Orange & White Kids’ Crab Bash Party

Orange and white polka dot gift bags for a party!
Swedish fish for a cute crab bash party!
Super cute orange kids' crab bash party!

While parents will certainly miss the carefree days of summer, it’s the kids that truly have to say “goodbye” to head back to school! Before the calendar becomes full of homework, sporting events, and afterschool activities, gather together your kids and friends for an “End of Summer Party” featuring all things “summery”! I chose a vibrant color – orange – for my End of Summer Kids' Crab Bash … { read more }

Hooray for Labor Day: Chips & Dip Style

Hooray for Labor Day! #tostitoslaborday
feta and dill dip for labor day! #TostitosLaborDay
Crunchy Apple Salsa for a Labor Day Party! #TostitosLaborDay

Labor Day weekend is here! It’s the last hurrah of summer and the start of the new school year as we slide into fall. My suggestion? No ‘labor’ing at all. Instead, grab your neighbors, friends, and family for a Labor Day party: chips and dip style! I’m sharing a few inspiration party images to get those juices flowing for your own “Hooray for Labor Day” party! So put a pause to laboring on Monday … { read more }

Apple Pie Themed Dessert Party!

Apple Pie party
Host an Apple Pie Themed Party, lots of tips and tricks!
"Sit for a Slice" - Cute Apple Pie Party!

I've partnered with Sam's Club and Collective Bias for this party! Read on for lots of apple-loving fall party inspiration! All opinions are mine alone.#CollectiveBias #TrySamsClub I'm super excited that fall is right around the corner! I can already smell all the caramel, pumpkin, and APPLE flavors in the air. My family and friends are all huge apple lovers. Apple pie. Apple crisp. Apple … { read more }

“Sweet as Can BEE” Baby Shower

Fabulous nautical themed baby shower ideas!
Sweet as can BEE Baby Shower!
Sweet as can BEE Baby Shower!

I recently had the pleasure of styling a darling "Sweet as Can BEE" baby shower + website product shots for the darling Kate Aspen! If you haven't heard of Kate Aspen, then you definitely want to bookmark this fabulous resource for favors and party gifts (for lots of occasions!). The baby shower items are too cute and the "bee" theme is my favorite! It's perfect for a gender neutral shower for a … { read more }

Party Plan: Host a Girls’ Fiesta Night!

How to throw a fabulous girl's night fiesta party!
How to make a mini pepper garland! Pizzazzerie.com
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I'm so tickled pink to share this party table with y'all! I designed it for the launch of Inspired Gatherings, a new site for Kroger that is packed full of entertaining ideas for lots of occasions (and yummy recipes too)! I was thrilled to help contribute content for the site in the form of this festively chic Girls' Fiesta Night! Plus, ALL the items (minus the tablecloth which was a fun fabric … { read more }

Host a Golf-Themed “Tee” Party!

Host a Golf "Tee" Party from Pizzazzerie
Host a Golf "Tee" Party from Pizzazzerie
Host a Golf "Tee" Party from Pizzazzerie

My husband is a PGA Golf Professional, so our life revolves around golf. August happens to be National Golf Month, so it’s pretty much Christmas in our house. I’ve been so excited about throwing a golf-themed tee party (yes "tee" party) to celebrate the occasion. Let’s talk “tee,” shall we?  I love a simple place setting! Golf balls adorned on mini favor boxes that held a simple truffle … { read more }

Summer Fun Backyard Picnic Party

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Tips for hosting a backyard summer picnic!

I'm super excited to share a backyard summer picnic party I recently styled for Homes.com this month! Embrace the warm weather while it is still around with a sun-filled picnic! I'm sharing my top tips for keeping it easy and stylish all at the same time. Picnics are such a fun way to entertain and enjoy the summer weather. There is something so refreshing about laying out on a quilt while sipping … { read more }

Host an Ice Cream Social Party!

Tips for hosting an ice cream social party
Tips for hosting an ice cream social party
Tips for hosting an ice cream social party

It’s summertime! Celebrate the season by throwing an ice cream social party. Whether it’s neighbors, friends, or just family, we hope you’ll find lots of ice cream inspiration with these tips and photos. Blue Bunny Ice Cream is our go-to for all things ice cream from adorable mini cones and tasty ice cream sandwiches to the absolute best flavors like Bunny Tracks and Banana Split! See how we … { read more }

Build a Stylish Summer Salad Bar!

Build your own summer salad bar!
Build a Summer Salad Bar! Idea to SAVE!

Entertaining this summer? Try a "build your own salad bar". I recently styled up this summer salad bar above for eHow Home (click to see all the pics and my top tips to recreate the look). I love this idea because it's perfect for fresh summer fruits and vegetables and hey - it helps counter all the desserts I share around here ;) This was such a fun and colorful project. I adore how it turned … { read more }

Summer Blackberry Treat Table!

Blackberry Cupcakes + Mini Pies
Blackberry Treat Baskets with muffins!
Blackberry Summer Treat Table!

Did you catch our Blackberry Mojitos from last week? Oh yes, the blackberry obsession continues, y'all! You might have seen some sneak peeks of this treat table on Instagram! I'm excited it's LIVE! It's over on ForRent.com's site where I'm a contributor! See more photos + all my tips to recreate the look here.   Who's excited for BLACKBERRIES now?! I hope you're getting inspired to … { read more }