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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

Backyard Cookout with Bottle Aprons!

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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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

Ladies Luncheon + Recipe

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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 … { read more }

Sweet Teen’s Birthday Party

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Autograph Pillows for Birthday Party

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }