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auld lang syne…

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Parties / Phamily

My Thanksgiving week kicked off early last Saturday as my sister and I hosted our annual dinner party again. I will say that I did not plan the dinner party to the extent that I normally do, but for the first time, we actually finished prepping and cooking early enough to take a breather and chill on the couch before company arrived. And because this year has been such a busy time for everyone, it […]

explosions in the sky

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Happy 4th! I celebrated with a big family dinner party with lobster and steak (yum! )and then the little cousins convinced us to get some fireworks for the night. I think we might have been in a little bit of a competition with the neighbors down the street. These fireworks are so beautiful and cosmic in photos.

Tanggibbing, part 1

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Last Saturday, we had our friends over to celebrate Thanksgiving (or what Roshan likes to call Tanggibbing), one of our favorite holidays. This is my third year hosting the dinner party and I have to say I’m getting the hang of things now. I’m usually stressed out up to the day of the party, but I think I’ve managed to work out most of the kinks and figure out what I need to get done […]

fiesta colors

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Vibrant details from Saturday’s surprise party for Kevin. Didn’t I tell you I was into neon this month? Neon pinks and greens and chartreuse streamers, rainbow candles, bright blue washi tape,  fresh greens and purple cabbage, with yellow bowls to match. One trip to Fiesta made preparing for the party a lot more easier. I’m slowly but surely trying to perfect the art of making mojitos. So far, I’ve discovered that Rose’s lime juice gives […]