Author Archives: thesidestuff

A rockin’ and boppin’ 2nd birthday sock hop

One of our little ones hit the big 2-year mark – unbelievable! To cap off the week’s celebrations, we held a 50’s style sock hop at a local diner. Though decorations were sparse per the Creamery’s request, we still managed … Continue reading

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Liking a simple table for LOVE day

To keep the focus on spending time with my real loves, and not my love of decorating, Valentine’s is simple and modern. Who says red, orange and pink can’t go together?

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Cheers to 2013

Just a fun little start to the year with a breakfast of blowers and hats. All pieces grabbed from kitchen shelves and closet boxes – including the New Year’s headbands, bought on sale after ringing in the new year last … Continue reading

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Twenty-four trees, one holiday, two ways

We doubled up on the holidays this year, first with real-Christmas as a foursome, then with post-Christmas with lots of fun in-laws. To make for a quick table transformation, the key was doubling up on the centerpiece. Lots and lots … Continue reading

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How to throw the best birthday party ever

How-to-throw-the-best-birthday-party-ever, otherwise known as less-is-more. I turned a year older recently, and my husband turned the brownie-points a notch higher by pulling off the best, low key, fun birthday party I’ve had in years. Talk about showing how you don’t … Continue reading

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One starry brunch

With two amazing little bundles of joy in our household, we thank our lucky stars everyday that they’re part of our lives and that we’ve got such amazing friends and family to help guide them in the right direction (or … Continue reading

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Guess whooo’s here? Hadley!

It’s a long time coming, but we finally celebrated our littlest lovebug last weekend with a Sip and See. Hadley had been wanting to meet all our friends, so this little shindig helped introduce her to the world, owl-style. The … Continue reading

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