“Buddy the Elf” Holiday Brunch!

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buddy the elf holiday party
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Creative holiday parties just make our day so this "Buddy the ELF" themed holiday brunch just took the cake! Elf is one of my absolute favorite holiday movies, and I think it's such a cute idea to design a party all around your fave holiday movie! That's exactly what Dina Hafez-Suggs of Deliciously Darling Events did for her friends! "ELF has to be my favorite holiday movie of all times and … { read more }

Spreading Real Cheer through Holiday Decorating!

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The holidays are here and the decorating has begun! I'm so excited to share some fun decorating ideas with you and let you shares yours here too! I have partnered with Sears to share how I spread real cheer throughout the season. One of the ways I love to spread cheer through holiday decorating is gift packaging. I absolutely LOVE packaging gifts in cute and clever ways. Here are a few of my … { read more }

Are you a Frost Bite or a Meet Me At The Mist-letoe?

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This time of year, there is certainly no shortage of delicious cookie and Christmas treat recipes floating around the web. So I'm excited to share a few recipes for COCKTAILS & MOCKTAILS so your party has some super sweet sips too! Sierra Mist Mixologists (I think I'd like that job title!) have shared some of their fabulous cocktail and mocktail recipes with us today! They asked a few bloggers … { read more }

{Freebie} “Snow Day” Drinks + Treats Gift Set

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Today’s homemade DIY gift idea is a set of three hot drinks and sweet treats, perfectly paired for snuggling up in front of a cozy fire.  These gift sets are so simple to make (even the marshmallows!), but look impressive and taste great. Enjoy! After blending up the drink mixes and baking up the sweet treats (recipes below), package them up in kraft coffee bags and clear plastic bags from The … { read more }

My Tiny Prints 2011 Christmas Card!

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I teamed up with Tiny Prints for Christmas cards this year, and I'm so happy with how they turned out! Black + white stripes is a fave of mine (in fact, black/white stripes appear somewhere in both my books - and will be a signature pattern in my wedding next June). I love how we were able to get Henry in there too! I'll be mailing these in vibrant red envelopes with a custom return address stamp. … { read more }

Free Happy Holiday Printables!

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Thanks to Jennifer of May Details for the very generous HAPPY HOLIDAY freebie that we get to share with you today! Jennifer is a very talented designer whose printables cover everything from birthday parties and weddings to baby and bridal showers! Hop over to May Details to browse around (check out her Cute As a Button and Sweet Shoppe designs, my fave!) These cute printables would be … { read more }

Top 10 Holiday Decorating Must-Haves + Win American Express Gift Card!

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It's time to decorate for the holidays - my favorite time of year! This year is the first year I'll be enjoying Christmas in Nashville so I'm very excited to decorate my home with lots of holiday decor. I know lots of young couples that are also enjoying Christmas in new apartments or homes or are on the search for a new home (I'm in this category!). You'll find lots of tips in this post for … { read more }

{Holiday} Celebrate the Season With A Hot Toddy Bar

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My sweet friend and owner of the custom party boutique Fancy That and the talented Inkberry combined forces to create a classic HOT TODDY BAR to celebrate the season for a girl's night out. She took her love of tartan plaid and combined it with her other love, the movie Holiday Inn.  This nostalgic table conjures up visions of warm cozy evenings in a snow covered cabin. There is no better way to … { read more }

Sushi Inspired Holiday Party!

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Who knew that sushi could become the inspiration for a gorgeous holiday party? Well, Mele Amore Events designed this absolutely gorgeous holiday gathering with sushi details! Full of clean, modern decor and of course - sushi! From the twinkle lights to the sushi snowman, this festive gathering provides lots of inspirational ideas for your own holiday party. Remember that less is more sometimes so … { read more }

{Christmas} Vintage Red Truck Toy Drive Party + Free Printables

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Finding a way to give back over the CHRISTMAS SEASON is always a goal of mine, so when this TOY DRIVE PARTY hit our inbox, I knew I wanted to share it with you! From Deanna Talwalker of Mirabelle Creations, this party also features FREE PRINTABLES to use for your party! Thanks for sharing these with our readers, Deanna! You've given back in so many ways. "We have hosted cookie swap and gift … { read more }