Turning thirty was awesome. Probably because it started with a party. Most things should start with a party. Ending with one is a good option too. This party was the celebration of entering a new decade and closing the chapter of the previous one. I’d call that a two for one deal.

It was like the quinceañera I never had. TH called it my treintañera.


Inexpensive, plain IKEA pillows I used to draw 30s on.

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Invites created for me by Miss Vmac.

New favorite flower – coxcomb.



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The gold tablecloth reminded me of the confetti at the bottom of the invite.

Big paper flowers in trees brought in a whimsical touch.


Different seating areas were meant to create the lounge feel I was going for.

Say hi to Casper the friendly sofa.


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Flamingos in bow ties on the lawn greeted you upon entering.

Specialty drink – The Pink Flamingo. It’s really a pink mojito. Stole this recipe from the wedding we went to a few weeks ago and changed the name.

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Birthday cake in three of my favorite flavors – coconut, bubble gum and pink champagne.

Let me know if you ever come across a hot Cheetos, or redbull flavored cake.

I think it all looked prettier at night when the trees were lit up in pink and candles and bar glowed.


TH, sporting a pink belt, gave a speech.

 Then there was a bit of dancing and jumping with the makeshift jump rope my friend Dee made out of glow sticks.


Huge thanks to everyone who was able to attend. You sure made this lady feel special.

Happy Monday!