in the details, non?





Farewell to the Roaring 20s: My 30th Birthday Party


Last month I celebrated my 30th birthday. 30. A milestone, a changing point, a fork in the road. 

If 30 is the age of becoming a “true” adult, then I have felt 30 for at least a few years. For me, no doubt, it is because I had a child at 26. The learning curve on having a child and being the first one in your “circle” to have one, is steep. Fortunate for us, we have had family very nearby for help and assistance. But having a child is a life changing experience, for the better with out a doubt, and has sped up my feeling-like-an-adult timeline. 

So since I have felt 30 for a while I took this milestone as an opportunity to party hardy, and to live young and without cares once again. So, with the not-really-a-babe anymore at my parent’s, I settled in to relive my youth (just a wee bit).

In preparation for the big weekend, lots of deco was made: a Photobooth, props, a banner and balloons. I made a bit and my talented sister in law made a bit. The party was a “farwell to the roaring 20s” themed, so gold and black were everywhere. 

(Photobooth props made by Lu ´╗┐

´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐ (The black and gold Photobooth was so simple to make and was a blast to play with.)




(The banner was made by Lu and had such pretty little details.)

Quite a fun party, indeed!