June 11th, 2014 |

CHIC MERMAID PARTY by WH HOSTESS

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Be inspired by this chic and glamorous under the sea birthday party, featuring designs by WH Hostess, a dessert table by Sweet & Saucy Shop, and amazing decor ideas that will help inspire your mermaid party. [...]

May 22nd, 2014 |

PARTIES by WH HOSTESS | BABY CHIC SHOWER DECORATIONS, DESSERTS & DIY PROJECTS

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Enjoy a peek into the Baby Chic shower Kelly threw for her sister, featuring an aqua blue and coral color palette, classic baby elements, a stunning dessert table, and DIY projects that you can incorporate into your next party. This baby shower is a featured party in Kelly’s debut book, Stylish Kids’ Parties. [...]

March 18th, 2014 |

PARTIES by WH HOSTESS | COWGIRL

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A pink and turquoise cowgirl party by WH Hostess, full of charming western details, themed party decoration and creative dessert table. [...]

April 11th, 2013 |

FRESH FRUIT TART

fresh fruit tart recipe for spring entertaining

A fresh fruit tart recipe from lifestyle + entertaining blogger, Kelly Lyden. The perfect dessert for Spring parties. [...]

April 4th, 2013 |

SWEET & SALTY PEACH APPETIZER

peach sweet and salty appetizer recipe

For a sweet & salty appetizer this Spring, try pairing three of my favorite foods – peach, parmesan cheese and prosciutto. [...]

March 13th, 2013 |

CLOVER QUICHE for ST. PATRICK’S DAY

clover quiche for st. patrick's day

With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, it’s a great opportunity to either host a brunch or surprise your family with a little themed breakfast!  I love the idea of this clover quiche recipe from Diamonds for Desserts.  SIMPLE to reproduce, and who doesn’t love a little spinach quiche?!

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February 20th, 2013 |

OSCAR PARTY FOOD | CHOCOLATE POTATO CHIPS

oscar party snack: chocolate covered potato chips

I’m always looking for a new decadent treat to try, especially when I have a captive audience for something fun, like an Oscar viewing party! These chocolate-covered potato chips from Spoon Fork Bacon have been on my to-do list for quite some time now.  I think Oscar Sunday might be the perfect time.  And I’m guessing they will [...]

October 23rd, 2012 |

Halloween Pizza

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Did you catch our ideas for setting a festive, family-friendly Halloween dinner table earlier today?!  I’m here to share a creative {and simple} idea for making Halloween pizzas with your kids.

Using traditional pizza toppings, create Halloween images such as a pumpkin, a ghost or a black bat.  Here is a cheat sheet for ingredients:

shredded mozzarella (perfect [...]

October 15th, 2012 |

Introducing….CAKE PLATE CLINGS

cake plate clings by wh hostess - preppy patterns

The entertaining industry has pretty much occupied my mind for the last 3 years. Definitely before, but especially since I started The Party Dress blog in 2009.  I have always a fan of pretty things (I started collecting pieces of china as a teenager), and always the one to throw up my hand to host a [...]

October 11th, 2012 |

Candy Corn Brownie Bites

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Are you looking for a simple treat for a Halloween school party or neighborhood gathering.  Our candy corn brownie bites are simple and oh, so stylish.  You can dress up store-bought or homemade brownies with a simple piece of candy.  I place my brownies in the refridgerator for 15 minutes prior to cutting, so they are [...]

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