Mardi Gras Party, Printables, + Recipes!

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mardi gras free printables
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Thanks to sweet Debi Lilly of A Perfect Event for not only being a new contributing writer to The Bakery Spot but also telling me that Mardi Gras' parties go on beyond Fat Tuesday - the celebrations go on all week! Well, goodness, (a) that's awesome and I wish I lived in New Orleans and (b) I clearly need to read up on Mardi Gras celebrations.. good thing she threw an amazing one and now we get to … { read more }

How to make Pink Party Popcorn!

PINK PARTY POPCORN INGREDIENTS
PINK PARTY POPCORN INGREDIENTS
PINK PARTY POPCORN INGREDIENTS

Hi Friends! Any popcorn lovers? I'm definitely a popcorn lover. Popcorn is a delicious and easy party food (you don't even have to turn on the oven). I've seen a few different flavored popcorn ideas floating around Pinterest so it had my wheels turning this weekend as I watched college basketball with the fiance and puppy. Feeling rather girly, I decided to create PINK PARTY POPCORN! I'm telling … { read more }

Vintage Valentine Party

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Us party-lovin' gals know that the best type of party is a budget-friendly one. That's why I was so excited to see this precious little gem pop up in my inbox. Do Driver over at Piggy Bank Parties and her crew at Oink! put together the most darling vintage valentine party! Not only is this party jam-packed with fun and easy DIYs-- all told the supplies and decor came in at under $150! Lynlee's … { read more }

Push-Up Pops Confetti Shooters!

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Finding new ways to use my favorite things makes me giddy. Like these Push-Up Pop Confetti Shooters created by Sharon for You Are My Fave! Lots of celebrations deserve a blast-off of sparkly confetti! Instead of buying confetti shooters, make your own with push-up pop containers! How cute?! For the full DIY details + images, visit You Are My Fave! For places to purchase the Push-Up … { read more }

{Freebie} Valentine’s Day DIY Gifts

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With the winter holidays behind us, it's time to start thinking about candy hearts, tiny chocolates, and Valentine's Day parties! Show your family, friends, classmates and officemates some love with these simple Valentine's Day DIY gift ideas with free printables!  Download zip file of all printable images here. Make your child the 'buzz' of the classroom Valentine exchange with these sweet "Bee … { read more }

A Royal Spa Party for Princess Charlee’s 5th Birthday

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Those of us with birthdays so close to the Holidays have a general understanding of somewhat understated birthday celebrations, but for this little princess (and a personal favorite of mine), Charlee's Royal Spa Party was nothing less than extraordinary.  Eden Day Spa hosted a pampering soiree for Princess Charlee and her royal companions.  Adorable personal (and handmade) details were definitely … { read more }

Valentine’s Day Party Ideas!

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1. Red Velvet Whoopie Pies! The newest trend in desserts, whoopie pies are delicious treats that are so cute when made heart-shaped and red velvet! Hop to Annie's Eats for the recipe! If you don't want to make whoopie pies, simple red velvet cupcakes with cute Valentine's sprinkles will do the trick too! 2. Strawberry Sweethearts Cocoa! How cute is this delicious cocoa drink for you and your … { read more }

Valentine’s Day Cookie Pop Tutorial

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Valentine's Day is a little over a month away - can you believe it? Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays. It's full of pink, red, and CUTE! Miriam of Miriam Corona Events has stopped by to share a delicious little Valentine's tutorial - Cranberry Cookie Pop Tutorial. Whip up these cuties for Valentine's day parties, treats for your loved ones, etc! Recipe 2 1/4 CUPS … { read more }

2012 Free Printable Calendar from Anna & Blue Paperie!

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free printable 2012 calendar
free printable calendar

We are all lucky ducks here this week! The sweet Anna and Blue Paperie {etsy shop} has decided to give all our readers her gorgeous 2011 desktop calendar! Wooo-hoo! Time to get organized, ladies! It gets sweeter; once a month is over, it turns into a notecard making 12 unique notecards (fits 4 bar envelope). Simply print, cut and place in a cd size calendar case or use a regular size cd … { read more }

Christmas Cheer for Your Co-Workers

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For me and many others, my work family is as much a part of my life as my real family, but adding another 27 people to my Christmas list can get quite costly. Since I have been on a baking bonanza for the last 3 weeks I decided to put together some bite-size treats for my co-workers. Working with materials I already had on hand, I was able to package them in a personalized way to give my … { read more }