October 14th, 2009 |
I am always on the look-out for gender-neutral baby shower themes, and as you can tell, I love putting a sophisticated spin on them. I think it’s important to remember that the shower may be celebrating the upcoming arrival of a baby, but it is also in honor of the mom-to-be…..so it’s important to [...]
October 12th, 2009 |
Halloween isn’t just for kids! It’s a great opportunity to gather all of your adult friends for a festive cocktail party. To keep the event looking more mature than child-like, set the tone with a black and white theme, add in a little sparkle, a special cocktail….and you have a party that will have [...]
September 29th, 2009 |
LOVE this idea from brightideas.com…..darling for a little girl’s birthday party!
1 box (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
3 cups prepared vanilla frosting
48 pieces thin pretzels twists
¼ cup pink decorating sugar
1 ½ cups M&M’S® Brand Chocolate Candies
¼ cup M&M’S® Brand Peanut Chocolate Candies
3 strands licorice laces
Green food coloring
24 paper cupcake liners
2 sheet pans
1. Preheat oven [...]
September 16th, 2009 |
When planning your wedding, consider thinking outside of the box when it comes to thanking your bridesmaids for their support during the planning process. I suggest hosting a Bridesmaid Luncheon the week prior to the wedding – an event that is full of pretty things, kind words of appreciation, and some quality girl-time before the big [...]
August 17th, 2009 |
If you are throwing a baby shower for a woman that is ALL girl – this idea is for you! Pretty, pink, and full of polka dots and flowers!
I love this invitation from Minted! It fits in perfectly with our girly pink theme….but would also be adorable for a cupcake [...]
August 13th, 2009 |
This baby shower was featured yesterday over at the F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S Project Nursery….it was my first “contributor” post for them! So exciting! But, this baby shower turned out so cute….I had to share it with you too!
When throwing a baby shower for a woman expecting twins, take inspiration from Noah’s Arc! [...]
July 27th, 2009 |
It’s no secret that I absolutely L-O-V-E dessert! Chocolate, cookies, candy…..and tarts……lots, and lots of tarts! So I am pretty much obsessed with this idea….I can’t wait to have a party just to try it out!
Instead of making one large tart to serve as dessert to your guests, set up a “make-your-own-tart” dessert bar.
What type of [...]
July 21st, 2009 |
We celebrated my sister’s boyfriend’s birthday Saturday night by cruising around Chicago on a boat. Since the party had a boating theme, the sailboat cupcake seemed to be the perfect dessert! They turned out so cute, I just had to share them with you!
These would be perfect for the Sail Away children’s birthday party [...]
July 6th, 2009 |
S’mores is a summertime favorite – what could be better than a combination of chocolate, marshmallow, and graham crackers?! Although the classic version is one of my ultimate treats…I thought I would find a few new ways to update the classic!
Try a s’mores sundae by combining ice cream with the classic ingredients, [...]