{Recipes} Summer Sips

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summer cocktail recipes

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

{Recipes} Breakfast + Brunch Treats

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Hosting a breakfast or brunch party? It can be fun to host a summer get-together in the morning for a change and lots of delicious menu options. From pancakes and waffles to parfaits and muffins, brunches have lots of fun party foods you can serve to guests! Change things up and host a "BIRTHDAY BRUNCH" for a friend or family member. Or host a BREAKFAST FOR DAD for Father's Day this month. … { read more }

5 Bite Size Party Dessert Recipes

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Good things come in small packages! Serving food that is easy to eat while mixing and mingling is KEY to a successful party! Guests want to easily nibble and enjoy themselves without worrying about spilling, dropping, or tipping anything over. So serve up BITE SIZE desserts for sweet treats that are sure to please your crowd. JUMP TO: Banana Split Bites | Chocolate Peanut Butter Bon-Bons |Mini … { read more }

{Recipe} Mini S’mores Cakes

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Serve up Mini S'mores Cakes for a twist to the traditional s'more! Little individual cakes are too cute for birthday parties so let each guest have their own. Hosting an outdoor patio party or children's camp-out party? No matter the occasion, these mini s'mores cakes would make a sweet dessert! ADD SOME FUN: Try topping these little sweet s'mores with crushed nuts, sprinkles, or chopped toffee … { read more }

Orange & Pink Cottonfield Wedding

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Bright + Colorful Arizona Wedding There is something so festive + flirty about pink and orange, and we LOVE how this bride incorporated the bright hues into her wedding held in a 1930s manor house next to a cotton field in Arizona. How neat! The bride chose roses and gerber daises along with colorful paper lanterns to set the whimsical yet romantic mood. TREND ALERT - We have seen parasols … { read more }

Planning The Big Day: Bridesmaid Dresses

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Planning the Big Day: Bridesmaid Dresses I promised myself I’d never be that bride that made her girls walk down the aisle in something unsightly….think layers of taffeta, oodles of crinoline and bows where bows are just NOT meant to be. So when choosing the dresses for my bridesmaids I had a few goals in mind: You WILL be able to wear it again, you WON’T have to re-mortgage your house to pay … { read more }

Black, White, & Green Texas Wedding Showcase

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Elegant Texas Wedding This Texas wedding is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!   Thank you to Aves Photographic Design for sharing this wedding with us and for introducing us to an incredibly amazing couple Lauren & Chris! Lauren and Chris got married in the summer in Lauren's hometown, Colleyville, Texas.   Lauren comes from an incredibly close family, so it was important to her that she was able to … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: The First Gift!

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The First Gift! Just needed to veer off the ‘planning’ track a bit this week to share the story of excitement that was the receipt of the first gift off of our registry : ) It’s strange, because we obviously knew we’d be getting gifts, but it’s surprising just how thrilling that initial delivery can be… It was a cold and snowy day and I was not in such a great mood after trekking through the … { read more }