Real Spring Parties

How to Host a Sweet and Simple Spring Brunch

How to Host a Sweet and Simple Spring Brunch

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There are few things that say “spring” to me quite like brunch! After long months hidden inside, getting together with friends for brunch feels like such a joy. Today I am teaming up with Simply Orange as part of their nature-to-New York campaign to bring you my tips for hosting a sweet and simple farm to table inspired spring brunch! The star of the show? …

A Whimsical Woodland Baby Shower

A Whimsical Woodland Baby Shower

I can’t tell you how honored I am to get to share another gorgeous baby shower with you today! Showcasing real parties and celebrations has always been at the heart of The Sweetest Occasion and to have so many new moms and soon to-be moms sharing these treasured moments with me is a truly incredible feeling. Today we’re talking about Heather Johnston (the event planner and designer behind HRJ Events in Leavenworth, Washington) and a truly beautiful whimsical woodland baby …

An Elegant St. Patrick’s Day Party

An Elegant St. Patrick’s Day Party

St. Patrick’s Day being next Monday and all, this weekend is the perfect time to gather your friends and indulge in a little Irish inspired bash! This stunner of a St. Patrick’s Day party was designed by our friend Andrea Harper of Gray Harper Event Maker and I’m loving the gorgeous kelly green and navy color combination. Another collaboration with Samantha Sanford and Jade + Matthew Take Pictures, Andrea layered the table with eyelet and sequins, and doused little mason jars in gold spray paint and …

Matilde’s Bunny Birthday Party

Matilde’s Bunny Birthday Party

Back in my early days of blogging, Portugese powerhouse photography and event styling duo Brancoprata were just busting onto the scene. We became fast online friends and since then I’ve loved seeing their vast portfolio of work evolve into something truly inspiring. Recently André’s youngest niece celebrated her first birthday and Brancoprata pulled out all the stops to craft her the sweetest of birthday parties. Inspired by darling bunny illustrations from Kelli Murray, Matilde’s birthday was an intimate gathering of family and …

A Breakfast Brunch First Birthday

A Breakfast Brunch First Birthday

Good morning and happy Monday to you! I have a lot of great inspiration up my sleeve this week so I’m going to jump right into the fun. Allow me to put it out there – I love this birthday party. I’ve already told you (a few times, I think) about my obsession with breakfast. I basically think breakfast is one of the greatest inventions ever. (Big points for whoever thought that one up.) This birthday party celebration was planned …