Madmen Inspired Christmas Party

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Mad Men Christmas Party The holidays are all about food and fun, so why not throw a themed twist into your celebration this year with a Mad Men inspired Christmas party! We recently caught up with the owners of Fantasy Frostings (you might remember this duo from our Cake Jars giveaway) and learned all about their latest Mad Men inspired cake! The cake involves the Radio Flyer red wagon! … { read more }

Christmas Morning Breakfast with Willow House

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We recently hosted a fun giveaway of Willow House products and had the pleasure of styling a shoot with their holiday line. Thanks to Martha Hjorth for letting me style away with the gorgeous Willow House items. Huge thanks to Kristen Steele Photography for the amazing photos! Christmas morning is a magical time during the holiday season. The children are eager to open presents and sweet … { read more }

Holiday Round Up

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Christmas Dessert Recipes + Heritage Tree

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Looking for the winner of the Ultimate Hostess Gift - Naomi Gray jewelry? Head over here to find out! Joyful Dessert Party & Heritage Tree Family Heritage Tree A Christmas tree should smile with the spirit of love.  This Christmas tree smiles with family memories.  Each year add a picture for each of your children and grandchildren in a little picture frame.  In early years, … { read more }

Hostess Gifts: Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas

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The Morning After Hostess Gifts Whether you’re the hostess or the party-goer, we all know the next morning can be painful whether it’s the cleanup or a hangover and for some, it’s both. Now that it’s the season for holiday parties, what better hostess gift then the ingredients for either bloody mary’s (a.k.a. the hangover remedy) or mimosas? It’s a thoughtful and simple way to say “thank you”. … { read more }

Joyeux Noel Holiday Desserts: Part 2

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Joyeux Noel Holiday Desserts: Part 2 If you missed Part 1 of this Joyeux Noel Holiday Dinner Party then click here because you in for a TREAT! Paula of Frog Prince Paperie is one stylish designer who set up this gorgeous holiday table for her family. It was so gorgeous, in fact, that we had to split it up! Here, we are showcasing the holiday sweet treats. And read down to learn how you can host … { read more }

Joyeux Noel Holiday Dinner Party: Part 1

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Winner of the Bailey Bea Clairebella has been announced! Head here to see the winner and a surprise! Joyeux Noel Holiday Dinner Party: Part 1 If you have not already, meet the fabulous Paula of Frog Prince Paperie. She helped design a darling birthday banner for a party I was helping with, and I have loved following her every since. She shared with me this Joyeux Noel Dinner Party she … { read more }

Gold & Cranberry Christmas Dessert Table

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Gold & Cranberry Christmas Dessert Table Last Thursday was a fabulous day! What was last Thursday, you ask? My entry into The Party Dress' Holiday Table Challenge was showcased! Thank you Kelly, I adore your site. Today, I'm sharing the table here and showcasing the 3 vendors I worked with to design this Gold & Cranberry Christmas Dessert Table! Color Scheme: … { read more }

Santa’s Milk and Cookies & PlatesandNapkins.com Sale!

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Santa's Milk and Cookies by Pamela Smerker Pamela Smerker of Party Starters styled this darling "Santa's Milk & Cookies" display. Setting out milk and cookies for Santa is still one of my favorite childhood memories. We also used to put baby powder on the hearth so we could see Santa's "footprints" the next morning. Starting traditions with children is so important during the holidays. I … { read more }

Pink Gingerbread House Tea Party

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Pink Gingerbread House Tea Party You may have seen a few sneak peeks of this Pink Gingerbread House Tea Party over on our Facebook page! It's no surprise we like pink around here (Pink-O-Ween). So it was only natural to give the Christmas season a pink twist. My Mom and I have been making gingerbread houses since I was a tiny one. We have made pink ones through the years. So we pulled … { read more }