Learning to Watercolor

Thought I’d share a little DIY work I did for our wedding, now that we got our photos back. Kev and I DIY’d whatever we could for our big day, including our invites. I didn’t like any of the “free” or “close to free” printable invitation templates out there, and also needed a sort of creative … Continue reading “Learning to Watercolor”

Churro Cupcakes for a Surprise 60th Birthday Fiesta!

I threw my mom a surprise party to celebrate her big 6-0 last month with my extended family – about 20-25 of us in all.  Given her East Los Angeles roots and inherent love for Mexican food, I decided to give it a fiesta theme.  I ordered a taco bar style set-up from a fantastic family-owned … Continue reading “Churro Cupcakes for a Surprise 60th Birthday Fiesta!”

Year One – Paper

Kev and I have been in the thick of home shopping the last couple of months and decided to take a break with a trip up the central coast.  Our first wedding anniversary last month was the perfect excuse for a little food and wine adventure in Paso Robles and Santa Barbara.  It was a great … Continue reading “Year One – Paper”

Peach and Blackberry Cobbler

Kevin and I enlisted some of our talented friends (or “friendors”) to help with our DIY wedding. Jamie tried her hand for the first time at assembling wedding florals for our big day.  We had bridesmaids bouquets, groomsmen boutonnieres, and a few corsages for our immediate family. NOTE: All non-food photos in this post were taken by the … Continue reading “Peach and Blackberry Cobbler”