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,

Hostess Gifts: Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas

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The Morning After Hostess Gifts Whether you’re the hostess or the party-goer, we all know the next morning can be painful whether it’s the cleanup or a hangover and for some, it’s both. Now that it’s the season for holiday parties, what better hostess gift then the ingredients for either bloody mary’s (a.k.a. the hangover remedy) or mimosas? It’s a thoughtful and simple way to

Top 8 DIY Wedding Crafts

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Top 8 DIY Wedding Crafts The fabulous Martha Stewart crafters design dozens of templates and wedding crafts for the DIY bride. We’ll admit we’re pretty smitten with everything her team designs. We’ve pulled our TOP 8 DIY Wedding Crafts to share with you! From escort cards to menu templates, these ideas will help keep costs down without sacrificing style! 1 Table Numbers An easy to

Top 5: Winter Wedding Centerpieces

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There is just something about a Winter wedding that lends itself to everything crisp and whimsical. From the cool temperatures to the potential for a dusting of snow on the ground, I get so excited thinking of how much fun you can have implementing the winter theme on your big day-especially when it comes to your centerpieces. I’ll start with the idea of using ornaments;

Wedding Showcase: Peacock Details

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Vintage Peacock What really struck me about this Albany, Georgia wedding were the florals. Absolutely stunning bouquets with peacock accents make it both unique and modern. Snap dragons, orchids, peonies combines for rich jewel tones in in purple and eggplant hues. Simple votive holders filled with crystal gems and an orchid are striking set on a cocktail table. With the reception held at a local

Wedding Showcase: Romantic Teal

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Romantic Teal Wedding: World’s Fair Pavilion Hints of romantic teal make this wedding classic and gorgeous. Held at the World’s Fair Pavilion, the couple, Andon Bazzell and Mike Filsinger exchanged vows right before sunset on the terrace. The pavilion’s regal and dramatic air fit the couple perfectly. Birdcages have always been a favorite of mine, and we have incorporated them in several designs. Using a birdcage as a

DIY: Homemade Marshmallows & Smores

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Homemade Marshmallows This holiday season, surprise neighbors and friends with homemade marshmallows! Marcie Lenick shared these gorgeous images of her homemade marshmallows. Want to try your hand at making homemade marshmallows? Marcie used Alton Brown’s recipe for Homemade Marshmallows. They’re really quite easy and you can flavor them with various extracts like peppermint for hot cocoa! Thanks Marcie, for sharing this homemade treat! Smores Kit

Her Perfect Day: Dream Wedding Giveaway

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Her Perfect Day: Dream Wedding Giveaway Attention Nashville brides, do you have a unique engagement story? Her Nashville and Wedding 101 are are excited to provide a special bride-to-be with a free dream wedding! The vendors at Wedding 101 will receive nearly $20,000 in services and goods for their dream wedding. Visit hernashvlille.com to submit your story by December 31st, 2010 at 5 p.m. Five lucky

Cake + Mason Jars = Delicious! {Giveaway}

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Congratulations Tracy. You are the winner of the Cake Jars Giveaway (chosen via random.org). Check your email! Cake Jars When this arrives at your door, you know it’s going to be a good day. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, that IS cake in a mason jar and LET me tell you, it is not just “cake” but it’s decadent, delicious, layer by layer amazingness. That’s how

Wedding Showcase: Blues & Browns

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Blue & Chocolate Brown Wedding Showcase Tamara Cohen of TC Event Design , the fabulous designer behind this wedding showcase shared with us some of the details that made this wedding a fabulous fete!  The bride is a computer designer and came up with her own trendy set of logos / wedding imprintables that carried through the invite, program, table cards, placecards, and so much more.

Holiday Cocktails & Festive Winter Recipes

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Winter Holiday Party Planner Looking for some fabulously festive cocktail recipes paired with delicious appetizers? Got that! Take a look inside this Winter Holiday Party Planner for dozens of recipes and sample menus! And if you like Jack Daniels, you’re in for a treat! I had the honor of writing this Winter Edition Cookbook so I hope you enjoy! More Holiday Cocktail Recipes And for

Holiday Weddings: Decor Details

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Holiday Weddings The little details are my favorite part of a wedding – the escort cards, table numbers, door wreaths – I eat it up. All of these details add to the beauty of a wedding, and today we’re showcasing holiday and winter wedding details from invitations to flower petal cones. What is your favorite wedding detail? Table Number – Timeless Paper Holiday Lights Invitation