Catching Up...

Hello my sweet friends! Sorry to be absent for a bit but I had the loveliest break and tried to savor every moment [away from the computer as much as possible]. I'm back today and trying to play catch up! So many e-mails to send, blogs to read, ideas to brainstorm... Happy New Year!

Last night I hosted a birthday party for my hubs who just turned 25 last week. It was what I'm calling a semi-elegant dinner party with a subtle Harry Potter theme [his favorite!]. Here are a few photos I snapped with my phone and I'll share more details [and mayyybeee a little video] soon!

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And a glimpse of the aftermath... I will be hand-washing all of these today! Boo for no dishwasher!

Aftermath

Cheers to a fresh new week in a brand new year!!

16 comments:

alice said...

harry potter themed!! brilliant.

Whitney said...

That. looks. adorable. and so cozy, too!

Love the glasses and the plaid table cloth!

Brittany said...

i love how intimate and fun your party was! happy new year to you too!

chelsey meyer said...

girrrl i feel ya on the no dishwasher, ryan and i have to move at the end of the month and the house we like of course...no dishwasher.

im zoe said...

sound so fun :) happy new year

Zoe

Krysten @ After 'I Do' said...

Haha what a fun themed party! Love your blog by the way!

Jenni Austria Germany said...

not having a dishwasher is the worst! and i want someone to throw an HP themed bday party for me....

gabe said...

Thank you again for hosting, Elise! We had so much fun. Great Potter-pics.

Elise said...

Thanks everyone! It was a blast. And I'm happy to report... Elise: 1, Dishes: 0. YES!

Ella said...

your blog is adorable! i'm really loving the glasses! hehe

kelly ann said...

so fun!! i love that first photo with the balloons.

i'm SO glad you had such a wonderful holiday! it was definitely nice to step away from the computer for a while and put work aside to enjoy loved ones and good times. :)

Oh, My Darling said...

Aw, looks like a stellar celebration!

Mademoiselle Frou-Frou said...

Aww, the Harry Potter theme was definitely worth it just to wear those adorable glasses! how cute!
xox alison

my best friend jules said...

Looks like you've had such a fun night! Loving the Harry Potter specs! ;)

Ps. Hand-washing is my middle name. I know what you're talking about! :D

Xo Mervi

Liz said...

This was such a special night, Elise. I hope Travis felt the love!

A Flourishing Perspective said...

Aww! What a sweet little party. I love it! It looks so elegant...Harry Potter is my favourite so yay! The glasses are hilarious! ♥♥

Happy New Year, Elise!

xoxoxo-
Rachel