Gobble ‘Till You Wobble! Kid’s Thanksgiving Party

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Thanksgiving is a just few days away so while you're grabbing ingredients for your Thanksgiving dinner, cleaning the house, and getting ready for Turkey Day, we have a few ideas for keeping those young ones happy at the Thanksgiving Kids Table! Welcome to Jennifer Carver of Banner Events who has brought a super-cute "Gobble till you Wobble" design to share with all of you! "Nobody will … { read more }

{Lindt} Easy, Holiday Truffle Treats!

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Easy Holiday Truffle Treats! I love chocolate, I mean LOVE! Chocolate is always an element in my holidays. This  year, I'm going to be using Lindt Truffles in a variety of ways Truffle Cupcakes: Simply push a Lindt Truffle down into your batter pre-baking for an extra creamy, chocolate surprise. Try the various flavors like Hazelnut, Dark Chocolate Peppermint, or Peanut Butter Chocolate! … { read more }

Holiday Hostess Gifts {PATTERN}

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Time for all those holiday parties, New Years gatherings, and neighborhood dinners! What to take the hostess? We have the answer and it incorporates one of my favorite design elements: PATTERN. Pattern is in and we're talking fun ones like stripes, lattice, greek key, chevron, etc. Whitney English's new line of Holiday Gifts took my breath away when the announcement hit my inbox. 1. PICK YOUR … { read more }

Happy Harvest Table from Piggy Bank Parties!

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happy harvest fall party by piggy pank parties
happy harvest fall party by piggy pank parties

A few weekends ago, I headed to Memphis with lots of Children's Party Network gals including sweet Do of Piggy Bank Parties. She instantly became a sweet friend and mentor. She's talented, creative, selfless, and genuine! Adore her and this Happy Harvest Party she recently designed! The tree centerpiece is my absolute favorite element of this party. I think this would be perfect for a kids table … { read more }

{FREEBIE} Thankful Dessert Flags!

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I'm tickled pink to have Jen of Little Sprout Creations here to share a cute Thanksgiving freebie to add a little pizzazz to your Thanksgiving desserts! I'm hosting my first Thanksgiving this year with the future in-laws at my house! So you better BELIEVE I'll be printing out these cuties for my pumpkin pie, apple cake (little plug - the recipe for the apple cake is in my new book), and even more … { read more }

Free Fall & Thanksgiving Printables!

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Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away! I'm so excited! My birthday is November 19th so I love this time of year for a lot of reasons. I do think poor Thanksgiving gets the shaft sometimes with Christmas right around the corner so I wanted to take some time to focus on this holiday. It deserves it! Here are some fabulous (and FREE) Thanksgiving Printables for your turkey day.... These free … { read more }

Elegant Thanksgiving Tablescape with Touches of Purple and Gold!

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thanksgiving styled tablescape shoot
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There are so many words that come to mind when I see this Thanksgiving tablescape: gorgeous, elegant, warm, golden, I could go on! It's full of pops of gold and purple, giving it a bit of a unique twist which I love. Jennifer Lynn Events did a fantastic job styling this elegant Thanksgiving shoot with a talented team of gals including my sweet friend Emily of Potter + Butler. I love the GIVE … { read more }

Today Show goes Royal for Halloween!

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Today Show, Halloween Style! I'm working hard this Halloween on my 2nd book. It's a busy day in the kitchen, but not without a few little minutes to watch the TODAY SHOW where the Matt, Al, and the rest of the crew turned the Plaza into the ROYAL WEDDING! Everyone from the Queen's corgis to Pipa and the cousins were there. The costumes were brilliant - absolutely hilarious! Did any of you catch … { read more }

Haunted Halloween Gingerbread Houses!

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Looking for a last-minute Halloween craft for tomorrow night? Decorate with all that Halloween candy and make a Haunted House! Put it on display for friends and family! Take a look at these for inspiration and full recipes + directions below! Upper Left: Williams-Sonoma Upper Right: Wilton Bottom Left: Sweetopia Bottom Right: How To Build A Gingerbread House (book) How To Make a … { read more }

“Haunted House”warming Halloween Party

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Happy Halloween! I can't believe we've entered the last few days of this spooky season! We're celebrating the adults today with this "Haunted Housewarming" Halloween Party full of creepy cocktails, ghoulish eats, and spooky decorations. Dina Hafez-Suggs of Deliciously Darling Events styled this haunted housewarming to invite friends over to see her new house. Dina loves all things glittered (like … { read more }