Entertaining

Jan. 4, 2019

2018 Christmas Carnival for Foster Children in Weld County

 

2018 Christmas Carnival for Foster Children in Weld County

 

The 2018 Christmas Carnival for Foster Children in Weld County was a huge success! We are so thankful to have had the opportunity to help with the event again this past year. It is a chaotic and busy time of year, but I'm not sure it would ...

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Dec. 22, 2018

Fire Truck Birthday Party at the Windsor-Severance Fire Museum

 

Fire Truck Birthday Party at the Windsor-Severance Fire Museum

 

We had a blast throwing our son's 4th birthday party a few weeks ago at the Windsor-Severance Fire Museum. I was shocked to learn that no one had ever thrown a birthday party at this location before, but very pleased with how easy it was to put ...

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Aug. 31, 2018

A Cactus Flower Baby Shower in Fort Collins

 

Clients, Home buyers, friends | A Cactus Flower Baby Shower in Fort Collins, entertaining, family, northern colorado baby, western baby shower | Real Estate and Lifestyle in Northern Colorado, a blog by Joanna Gyrath, Fort Collins Realtor

 

It's been a little over 3 years since we helped Holly and Josh buy their home, and it has been a lot of fun getting to know them and becoming friends along the way! They are such wonderful people, and have been there for us along our ...

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Aug. 24, 2018

A Mermaid Themed Birthday Party in Our Fort Collins Home

 

A Mermaid Themed Birthday Party in Our Fort Collins Home

 

I love birthdays. Don’t get me wrong, that doesn’t mean I’m not also sad that my kids are getting big and not my little babies anymore. My baby is two now, of course I’m an emotional basket case over it! It’s just that life is such a whirlwind ...

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Feb. 13, 2018

A Valentine's Day Brunch + 'Baking Above It All' Book Giveaway!

Valentines Day in Fort Collins, Real Estate and Lifestyle in Northern Colorado, a blog by Joanna Gyrath, Realtor

 

I decided that an indoor brunch picnic was the perfect way to celebrate Valentine's Day with the kids this year. Yes, I did decide this before realizing the impact it would have on my living room carpet. Nevertheless, it was fun and festive and I would do it ...

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Jan. 14, 2018

"Donut Grow Up" | A child's birthday party at our Fort Collins home

 

"Donut Grow Up" | A child's birthday party at our Fort Collins home

 

Well, my sweet little boy has turned three. And while he may be a big pre-schooler now, one thing that hasn't changed is his perpetual sweet tooth. In fact, it turns out that his two favorite things in the world are choo-choo-trains and donuts. 

We had ...

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Dec. 9, 2017

10 High Altitude Cookie Recipes to Bake this Christmas

 

One of my favorite traditions growing up was when all the ladies in my family gathered in my mom's kitchen to bake Christmas cookies. My grandma would bring her cookie cutters and rolling pins to make sure there was enough, and we'd spend the whole day stepping ...

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Nov. 13, 2017

Our First Annual Fall Festival for Foster Children

 

Fall Festival for Foster Children in Weld County // Real Estate and Lifestyle in Northern Colorado, a blog by Joanna Gyrath, REALTOR

 

 

We are so thankful for our wonderful friends and clients who helped pull off our first annual event. We collected gifts for 34 children in foster care in Weld County, and had a wonderful time visiting and enjoying fall festivities together. 

 

 

Fall Festival for Foster Children in Weld County // Real Estate and Lifestyle in Northern Colorado, a blog by Joanna Gyrath, REALTOR

The party was ...

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Oct. 15, 2017

A Colorado Baby

Ah, remember those belly kicks?

It's strange how time passes once you have children, so that pregnancy feels like yesterday and forever ago at the same time. But before the sippy cups and the sleepless nights, there were sweet little baby kicks and dreams of what was to be ...

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