Happy fiesta weekend! It’s a busy but fun couple of days around here… my great friend Jess is staying with us, looking at houses in preparation for her family’s big move to Austin next month (yippee!), so I’ll be playing tour guide and taking her to a few of my favorite spots in the city. And my little sis is in town for her 22nd birthday, so last night we celebrated with a pre-birthday party by the pool with tons of grilled pizzas, pinot grigio and a big layered birthday cake my mom brought over. It’s so rare to spend a whole weekend surrounded by old friends and family, and I’m definitely trying to unplug and savor these moments with the people I love. What are all of you up to this weekend? Hope it’s full of May sunshine and a couple of Cinco de Mayo margaritas! And of course, enjoy a few of my favorite links from the week…

Thought I couldn’t get more excited about having a baby girl…but I just did.

Love these kitchen styling tips from my girls Erin (big kitchen!) & Caitlin (small kitchen!)

This “Day of the Dead” wedding is brimming with Cinco de Mayo inspiration…

Considering breaking my neutral nail habit.

Tips for arranging flowers with the vases you already own.

A darling first birthday fiesta…love the taco bar.

Dreamy island memories that make me long for a getaway…

As does this fantasy sailing expedition.

And a few things you may have missed: 

First edition of our new “Bottoms Up” series!

Chanel created a printable template to make your next fiesta extra festive.

A few stylish must-haves that Ez can’t live without.

*styled by Ashley Meaders, photos by Our Labor of Love for Design*Sponge.

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Comments (6)
  1. 1
    Supal {chevrons and éclairs} May 5, 2012 at 7:53 am

    I love the new bottoms up series! Such a great one to learn about how to mix drinks too! Happy birthday to your sister [we’re so close in age and birthday dates]!!

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    Freya May 5, 2012 at 10:35 am

    I love margaritas 🙂

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  3. 3
    Tatiana Doria May 5, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Great blog! Glad I have found it!

    http://www.tatianadoria.blogspot.com

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    Debra Kapellakis May 6, 2012 at 11:33 am

    It’s a good thing to be with friends and family. As always the photo’s are lovely.

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    Katie Jackson-Meara May 6, 2012 at 9:12 pm

    where can i find the white doily plates?! thanks!! xo

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    {this is glamorous} May 6, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    thank you for the link-love, camille! hope your weekend was spectacular x

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