Heart Shaped Raspberry Hand Pies

These heart shaped raspberry hand pies will be a favorite in your family - just like ours! This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Wayfair but all opinions, recipes, and photos are my own. it's the battle of the pies! i'm going a little 'out of the box' with my entry to Wayfair's pie contest - but it's a family favorite that is sure to win! you will love this adorable individual pie … [Read more...]

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Bites

These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Bites are just the right amount of sweet! Perfect for brunch or dessert and great for entertaining a crowd. This post is in conduction with my partnership with J.M. Smucker Company but all photos, recipes, and opinions are my own. #FruitandHoney #WalMart was there ever a greater flavor combination that lemon and blueberry?! this recipe is a winner for a … [Read more...]

4th of July Recipes – Red White and Blue Jello

  while i originally made this Jell-O for our Avengers Party - i quickly realized how totally perfect it would as one of my 4th of july recipes! using red and blue Jell-O with coconut jello (homemade) you can make this adorable red white and blue jello dessert! your guests will LOVE it! it probably feels like a lot of steps, and a lot of time,  but if you plan to make it on a day you are home, … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Brunch

I am in love with this Mother's Day Brunch Photo Shoot that Kara of Lillian Hope Designs put together!  It is such a gorgeous set up with black and white stripes and lots of bright colors.  The floral arrangements really set off the beautiful table and showcase the backdrop with the floral MOM letters.  Any mom would be honored to have a beautiful brunch similar to this one, with lots of yummy … [Read more...]

Avengers Party Ideas

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! You will love all these creative and awesome Avengers party ideas! From food to decorations, activities, costumes, favors and more - this Avengers Party has tons of inspiration for your own event! This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! happy birthday to my little man! well.... to be honest it's a bit early... we celebrated this week for a … [Read more...]

‘Feather Her Nest’ Bird Baby Shower

this little bird baby shower is so adorable! you will love all the rustic and vintage elements, the bird's nest cupcakes, and speckled egg favors with free printable favor tags. this post is sponsored by Jelly Belly, but all opinions are my own!  last spring, my amazing little sister had a 'feather her nest' bird baby shower back east in maryland to celebrate her soon-to-be little boy - my … [Read more...]

Christmas Cookie Exchange Party For Kids

Several Christmas traditions never go out of style- and one of those is for sure a cookie exchange party!  Who would pass up the chance to bring their own cookies and get to try a few dozen others!?  I love how Auntie Bea's Bakery set up the dessert table as a Cookie Exchange, but had a little twist on the party, letting the kids decorate their own gingerbread house cookies.  Instead of your … [Read more...]

Holiday Cracker Toffee Bark With Chocolate and Almonds

often called 'holiday crack' this recipe for cracker toffee bark would qualify for that title. i used my grandma's cracker toffee recipe and jazzed it up a bit with pretzels and almonds to add more on the salty side to this salty -sweet combo.  if you have not made this before - you are in for a serious treat. i highly recommend giving this away as a gift for friends and neighbors as QUICKLY as … [Read more...]

Amazing Holiday Treats To Make This Year!

I have a confession; I use Pinterest maybe a little more than the average person should. I pin everything and anything that catches my eye, and I'm always thinking to myself - 'That could come in handy some day' so I pin it anyways. With my busy schedule these days, there's no way I'm ever going to tackle my long list of drool worthy recipes I've gathered unless I plan to open a bakery in the near … [Read more...]

Handprint Turkey Cookies Tutorial

I love adding personal touches to the table at Thanksgiving- especially if it is something that the kids can take part in!  I know that all kids love tracing their hands and making turkeys out of their hand art work.  Why not take these hands, and make cookies with them!?  They will love that it is their hand print, along with being able to decorate their 'feathers.'  Somewhat Simple did these as … [Read more...]

Rustic Little Pumpkin Baby Shower

Fall is a wonderful time of the year to throw parties!  The smells, the sights, and the colors- it is the perfect backdrop for a beautiful pumpkin party!  Katie of Celebration Lane put together the cutest little pumpkin baby shower I have seen - it is absolutely darling.  With touches of orange, brown and light green mixed in with some burlap and lace, it came together beautifully.  I really love … [Read more...]

Aubrey is 6! Pink & Gold Macaron Party

my daughter turned 6! six wonderful years have passed with this little ball of energy and we could not be more proud the the little girl she has become. to celebrate, we had a small group of girls over for some sweets and fun, but we also did a 'big girl' makeover in her room! all inspired by The Land of Nod confectionary bedding, her room and birthday party were filled with macarons and pops of … [Read more...]

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