• Children

    This Heavenly, Organic Balloon Arch Vintage High Chair Inspiration is a Smash for Baby’s First Birthday | Ventura County, CA

    Oh Mister! Suspenders and blue jeans, white and navy blue ribbon bunting, organic white balloon arch over a white vintage high chair, mustache balloons and mustache cake…could anything be more charming and dashing than this one year photoshoot and cake smash inspiration? We don’t think so! Baby Dante (later joined by his sisters) is looking sharp in his outfit at this Thousand Oaks outdoor location at Conejo Creek North Park. We spent the morning celebrating baby’s one year milestone with The De Luxe Balloon Company putting together a heavenly, organic balloon arch around the cool vintage high chair. The white and blue mustache smash cake from the Golden Mittens Bakery tasted as great as…

  • Advice

    21 Fun Baby’s 1st Birthday Party Ideas from Local Experts | Santa Barbara, Ventura County & Westlake Villager

    Yes Mama, you did it! Soon you will add another notch on your “Mom belt” as baby’s first year comes to a happy close. You’ve survived. You’ve conquered. Bring it on two’s, we’re ready!  Before we move on, we first must celebrate the milestone! And to help you celebrate baby’s (and Mom’s) first year, I’ve asked local children and party experts for tips and tricks to make your baby’s party fabulous and stress free. A little bit of direction to help with planning for the party will give you the cute party you want for this special occasion, filled with fun and unique birthday decorations and activities. Every tip you could want…