Happy Holidays & Gingerbread House Party!

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We all wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We are all enjoying some quality time with friends and family for the next couple of days, but wanted to leave you with our fabulous Holiday card designed by Kori Clark of Paper & Pigtails. She took our love for tablescapes (and green!) and designed something we fell in love with. We mailed these out to Pizzazzerie friends and … { Continue Reading }

Nutcracker “Sweet” Tea Party

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Nutcracker "Sweet" Tea Party What better way to combine the holiday season and the celebration of a young girl’s birthday than with this DARLING Nutcracker “Sweet” Tea Party from Shannon Green at Sweet Pea Soirées! From the perfect ‘star’ of the show, birthday girl Hannah in her Clara-like white nightgown, to the beautiful vintage holly tea set, the party’s theme is flawlessly represented in … { Continue Reading }

Guilt-Free Holiday Drink Recipes

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Crystal Light shared these low calorie holiday drink recipes with me, and they are oh so good! I love the stuff day in and day out but you can add a few simple twists for a delightfully delicious holiday drink (without all the calories). What's your favorite Crystal Light flavor? Set up a "make your own cocktail bar" with a few different flavors of Crystal Light and a variety of liquors and … { Continue Reading }

Ugly-Tacky Sweater Christmas Party

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Ugly Sweater Christmas Party The charming Rebekah of A Blissful Nest told me about an Ugly Sweater Christmas Party she had worked on, and I was all kinds of excited to see the pictures! We love showcasing gorgeous cocktail parties, holiday children's parties, etc, but this party theme is one I know a lot of people celebrate around the country. I have seen some true "winners" in the tacky … { Continue Reading }

Elegant Connecticut Wedding

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Elegant Connecticut Wedding Thanks to photographer Justin Marantz for this submission to us via Two Bright Lights. Katie Saeger, a writer for our site, told me about this gorgeous wedding and we "ooh'd and aah'd" quite a bit over the lavish details! This autumn wedding provided us tons of luxurious inspiration for not only weddings but dinner parties, cocktail gatherings, and all sorts of … { Continue Reading }

Madmen Inspired Christmas Party

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Mad Men Christmas Party The holidays are all about food and fun, so why not throw a themed twist into your celebration this year with a Mad Men inspired Christmas party! We recently caught up with the owners of Fantasy Frostings (you might remember this duo from our Cake Jars giveaway) and learned all about their latest Mad Men inspired cake! The cake involves the Radio Flyer red wagon! … { Continue Reading }

Christmas Morning Breakfast with Willow House

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We recently hosted a fun giveaway of Willow House products and had the pleasure of styling a shoot with their holiday line. Thanks to Martha Hjorth for letting me style away with the gorgeous Willow House items. Huge thanks to Kristen Steele Photography for the amazing photos! Christmas morning is a magical time during the holiday season. The children are eager to open presents and sweet … { Continue Reading }

Giveaway: Calligraphy Hand Stamp

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Giveaway: Calligraphy Hand Stamp ($50+ value) Calligraphy is such a beautiful art and not jut for wedding invitations anymore! From paper goodies for parties, stationery, logos, and even cookies, Jennifer Gillespie is the owner of Calligraphy by Jennifer. We are so lucky to have her as a talented supporter of our site. She is a true gem. We are also lucky to be hosting a giveaway for a … { Continue Reading }