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Monday, September 7, 2015

Fall Penelope Lane Boutique

The FALL Penelope Lane Boutique is on September 12, 2015!
 For more information and list of vendors, head over to the Penelope Lane Boutique blog

Saturday, January 10, 2015

2015 Penelope Lane Boutique Schedule

2015 Penelope Lane Boutique Schedule.
 Check the Penelope Lane Boutique Blog HERE for more details about the Boutiques!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Spring Penelope Lane Boutique

We are thrilled to announce the talented vendors of the Spring Boutique that will be held on Saturday, March 29th! The four connecting ballrooms, lobby and patio of the Old Ranch Country Club will be filled to the brim with handmade goodness! We have many returning vendors as well as a lot of new vendors too! We are looking forward to a wonderful Spring boutique! Save the date!

Country Ever After
Little Miss Addy Mae 
Purely Essentials 

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Penelope Lane Holiday Boutique THIS Saturday and a chance to win spending money

The Penelope Lane Holiday Boutique is coming up this Saturday! We have a lot of returning vendors and a ton of new vendors too! Because we are not having a central check out this time (each booth will be doing their own sales) we have more room for more vendors, so the lobby, four connecting ballrooms and patio will be filled with handmade goodness! Bring a friend and make it a fun girls day out! 
Hope to see you there!

p.s. we are giving away shopping money to use at the boutique on Saturday! $100, $50, $25! 
For details on how to win click HERE

Here is just a super mini sneak peek.....



Hope to see you Saturday at the Old Ranch Country Club in Seal Beach, CA. from 9-3

Monday, September 30, 2013

THE BOOK Katie Can Do and You Can Too

Recently Katie wrote and published a book! 

Here is a little video our talented friend Kyle Ahlstrom put together, where Katie (and I, but please just ignore me. so embarrassing.) explain a little about why she wrote this book. 

We have been so excited about it and are thrilled to launch it during the month of October, which is a very special month. It is Spina Bifida awareness month as well as disability awareness month. 
During the month of October, part of the proceeds from this book will go towards helping other children receive adaptive bikes!
 We are hosting a launch party on October 15th where books and t-shirts will be available for purchase. If you are unable to attend the launch party, books are also available on
The launch party on October 15th will be held at this gorgeous venue, the El Dorado Park Golf Course, big white event tent. Bring your family and friends and enjoy some dessert, a beautiful view and get a signed copy of "Katie Can Do And You Can Too!
Here is what the publisher had to say about the book: 

Katie CAN do…and you CAN too! is a heartfelt lesson for children and grown-ups about what is possible. With hard work, a can-do attitude, and a positive approach to life, anything is possible. The book is easy to read, teaches about Spina Bifida, and lifts the spirit. Full of beautiful photos and Katie's narration, this book succeeds at being inspirational, hopeful, and best of all…fun.

Katie hopes that readers will enjoy her book and her story. She has shared her personal journey in order to help inspire others, with and without visible challenges, to work hard, remain positive, and hold true to a can-do attitude. 

Katie can do, and you can too!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Penelope Lane Fall Boutique Vendors Announced

We are super excited to announce our vendors for the Fall Penelope Lane Boutique coming up on September 28th! We hope to see you all there! This will be our biggest show to date, as we will have all four connecting ballrooms filled with these fabulous vendors...

Kimmies Corner 
LexieLu Creations 
Little Miss Addy Mae 
Once Upon a Cake Plate 
Purely Essentials 
Sealed with a Cake 
Sunshine & Coco
Vintage Sugar Designs 

Monday, August 19, 2013

Katie Surfing with Life Rolls On

Saturday Katie had the most amazing opportunity to go surfing with Life Rolls On!
She had an incredible time. My husband put together this video that sums up the day perfectly!
We are all still on cloud nine from the experience! 

Katie might not be able to walk, but she sure can Surf, thanks to Life Rolls On! 

Monday, June 24, 2013

Update on Little Penelope Lane

I'm not keeping up this blog as much any more because:

1. It's Summer and it's time to play with the littles! 

2. Katie's surgeries and recovery obviously took priority this past Spring. Thankfully, she is healing up very well, but it just put this blog way too far back to try and catch up. 

3. I am trying to keep up my family blog and keeping up with this blog, that blog, and the boutique blog is too much.

4. I am not sure what direction I want to take Little Penelope Lane, so for right now it's on hold.

However, Penelope Lane Boutique is not on hold and in full swing! 

We will be taking applications for the fall show in July with details on the

So for now, I'd love for you to follow me on the family blog OR on Instagram  until I figure out this little corner. Come the fall, I will have all my kids in school, so I will have a little more time to put towards blogging and all the fun that comes with it! 

Thanks Friends! 

Monday, June 3, 2013

Hello Monday and Hello May

 Here is a little Hello Monday and 
Hello May re cap
Hello to Ella getting baptized  
(this was actually the end of April.. still getting caught up)
Hello to a beautiful event surrounded by family and dear friends.
 Hello to the after party and Hello to one of my favorite pictures ever. 
I love all the fun and funny things going on.
 Hello to morning walks on the bay when the girls are at school and he does not have pre school. 
 Hello to beautiful beach weather.
 hello Seal Beach. 
 Hello walks with our favorite Goldie Girl. 
(these were all taken before Katie's surgery mid May)
 Hello a quiet evening doing Art. 
Hello to the end of an awesome Spring Soccer season

 Hello to Cinco De Mayo party at my folks 
Hello Skateboarders 

 Hello sixty hair wraps packaged up for Elevate Swag Bags 

Hello Save the Dates for the Fall and Holiday Penelope Lane Boutiques!

 Hello funnest day date ever.
Hello Newport Beach temple in the morning... 
And Hello Disneyland in the afternoon!!!
Hello Favorite Cars Ride
(we did the single riders line, which went so fast and ended up in the same car. score)! 
Hello Roller coaster riding.
It's been too long.
Hello getting a ticket for "Smiling too big"!!
Hello to dying of cuteness over this darling police officer! He was my favorite! 

Hello girls night out to Panara Bread, our favorite! 

Hello to Father/son beach camp out 
Hello to Carter being in HEAVEN! 

Hello to recovering from hip surgery. (see last post for more details)
Hello to so many sweet visitors and treats...

 Hello to afternoon snuggles with this guy.

Hello team work.
This has been the hardest surgery to dateand we've had to do some major team work during Katie's recovery. I'm so glad we can laugh and cry together through this journey. He is my rock when days and nights get hard. When it feels too overwhelming, I am reminded he is by my side and together and with the Lord, we can do hard things. 

Hello showering this cute couple at the family couples shower!
Hello to the wedding coming up NEXT month!!! 

 Hello to my baby sister getting married!!! 

 Hello to Uncle Hank toasting the cute couple 
 Hello to lots of laughs and the longest gift opening session ever!!!
 Hello to the most fabulous gift wrapping to date! 
 Hello three generations
(my sunglasses were on because I just walked in from the outside patio that is connected to this room, see below)
 Hello happiest couple. 
Read their cute story here
 Hello forever boyfriend.
So love this guy!

 Hello to the sweetest friends who offered to come sit with Katie while we went to church!
Hello to so many laughs from this girl because these boys are so fun and funny! 
Hello happy heart to see her smiling that big again after a hard week! 
Hello to this happy girl who saved her money to go doll clothes shopping at a local vendors home who sells the most adorable doll clothes. Ella was in HEAVEN! 
 Hello attempting our first outing out and doing so well! 
 Hello to fun adventures on Memorial Day! 
While Grandma and Grandpa watched Katie, we took the littles to the movies, lunch and beach. 
 Hello beautiful day by the Jetty, getting us so excited for the Summer time!!! 
Hello to our sweetest friend Megan for making this Lemonade Stand for Katie and bringing over everything to have a lemonade and cookie sale outside. Hello to brightening Katie's spirits BIG time and for making her day SO special! 
Hello to the sweetest friends ever!!! 
Hello to putting it on FB that we were having a Lemonade and cookie sale and ten minutes later our front yard was full of friends!! Seriously, so thankful!!! 

Hello to four generations! 
Hello to Ella and I going on a spontaneous lunch date with Grandma and Great Grandma!
Hello to Three weeks of recovery down with three more to go!
Hello to that Happy Smile that brings us so much Joy.
Hello Jacaranda trees that are so pretty and so sticky! 

Hello Monday and Hello May and Hello to the longest post ever!