Easy 4th of July Sparkler Cake!

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4th of July Patriotic Dip Recipe
Vintage Americana 4th of July

With the 4th of July coming up, you might be getting ready to entertain quite a crowd! Or maybe you're headed to a neighborhood party, family function, or other patriotic soiree and need to take a treat for the group. Do not stress! This easy cake to the rescue! Look how festive and fun this 4th of July cake looks! I always love a simple, delicious idea that is great for a group. Gotta love … { read more }

Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Party Ideas

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Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Shift Dress Cookies
Lilly Pulitzer Plates

Nothing says summer like Lilly Pulitzer's playful prints in pink, orange, aqua + more! The iconic floral prints aren't just for patterned dresses because Lilly-inspired parties are a perfect are a trend that will never go out of style. Whether you're throwing a colorful cocktail party, a summer soiree, or a children's party, consider these Lilly-inspired party ideas for lots of … { read more }

The Perfect 4th of July Cocktail!

4th of July Cocktail Recipe
The PERFECT 4th of July Cocktail! Blueberry Coconut Sparkler!

So my brother (who happens to be the blogger behind the fabulous Spiced) was in town to meet Blakely a week ago, and so we had to take a little time to create some delicious recipes! Behold, the perfect 4th of July cocktail: The Blueberry Coconut Sparkler! We sipped on this in style all day long. RUN get these ingredients for your 4th of July party, y'all! SO GOOD! ***CLICK HERE FOR THE RECIPE on … { read more }

Summer Drink: Pineapple Coolers

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Summer Basil Blender Cocktail

When the temperatures start rising into the 90s down here in Nashville, there is one thing that is a must - a fruity frozen beverage to beat the heat. Even if you're sitting comfortably in the air conditioning, there is something so "vacation feeling" about sipping on a frozen concoction, right? I'm not sure why we leave frozen drinks to vacation time because they are truly so easy to make at … { read more }

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Hi Y'all! Happy Friday! I'm gearing up for a weekend full of summer fun AND shooting some super exciting projects and recipes that I can't wait to share with you! Meanwhile, I have a 5 question survey that I would love for you to fill out! It will help me bring you the content you truly love... P.S. Don't forget to enter to win 1 of 2 $200 credits to Minted - giveaway ends 6/15/14! Hop … { read more }

Summer Drink: Frozen Basil Blender!

Frozen Basil Blender - the PERFECT refreshing summer cocktail!
Frozen Basil Blender - the PERFECT refreshing summer cocktail!
Frozen Basil Blender - the PERFECT refreshing summer cocktail!

Who wants a cocktail?! So this frozen concoction was actually part of a summer garden party I hosted last year (you might have seen it here), but I just had to share the recipe with you in case you missed it. I've remade this delicious cocktail numerous times. It is always a hit and deserves a top spot in your summer recipe list. I really would have thought you had lost your mind about … { read more }

{Baby Love} Pretty Fabric Name Garland

Adorable Fabric Name Garland!
Adorable Fabric Name Garland!
Adorable Fabric Name Garland!

I love stories of women who have started businesses (especially with their moms!) and are rocking + rolling! That is exactly what Ana Marques is doing all the way over in Lisbon, Portugal! Ana created some free summer printables for us a few years ago. I'm so excited about her current endeavor - Love Pretty Garlands! The sweetness is too much to handle. She and her Mom make each garland by hand. … { read more }

Blakely’s Birth Announcements + Minted Giveaway!

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Baby Pizzazzerie's Birth Announcements
Baby Pizzazzerie's Birth Announcements

If you read my articles for eHow Mom, then you might have seen my top 5 fave birth announcements! Well, after having Blakely's newborn pictures taken and picking my favorite, I decided on the Simplicity Birth Announcement from Minted! I just loved the clean lines, the white with subtle pink touches, and the beautiful name script. I love how they really highlight typography in their designs. Minted … { read more }

5 Backyard Entertaining Ideas We Love!

Who needs chairs for your backyard party?!
Host a Backyard Bash! PEACH THEMED!
Host an outdoor movie night this summer!

Tis the season, y'all! The season of backyard entertaining! No matter what size backyard you have (mine is not huge) or even if you don't HAVE a backyard (hello balcony), you can absolutely find a couple ways to add some pizzazz for the summer entertaining season. Here are 5 backyard entertaining ideas we're loving... 1. Lighting plays such a major role for backyard entertaining. When the … { read more }

6 Fave Mini Desserts For a Crowd

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BEST MINI DESSERTS for a crowd! Save for party planning!

Looking for a mini dessert that is perfect for a crowd? These bite sized treats are the perfect combo of tasty + tiny for serving at parties! These 5 mini desserts are fabulous for entertaining. They're perfect for every occasion from baby showers to weddings and backyard cookouts to birthday parties. Bite sized is the way to go with desserts because your guests will be much more likely to … { read more }