Italian-Inspired Farewell Party~Ciao!

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  Last weekend I hosted a very fun party, but one that left me very sad. Our close friends Tracey and Michael {we showed you their pretty home HERE and HERE} are heading to a new job in Rome, Italy! Seriously, aren't they SO lucky?!? We wanted to send them off in style and despite … [Read more...]

Halloween Party Invitations in Repurposed Apothecary-Style Spice Jars

Mini-Apothecary Spice Jars as Creative Halloween Party Invitations

Are you still trying to figure out invitations for your Halloween party?  Look no further--I've got you covered!  Check out these darling mini-apothecary jars (they used to be spice containers) that have been turned into frightfully fabulous invitation holders, courtesy of a little imagination and … [Read more...]

An AMAZING Ice Cream Birthday Party!!

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!! What little girl or boy wouldn't want an ice cream birthday party?  I just had to share this amazing event that my dear friend Courtney put together for her daughter's 9th birthday. Courtney is an amazing woman, friend, and mother!  She … [Read more...]

Summer Girls Night Out

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A few weeks ago I hosted a Kick-Off Summer Girl's Night Out Party. I wanted to get my new neighbors and friends together before summer got in full swing. It was a great night, and even more fun because Terry came down to help me pull it off and put her signature stylish touch on everything. We … [Read more...]

Turning Thirty-Something Fashionista Birthday Party!

Fashionista Party!!

Ohh....What a (fun) night!  Terry & I (Christy was recovering in Tennessee from her Disney trip and Better Homes & Gardens Photoshoot--but we really missed her!) spent last week preparing for a very SPECIAL event... Terry's Birthday Party! It's safe to say that we both get a little … [Read more...]

Must-Have Recipe for Easy Summer Entertaining: Mojitos!

Mojito Recipe

Not too long ago, I posted a tutorial on making your own wooden beverage tags a la Ballard Designs (read about that HERE).  The tag I chose to use while shooting the "after" photo was one of my favorites:  mojitos!  Since my husband has created the absolute best mojito recipe I've ever tasted, I … [Read more...]

My Son’s 7th Birthday Camping Party & Giveaway

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My oldest son turned seven last week.  I ache all over just typing the number-- seven.  How did he get so big so fast?  He also has his first loose tooth, well actually teeth, as if turning seven wasn't enough! My son is totally into Star Wars, what seven-year old boy isn't these days? Since we had … [Read more...]

Fall Engagement Party {Apple Cider Bar}

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I recently hosted an Engagement Party at my parents' home (who were gracious enough to let us borrow their home for a night) for a very special couple {my brother-in-law and now sister-in-law!} My original idea for the party was to have it outside with a "Fall" theme.  We hosted it at my parents … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween–A Spooky Holiday Bash

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I just wanted to share some photos from my 2010 Halloween Party... It was such a fun event for adults and kids alike.   I am not hosting a party this year which I am bittersweet about.  I had such a busy October and November is jam-packed with weddings  and holiday events, so it just wasn't in the … [Read more...]

Pink Cupcake Birthday Party

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  I am so excited to post our first Event-tastic Party.  This party is extra special to me because it was created for my niece's 3rd birthday by my incredibly talented sister, Tracy.  My sister is one of the most creative people I know.  She has created her own line of note cards & … [Read more...]

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