DIY Baby Photo Party Garland

How to Make a Baby Photo Garland for Birthdays and Decorations!

Hi, Y'all! Popping in for a quick post to share one of my projects around the web. Over on eHow, you'll find my DIY steps for recreating this baby photo party garland that is super cute for 1st birthday parties, graduations, nursery decor, etc! You can click here to see the full step-by-step of this DIY! … { read more }

Hello Summer Giveaway!

unnamed

We are listening! Due to popular demand we are giving away a CANON CAMERA (you can see in this post here that I shoot with a Canon and love it), a Cedar Play Set, and several cotton candy machines! That's right, COTTON CANDY MACHINE. Every party needs one of those! ;) I'm so thrilled to have partnered with some of my favorite bloggers for this giveaway! Read below to find out how to EASILY … { read more }

Peach & Raspberry Crisp Parfaits

Peach & Raspberry Crisp Parfaits! PERFECT SUMMER DESSERT

HEY Y'ALL! I'm over on Homes.com today sharing a delicious summer dessert; Peach & Raspberry Crisp Parfaits! I love this recipe because it's super easy and perfect for a DIY dessert bar. You could even serve up different flavors of crisps and cobblers along with ice creams and toppings. Instant summer party! So hop over to Homes' blog here to get the recipe and more pics! … { read more }

Treasure Hunting for Outdoor Summer Parties!

Pier1Imports_Logo
july-4
Pier 1 Bowl and Fruit

Happy Monday, Y'all! So remember when I shared that I was designing a fabulous outdoor summer party with the help of Pier 1? I'm back to share how I found the perfect pieces to pull the party together. The "treasure hunting" experience for any of my party designs is always my favorite. Sometimes it's something as simple as a bowl of oranges that can spark an entire party style. So I hopped in the … { read more }

Easy 4th of July Sparkler Cake!

4th of July Party
4th of July Patriotic Dip Recipe
Vintage Americana 4th of July

With the 4th of July coming up, you might be getting ready to entertain quite a crowd! Or maybe you're headed to a neighborhood party, family function, or other patriotic soiree and need to take a treat for the group. Do not stress! This easy cake to the rescue! Look how festive and fun this 4th of July cake looks! I always love a simple, delicious idea that is great for a group. Gotta love … { read more }

Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Party Ideas

lilly pulitzer monogram
Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Shift Dress Cookies
Lilly Pulitzer Plates

Nothing says summer like Lilly Pulitzer's playful prints in pink, orange, aqua + more! The iconic floral prints aren't just for patterned dresses because Lilly-inspired parties are a perfect are a trend that will never go out of style. Whether you're throwing a colorful cocktail party, a summer soiree, or a children's party, consider these Lilly-inspired party ideas for lots of … { read more }

The Perfect 4th of July Cocktail!

4th of July Cocktail Recipe
The PERFECT 4th of July Cocktail! Blueberry Coconut Sparkler!

So my brother (who happens to be the blogger behind the fabulous Spiced) was in town to meet Blakely a week ago, and so we had to take a little time to create some delicious recipes! Behold, the perfect 4th of July cocktail: The Blueberry Coconut Sparkler! We sipped on this in style all day long. RUN get these ingredients for your 4th of July party, y'all! SO GOOD! ***CLICK HERE FOR THE RECIPE on … { read more }

Summer Drink: Pineapple Coolers

Citrus Iced Tea Sangria
Summertime-Cocktails1
Summer Basil Blender Cocktail

When the temperatures start rising into the 90s down here in Nashville, there is one thing that is a must - a fruity frozen beverage to beat the heat. Even if you're sitting comfortably in the air conditioning, there is something so "vacation feeling" about sipping on a frozen concoction, right? I'm not sure why we leave frozen drinks to vacation time because they are truly so easy to make at … { read more }

Individual Arugula, Blueberry & Feta Salads with Toasted Pecans

Party Tip: Serve this tasty salad recipe individual servings for parties!
Party Tip: Serve this tasty salad recipe individual servings for parties!
Party Tip: Serve this tasty salad recipe individual servings for parties!

Do you know why I love individual salads? A few reasons. First of all, anything individual, single-serve, or miniature is just infinitely more adorable. When it comes to salads, it adds a little fancy flair that makes guests feel special (their very own salad)! Second of all and my personal favorite = toppings. Why? Well, you know when you serve from a large salad bowl that the toppings all fall … { read more }

Red + Blue Helicopter 2nd Birthday Party!

Adorable Helicopter themed 2nd Birthday Party! LOVE the details + embellishments!
Adorable Helicopter themed 2nd Birthday Party! LOVE the details + embellishments!
Adorable Helicopter themed 2nd Birthday Party! LOVE the details + embellishments!

What is cuter than a helicopter themed birthday party? We can't think of anything! This is one of the most adorable 2nd birthday parties we've seen! Submitted by Tali of A Party Studio, this sweet party is full of simple yet cute embellishments. We're so inspired by all the clever phrases like "baggage claim" for the favor station and "fueling station" for treats...see all the pictures and read … { read more }