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Retro Donut Shop Themed Party

I was so excited when one of my best girlfriends told me her three-year-old requested a donut theme for his birthday party. Donuts… who doesn’t love donuts! We decided on Lane’s donut shop with a vintage flair. As guests arrived Saturday morning, everyone received their own apron and personalized donut hat. Lane served up lots … Read more

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DIY Party Food: How to Make Turkey Cookies

These DIY Turkey cookies are always a hit for Thanksgiving. My kids love to get a couple of friends together and make them. They turn out so cute too. Each one has it’s own personality. 🙂 Here’s what you’ll need: mini reeses peanut butter cups oreos…double stuff are the best whoppers candy corn (5 or … Read more

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Animal Themed Parties: The Puppy Party

I was sifting through old posts today and I reaized that I never posted this party!! I can’t believe it! It was SUCH a fun one to put together. When little G’s momma hired me to put something together for his first birthday, there was one requirement…that it had to do with puppies!! Little G … Read more

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Halloween Parties: DIY Party Decorations: The Halloween Wall Paper

I LOVE Halloween.  This year I’ve been a little bit of a slacker so far as far as decorating goes, but last year…I had some fun! 🙂  I threw a little shin-dig (more about that later 😉 ) and I wanted to do something really special…a show stopping feature.  I decided on a Haunted Hospital theme … Read more

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BOY PARTIES: MONSTER PARTIES: Adorable Monster Mash Party by RV Events

I ran across this darling Monster Mash party and had to share!  The colors are so bright and fun, and with it being October, the Monster theme is extra fun! 🙂  Rachel and Victoria are so talented.  Be sure to check out their blog for more fabulous ideas! 🙂   enjoy! tammy      

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Halloween Party for Pottery Barn: Bone Appetit Drink Station

On a recent trip to South Coast Plaza, I couldn’t help but linger at the windows of Pottery Barn with their beautiful displays, showing off the gorgeous offerings from their towering two story shop.  I LOVE to walk in and browse for design and decorating ideas, and feel like, even if just for a moment, that I am living … Read more

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Arts and Crafts Parties: Summer Craft Camp

This summer has been so much fun.  While I’m sad that the kids are getting older and I’m missing those little baby stages, it’s also fun to have kids that are getting old enough to participate in fun things like art camp! 🙂  A cute friend of mine who also has a little girl that … Read more

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The Ultimate Beach Party: Disney Teen Beach Movie Party

We are HUGE Disney fans at our house.  I’m sure living minutes away from the Happiest Place on Earth doesn’t hurt, but with the amount of time that my kids spend watching The Disney Channel, I’m sure they would be huge fans anyways!   I am always looking for a reason to throw a party, … Read more

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Girl Parties: Eloise Party Ideas

This is a little party I threw for my Eloise crazed daughter a bit ago.  Looking back at the pictures reminded me of what a crazy week we had at our house that week with pipes busting, contractors, plumbers etc running through the house, pouring rain all week, and trying to put the finishing touched on the … Read more

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BABY SHOWERS: GIRL PARTIES: The Butterfly Baby Shower

One of my favorite client parties was a baby shower I put together for little Sloane.  I love it when clients trust me enough to give me simple direction…in this case…minimal pink and not too frilly…and then give me the rights to let my imagination run wild and create something fun for them. Here’s what … Read more

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Ice Cream Party Ideas

I’m so excited to share our next party in out Get the Look series!  I hope these ideas are making it easy for you to create your own beautiful and budget friendly parties at home! 🙂 Introducing “Ice Cream Shoppe” This is such a fun and girly party!  Lime green, sky blue, bright pink, and … Read more

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Vintage Train Party

In my never ending hunt for amazing parties, I stumbled across Kelly.  I’m always excited when I find photographers that love to party…because I know they are all about the pictures just like me! 🙂  She is SO talented!!!  I had to ask her if I could share a number of her parties because I couldn’t … Read more

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GIRL/BOY PARTIES: THE MOVIE PARTY by Sweet Style

The simplicity and clean lines of this party by Leanne of Sweet Style in Australia, really caught my eye.  I love that it is a party idea that can be used for boys or girls.  These pictures obviously show a girl version with the pink, but you could easily mix in a blue with the red in … Read more

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GIRL PARTIES: Vintage Sewing Party by Pure Joy Events

Ashley has just recently taken a liking to sewing.  She loves to get out her sewing machine and try out different stitches and create.  When I was trying to figure out what to do for her birthday I found this adorable party by Pure Joy Events and emailed Christine to see if she would let … Read more

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Get the Look: The Happy Birthday Celebrate Party

Birthdays are so fun!  I have spent many years planning birthday parties for friends, family and clients.  Most are usually very “theme-y” (yes, that’s a word 😉 ) which is fun, but sometimes you don’t want or need a theme.  That’s why I decded to create this generic “celebrate” party.  It is SO versatile!  You … Read more

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Easy DIY Party Food: Donut Holes on a stick

I am always on the hunt for cute and easy DIY party food ideas, and these semi-homemade DIY Donut Holes on stick certainly fit that description.  Everything is cuter on a stick, and donut holes are no exception!   Andy’s class was having a Valentine party at school past week, and I was assigned to … Read more

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GIRL PARTIES: BEACH PARTIES: The Pink and Aqua Aloha Luau Decorations

Welcome back to Beach Party Week!! 🙂 When it comes to decorating for a party, I am an equal opportunity shopper. 🙂 I look EVERYWHERE. The internet for sure, but also party city, big lots, stein mart, homegoods (of course), cost plus, pier one, marshalls, Tai Pan, Hobby Lobby, Kohl’s, Michaels, JoAnns, Walmart, Target, antique … Read more