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Awesome kids valentine party ideas

11 Valentine Party Themes for Kids: Valentine Card Party

I am so excited to be teaming up with 11 of my favorite blogging friends to share fun Valentine party themes for kids!  Sweet Summer, from She Leaves A Little Sparkle invited us to create a cute and fun Valentine party themes to share.  And, it is easier than you might think!  If you’re joining me … Read more

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Pop Clink Fizz New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and it is time to party hard!  I always see so many fun party supplies that have a Pop Clink Fizz theme, I decided to do a party based on that…but with a bit of a twist this year.  We have a family New Year’s Eve party, … Read more

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Easy Leftover Halloween Candy Recipes : Halloween Blondies

I don’t know about you guys, but we are on sugar overload at our house.  Each week I try and bake homemade goodies for the kids to have in their lunches at school throughout the week and this time of year I find myself wondering what to do with leftover Halloween candy.  Do you have … Read more

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Nighttime Outdoor Party Ideas : Host an Outdoor Movie Night Party

There is nothing quite like a summer night.  The hot daytime temps create perfectly warm nights.  All your usual indoor activities move outdoors so you can celebrate the season.  If you’re looking for fun nighttime outdoor party ideas…look no further.  An outdoor movie night party is the perfect way to enjoy those warm evenings with … Read more

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Easter Desserts : Cute and Easy Bunny Ear Cupcakes

Are you hosting Easter dinner this year? Or maybe you’re in charge of Easter desserts? Either way, we’ve got you covered with these cute and easy bunny ear cupcakes. The best part? You don’t even have to make them…unless you want too of course. 😉 I picked these delicious cupcakes up at Bristol Farms in … Read more

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Wedding Ideas: A Beautiful Outdoor Wedding

I’ve been doing some behind the scenes blog clean up lately, and when I was looking through old posts it came to my attention that I had never shared this beautiful outdoor garden wedding here on this blog.  Wedding season is upon us and I love so many of these wedding ideas I wanted to … Read more

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Holiday Wreath Workshop with Posey Pop

Where has this month gone?  I feel like I was just styling this wreath workshop and now it was already three weeks ago!  When December 1st rolled around I knew this month was going to go SO fast, but man!  Time really does fly sometimes.  Marianne is such a talent, I was thrilled when she … Read more

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Fall Dinner Party Under the Stars

October nights in Southern California are the perfect time for eating al fresco. The heat of September finally starts to wear off, and crisp mornings give hints of cooler weather and fall holidays on the horizon. This October night was warm and wonderful as our family celebrated a weekend together at the Homestead at Bridle … Read more

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Christmas Party Ideas : Girls Night In

The Christmas season is SUCH a fun and busy time of year. Something about decking the halls makes us want to gather our friends and family and celebrate with good food, Christmas party games, Christmas cookies and hot cocoa.  I always like to get a chance to gather my girlfriends together and do something fun, … Read more

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Elf Movie Night Party – Christmas Traditions

Christmas time calls for the Elf movie to be on a continuous loop in our house.  It is just too funny and really brings the holiday spirit.  We like to kick off the holidays with an Elf movie night party.  (and we may or may not kick off the Christmas movie watching in October…eek!)  I … Read more

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Fall Entertaining: 5 Tips for Hosting a Party

I can’t believe it’s already November!  Before we know it 2017 will be here and fall will be a distant memory.  Spice up your calendar this season and host a fall party with these 5 tips for easy fall entertaining. (affiliate links are provided for your convenience) Take the party outside: When you move the … Read more

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Modern Spider Themed Halloween Party

Halloween is just around the corner and next to Christmas, the Halloween decoration take up the second most space in the garage at our house.  We LOVE this spooky fun holiday, and a party at our house is practically a must every year.  One of my favorite parts of throwing a Halloween party is picking … Read more

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Indoor Smores : Rocky Road Ice Cream Smores

Nothing screams summer like smores and ice cream, so I decided to pair the two together for this amazing indoor smores recipe that is sure to be your new favorite smores dessert.  It has all the elements of a classic smores : chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows, with a little bit of a twist.  These … Read more

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Summer Party Ideas : 5 Tips for Easy Summer Entertaining

This post brought to you by Chobani. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Pink Peppermint Design. Long warm nights and summer holidays are here and that means it’s time to entertain!  Successful parties don’t require long hours spent in the kitchen- just simple food, good company, and a pretty setting.  This weekend … Read more

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Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe : Perfect for Summer

Strawberries are in season and nothing says summer like a sweet strawberry shortcake.  It doesn’t get any easier than this strawberry shortcake recipe.  I am a fan of homemade whipped cream, so I did use that for this shortcake recipe, but if you are afraid of making cream from scratch or running short on time, … Read more

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13 Perfectly Patriotic Party Ideas : Red White and Blue Party Ideas

It’s time to start planning all of your upcoming patriotic parties.  Memorial Day , Flag Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and this year we even get an extra patriotic party with Election night in November! If you’re shopping for the best 4th of July deals and sales, find them all here. Red, white and … Read more

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Easy Blue Cheese and Honey Appetizer Perfect for Entertaining

I am always on the hunt for fast and delicious appetizers.  Little bites that I can pop in the oven and have made in minutes for guests.  These Blue Cheese and Honey appetizers are about as easy as it gets and are always a hit (for people who like Blue Cheese ;))  You can make … Read more

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How to Make Yummy Thin Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches

These easy to make thin mint ice cream sandwiches are sure to lure all the little leprechauns in your neighborhood.  I mean, who doesn’t love a great mint and chocolate combination?  I don’t know about you guys, but I LOVE to buy Thin Mints from the cute little Girl Scouts in my neighborhood and then … Read more

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DIY Oscar Party Ideas

The most glamorous night of the year is upon us and I can’t wait!  Funny enough, I actually don’t watch most of the movies that are nominated, I just love watching for an excuse to party and to check out all the dresses.  I kind of think the red carpet pre-show is more fun than … Read more

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Cute ideas for a DIY Valentine Carnival Party

I was browsing through old pictures the other day and couldn’t believe that I haven’t shared this party here yet!  It is being featured in Mingle Magazine this month, and was SUCH a fun one to do.  You already know I love all things Valentine’s day…the cheesier the better, and this party is no exception. … Read more

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Make these Easy Red Valentine Heart Pancakes

Looking for the perfect, easy Valentine’s Day breakfast that will only take a few minutes to make and will make the kiddos squeal with delight?  Well, look no further!  These red valentine heart pancakes with a powdered sugar heart are the perfect treat and SO easy! Simply make your favorite pancake recipe.  When you are … Read more

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8 Great Super Bowl Party Ideas

Sunday is the day we have all been waiting for…a little friendly competition, funny commercials, great halftime entertainment, food, friends and fun.  What are you doing for the Big Game?  Here are 8 Great Super Bowl party ideas that are easy to put together and adorable.  Even if you haven’t planned anything official yet…don’t worry! … Read more

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DIY Football Party Food and Favor Bags

Here’s another quick and easy DIY for you for all of those upcoming football parties.  These little party bags are so cute and SO easy.  There are two ways to make them…either with paper or with tape.  I found my little kraft lunch sacks at Michaels, they are available at most craft stores and you … Read more

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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeno Recipe

I have already admitted to being a huge football fan, but in all honesty I think I get more excited for football season because of the food!  From tailgating to parties for the big game, the appetizers and finger foods that abound are something to get excited about even if your team doesn’t win!  These … Read more

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Football Party Ideas : Great Ideas for The Big Game

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGlory #CollectiveBias Are you getting as excited for The Big Game at your house as we are at ours?  After watching exciting games this weekend, the excitement has definitely built to a frenzy!  I love a party and any … Read more

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