December 27, 2014

Mini Rodini

Well they've done it again folks. I walked into a store and saw some of the pieces from Mini Rodini's  new collection and just about wet my pants. Why oh why am I not a millionaire? Want want want want!

December 3, 2014

Visit with Santa

This was our 5th visit to Santa and Ronan was pretty excited to see the big guy in person.  He asked me several times if this was "the real Santa." And let me tell you Ronan...he is...for SURE...the real Santa.

December 1, 2014

Modern advent tree

Cardboard Tube Tree Advent Calendar from

OH.MAH.GAWD! I am totally in love with this advent calender designed by the amazing Kate from Nearly Crafty.  Isn't it fun? You punch out the middle of each number to find a treat inside. Kate always comes up with the coolest things. I swear her head is just full of magic. Check out the tutorial on her blog Nearly Crafty and make your own!

A very Portland cake

Marzipan Tree Cake Decorations DIY | Oh Happy Day!

Check out this adorable cake from Oh Happy Day! Super Portland-y don't you think? I'm dying to make one! Head over there to check out the tutorial!