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Last year, my hubby’s side of the family (all 13 of us) embarked on a 10 day medical & dental missions trip to the Philippines. Half of us have no medical training but what we did have to offer was a willing heart to serve the people of Palawan, Philippines.  I was assigned to the [...]
My wonderful sister-in-law owns a family daycare & child learning center named Kidz Haven. It truly is a place where parents can be assured their little ones are being cared for and develop a genuine love for learning. She seriously goes above and beyond her duties by hosting several events [...]
I recently became a member of the Shinoda Design Center, a wholesale warehouse in SoCal. I am in absolute awe of this place! I’m like a child in a toy store, there’s so much great stuff I can’t decide what to take home with me. This is the place where my creative wheels [...]
If you are hosting Thanksgiving Dinner, you are probably caught up in the frenzy of holiday preparations.  Here are my top 5 Thanksgiving Tablescapes to help you finalize the details of your family dinner. Timeless Tradition styled by Matthew Mead for Yankee Magazine via French Garden House [...]
Back in August, I had the honor of witnessing a friend’s stunning Damask Wedding.  You may remember her Vintage Housewife themed Bridal Shower. Like every event I attend, I get excited to see all the carefully selected details and decor elements. I knew I would not be disappointed since [...]
Many years ago, I had the honor of planning my cousins 18th birthday party {also known as a “debut”}, a huge deal in the Filipino culture. Her mom definitely wanted a traditional debut, but Jeremie was intent on adding her own personal touch to the event.  In then end we decided on [...]
What better way to celebrate the BIG 3-0 then with a Surprise Birthday bash?! For months, Kevin {my bestfriend’s hubby} and I began planning for Leslie’s milestone birthday.  At one point Kevin asked her if she wanted a birthday party to mark her special day and she gave a very firm “no”. She [...]
On the last day of our Rocky Pointe Lighthouse VBS, parents were invited to a special presentation by all the VBS kids. The kids shared their new songs, bible verses, and crafts which they learned and crafted during the weekend. Afterwards, all were invited to the Fellowship Hall decked out in [...]