Now, that’s Charming!


 These bags are just beautiful.  While browsing through my Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, I spotted the handmade goods, which were used as filled, favor holders in a featured wedding.

What makes them even more beautiful is the story of how they are made.  The Friends of India Designs is a non-profit organization and more of their information is available on the website. 

Some of my favorite colors:




ABC Holiday Party

ABC threw a great party Tuesday night at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine.  The final get-together of the year included invitations to member’s spouses and signficant others, which my husband loved because he always hears me talking about the fun we have!

In addition to providing great cocktail hour music, an icy martini bar and festive carolers, hundreds of toys were collected for the Spark of Love Toy Drive

My favorite highlights of the night are below.

The beautiful and chic name tags made by Allison at Ink Invitations


Table centerpieces, which looked fabulous with the surrounding white, whispy pipe and drape:


So modern: Long banquet-style tables that changed different colors.  Love these!


Jim Kennedy provided the foto cabina for fun pictures and take-home memories! This photo booth energy was so energetic.  The pictures are taken quickly and are ready very soon so little to no waiting time!  My Assistant Kym and her boyfriend Andrew about to take some pics:


Kym and I posing for the blog!


Had to share this picture of the beautiful dessert, however, as you can see, I didn’t even take one bite because y’all know when drinking beer, sweets don’t mix! Notice the beer bottle conveniently in shot.


I promise I do have pictures of hubby and I in the photobooth but I can’t find them. Once I do, i’ll share the joy!

All About Me!

I was “tagged” by the delightful Mrs. Christina, at Simply Modern Weddings with the following personal facts survey, that I will now share with all of you!

4 of my favorite things-to-do:
1. Spend time with my baby girl and husband and our families
2. Shop
3. Read
4. Party!

4 things you probably don’t know about me:
1. I can speak Spanish, sort of!
2. I’m one of those people that can watch Food Network for hours and never cook one single thing
3. For so many years, I wanted to be a police officer
4. I used to be a Recreation Leader in my younger days

4 of my favorite foods:
1. All things bread
2. Mashed potatoes
3. Chicken
4. Sushi

4 of my favorite songs of all time:
1. Just to See You Smile, by Tim McGraw
2. How Soon is Now, by The Smiths
3. Hollaback Girl, by Gwen Stefani
4. Independent Women, by Destiny’s Child

4 of my guiltiest pleasures:
1. Margaritas with ultra fine tequila
2. Mexican candy with all the lead!
3. E-mail at any and all hours
4. Shoes!

4 of my favorite places I’ve traveled to:
1. Bora Bora
2. Hawaii
3. Mexico
4. Sedona

4 favorite things I own:
1. My SUV because it hauls a lot of stuff!
2. A beautiful baby picture of my husband – the similarities to our daughter are amazing
3. My new flatscreen monitor, yes I just joined the world of flat screens.
4. My condo


Have a great day!

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