weddings and showers


April & Nasser 6
What a Wedding Weekend!  Pat and I had a blast at the wedding and reception of our friends, April and Nasser.  They planned their wedding as an entire weekend retreat at Canyon Lake, TX.  Canyon Lake Cabins and Cottages was the location with space for an outdoor wedding and an […]

Wonderful Wedding Weekend – Super DIY


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You may recall the bridal shower I wrote about in this post back in June.  Well the wedding was this past Friday night!  I’d love to go over a little of it with you if you will indulge me 🙂 On Wednesday we were busy folding and tying ribbon on […]

A Wedding Full of Love, Family and Friends


Me and Jolie dressed up
Child on Bus Morning coffee yogurt with berries This is what I’ve accomplished so far.  Oh, and letting the dogs in and out and in and out…  My brain is full of to-does today.  How about you?  What is it about the fall that revs up our busyness? This weekend […]

A Shopping, Lunching and Outlander Weekend



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With everything going on in our nation, I feel a little silly starting to write this post about my weekend of makeup tinkering and mani/pedis and wedding showers.  I will carry on and share, though.  Having connections to Floridians through social media, I am getting updates from them on how […]

Makeup, a Zpack and Mani/Pedi


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September Wedding Wedding time!  We have a wedding coming up in September for the daughter of a very close friend.  I will be assigned some duties to help out like corralling the wedding party after photos and setting up tablecloths and centerpieces at the reception venue.  Love this kind of […]

Wedding guest dresses – What do you like?


A red hibiscus flower closeup
It was nicknamed “The Bridal Shower of the Century” by my sister because I knew the theme the bride wanted about six months before the actual shower and began to load up on all things tropical.  Bride wanted an “Elegant Hawaiian” theme.  No tacky tiki torches for her!  Bridal showers are […]

My sister called it the Bridal Shower of the Century