Wednesday, October 27, 2010
I wanted to share some of the most recent cookies I've made. I totally love everything about fall and dressing my kids up for Halloween (check back next week to see their costumes. Aus and Jack are going to be quite the pair :)). Last night I made some Halloween and Fall pumpkin cookies just because.
Posted by The Heflins at 12:55 AM
Yup, that's my little man, #7. He struts his stuff every Saturday. Waylon, Jackson and I are thoroughly entertained every minute of it.
When he doesn't have the ball to himself (this is where the entertaining part comes in) we get to watch him run. Waylon and I have determined that Austin LOVES soccer. Austin loves soccer because Austin LOVES to run! He runs around the ball; not to the ball; not to kick or steal the ball, but around the ball. He also likes to watch himself run. Not sure why, but he will look back at his feet in amazement. It is completely awesome.
When he is not running around on the opposite side of the field that the goal is on, he is.....
Posted by The Heflins at 12:15 AM
Friday, October 22, 2010
When this sweet, amazing, little man smiles, it is always full force. It doesn't take much these days to make him laugh or smile.
Posted by The Heflins at 11:11 PM
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
My friend Natalie, asked me to plan a baby girl shower for her best friend. Natalie had a great idea to start this baby girl's shoe collection in addition to getting registry items. This was really original and turned out great!
I started with a an awesome invite design and printables from AndersRuff (as usual :)).
I made this tissue paper wreath for the front door...very easy.
I chose orange, pink and brown since it was a fall shower. It was also super girly.
The desserts consisted of white wine cake, cream puffs, hand-dipped pretzels, mini chocolate donuts and mini strawberry and lemon cupcakes. The candy jars were filled with sixlets, whoppers and Hershey kisses.
My sister Shawn helped me make these faux roman shades to create a back drop.
I decoupaged this "B" and my niece, Donna tied the ribbons and added the flower.
I think these Hershey Kisses were my favorite part. Glued to the bottom of every single kiss were the party logos that matched the invite.
The beverage table turned out cute too! I must say that champagne lemonade is a must for all parties!!! You won't really mind all those shower games with this in your glass! :)
These sugar-rimmed glasses made the lemonade taste even better.
Yes, even water bottle labels!
The favor table contained boxes for the guests to fill with candy from the dessert table and a cookie as they left.
All of the favor boxes said, "Thank you for coming."
I made these mary jane cookies with fondant buttons the night before.
All of this could not have been set up with out the help of the official hostesses of this party, Natalie, Joan and Nikki.
A special thanks to my mom for helping me with last minute details and for watching the boys during the event; to Donna for letting me borrow your table cloths; to Shawn for working so very hard on those darn roman shades :) among other things; and to Donna Dean for helping me with pretty much everything including most of the baking and gluing while being an amazing nanny to my kiddos during the day.
I appreciate all of you helping me bring this to life.
Congratulations to Toni, the future Mommy of two!!!
Posted by The Heflins at 9:25 PM
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
My friend and co-worker Emily, is having a baby boy in December (hopefully November). My work friends, Anita, Breanne, DeNita and I hosted this super cute shower for her at work. I totally love how it all came together!
Emily's parents are great and are going to be awesome grandparents!
How freaking cute is the dessert table?
How freaking cute is the dessert table?
The guests could write advice or well wishes for Emily on a paper leaf and hang them on the tree.
Breanne made these adorable owls.
You know I had to make cookies!
We went with an afternoon shower so that we could have desserts. Great idea!!!! They were all so good!
Posted by The Heflins at 10:00 PM