Wedding: Floral Centerpieces

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Wedding Floral Centerpieces

Your centerpieces are the focal point of the reception tables - make them shine with your personality! We love these floral centerpieces from the modern to the traditional! Our top tip: Height! We've said it before and we'll say it again, height creates a stunning centerpiece.  If you are looking for a more dramatic, stop-your-guests-in-their-tracks table, use tall glass vases! Worried that … { Continue Reading }

Doggie Birthday Party!

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Dog Bone Birthday Table
Dog Bone Cupcakes

As you learned yesterday, I adore birthdays - I celebrate them big time! Dogs and cats should not be left out. I have celebrated many special dogs in my life!  Make a doggie delicacy or kitty cuisine for your sweet pet! Let the party start with a long walk in the park, a few squirrel chasing runs, then home for a nice meal and a little Animal Planet. Dog Bones 2½ Cups Whole Wheat Flour ½ cup … { Continue Reading }

Happy Birthday Luncheon Table: Mini Cake Favors

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Mini Birthday Cake Favors
Mini Birthday Cake Favors

Happy Birthday Luncheon Table I love Birthdays -- I tend to go all out. My office knows me as the birthday queen. I love reasons to celebrate!  These adorable mini birthday cake favors are so fun to make.  You can make them any color and fill with all types of candies! You might have seen our post on Mini Wedding Cake Favors -- same idea! Miniature Birthday Cake Favors Here's What You Need: … { Continue Reading }

My Lucky Wish

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I'd like to introduce one of our Hostess Gift Guiders, My Lucky Wish! Victoria Zurcher established My Lucky Wish in 2003 and Her inspirations include her eclectic family and friends, her daughter's funny and colorful perspective on things, the pristine landscapes of her favorite vacation spot and so much more. Her modern, classic, gracious and practical nature is what gives My Lucky Wish its … { Continue Reading }

Cupcake Wrappers!

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Monogrammed Cupcake Wrappers
Monogrammed Cupcake Wrappers

The Paper Menu's Cupcake Bands! The days of boring cupcake liners are gone (thank goodness)! The Paper Menu sent me their adorable cupcake bands! They are so easy to wrap around a cupcake and are perfect for an engagement party, children's birthday party, sports teams, well -- pretty much anything - they're completely customizable! I LOVE anything monogrammed! As Marie of The Paper Menu … { Continue Reading }

Orange & Yellow Truck Party

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Orange and Yellow Party
Orange and Yellow Children's Party Wreath

Orange & Yellow Truck Party This party was inspired by my sweet friend's son who lovestrucks!  He adores candy and trucks so we created a candy table to go along with the truck theme. We used a polka dot fabric for the tablecloth - there are so many fabrics these days that you're sure to find one to match your theme!  Then we added in the toy dump truck - check your local toy stores for a … { Continue Reading }

Coral Carolina Wedding

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Southport Coral Wedding

Coral Wedding With summer around the corner, I'm probably not the only one dreaming of white sand beaches and coral reefs. This wedding captures the essence of the beautiful North Carolina outer banks.  The wedding was held at the Southport Community Building in Southport, North Carolina. I'm lucky to know this bride, Brooks Lester Murphrey, a sweet friend from my North Carolina days.  She had … { Continue Reading }

Sunflower Mornings Table

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Sunflower Table

Wishing You a Sunflower Morning! Sunflowers are fun flowers and butterflies are guaranteed to bring smiles to every face. Pull up a chair and enjoy this orange marmalade bread at your next breakfast party! Orange Marmalade Bread 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1 10-ounce jar orange marmalade 2 3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon … { Continue Reading }