{Giveaway} Donuts & Doilies Birthday Party

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Donuts & Doilies Birthday

Photography by Todd Studios Photography This darling birthday party was submitted by Jeannie Gearin and it is so unique and fun!  Jeannie worked with Linnette from PaperGlitter and they really were a great team!  Together they worked together to incorporate the paper goods into the desserts that Jeannie baked and decorated.  I know Jeannie's daughter Molly must have LOVED this birthday!  And if … { read more }

7 April Fool’s Day Treats & Recipes

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Play some tricks on friends or family this April Fool's Day (FRIDAY) with these 7 sneaky little recipes! From mashed potato cones to pizza cake, your taste buds will be in for a some surprises! Save these for fun party recipes too! Guests love a good surprise! Here are the recipes + info for the pictures above! Plus, check below to learn how to share your own tricky recipes + April Fool's Day … { read more }

Tutorial: St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Cookies

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Really, does it get any cuter than this? St. Patrick's Day just got sweeter with these Pot O' Gold Cookies from The Sweet Adventures of Sugar Belle! We are thrilled that we can share the tutorial with you so you can make these cuties to celebrate the LUCKY day too! YOU WILL NEED: - 3-4 inch round cookie cutter - mini flower cutter, mashed into a cloud shape {from craft store like Hobby … { read more }

Green Outdoor Dinner Party + Stuffed Artichoke Recipe

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Green Outdoor Dinner Party No real surprise I love GREEN! I also happen to have a huge design crush on the quatrefoil shape seen above so when I discovered this fun fabric months ago - I snagged it up for a party design! Hosting dinner parties is one of my favorite ways to celebrate so I designed a green outdoor dinner party with this fabric and touches of Easter/Spring decor. Hope you love it … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }