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 … { read more }

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! … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

Holiday Round Up

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Christmas Dessert Recipes + Heritage Tree

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Looking for the winner of the Ultimate Hostess Gift - Naomi Gray jewelry? Head over here to find out! Joyful Dessert Party & Heritage Tree Family Heritage Tree A Christmas tree should smile with the spirit of love.  This Christmas tree smiles with family memories.  Each year add a picture for each of your children and grandchildren in a little picture frame.  In early years, … { read more }

Hostess Gifts: Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas

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The Morning After Hostess Gifts Whether you’re the hostess or the party-goer, we all know the next morning can be painful whether it’s the cleanup or a hangover and for some, it’s both. Now that it’s the season for holiday parties, what better hostess gift then the ingredients for either bloody mary’s (a.k.a. the hangover remedy) or mimosas? It’s a thoughtful and simple way to say “thank you”. … { read more }

Vintage High Tea Birthday Party

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Vintage High Tea Birthday Party by Candy Soirees and My Little Jedi Submitted by Niki of Candy Soirees and Vesna of My Little Jedi, this Vintage High Tea Birthday Party took my breath away! Located in Australia, these two styled and designed this 2nd birthday party with an eclectic blend of girly and vintage chic with a touch of whimsy. Just my style! I love all things pink so it took my … { read more }