Surprise 60th Birthday Tailgate Bash!

Tailgate BBQ Bday

We absolutely LOVE this tailgating themed birthday from Jen Carver of Banner Events!  From all of the appropriately themed + delicious treats to the fantastic football field tables, this party was perfection!  With some help from her sister, Cami, Jen was able to pull of the perfect party for their father.  Jen fills us in on all of the deets: ‘Tis the season for tailgating. 

Donut Baby Shower

donut baby shower

Donuts have taken the dessert world by storm, and these scrumptious round treats are now popping up on cute stands everywhere from weddings and birthdays to baby showers too! The talented gals of Icing Designs are here to share a DONUT BABY SHOWER that will have you not only craving donuts (yum!) but also inspired to throw a darling baby shower!

Festive Backyard Baby-Q Bash!

fall baby-q barbecue bash

As a true Southerner, this Fall Backyard Baby-Q Bash spoke right to my heart! “I’ve thrown lots of showers, but this one holds a special place as it was for my sister and her husband,” shared Christina Prusz of Le Partie Sugar.

Sterling “Ultimate Host” Challenge #2

sterling movie challenge

Your mission: Invite your friends over for an evening at home and design your gathering around the Sterling Napa Valley Merlot or Sauvignon Blanc, and its ideal foodie movie pairing. Take inspiration from your foodie movie and incorporate it into your gathering. Bring it to life through the food your serve, the setting and the overall entertaining experience.

A Hoot of a Halloween Party!

Hoot Halloween

Hoot Hoot! We have a “Hoot of a Halloween Party” to share with you this fabulous Monday morning! Sent in by the talented Do Driver of Piggy Bank Parties, this party is oh so precious. Perfect for a Halloween Movie Night (sleepover!), backyard neighborhood party, or really any type of Halloween gathering!

Pirates and Princesses Party!

princesses and pirates

Trying to host a double birthday party for a little girl and boy? That’s just the challenge Aubry Startin [who I met at Folio Love where I spoke on branding] and her best friend Sarah Perkins had over the idea of joining forces for their kids’ birthday parties. Aubry wrote, “eli is totally into pirates and josie, well… she wasn’t crazy about the pirate theme until i explained that she and all her friends were going to dress-up as princesses. then she was totally on-board.”