May 11, 2015

treat yo self 2015

Do you know what the hardest part about growing up is? 
All of your friends are off doing amazing things, but these amazing things cause your amazing friends to live in and around every corner of the country (or world). 

Do you the know what the best part about growing up is?
When you and your live-far-away-amazing friends are finally reunited and it is the best. thing. ever. The best thing ever which is made even better when it's to celebrate an impending wedding.

Which is exactly what brought together all of my amazing friends this past weekend. Remember when I could not for the life of me decide on a theme for my best friend's bridal shower? Thanks for nothing, Pinterest, amiright? I knew it had to be the event of the year (well, of the week at least...) because hello, it's my BFFWWQAMADORTWM (best friend forever who wore Queen Amidala make-up and did other ridiculous things with me, obvi). 

If you've ever watched Parks and Rec (as you should) and if you've ever become obsessed with Parks and Rec like me and Caroline (as you should), then you'll understand why a Treat Yo Self themed shower party won. Hands down. No questions. Treat Yo Self 2015. 

Now, what in the world does a Treat Yo Self party entail? <<<<is what you're probably asking out loud or in your brains right now. Good question. My crafting hands decided it meant naming all foods after Tom Haverfoods, having sparkly decorations, having a special personalized cocktail (because...treat yo self...), and having lots and lots of cupcakes. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy. 

When I was a bride I always felt so awkward opening presents in front of everyone. Mostly because I was the worst best at checking our registry online and seeing what had been purchased. My BFFWWQAMADORTWM handled the awkward present opening so gracefully.

We had family, friends from childhood, friends from years and years and years of ballet, and friends from college. Cocktails lasted about a hour. Cupcakes lasted about two. Homegirls know how to party.
so many Agnes Scott brides!

So there you have it. Next time you want an easy party, make it a Treat Yo Self party and just throw some glitter in the air, serve cupcakes and cannolis, and cheers those wine glasses, baby.

I cannot wait to party it up again, Matron (gag me) of Honor style in just two weeks for my best fran bride's wedding! And remember kids...the best part about growing up is celebrating everything with the best of friends.


Katie Skare said...

This is so cool!!! I love this idea for a party and your pictures are beautiful and make me want to be your friend.

Erin LFF said...

WHAT a fun party!!! :) You did a great job girlfriend! And don't you dare gag at the "Matron" part hehe... I would LOVE to be someones Matron of Honor one day!

Kayla MKOY said...

Oh my goodness - now everyone will be pinning the CRAP out of these images and everyone will be like "omgomgomg treat yo self! I HAVE to do this!!" ;) you go girlfriend. You hit the nail on the head with this one. Gorgeous!!!!


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