Memorial Day Cookout

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Red, White, Blue Parfaits
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Memorial Day Cookout We're gearing up for lots of fun patriotic party ideas.  Kicking off the season for red, white, and blue is Memorial Day!  For this table, we filled a Radio Flyer wheelbarrow with chocolate chip cookies to use as a centerpiece. You can find the how-to for these fun bottle aprons from our previous post here. They are a fun way to jazz up your drinks.  Then grab your … { Continue Reading }

Beach Table: Fun in the Sun

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Beach Fun in the Sun Table
Beach Fun in the Sun Tablescape

Beach Table: Fun in the Sun! Excursions are always exciting. So find a spot on the beach to stretch out and wiggle your toes in the sand. Smell the salt water and feel the sunshine on your face because it's that time of the year. Don't forget that double wide beach towels in vibrant summer colors work well as table toppers too. Shrimp Casserole 3 pounds of shrimp, peeled, deveined, and … { Continue Reading }

Sweet CeCe’s Frozen Yogurt Party

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Sweet CeCe's Frozen Yogurt Party
Do it Yourself Birthday Wreath

Sweet CeCe's Party Frozen Yogurt is the new "cupcake" with yummy frozen yogurt shops opening up all over! If you are in the Nashville, TN area, then you must try Sweet CeCe's.  Their decorations are bright limes and hot pinks, which we love, but not as much as their amazing frozen yogurt (the best flavor? Red Velvet!).  There are rows of candy filled containers and fresh fruit (Even cheesecake … { Continue Reading }

Doggie Birthday Party!

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Dog Bone Birthday Table
Dog Bone Cupcakes

As you learned yesterday, I adore birthdays - I celebrate them big time! Dogs and cats should not be left out. I have celebrated many special dogs in my life!  Make a doggie delicacy or kitty cuisine for your sweet pet! Let the party start with a long walk in the park, a few squirrel chasing runs, then home for a nice meal and a little Animal Planet. Dog Bones 2½ Cups Whole Wheat Flour ½ cup … { Continue Reading }

Happy Birthday Luncheon Table: Mini Cake Favors

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Mini Birthday Cake Favors
Mini Birthday Cake Favors

Happy Birthday Luncheon Table I love Birthdays -- I tend to go all out. My office knows me as the birthday queen. I love reasons to celebrate!  These adorable mini birthday cake favors are so fun to make.  You can make them any color and fill with all types of candies! You might have seen our post on Mini Wedding Cake Favors -- same idea! Miniature Birthday Cake Favors Here's What You Need: … { Continue Reading }

Cupcake Wrappers!

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Monogrammed Cupcake Wrappers
Monogrammed Cupcake Wrappers

The Paper Menu's Cupcake Bands! The days of boring cupcake liners are gone (thank goodness)! The Paper Menu sent me their adorable cupcake bands! They are so easy to wrap around a cupcake and are perfect for an engagement party, children's birthday party, sports teams, well -- pretty much anything - they're completely customizable! I LOVE anything monogrammed! As Marie of The Paper Menu … { Continue Reading }

Orange & Yellow Truck Party

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Orange and Yellow Party
Orange and Yellow Children's Party Wreath

Orange & Yellow Truck Party This party was inspired by my sweet friend's son who lovestrucks!  He adores candy and trucks so we created a candy table to go along with the truck theme. We used a polka dot fabric for the tablecloth - there are so many fabrics these days that you're sure to find one to match your theme!  Then we added in the toy dump truck - check your local toy stores for a … { Continue Reading }

Sunflower Mornings Table

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Sunflower Table

Wishing You a Sunflower Morning! Sunflowers are fun flowers and butterflies are guaranteed to bring smiles to every face. Pull up a chair and enjoy this orange marmalade bread at your next breakfast party! Orange Marmalade Bread 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1 10-ounce jar orange marmalade 2 3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon … { Continue Reading }

Elephant Baby Shower

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Elephant Baby Diaper Cake
Elephant Baby Shower Diaper Cake

Elephant Baby Shower This weekend, I created some elephant cupcake toppers and gift tags for a friend's daughter's first birthday party! Elephants are becoming very popular as a party theme - birthdays and baby showers.  Ashley Lloyd recently shared this "Lil' Squirt Baby Shower"with me and it was a darling elephant shower- she didn't miss a detail! Details I loved: Create-a-Crepe Bar: What a … { Continue Reading }

Backyard Cookout with Bottle Aprons!

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Bottle Aprons
Black and White Backyard Cookout Table

Enjoy a backyard cookout this spring! No matter what the occasion, add a little fun to your table with these bottle aprons! Pick out a fabric that matches your theme! Another idea? Give each guest a different color and you won't mix up drinks! These are super cute monogrammed too! Bottle Aprons Here's What You Need: * 1/3 yard of fabric = 10 to 12 aprons * Bias tape, double fold = one package … { Continue Reading }