Sweet & Sparkling Holiday Party (+Free Printable Collection)

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Free Christmas Holiday Party Printables
Holiday Treats: Gingerbread Marshmallows + Candy Apples!

We're in for a treat! Lemonberry Moon + Forever Your Prints teamed up for an absolutely darling party! With the holidays approaching, I'm always looking for clever ideas and party treats to use for holiday parties. There are definitely lots of cute ones in this party that I plan to use this year! I especially adore the edible cupcake stands (tutorial here),  ornament "cake bombs". Too cute (and … { read more }

Red, White, + Blue! 4th of July Party!

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Thanks to Nancy of A to Zebra Celebrations for stopping by with this 4th of July inspiration while I'm still on my honeymoon!   Are you wanting to celebrate 4th of July in style, but on a small budget? A lot of my inspiration came from a board I created on Pinterest.com. Do you follow me there? I was excited to challenge myself and figure out how to style something that would "WOW" your … { read more }

Kris Kringle’s Hot Buttered Rum & Red Velvet Bites!

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A lot of readers ask what type of treats I love to give to friends over the holidays. They are looking for easy, delicious recipes that are perfect to give away. Check out some bite size Christmas treats here as well as some easy recipes here. For another idea, I took a few pictures of the RED VELVET CHEESECAKE BITES I gave away to my friends this year! Pair these with a hot buttered rum recipe … { 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 }

{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 }

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 }

Win $100 to The Green Kangaroo!

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Happy Thursday, Ya'll! The holidays are HERE so it's time to send out holiday cards - or New Years cards, a new favorite tradition of mine! I'm loving these stylish designs by The Green Kangaroo, and one lucky winner will receive $100 to The Green Kangaroo to shop til you drop! TGK is giving back. With every holiday order, The Green Kangaroo is donating a toy or clothing item to a child in need … { read more }