Christmas Cookie Exchange

Christmas Cookie Swap

Obviously, I like to bake.  But around the holidays there are so many other things to do!  So I understand that whipping up batches of Christmas cookies is not only time consuming, but can be overwhelming.  That's why I love the idea hosting a Christmas Cookie Exchange.  It's a great excuse to get ... Continue Reading

Homemade Holiday Treats

Homemade Christmas Presents

Every year we find ourselves in the same situation.  We want to give something special to our friends, neighbors, coworkers and teachers for Christmas.  But since this list of recipients can be lengthy, the gift needs to be relatively inexpensive.  Here are some clever yet simple ideas that will ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Polar Express Birthday

Polar Express Birthday Party

It's Friday!  So let's indulge in a party that is full of sweet treats and just perfect for the holidays.  Today's real party is the creation of the talented Houston area photographer and mother of two, Shalonda of Chubby Cheek Photography.  We first introduced you to Shalonda when we featured her ... Continue Reading

We Have a Winner!

Spaceships and Laser Beams Giveaway Winner

It's Friday and it’s time for us to announce our lucky winner of the $50 gift card to Spaceships and Laser Beams. So here goes! Congrats Kerrie! I know you will enjoy your adorable party printables!  Please contact me before Wednesday, December 15th to claim your prize. Thank you to ... Continue Reading

Online Cake Decorating Class

Inspiration Board: Tree Trimming Party

Tree Trimming Party

Growing up, I was always so excited the night we decorated our Christmas tree.  It was just my immediate family, but we would make an event out of it.  With Christmas music in the background, we'd  oooh and aahh over each ornament as we carefully hung everything from dainty china ornaments to ... Continue Reading

Giveaway: Spaceships & Laser Beams

Spaceships & Laser Beams Giveaway

It's Monday and we're kicking off the week with a fabulous giveaway from Spaceships and Laser Beams! We first introduced you to Spaceships and Laser Beams back in October when we featured their Vintage Car Birthday Party.  S&LB offers stylish party printables specifically for the little man in ... Continue Reading

We Have a Winner!

Crate and Barrel Giveaway Winner

Finally!  It's what you've been waiting for all day.  It’s time for us to announce our lucky winner of the $100 gift card to Crate and Barrel. So here goes! Congrats Heather! I know you will enjoy spending your Crate and Barrel gift card!  Please contact me before Wednesday, December 8th to ... Continue Reading

Fabulous Cake Friday: Superfine Bakery

Macaroon Cake by Superfine Bakery

It's Friday again and it's time for another Fabulous Cake!  Today's stunning creation plays on the hot macaron trend.  Everywhere I look, I see macarons lately!!  Well this cake takes macarons to a whole new level.  This sleek design was created by Andrea Boudewijn, the talented cake artist behind ... Continue Reading

Craftsy Cake Decorating Class

Fab Find: Holiday Sweet Skewers

Holiday Sweet Skewers by Sweets Indeed

Today's Fab Find is the creation of the candy and dessert station geniuses over at Sweets Indeed.  We first featured Sweets Indeed back in September when we showcased their Modern Train Party and then again in our Halloween Party Favors guest post written by Lindsey of Bella Grace Party Designs.  ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Candyland Christmas

Candyland Christmas Dessert Bar

Today we're diving head first into the holiday season with this amazing dessert table created by Bird of Bird's Party which features her Candyland Christmas Collection.  This whimsical display features red and white stripes, oodles of candy canes, gingerbread men and rockin' robins.  It's a winter ... Continue Reading