shannon's 30th | can we get a replay?

So now that it's been a year since my cousin/sister's birthday, I should probably share it, right?!?!  I think I'm just wanting to relive it as I reminisce.  We had such a great time celebrating a wonderful person.  See the story through the pictures below:

 plenty of options to choose from.

plenty of options to choose from.

 hair and makeup styling to go with wardrobe

hair and makeup styling to go with wardrobe

 drink tower!  mojitos, sangria, and sex on the beach.

drink tower!  mojitos, sangria, and sex on the beach.

 yum.  thanks to my sister Karen.

yum.  thanks to my sister Karen.

 yum yum.  and awesome, thanks to my mama Cindy.

yum yum.  and awesome, thanks to my mama Cindy.

 birthday cake shots were a huge hit.  i don't even think i got to try one!  see recipe  here.

birthday cake shots were a huge hit.  i don't even think i got to try one!  see recipe here.

 no better way to enter your surprise party, am i right?!

no better way to enter your surprise party, am i right?!

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 oh yeah, that wall....

oh yeah, that wall....

 but she made it like a rockstar! 

but she made it like a rockstar! 

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 and things got crazy.

and things got crazy.

 the pregnant chicks started it.

the pregnant chicks started it.

 and the birthday girl joined in (love what's happening all around her)

and the birthday girl joined in (love what's happening all around her)

 and i got a picture with my husband!

and i got a picture with my husband!

 and the cake sign made it's debut in the photo booth.

and the cake sign made it's debut in the photo booth.

 and the night ended with a great serenade.  

and the night ended with a great serenade.  

 party on!  happy 31st Shannon!!

party on!  happy 31st Shannon!!


photography: Marcus Edwards

event, hair, and makeup styling: Janie Rocek

venue: The Studio

dj: Nic Law