{Recipe} Patriotic Strawberry Pies!

Patriotic Pies, cute little red, white, and blue dessert!
Patriotic Pies, cute little red, white, and blue dessert!
Patriotic Pies, cute little red, white, and blue dessert!

Summer brings with it lots of patriotic celebrations from Memorial Day and July 4th to wrapping up the season with Labor Day! I wanted to share a simple + sweet recipe for strawberry pies, patriotic style! They're perfect for a casual family dinner or cute enough for a big BBQ bash! You can personalize them (blueberries would be a great blue alternative) or keep with the recipe below. Either way, … { read more }

Sweet Pink + Gold Ombre Birthday Party

Sweet Pink Ombre Birthday Party Pictures + Inspiration!
Sweet Pink Ombre Birthday Party Pictures + Inspiration!
Sweet Pink Ombre Birthday Party Pictures + Inspiration!

Ombre has taken the wedding + event (and fashion, and interiors..) trends by STORM! It's a fabulous color fading that is quite fun for parties, especially pink girl's birthday parties like this chic party by Ashley Ramirez of Eighteenth Avenue Events. As Ashley described, "Instead of going with a young kid themed party, this ombre pink variety mixed with gold accents made this one year birthday … { read more }

Father’s Day Giveaway {Men’s Notebook + iPad Cover}

Milo Paper Gift Shop!
Milo Paper Gift Shop
Win an iPad cover for Father's Day!

You might remember this sweet giveaway we hosted recently! Well, Milo Paper is back, and it's all about DAD this time! Father's Day is Sunday, June 16th so be sure to pick out something he'll love like a Men's Notebook + iPad Cover! We're thrilled to share the Men's Notebook Collection from Milo Paper! I know my Dad is always so busy so a "guy-worthy" notebook to keep it all organized is a great … { read more }

Frostings Book Giveaway + Pinterest Party Tonight!

Pinterest Summer Entertaining Party
Praise for Frostings
Win a copy of Frostings on Pizzazzerie.com

Join me TONIGHT for a fun Pinterest Party with Jenny Raulli from Bloom Designs Online and Jenny Dixon of Craft That Party and enter below to win a copy of my new book Frostings (will ship July 1st, the day it releases)! All the details of the party are above, and yes, you read that right! Tori Spelling will be joining the group of bloggers to share her creative ideas too! So hop on by tonight and … { read more }

HEY, It’s a Duck Dynasty Party!

Creative Duck Dynasty Inspired Party Pictures + Inspiration!
Creative Duck Dynasty Inspired Party Pictures + Inspiration!
Creative Duck Dynasty Inspired Party Pictures + Inspiration!

Duck Dynasty is my favorite show. No, I'm serious. I literally own it on DVD and have a hot pink Duck Commander t-shirt. I embarrassed my husband by hauling him to Bass Pro just so I could get a Duck shirt. Obsessed. So when Megan Wilson of Cattle and Cupcakes sent us pictures from a recent Duck Dynasty Party she hosted, I was totally head over heels in love. A Duck Dynasty party? Why didn't I … { read more }

Pink Rockstar Birthday Party | “Beyonce” Style!

ADORABLE Mini Mogul Party Inspiration + Pictures!
ADORABLE Mini Mogul Party Inspiration + Pictures!
ADORABLE Mini Mogul Party Inspiration + Pictures!

Hey Rockstars! It's time to party! When Everly asked for a "Beyonce" party, that's exactly what she got! And it's one stylish, sweet, and rockstar-approved party. When designer and photographer Jessica Bender describes Everly's love for Beyonce, it made me smile. "She has been obsessed with Beyonce since she saw the 2013 Superbowl Halftime show. She looked back at me, with stars and pure rapture … { read more }

How to Host a Cheese Judging Party!

Cheese Judging party score sheet
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How to judge cheese

Looking for an excuse to get together with friends and enjoy some wine and cheese? Host a Cheese Judging Party with a variety of cheeses and let your friends pick their favorites. I'm excited to be working with Kraft's Cracker Barrel Cheeses on a variety of entertaining ideas like this one! Read on for tips and ideas for hosting your own Cheese Judging Party! Let's get started shall we? How to … { read more }

Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars!

Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars!
Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars!

I recently asked one of my best friends: "What is your favorite dessert?" to which she aptly responds "just one?!". That's why she's my bestie. Anyway, she replies with Tres Leches Cake! Yum. However, that doesn't fly too well and since I am seeing her this weekend, I decided to make her some dulce de leche cookie bars instead. Close enough, right? Right. They're super easy (they use refrigerated … { read more }

Sweet Garden Tea Party Birthday!

SWEET Garden Tea Party Pictures + Inspiration!
SWEET Garden Tea Party Pictures + Inspiration!
SWEET Garden Tea Party Pictures + Inspiration!

Hosting little tea parties was one of my favorite things to do as a little girl. There is just something so perfect about sipping tea and eating yummies. This darling garden tea party was designed by Lauren Haddox Design. Sweet Emery's birthday party is one to remember! Lauren styled the party with Emery's grandmother - Mimi- who designed all the floral arrangements. How speical! And they're so … { read more }

Teeny Tiny Ice Cream Cake Cones!

CUTEST itty bitty cake cones!
Inside of an itty bitty cake cone!
Itty Bitty Cake Cones!

I've been "all things ice cream" lately so when I saw this itty bitty mini cones (seriously, so tiny and cute), I knew I had to whip up a little dessert idea with them! I've actually never made cake cones. So I thought this was the perfect chance for me to try them out and make a cute little mini treat. Place your mini ice cream cones in a mini muffin tin. Excuse the fact that mine looks like … { read more }