family and friends make it real

family and friends make it real

Event planner extraordinaire, Sara Hooton with her adoring soon to be a bride sister Meg. Those smiles were pretty much permanent all weekend! Dan, Kate, Meg and Theo clowning around before leaving for a friend’s wedding. After the kids left for … Continue reading

it’s kind of awesome

it’s kind of awesome

In two sleeps, my daughters and their partners will be home. You know the old adage ‘I’m not losing a daughter; I’m gaining a son’… The boys bring a whole new dynamic to our family, particularly for Ralph. He loves … Continue reading

bridal shower mode…

bridal shower mode…

The Hooton family is in total ‘get ready for Meg’s bridal shower’ mode! Meggie asked her sisters Kate and Sara to stand as her maids of honour. She refused to choose one above the other…They are co-hosting her bridal shower, along … Continue reading

loving life

loving life

Such a simple thing to do – love life. Ha! Not so easy at all. It’s far easier to bitch and complain sorry about the swear word – it popped on the screen before I could catch it. It could be … Continue reading

old fashioned blueberry muffins

old fashioned blueberry muffins

Having our girls and their guys with us for the weekend was the closest thing I can imagine heaven to be. Sixty hours of non-stop kissing, hugging, eating, Prosecco sipping, secret sharing, work venting, wedding planning chaos. It was perfect! … Continue reading