May 16th, 2009 |
Looking to throw a birthday party with a festive theme?
Try using an Asian theme…complete with paper lanterns, chopsticks and fortune cookies!
Set the stage for your celebration by setting up one long table and hanging paper lanterns above it to define the space. Use shades of red, orange and pink, with accents of gold to set your [...]
May 15th, 2009 |
Hosting a bridal shower for a bride-to-be that considers herself the next “Martha Stewart”!? Host a Domestic Diva shower!
Invite your guests to an afternoon of culinary activities! Send a festive invitation, like this one from Wedding Paper Divas, and include a recipe card and instructions for every guest to bring [...]
May 7th, 2009 |
There’s just something tantalizing about the tanginess of lemon….it’s light and fresh….and I could eat an entire plate of lemon bars if you were to put them in front of me!
These tangy desserts offer an intense burst of citrus flavor that will compliment any Spring meal:
1. Lemon Madeleines
April 30th, 2009 |
Now the weather is starting to get nicer, my mind keeps filling with ideas of outdoor entertaining. I live in the Midwest, so there are only a few months out of the year that you can actually throw a party outside. There are just so many options – pitch a tent in your backyard, [...]
April 16th, 2009 |
Candy buffets have been popping up at weddings for a while now – but why not take the concept and present a candy buffet at your next birthday party, shower or dinner party? Not only is it a fun, colorful display of sugar….but it’s an activity for your guests….and a great favor for them [...]
April 10th, 2009 |
In my opinion, one of the best parts of Spring are the irrestibable strawberries that are in season. I found 9 new strawberry treats that are sure to make your stomach start to growl!
1. Lemon Pound Cake with Mint Berries and Cream (Southern Living)
2. Strawberry Daiquiris (Williams Sonoma)
3. Strawberry Genoise with Whipped Cream (Williams Sonoma)
4. Pink [...]
March 28th, 2009 |
Need a good dessert, fast?! Don’t have time to bake?
Try these adorable new Sweet Treat Cupcakes from Cold Stone Creamery. It’s way too difficult to decide which you want….which is probably why they are sold in 6 packs!
Perfect for birthday parties, dinner parties, or an office birthday.
Which flavor [...]
March 3rd, 2009 |
As I am sure you can tell from my previous posts, I am in love with the color yellow this season!
People tend to shy away from the yellow & black pairing, as to not resemble a bumble bee…..however, this season the combination is nothing short of striking!
I think this color combination could make an excellent inspiration [...]
March 1st, 2009 |
Something old, something new, something borrowed….and something blue! Celebrate with the bride in your life with a lavish bridal brunch.
Keep your table setting simple and elegant by using all white….white linens, white place settings, white flowers.
Serve a delicious lunch of cucumber & crab appetizers, a warm goat cheese salad and lemon-herb chicken (via Williams [...]