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Pool of Music 2018

Pool of Music“, is an outdoor concert series highlighting local musicians that my roommates and I started a 4ish years ago to raise money for charity. It takes place in our empty pool. THIS WAS OUR 8TH POOL OF MUSIC! I can’t believe we’ve been able to keep this tradition going! It all started after we had done a couple dance parties in our empty pool and couple friends of ours suggested we do a concert in the pool. After that, we decided we wanted to put it towards a good cause and use it to raise money for charity. Every concert we pick a different organization or individual that we feel could really benefit from it. This time we decided to raise money for The Red Fred Project. It takes a lot of organization and time but it’s definitely worth it. I couldn’t do it without the many volunteers who help set up and take down, individuals and business who donate food and refreshments, the musicians that volunteer their time and talents, and someone to do all the sound audio. It’s a privilege to work with all these amazing individuals who are so willing to help make it happen. What a good use for an broken empty pool. #poolofmusic

Decor Details: We made our chandeliers out of crepe paper streamers, a wire wreath frame, and battery operated copper wire twinkle lights


Beyoncé Lemonade themed Birthday Party

Beyoncé and I share a birthday and I figured it was about time I did a Beyonce themed birthday party. In honor of us. haha. Inspired by her latest album Lemonade. If you haven’t heard of it, go listen to the album and watch the film immediately!… Well, after looking at these photos.

All the food I purchased from Sam’s Club (except the lemon candy, I got that at Gygi’s) because I didn’t want to bake and the party was too last minute to order custom deserts. But that Lemon bunt cake was amazingly good.

My nieces and nephews were the live entertainment and are actually pretty dang good at writing funny songs about complete strangers.

Also, the adorably cute dress I’m wearing in the last photo I got at Zara.

Mindy Kaling Stickers

Are you obsessed/possessed by Mindy Kaling and The Mindy Project? Do you often find yourself texting the words “HOW DARE YOU” or “THAT’S VERY RUDE” and your thumbs are getting tired? Are you having a hard time finding the right Mindy gif to express your emotions? Then these stickers are for you! Just save the PNGs to your camera roll and show your friends who’s BOSS. You’re welcome.


Hipster Party

Yes, I’m 27 and I am still have costume parties. And I don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. And honestly, everyone loved it. You’re never too old to dress up. And literally everyone came dressed up… well, except the few who already dress like hipsters, they just wore their everyday clothes. It was so much fun and as a surprise my Mom and sister Jenica drove all the way from Idaho to come. 

At the party, we had several activities for the guest to participate in such as a Photo Booth, Instagram photo contest, a hipster quiz to see how hipster you really are, and a dance party in our empty pool.

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