Happy Birthday, Jeff!

by ilene on July 7, 2015 · 1 comment

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  Happy birthday to Jeff!!!   Know that you are loved by many, but especially by me, Zoey and Skylar!  You are an amazing husband and father.  Wishing you the very best of birthdays and hoping that this next year will be the best one yet! I made this sign in our living room for […]

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    This might be one of my most favorite projects that I’ve done in awhile.  Now that I am 38 weeks along in my 2nd pregnancy, I’m officially in nesting mode!  I am full term now so baby can be due any day now and of course I left most of the things I’ve […]


Happy 2nd Anniversary to Us!

by ilene on August 21, 2012 · 4 comments

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It’s been two years since that magical sunny California day Jeff and I wed under a flower-filled teatro.  Two years since we exchanged vows, committing to love, respect and cherish each other for the rest of our lives.  Two years since our  thrilling tandem bike ride entrance into a cheering crowd of our nearest and dearest! Two years […]


Happy Birthday, Jeff!!!

by ilene on July 7, 2012 · 0 comments

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Happy Birthday to my favorite husband and father of my unborn child! A cake has been bought: Strawberry Charlotte from Miette Bakery. And the perfect bicycle card has been purchased: Ready to party!! You might also like:The Bench.Chocolate states! A chocolate mold tutorialMonogrammed Pillows (tutorial)Snapshots From the Windy City! And a Dream Fulfilled


I found this clever idea on How About Orange – decorating dishes with edible paint.  Ingenious! I love it!    I surprised Jeff with these customized dishware for our 1.5 year anniversary dinner last week.  (I can’t believe we’ve been married for a year and a half already! Seems like it was just our wedding […]