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Cute DIY Halloween Movie Night Party Ideas

It’s always fun to get a few friends together and celebrate the holidays, and in our house we love to do that with movie nights.  Putting something together that is cute doesn’t take a ton of effort, and for the kids, getting to invite some friends over for treats and a movie makes them feel … Read more

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Happy Birthday Cake Topper : Gold Glitter DIY Cake Topper

If you don’t already know this about it me it’s time you learned that I love all things glitter and sparkle! If I have a chance to add glitter to something, I will take that opportunity. 😉 What better way is there to celebrate a birthday than with a Happy Birthday Cake Topper Gold Glitter … Read more

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New Year’s Eve Party Ideas : Cheers Party Bottles

Earlier this season I was browsing through the Anthropologie website (something I find myself doing often 😉 ) and I found these darling milk bottles that had seasonal sayings on them in gold.  Cute sayings like “cheers” and “sips” that I thought would be perfect for a New Year’s Eve party.  I bookmarked the page … 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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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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Pretty Project Party- March

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The Pretty Project Party is back today and we can’t wait to see all the pretty projects you’ve been working on over the past month. But first, let’s check out what all of the hostesses have been up to this past month. ___________________________________________ Julie and her husband have a tradition of … Read more

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DIY Coasters : Perfect for Game Night and Gifts

  As the kids get older and all of our schedules get busier we have found it harder and harder to find time where all four of us are in the same spot.  Does that happen at your house?  When I was growing up we had dedicated family time both on Sunday afternoons after church … 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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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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DIY Halloween Decorations : Cute Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl

Trunk or Treat is upon us!  This fun night is one of my kid’s favorites.  Probably because it involves about 1000 kids in costume running from car to car over and over collecting more candy than they can carry.  Each year there’s a little contest for who decorates their trunk the cutest or spookiest.  I love … Read more

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DIY Halloween Glitter Spiderweb Party Drink Bottles–Video Tutorial

Halloween is almost here!!  My second most favorite time of the year! (hey, I’m a poet and I didn’t even know it!…sorry…I couldn’t resist!) 😉 I always have so much fun creating new projects each year to share with you all.  Actually, sometimes it’s a bit nerve wracking to be honest.  I REALLY want to bring … Read more

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Easy Entertaining: Movie Night Party

As my kids have gotten older, it’s been a little sad for me to watch as my son has lost interest in having big parties.  Totally a normal teenage boy thing I know, but sad for this party loving mama.  I have had to find ways to create something that still seems fun and cute … Read more

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A Fluffy, Sweet and Fruity Treat : Fruit Dip Recipe

Since we’re headed into the heat of summer and fruit is as it’s peak, I thought it would be a great time to share my family’s favorite fruit dip recipe.  It is SO easy and will be a perfect compliment to all of your summer fruit fests. 🙂 Here’s what you’ll need: Jar of Marshmallow … Read more

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Easy Entertaining for Mother’s Day

If you’re looking for an idea for easy entertaining for Mother’s Day…here’s one to throw together that will make it seem like you planned for days. 🙂 The grocery store bakery and Trader Joe’s are my secret weapons whenever I’m throwing together a little party.  Whatever your grocery options in your area, grab an assortment … Read more

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Ready for Take-off: Airplane Themed Party

Cute Jane from Lendingham Paper and Party Supplies submitted this darling Red, White and Blue Airplane themed party.  I am in love with the bold colors and you know I love the travel theme!  So many cute details…here’s a look at Jane’s beautiful styling:   Isn’t that adorable?  Thanks Jane for sharing your talents with us!  … Read more

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Make these Easy Chocolate Covered Peeps with Marshmallow Tails

Easter is just around the corner and that means it’s time for cute bunny crafts and candy!  Here is a cute and relatively easy DIY to spruce up those peeps and make them even cuter than they already are. 😉 What you’ll need: Lollipop Sticks Chocolate Chips (I used milk chocolate) Shortening Bunny Peeps Parchment … Read more

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How to Create a Cheese Plate : An Easy and Beautiful Appetizer

Do you have company coming for New Years? It is SO easy to create a cheese plate that is a show stopping appetizer.  It is quick, tasty and beautiful…and it’s my go-to appetizer when I’m having company.  I love it because it’s SO easy to put together and looks like a million bucks.  Here are … Read more

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DIY Garland with Gold Polka Dots

You guys!  Are you ready for one of the easiest DIY projects on the planet?  This DIY garland is it!  You only need two things and about 2 minutes to put this together.  I made it for the Shutterfly Baby Shower, and I’ve also used it for gift wrapping (you can see it in this … Read more

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DIY: How to Make Paper Rosettes

You’ve probably noticed that I use paper rosettes a lot.  I love them!!  They dress everything up from favors to walls.  I love that you can make them in minutes with very few supplies and in just about any size or color you need.  I thought it was about time I put up a tutorial … Read more

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DIY: Super Cute and Easy 2 Step Gold Polka Dot Party Drink Bottles

I’m working on getting everything ready so I can share all the details of Ashley’s Baptism and the reception we held at our home, but I just couldn’t wait to share these.  They are absolutely my favorite DIY project from that day and they were SO easy!  When I saw the Michael Miller fabric (the … Read more

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