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Creating Memories at the White House

This event was just too much fun not to share with you!  I’m sure that you guessed it from the title.  We were at the White House on July 4th!  We created a giant American flag that was displayed throughout the whole event on the front lawn.  People LOVED taking photos in front of it.  It definitely was a one-of-a-kind photo op.

Photo Op Fun

Photo Op Fun

The 2013 Dream Team!

The 2013 Dream Team!

You’re probably wondering who everyone is.  Todd Neufeld of Twisted Balloon Co. from Brooklyn, John Reid of Tricky Business from Long Island, Smarty Pants from Chicago, Joel Klein from New York and I made up the Dream Team for 2013!

Seriously, she's too cute!

Seriously, she’s too cute!

I especially loved the purpose of the event.  It was in honor of those serving in the military and their families.  Everything at the event was just for the brave men and women serving and their families.  We loved interacting with the kids and adults…creating smiles and laughter.  I was so honored to be a part of it.  Plus, aren’t these kids adorable?

Adorable Child

Everything was stellar, from the decor to the entertainment.

Who says only women have sass?

John Reid Sassing it up

Floral Centerpiece

Floral Centerpiece: loved the concept


Mount Rushmore...sort of :)

We were one of many awesome performances.  Perhaps you’ve heard of Fun?  They’re sort of a little bit famous.  They had their turn in the spotlight, too!  🙂  I loved watching everyone rock out to them.  If you haven’t heard of them, check out the video below.  It’s of their song “Some Nights.”

Fun rockin' it!

Fun rockin’ it!

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What would be your ultimate July 4th celebration?


Stay Twisted My Friends,

Rose(The Classy Lassie)


A very sweet wedding

I was searching for some balloon inspiration this week and I came across this super sweet wedding!  I just had to share it with you! In 2009, an adorable couple got married at Dylan’s candy bar in New York City. They said their vows underneath a colorful balloon candy-themed arch(this might be how I stumbled across them…just maybe)!  Check it out!

A very Sweet wedding, indeed!

What a cute couple!

She walked down the aisle in a Hershey’s candy dress, originally from Project Runway!

She and her son…aren’t they adorable?

They had all kinds of incredibly “sweet” things.  Seriously, I love the creativity and ingenuity of this couple. They danced to “Sugar, Sugar!”  The icing on the cake for me, so to speak, was their food choices.  They had gummi sushi…which is awesome!  Swedish fish, coconut rice, and fruit roll-ups…talk about a sweet tooth!

If I were to get married a second time(to my wonderful husband, of course), I would definitely consider doing this.  It is just so amazing!

Check out their full story here.

Stage Show

Bringing a Story to Life with Balloons

Read America, What better way to celebrate Dr Seuss’s birthday than reaading to a child? March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday, read to your child with Read Across America.

Dr Seuss’s love of children and magical rhymes make his books a wonderful tool to teach young children the skills they need to be successful.  When we celebrate Dr. Seuss and reading, we send a clear message to America’s children that reading is fun and important.

Dr Seuss passed away in 1991 and since then his birthday has been adopted by READ ACROSS AMERICA.  He published 46 children’s books in his lifetime.  His most celebrated books are  Green Eggs and HamThe Cat in the HatOne Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue FishHorton Hatches the Egg,Horton Hears a Who!, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.  

One of my favorite Dr. Seuss stories is “O The Places You Will Go”.   Reading is a valuable part of your children’s education, so take the time to read with them and let them see you reading so that know that reading is important.

What is your favorite Dr. Seuss story?