Archive | April, 2013

It’s Political

Recently I came across a box filled with political pins, and buttons belonging to my Great-Grandfather. Immediately I knew that the collection would be a great addition to our home. I was also inspired to do some research on all of the candidates and brush up on some history. It was fun taking a walk through history and learning a bit more political history than the text books in high school shared with me.

political_swagIf you are so inclined, take a few minutes and learn something new about a few of  the men who had dreams of running this country.

Herbert Hoover – 31st President March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt – 32nd President March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945

Wendell Willkie – Republican Party nominee for president in 1940

Dwight D. Eisenhower – 34th President January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

Richard Nixon – 37th President January 20, 1969 – August 9, 1974

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spring showers … baby shower

Last weekend I had the pleasure of co-hosting a baby shower for one of the best ladies that I know. My co-hosts and I decided to make the shower a celebration of Katie and less of a baby extravaganza. We chose the color palate from the beautiful floral arrangements that Katie makes for clients at Petal and Print. It was such a nice gathering of ladies and a lovely afternoon. Happy Baby Katie!

Katie

photo by Kacey Stafford of Found Studio

Since Katie is an expert florist I decided to skip the cut flowers and make arrangements from clusters of garden flowers. As an added bonus my garden looks great now.

Plants

Photo by Kacey Stafford of Found Studio

 

Back of Table

Photo by Kacey Stafford of Found Studio

 

Cake

We decided to keep it casual for the drinks and offered champagne, orange juice, limeade and iced tea. It was so nice and simple to fill bottles ahead of time and let people help themselves.

 

Drinks

Photo by Kacey Stafford of Found Studio

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