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Around Town, Friends

Picnic in the Park

Springtime weather is the weirdest.  It can be 60s and sunny one day and snowing the next.  So when it is nice, you must take advantage!  Last Saturday was one of those good days that just had to be spent outside.  It was sunny and gorgeous!  A group of our friends with kiddos all met in the park for a BBQ- the adults had fun and the littles got lots of energy out so it was a win-win!  We went to Settler’s Park in Meridian, and it is a beautiful new park  ...

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Family, Friends

Our Fourth (and Third) of July

We celebrated our Independence Day one day early at the Third of July celebration out in Marsing, a little farm town on the Snake River.  There were food trucks and fireworks over the river.  Then on the actual Fourth we barbequed and relaxed in the backyard with friends!  XO, L

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Around Town, Friends

Weekly Review: Birthday Parties, a Picnic, and Candle Making

This week’s highlights: + it’s Spring today! + a birthday celebration for my cousin’s baby girl who turned 7(!!!) + a last minute surprise party for Megan’s birthday + making my own candle at Lit and Co (SO MUCH FUN) + an impromptu picnic in Nelson and Preethi’s backyard    + thrift shopping with my MIL and scoring silk tops from Sundance for only $7 Have a great weekend!

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Around Town, Family, Friends, Weekends

Weekend Recap

Happy Monday- I hope you all had a great weekend! On Friday night we went to my cousin Lindsey’s 25th birthday party at my aunt and uncle’s. There were hamburgers, liquid nitrogen ice cream, a piñata, family and friends… Which made for a lot of fun! The birthday girl’s sweet niece picked out the piñata- she thought her auntie would want one! The liquid nitrogen ice cream was super fun to watch being made- I will post more pictures and a recipe tomorrow.   Then  ...

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Friends, House, Recipes, Weekends

White Party for Misha’s Birthday

Happy Friday! I have ALWAYS wanted to host a white party.  They look so clean, fresh, and just extremely summery!  So for my friend Misha’s birthday, we threw a party at our house- here are some pictures that my friend Megan took! Check out her website at ! The cake I made was a layered s’mores birthday cake- it may look a little different than your typical birthday cake, but it tasted pretty great!  I got the recipe from A Suble Revelry:  ...

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Family, Friends, Travel, Weekends

We’re Cruisin’!

Today we are headed to Cape Canaveral to board a cruise ship! We are going on a three day Disney cruise with the Ipsen’s. Our first stop is Nassau, and then on to Castaway Cay (Disney’s private island). There won’t be any (free) wifi on board, so this will be my last post until returning home. But be prepared for lots of pictures next week! 🙂 Have a good weekend!!

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