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weekend in SoCo

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Parties / weekends

The house cat mimosas for breakfast This past weekend, I co-hosted a bachelorette weekend getaway in Austin with the bride’s sister and matron of honor.  We rented this amazing house in the SoCo district and spent the weekend lounging in the pool and taking our time to enjoy good food and company with each other. A couple of highlights included paddle boarding for the first time on the lake, experiencing 6th Street since my college days, […]

a garden party for Baby

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     My sister wanted a garden theme to match her baby shower that I threw for her, so we went for it, getting much inspiration on Pinterest and from Oh Joy’s blog. Also, this meant that I was able to reuse some of the party decor, like those hand made tassels for balloons. The photo backdrop is made by using colored napkins, chicken wire, and a wooden frame that my sister’s husband was kind enough […]

family matters

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          I’ve been hanging around my sister’s house lately, trying to get lots of one on one time with the new baby before summer ends and school starts. We celebrated Olivia’s big 1 month with a party for our family. The grandparents cooked up a storm of delicious food last Saturday for their new favorite kid. Similarly to American baby showers, a Vietnamese one month party celebrates the birth of a newborn into the family. […]

for Baby…

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homemade / Life / Parties / Phamily

          Last Saturday, I threw my very first baby shower for my sister. Oh yeah, did I mention that I am going to be an aunt? 🙂 This will be the very first baby in the Phamily so everyone is ready to spoil the kid rotten. (My mom has already filled a hamper full of baby clothes and socks).           For the baby shower, I decided to go with a pink and gold hot air […]

an evening with friends…

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in the backyard / Life / Parties

This has been an exciting year for the family. My sister is expecting for the first time and in two months, there will be a very spoiled and loved baby in the house. For her birthday, we decided to invite our close friends over for a crawfish boil and some delicious Korean barbecue ribs. Her husband had been working hard on building a deck in their backyard, so an outdoor party seemed to be ideal […]