40th Birthday Surprise

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P-H-E-W!!! Can you hear my relief?? I have to say i’ve been feeling somewhat dry in the blogging world as of late…because i’ve had PARTY on the mind! Planning Pam’s 40th birthday along with some friends has been a ton of fun, but when you have cake and flowers and food and about 10 decor projects floating around in your head, it was hard to find the time to get inspired to blog about anything else!!! So here’s my apology if you’ve sensed i’ve been distant..ha! Well, maybe i should be apologizing to Pam about that. How do you keep a huge secret from your sister/ BFF???? Alot of ridiculous white lies (did i mention i am a horrible liar??) and alot of sneakin around!
Can’t wait to see the pics that were taken, but here are the Cole’s notes on Pam’s 40th Soiree…inspired by two of my all-time favorite event planners, Amy Atlas and Camille Styles…more details and pics to come!!!

Theme: Pam’s 40th Moroccan Soiree
Caterer: Sanafir, part of the Glowbal Collection
Cake: Shannon of Baking it Real
Flowers: Esther Froese
Photographer: RaeChelle Koop [email protected]
Decor: Andrea, Denise and Laurel
Invitations/Menus/Graphics – Becky of Stickpeople Press

Swizzle sticks for the evening's drinks were adorned with relic pics of Pam

The dessert buffet stayed true to our chosen colors: teal, orange and white. We made different desserts to compliment the beautiful cake..more info on these to come!

Goody bags included Pam's "Picks"....some of her fave, can't-be-without items

Amazing cake by Shannon of Baking it Real

Twas a wonderful night to celebrate my sissy!