Hostess Jo: Unique Items for Entertaining

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If you are looking for a fabulous hostess gift, you much check out Hostess Jo, one of my favorite online stores for cute entertaining items. From unique serving pieces to aprons, it's one of our go-to spots for hostess gifts too. Owner, Joanna Keel, has been an avid entertainer for years and always finds the most unique items for Hostess Jo! She also blogs over at Let's Entertain, with … { read more }

Finally Fall Sweet Station

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Finally Fall Sweet Station There are few things that make me happier than a table full of treats, so needless to say, putting together this sweet station for a Finally Fall themed party was a treat in itself! I started out by deciding on a color palette of golds, brown and oranges to reflect the hues of the leaves when they start turning (love how beautiful they always look!). I then used … { read more }

Top 5 Sorority Must-Haves

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Every sorority girl, whether a new pledge or senior President, loves fresh and fun merchandise sporting her greek letters. This collection of top 5 sorority must-haves is a great gift guide for a little sis, friend, daughter or of course a splurge for you! #5 Vase Wrap, Donovandesigns. How adorable is this for bid day flowers or a small bouquet of your favorite stems? Thanks, Personally Yours in … { read more }

SURPRISE Giveaway: Little Monsters

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Little Monsters Giveaway Halloween is right around the corner, and it is time to whip up some spooky masterpieces from swampy dip to vampire bites! Author and photographer Zac Williams has created the perfect cookbook for your little Halloween monsters. In Little Monsters, published by Gibbs-Smith Publishers, you will find dozens of tasty treats sure to wow all the vampires, gremlins, and … { read more }

Circus Themed Wedding: Under the Big Top!

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Circus Themed Wedding When the talented ARBOREAL Paper showed me this Circus Themed Wedding, I fell head over heels in love! Such a whimsical twist to a special night and yet romantic and gorgeous too. Maybe it's because I write about parties, but I get asked at least once a week "what do you think you'll do for YOUR wedding". Note: not even engaged yet people. My answer is typically "something … { read more }

Bagel Witches!

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Big Congratulations to Ruth Hill for winning the Dough-A-Deer Giveaway! You will receive an email soon! We have a super fun Halloween giveaway coming on Thursday so check back to enter! Let's have lunch today! Head over to the Seasonal Celebrations Community and meet Courtney for lunch at 12pm EST (11pm CST) for a chat about Halloween Parties & Decorations! Just look for my Live Chat … { read more }

Shoes Birthday Party

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Shoes Birthday Party Every girl's dream, a shoe themed birthday party! Little Prue strutted in style for her 2nd birthday party and enjoyed everything from custom cupcakes to Sweet Lydia's Smores! I served Sweet Lydia's Smores at a Peacock Engagement Party I hosted last summer, and they were a hit! As told by the birthday girl's Mom (Amanda) "Prue has been fascinated by shoes for some time.  … { read more }

SWEET Giveaway: Dough A Deer!

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Sweet Giveaway: Dough A Deer Doughnuts Introducing Dough A Deer Doughnuts, the fabulous new addition to our Gourmet Guide! Doughnuts are all the rage from birthday parties to weddings! Nicole Anderson, the owner behind Dough A Deer makes fabulous miniature doughnuts customized to any event. Baked, not fried, these cuties are fresher for longer! Dough A Deer Doughnuts can be topped with any … { read more }