Chocolate Cake with Jack Daniels Fudge Icing

Jack Daniels Fudge Icing on Chocolate Cake!
Jack Daniels Fudge Icing on Chocolate Cake!
Jack Daniels Fudge Icing!

So my husband's birthday is next month and I've been thinking all about the perfect "guy cake"! Two of Chris' favorite things are chocolate and whiskey so naturally I had to combine both of these into the ultimate birthday cake! He grew up just miles from the Jack Daniels Distillery (woohoo Tennessee) so Jack Daniels was the natural choice of whiskey. I love the mini bottles because they also make … { read more }

7 Summer Soirees to Love!

7 Summer Soirees to Love!

Happy Wednesday, y'all! I'm over on eHow Home today sharing 7 of my favorite summer soirees. You'll find tips on how to recreate the look, ideas for entertaining in the backyard, and lots of inspiration for summer hostessing! With just a few weeks of summer left before school starts back, I hope my ideas inspire you to invite friends over, get outside, and enjoy a beautiful evening! Even if you're … { read more }

{Recipe} Birthday Cake Oreo Chip Cookies

Birthday Cake Oreo Chip Cookies - OMG Good!
Birthday Cake Oreo Chip Cookies - OMG Good!
Birthday Cake Oreo Chip Cookies - OMG Good!

So we love chocolate chip cookies at my house. Who doesn't, right? Sometimes I like to get a bit creative if you hadn't guessed :) So I swapped Birthday Cake Oreos for chocolate chips. The Birthday Cake Oreo Chip Cookies were created and they are magical. The Birthday Cake Oreos are a new flavor that taste just like cake - yum! You can absolutely use regular Oreos or any other their other flavor … { read more }

Host an Ice Cream Social Party!

Tips for hosting an ice cream social party
Tips for hosting an ice cream social party
Tips for hosting an ice cream social party

It’s summertime! Celebrate the season by throwing an ice cream social party. Whether it’s neighbors, friends, or just family, we hope you’ll find lots of ice cream inspiration with these tips and photos. Blue Bunny Ice Cream is our go-to for all things ice cream from adorable mini cones and tasty ice cream sandwiches to the absolute best flavors like Bunny Tracks and Banana Split! See how we … { read more }

“Cake Decorating Themed” 8th Birthday Party

8th Birthday Party Details: Cake Decorating Themed!
8th Birthday Party Details: Cake Decorating Themed!
8th Birthday Party Details: Cake Decorating Themed!

A cake decorating birthday party? Oh yes, now we're talking! We are loving this sweet party theme! Angie of Little Giggles Photography sent over this darling 8th birthday party! From the gold, mint, and pink details to the sweet treats galore, this is our kind of party! Birthday gal "Alvie" LOVES Cake Boss so it was only natural to have a "bake shop" themed party with all her friends to celebrate … { read more }

8 Perfect Party Favors to Love

8 Cute Party Favor Ideas!

Looking for a cute + simple party favor idea? I love these because they're easy, sweet, and clever! Pick your favor and hand out to guests at your next party! We're sharing 8 perfect party favors that we love! 1. Macaron Favor Boxes | 2. Jelly Bean Tubes | 3. Mini Paint Bucket Favors | 4. Birds Nest Favors | 5. Green + Gold Truffle Favors | 6. Smarties Candies Favor | 7. Nail Polish … { read more }

Build a Stylish Summer Salad Bar!

Build your own summer salad bar!
Build a Summer Salad Bar! Idea to SAVE!

Entertaining this summer? Try a "build your own salad bar". I recently styled up this summer salad bar above for eHow Home (click to see all the pics and my top tips to recreate the look). I love this idea because it's perfect for fresh summer fruits and vegetables and hey - it helps counter all the desserts I share around here ;) This was such a fun and colorful project. I adore how it turned … { read more }

Summer Blackberry Treat Table!

Blackberry Cupcakes + Mini Pies
Blackberry Treat Baskets with muffins!
Blackberry Summer Treat Table!

Did you catch our Blackberry Mojitos from last week? Oh yes, the blackberry obsession continues, y'all! You might have seen some sneak peeks of this treat table on Instagram! I'm excited it's LIVE! It's over on ForRent.com's site where I'm a contributor! See more photos + all my tips to recreate the look here.   Who's excited for BLACKBERRIES now?! I hope you're getting inspired to … { read more }

Summer Beach-Inspired Dinner Party

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Beach inspired Aqua and coral Summer Party!

Summer entertaining season is in full swing so it's time to grab your friends and enjoy an outdoor dinner party! Pier 1 asked me to do just that and naturally I said ABSOLUTELY! From planning out my inspiration for the dinner party to treasure hunting in the stores, you have followed along with me in all of the fun! Now I get to share the party photos! Take a little photo journey through the party … { read more }

DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth

How to make an easy + cheap DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth
DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth

By now y'all know I love a good DIY right? I don't love when DIYs turn into DI-disasters so my kind of DIY is EASY + CHEAP! That's why I love this DIY Polka Dot Tablecloth because there are times when you might want the perfect party tablecloth but can't find it in stores. Make it yourself! The tutorial is easy and the results are cute + customized! Use your party colors and reuse it for lots of … { read more }