A Teenage Birthday Dinner

Happy Thanksgiving Week!  We are now officially entering into my favorite time of year.  It’s that time that runs from Thanksgiving all the way through the new year and I love every minute of it!

I know it’s been a bit since I posted, but I have been crazy busy.  Between school, finalizing the details on the family room, and getting all my shopping done before my surgery in a few weeks, I feel like I’ve been a little overwhelmed.

By the way…I did order a coffee table but I chose one that was completely different from the rest and I LOVE it!  I went with this one from World Market.  It is has a live edge on top, but it isn’t overly woodsy or rustic.  The table is long and narrow and has a very slim design.  Just what I needed.  Plus, World Market is still offering 40% all furniture.

On to the post…my daughter turned 14 a few weeks ago but we had her family party yesterday.  It was the only day that seemed to work for everyone and I’m glad we waited.  It gave me a little more time to plan.  Right now she is into pinks, blushes and golds.  We just redid her room in those same colors and I have to admit, I’m a fan too.  I started with the peachy pink napkins and the gold cacti as a jumping point and everything came together from there.

Each kid got to take home a cactus with their name on it as a favor.  Funny thing, even the boys were digging them!  As always, I created a menu of her favorite items, and the mom of a former student made these amazing cookies for everyone.  How great are they?

So take a few moments and have a look.  It weighs on the side of picture overload, but I couldn’t help it with the flowers.  They were my favorite part.  Have a great day! xo


Note the paint samples in the background!


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