Host an Oscar Party: Invites & Cocktails {2011 Edition}

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Host an Oscars Party The Oscars are just a couple of weeks away. This year, the Oscars will air on Sunday, February 27th. The nominees are out so it's time to get some red-carpet worthy tips for this glamorous evening. This year, I'm throwing a super fun Oscar Viewing Party sponsored by Orville Redenbacher so stay tuned! This is just the first of several Oscar Party Posts, we'll show you … { Continue Reading }

Heart Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies Brand new bloggers in party/food/entertaining are popping up left and right - and I think it's FABULOUS! It's just more ideas floating around for all of us to love! Such as these Heart Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies from Paige of Paiges of Style. Her site is new so go give it some love! She sent these ever to share with our readers, and who wouldn't love receiving these … { Continue Reading }

Rose Cake Pops Tutorial

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Rose Cake Pops Tutorial Cake pops are delightful little bites of sweet cake coated with chocolate. Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and we have lots of tutorials and DIY ideas for you. We especially love rosettes so we had to share this "Rose Cake Pop" tutorial with you! If you try your hand at these cuties, be sure to send us a picture! Thanks to Audrey Novak of Sweet Cheeks … { Continue Reading }

Lemon Love: Top 5 Luscious Lemon Desserts

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Lemon Love: 5 Luscious Lemon Desserts What's not to love about fresh lemon desserts?! It's bitterly cold across the country this winter so I'm dreaming of ocean water, palm trees, and fresh citrus! Good thing lemons are available year long so you can lighten up the New Year with these luscious lemon desserts! Serve a lemon dessert as a favor at your next brunch or dinner party! Simply wrap … { Continue Reading }

Guilt-Free Holiday Drink Recipes

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Crystal Light shared these low calorie holiday drink recipes with me, and they are oh so good! I love the stuff day in and day out but you can add a few simple twists for a delightfully delicious holiday drink (without all the calories). What's your favorite Crystal Light flavor? Set up a "make your own cocktail bar" with a few different flavors of Crystal Light and a variety of liquors and … { Continue Reading }

Christmas Morning Breakfast with Willow House

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We recently hosted a fun giveaway of Willow House products and had the pleasure of styling a shoot with their holiday line. Thanks to Martha Hjorth for letting me style away with the gorgeous Willow House items. Huge thanks to Kristen Steele Photography for the amazing photos! Christmas morning is a magical time during the holiday season. The children are eager to open presents and sweet … { Continue Reading }

Holiday Round Up

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Christmas Dessert Recipes + Heritage Tree

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Looking for the winner of the Ultimate Hostess Gift - Naomi Gray jewelry? Head over here to find out! Joyful Dessert Party & Heritage Tree Family Heritage Tree A Christmas tree should smile with the spirit of love.  This Christmas tree smiles with family memories.  Each year add a picture for each of your children and grandchildren in a little picture frame.  In early years, … { Continue Reading }

Joyeux Noel Holiday Desserts: Part 2

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Joyeux Noel Holiday Desserts: Part 2 If you missed Part 1 of this Joyeux Noel Holiday Dinner Party then click here because you in for a TREAT! Paula of Frog Prince Paperie is one stylish designer who set up this gorgeous holiday table for her family. It was so gorgeous, in fact, that we had to split it up! Here, we are showcasing the holiday sweet treats. And read down to learn how you can host … { Continue Reading }

How to Make Cupcake Truffles

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Though I am much more of a small, gift store type of person, there are occasions when one must enter a Wal-Mart. A search for gold glittered letters I had previously seen there was today's occasion to enter the mega-store. Though I didn't have luck with the letters, I did run across these cuties - Cupcake Truffles. I about died. Love. Had to show ya'll! Rich chocolate with a smooth center and … { Continue Reading }