Sweet Treat: March Madness Cookies

March Madness Cookies

For those of you who are basketball fans, you know that March Madness begins today.  Yes, the next few weeks will be filled with more NCAA basketball than you can handle.  We're excited about the tournament, knowing that our team is playing.  Fingers crossed that they make it out of the first ... Continue Reading

St. Paddy’s Day Cupcakes

St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes

I first saw these cupcakes on The Hostess Blog and I just couldn't resist sharing them as well.  So in honor of St. Paddy's Day, here are the most charming cupcakes, created by the talented Jeanne Benedict.  I LOVE the 'Beer Cupcake' and those Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes are sounding pretty good ... Continue Reading

Inspiration Board: Super Mario Bros Birthday

Super Mario Brothers Birthday Inspiration

Super Mario Brothers is such a popular theme when it comes to birthday parties.  We actually featured an adorable Mario and Luigi Birthday party last spring, which was chalk full of charming DIY goodness.  Today we'll take a look a some additional ideas to help you create a *Super* Mario Bros ... Continue Reading

Sweet Easter Desserts

Sweet Easter Desserts

Last week we started to get ready for Easter with a casual Easter brunch menu, a creative tablescape and some sparking cocktails.  But a celebration wouldn't be complete without something sweet.  So today, we take a look at some Easter desserts that are both delightful and delicious.   All of the ... Continue Reading

Casual Easter Brunch: The Cocktails

We're planning a casual Easter brunch at home and so far we've covered the menu and the tablescape.  The final touch for our Easter brunch is a light refreshing cocktail... The Mimosa! I don't think there is a cocktail better suited for brunch than a mimosa.  Here are several delicious recipes ... Continue Reading

Casual Easter Brunch: Table Decor on a Budget

Now that we've covered the Easter Brunch Menu, let's move on to the table. It's Easter and it needs to look like it's Easter. But it can't break the bank, especially this year with everyone watching their budgets.  This tablescape is festive yet can be put together for under $35! Here's what ... Continue Reading


Giveaway: Plates & Napkins (and so much more!)

Plates & Napkins Giveaway

We've got another great giveaway for you today!  This time we're helping you get ready for your next big bash.  Whether it be Easter, a birthday party, a bridal shower or baby shower, you'll be all set with the perfect party supplies. Thanks to the generous people over at PlatesAndNapkins.com, ... Continue Reading

Casual Easter Brunch: The Menu

If you don't have big family plans for Easter but you still want to celebrate, why not have a casual brunch at home.   You can still take care of the little details that will make your holiday special.  Over the next few days, we'll provide a delicious menu, an inexpensive but festive holiday ... Continue Reading

Fab Find: Cupcake Liner Garland

Cupcake Liner Garland

I was instantly a fan when I spotted these adorable garlands made of cupcake liners on 100 Layer Cake, a fabulous blog full of gorgeous wedding inspiration.  Really, I love just about anything related to cakes or cupcakes.  And this is such a clever use of cupcake wrappers... I want to throw a party ... Continue Reading

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Real Party: Cookies and Milk

Cookies and Milk Party

Today's real party is another fabulous event by Jessica Levitt.  Really, this talented mom of two should think about styling parties professionally because she definitely has a knack for it.  We featured the Construction Birthday Party she threw for her son along with the Peaches & Cream Party ... Continue Reading