July 4th Chocolate Peanut Butter Pops

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Happy July 4th Weekend! We've been sharing lots of inspiration with you over the last several weeks to get you ready for neighborhood barbecues, backyard dinner parties, and kids' celebrations for the 4th! Here are some links if you missed any of the posts: Pop Rocks Rimmed Cocktails for the 4th! Free 4th of July Printables (banners, tags,  + more!) July 4th Party Ideas More Patriotic … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} Summer Sips

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Summer is here! It's time to enjoy refreshing drinks on the patio with friends. I absolutely love mixing up delicious cocktails for backyard dinner parties and celebrations. Add some cute drink stirrers or drink flags for a little extra decoration. Another favorite tip? Freeze lemonade or other fruit juices in ice trays instead of plain ice cubes for a colorful splash that won't water down your … { Continue Reading }

Watermelon Mojito Pops

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Watermelon mojito pops I absolutely adore coming across a fabulous site to add to my ever-growing list of favorite blogs! Sugar + Charm is definitely at the top now! Serving up sweet recipes + charming craft ideas that are perfect for every occasion. My new obsession? The Watermelon Mojito Pops that author Eden whipped up! Tropical in color and the perfect amount of sweetness for a summer treat. … { Continue Reading }

{Brunch Idea} Yogurt Bar

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Yogurt Bar Hosting a party soon?! Whether it's a baby shower, wedding shower, or simple neighborhood brunch, a YOGURT BAR is a sweet + creative food station to set up for guests. Not only is it easy but healthy too! MIX-IN IDEAS Yogurts: Greek Yogurt, Fresh Plain Yogurt, Vanilla Yogurt, Strawberry Yogurt, etc. Fresh Fruit: raspberries, strawberries, sliced bananas, blueberries, sliced … { Continue Reading }

{Recipe} Cupcake Fondue Party

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Move over chocolate, CUPCAKE FONDUE has arrived! When I first heard about cupcake fondue, I was mesmerized. Created by Amanda Krueger of Bake it Pretty (a wonderful resource for sweet party supplies + baking goodies), this cupcake fondue recipe is just what you need to celebrate summer in style! CUPCAKE FONDUE 3 cups powdered sugar 1/3 cup liquid (orange juice, fruit juice, milk, or … { Continue Reading }

Cake Batter Recipes Round-up!

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Whenever I hear "cake batter", I look up faster than my new little puppy does when he hears the food bowl being filled.FAST!  Cake batter is one of my absolute favorite flavors, and I'm OH SO HAPPY that there are so many recipes being created to enjoy this sweet cake batter taste in everything from candy bark to cupcakes - and even pancakes! So take a little tour with me of some of my favorite … { Continue Reading }

Pie Favors in a Jar {Recipes}

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Just like "on a stick", everything gets infinitely cuter when layered inside a mason jar and tied with a simple ribbon or tag. Favors are no exception! So make these delicious fruity pies in mini mason jars (or regular size!) then sit back and listen to your guests "ooh" and "aah" over how darn cute you are! Mini Mason Jar Pies INGREDIENTS Pie Crust Dough 2 12 oz. cans of cherry, apple or … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} S’more Cupcakes + S’more Truffles

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Every summer I headed off to camp in the North Carolina mountains, and I always loved the campfires we would have (and the SMORES we would eat)! Host your own campfire with a fire pit in your backyard - or build your own outdoor fire! The memories you will make roasting s'mores will certainly last a lifetime - I cherish mine! So I thought I'd share some fun + delicious s'more desserts for you … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} Cinco de Mayo Menu

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With Cinco de Mayo just days away and summer around the corner, we wanted to share a fiesta-worthy Cinco de Mayo menu that you can make for outdoor parties, birthdays, special occasions and of course - May 5th! So get your sombrero on and get cookin'... we have quite a delicious menu for you! 1. Margarita Shrimp Cocktail with Grilled Avocado Guacamole Serves 4 Margarita Shrimp 1/4 cup gold … { Continue Reading }

Mini Ice Cream Cones

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Serve Mini Ice Cream Cones for guests as a late-night treat. These little bites are perfect for summer weddings or outdoor dinner parties. Let guests add toppings from a DIY toppings bar (fill small glass bowls with sprinkles, chocolate chips, fruit, etc). I love this round cone holder with a pedestal but also check online restaurant equipment stores to find other styles of cone holders. You can … { Continue Reading }