This past November I had the great pleasure of attending a fabulous 30th birthday party for my dear friend Kara Burfeind. She held her dinner party at The Goodwin Library which is located in Pike Place Market and overlooks the iconic sign and market below. Kara used Rachel the pig, who is the unofficial mascot of the market, as inspiration for her favor boxes that contained two beautiful macaroons made by The Sweet Side of course;) She also made her stunning cake that was chocolate and coconut…..so yummy! It was...

I hope everyone had a wonderful and safe Halloween. We celebrated yesterday with a super fun feature on Style Me Pretty Living. Halloween happens to fall smack dab in the middle between my birthday and my husband’s birthday. This year we are both turning thirty so if there was ever a year to throw a Halloween party, this was it! We were so excited when friends and family from out of state said they would be attending so we decided to go all out. Naturally, I was going to have...

It's crazy how time seems to fly as you get older.  A year seems like just a few months time to me now. I remember last year at this time we were getting ready to move to Seattle and ordering boxes. In the midst of all that chaos we paused to celebrate the birth of our dear friend's, the Mohar's, baby girl Miss Ayla Sunshine. Zac Mohar is one of Justin's oldest and closest friends, in fact you might as well call them brothers. So needless to say the birth...