Peaches & Cream Party

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  This peaches & cream party is so fun for spring and summer! Jessica from Juicy Bits designed it. She incorporated fun fabrics, paper lanterns, and yummy sweet treats! The children enjoyed peach picking and every guest got to take home with a fabric lined basket full of fresh peaches! One of my favorite ideas was the ice cream cart with cone wrappers in the pretty peach … { Continue Reading }

Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

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History Cinco de Mayo is a day of celebration in Mexico as it commemorates the Mexican army's unpredicted victory over the French soldiers in the Battle of Puebla that occurred on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo means "Fifth of May" in Spanish. Enjoy a Cinco de Mayo party with these ideas and recipes! Parasol Trees - A new way to decorate with paper parasols! I loved seeing this idea on Hostess … { Continue Reading }

Ladies Luncheon + Recipe

Ladies Luncheon Table Design

Let's Do Lunch "Only the pure of heart can make good soup." Beethoven Creamy Broccoli Soup 1 10-ounce package of frozen chopped broccoli 1 cup chicken broth 1 medium onion, chopped 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 teaspoon butter, softened 2 cups sour cream Combine the broccoli, chicken broth, onion, and nutmeg in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5 … { Continue Reading }

Sweet Teen’s Birthday Party

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How Sweet It Is... A sweet teen party is for Tweens, Teens, Princesses, and Queens! Blow up lots of balloons, provide lots of party hats and horns, and turn up the music to match the high-spirited styles of teens! This sweet teen wanted a way to remember her first slumber party so these autograph pillows did the trick! Learn how to make them below. Autograph Pillows Here's What You … { Continue Reading }

Orange Breakfast Party!

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Poppy Seed Muffins with Orange Glaze 3 cups flour, all-purpose 2 1/3 cups sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/8 cups vegetable oil 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice Thoroughly mix all the muffin ingredients until well blended. Fill each muffin tin a little more … { Continue Reading }

Ice Cream Party!

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Ice Cream Party

The weather is getting warmer, and that means it's time for ice cream parties!  Throwing an ice cream party is the perfect theme for almost any occasion! From a children's birthday party to a picnic party - ice cream is always a hit! TIPS: Don't be afraid to use *pattern* - stripes and polka dots add pizzazz to your table!  Don't have the perfect tablecloth? No problem, head to your favorite … { Continue Reading }

Blue & Yellow Baby Shower

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I am so excited to share this baby shower party with you! My sweet neighbors asked me to help them design a baby boy shower for a friend.  We decided on a simple blue and yellow theme with splashes of pastel green.  Since we knew the baby's name, we incorporated his monogram and name for an added touch! My favorite part of this shower was the blessings board.  We wanted a way for guests to … { Continue Reading }

Flower Pot Desserts

Baked Alaska Flower Pot Desserts
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Flower Pot Baked Alaska Desserts

Enjoy the spring weather and invite some friends over to enjoy dessert outside! Baked Alaskas, also known as glace au fours, are the perfect treat when served in flower pots! Individual Baked Alaska in Flower Pots 1 3 1/2-inch clay flower pot, one for each guest 1 pound cake, sliced 1/2-inch thick (find our recipe here) 1 gallon ice cream, your favorite 1 recipe for Never Fail Meringue In … { Continue Reading }

Madeline in Paris Birthday Party

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Did any of you grow up loving Madeline, because I definitely did!  So when Kate Landers, Boston's newest children's event planner, emailed me about her "Madeline in Paris" party - I was taken back to my childhood!  The lucky girls that attended this darling party "strolled the streets of Paris" and visited The Candy Shoppe, The Book & Toy Shoppe, The Clothing Shoppe, and The Flower … { Continue Reading }

Bridesmaid Luncheon: Miniature Wedding Cake Favors

Wedding Cake Favors
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Miniature Wedding Cake Favor Boxes

A bridesmaids luncheon should be an unforgettable moment. Small silver picture frames with pictures of the bridesmaids at a younger age make perfect place cards. Then go back a generation further by displaying wedding pictures of the parents and grandparents of the bride and groom. It is the special touches that create memories. Hint to extend the life of roses: Add 1/2-teaspoon bleach and … { Continue Reading }