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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 }