A Modern Baby Celebration

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Christening: A Modern Baby Celebration Last month, I had the pleasure of enjoying lunch with one of my favorite event planners and designers, Camille Styles. She is a delight and her blog, Style Notes, is a personal favorite. Camille styled this baptism reception for a dear friend’s twin 8-month-olds. Camille shared with us some of her inspiration and details for this charming christening. “Using an

Thanksgiving Round-Up

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As some of you may remember, I am the judge for Scenty’s Decorate Wicklessly Contest for Thanksgiving. I reviewed dozens of entries to the contest, and the winner is… Melissa of Truly Chic Inspirations! Congrats Melissa! I loved your use of the cute scentsy warmer as well as the “KEEP CALM and GOBBLE ON” sign. Because I lovedthe sign so much, I created a simple

GIVEAWAY: Autographed Cake Boss Book

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Congratulations Gina – WINNER! Scrumptious Swirls Giveaway: Autographed Cake Boss Book by Buddy Valastro We are tickled pink over here because we have teamed up with the darlingest of all darling, Stacy of Scrumptious Swirls to giveaway an AUTOGRAPHED copy of Buddy Valastro’s book Cake Boss! Cake Boss is a favorite of mine. Buddy is currently on a book signing and show tour across the

Vintage Sock Monkey Birthday Party

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Vintage Sock Monkey Birthday Party Susan Gentile has shared a number of fabulous parties with us as she is one of our favorite photographers. You might remember this Nesting Baby Shower and Under the Sea party she photographed. Well this party was for her own son, Alexander, who turned 1!  Vintage sock monkey was the theme and she didn’t miss a beat designing the decor!

DIY: Paper Flowers

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DIY Paper Flowers Just last week, I was driving in Hillsboro Village (a cute shopping and dining area in Nashville) when I looked over at one of my favorite stores (Social Graces) to see these darling white paper flowers covering their windows. I almost had a wreck. I HAD to find out how they made those. Lucky me there was a craft night just a

Birthday Cocktails & Sweet Treats

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Birthday Cocktails & Sweet Treats Today is all about birthdays! Enjoy this recipe for a White Chocolate Martini and easy whoopie pies that make delicious birthday treats! Recently I came across this quote: “When we engage in what we are naturally suited to do, our work takes on the quality of play and it is play that stimulates creativity.” – Linda Naiman  Oh how true

2010 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

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Welcome to our 2010 Holiday Gift Guide! Browse the pages of our gift guide above or if you want a full-size view, click here! We’re just 1 week away from Thanksgiving and a little over a month away from Christmas, so it’s time to start thinking about holiday shopping (for friends, family, neighbors, or heck – even yourself! You work hard sister!).  Filling these pages

Southern Love – Wedding Showcase

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If you’re looking for the winner announcement for our Mod Candy Cane giveaway, head over here for the announcement! Southern Love Parasols are a big wedding trend right now. They are a fun accessory for any wedding or party! Kristin Monfirdini & Simon McKenzie were married in Hartsfield, Georgia at the beautiful Gin Creek Plantation. Parasols were placed above the ceremony chairs for shade and