Ice Cream Party!

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Ice Cream Party

The weather is getting warmer, and that means it's time for ice cream parties!  Throwing an ice cream party is the perfect theme for almost any occasion! From a children's birthday party to a picnic party - ice cream is always a hit! TIPS: Don't be afraid to use *pattern* - stripes and polka dots add pizzazz to your table!  Don't have the perfect tablecloth? No problem, head to your favorite … { read more }

Blue & Yellow Baby Shower

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Thank you favor board
Thank you Favors

I am so excited to share this baby shower party with you! My sweet neighbors asked me to help them design a baby boy shower for a friend.  We decided on a simple blue and yellow theme with splashes of pastel green.  Since we knew the baby's name, we incorporated his monogram and name for an added touch! My favorite part of this shower was the blessings board.  We wanted a way for guests to … { read more }

Flower Pot Desserts

Baked Alaska Flower Pot Desserts
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Flower Pot Baked Alaska Desserts

Enjoy the spring weather and invite some friends over to enjoy dessert outside! Baked Alaskas, also known as glace au fours, are the perfect treat when served in flower pots! Individual Baked Alaska in Flower Pots 1 3 1/2-inch clay flower pot, one for each guest 1 pound cake, sliced 1/2-inch thick (find our recipe here) 1 gallon ice cream, your favorite 1 recipe for Never Fail Meringue In … { read more }

Madeline in Paris Birthday Party

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Madeline Lemon Slices
Blueberry Jelly Beans

Did any of you grow up loving Madeline, because I definitely did!  So when Kate Landers, Boston's newest children's event planner, emailed me about her "Madeline in Paris" party - I was taken back to my childhood!  The lucky girls that attended this darling party "strolled the streets of Paris" and visited The Candy Shoppe, The Book & Toy Shoppe, The Clothing Shoppe, and The Flower … { read more }

Charming Yellow Charleston Wedding

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Vanderbilt Groom's Cake
Wedding Quiet Sign

Sweet Southern Charm There isn't one detail about this charming southern wedding that I don't {love}.  Growing up as a little girl in  Charleston, SC - I fell head over heels for that sweet southern charm - the hanging moss, the beautiful architecture...every last detail.  When I saw this wedding and how elegantly it captures the beauty of the low-country, I knew immediately that I had to share … { read more }

Bridesmaid Luncheon: Miniature Wedding Cake Favors

Wedding Cake Favors
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Miniature Wedding Cake Favor Boxes

A bridesmaids luncheon should be an unforgettable moment. Small silver picture frames with pictures of the bridesmaids at a younger age make perfect place cards. Then go back a generation further by displaying wedding pictures of the parents and grandparents of the bride and groom. It is the special touches that create memories. Hint to extend the life of roses: Add 1/2-teaspoon bleach and … { read more }

Mother’s Day Brunch + Crab Appetizer

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Mother's Day Brunch

Hat's Off To Mom! Create a memorable centerpiece by using an old hat and embellishing it with fresh flowers. Head to the attic and find one of grandmother's classics.  You could take it up another notch and have a "Mad Hatter's Tea Party" and say that hats are required but gloves are optional! Then try a new recipe like this delicious crab delight appetizer. Crab Delight Appetizer 1 … { read more }

Old-Fashioned Lemonade

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Old Fashioned Lemonade

This weekend, I'm working on the design for a boy's baby shower, and we are going to serve fresh lemonade for guests. I wanted to share this recipe with you as it's perfect for a spring or summer party! Old-Fashioned Lemonade 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Peel of 1 lemon Juice of 6 lemons Sliced lemons, limes and fresh mint for garnish In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil, add … { read more }