Beautiful Rustic Glam Wedding

Gold, peach, and mint.  Talk about a dreamy color combination.  Missy and Kristen of Sweetly Chic Events & Designs poured their heart and soul into making a gorgeous wedding reception for a couple and those are the colors they used.  The dessert table was dressed up with a beautiful naked cake, which seems to be growing quite popular these days.  Cookies, cake pops, and yummy looking macarons … [Read more...]

{Featured Party} Summer Popsicle Party Ideas

Summer is here!  What better way to celebrate than have a popsicle party!?  Lots of people tend to go for ice cream party themes- but this party stylist was thinking out of the box and wanted to go for something that is rarely done and very creative!  Sam of Dunne with Style put together a really sweet popsicle party for her daughter because of her love of Icypoles.  I absolutely love the soft and … [Read more...]

Girly Pink Cupcake Decorating Party!

summer is quickly coming to a close and we wanted to have aubrey's friends over for a fun girly & pink cupcake decorating party! it is hard to believe that we are so close to the start of school - this summer went way too fast! in our town the last few summer days have been over 100 degrees so we opted for an indoor cupcake playdate to get out of the heat and enjoy some sweets! the girls used … [Read more...]

Rio 2 Party Ideas & Family Movie Night!

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Pop Secret and Fox Entertainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #PopForRio2   spending time as a family has never been more memorable and important for us than this weekend. as most of you know, my hubby is currently working out of town with the military (like a … [Read more...]

{party} Girly Pink Firefighter Party

How do you make a firefighter theme girly?  Get rid of the red, orange, and yellow- then add PINK, of course!  Make it ALL pink, the helmets, fire hydrants, fire trucks, and even the dog biscuits!  There you have it! A girly pink firefighter party!!  Even the macarons are pink, donned with black flames on them! I think the world would be a happier and prettier place if we could add pink here and … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Cheesy Breadsticks Recipe

easy cheesy homemade breadsticks. does anything in the world sound better than that? i think not. this recipe is a variation on my homemade pizza dough recipe (still one of the most popular posts on my site) and its easy and oh so good! 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Easy Homemade Cheesy Breadsticks Recipe Serves: 8   Ingredients 3¾ cups bread flour 1 tsp. sugar 1 … [Read more...]

Quick Pickled Cucumber Salad with Dill

this is one of my favorite summer time recipes! quick, fresh, cold, and delicious. i make it the way my mom did - with dill. i have seen several versions of this salad around the web but this is the way i like mine! this quick pickled cucumber salad will have you ready for summer entertaining or to just sit on your porch and relax! it is a staple at our backyard BBQ's and one of the first dishes i … [Read more...]

Sweet Book Tour Recap!

this past april i had the most amazing opportunity to join with lynlee of lynlee's petite cakes (author of Sweet and Unique Cupcake Toppers), glory of glorious treats (author of Glorious Layered Desserts), and kris of goods by kcreative (author of Pop Art) on a book tour through California! i am so thankful for these talented women who i was able to travel with and all of the lovely people who … [Read more...]

Three Ingredient Ice Cream without a Machine!

you may be asking yourself  'did i read that right? only 3 ingredients? and no machine needed?' yes my friend. you DID read that right. easy as 1-2-3. when my mom first told me about this - i didn't believe her. so i started digging around and finding this idea on a few different recipes. i decided to give it a try! and honestly - it was really easy and yummy! all you need for your three … [Read more...]

Disney Princess Party with Belle – Part 2

This post is sponsored by Target. More Princesses, More Sparkle: Blur the lines of fantasy and reality with your favorite Disney princesses at Target.  this is the second post! see the first half of the princess party here  PRINCESS PARTYWARE i started at Target since they have such a great array of Disney princess products - i was so happy to find pretty much everything i needed in one … [Read more...]

Disney Princess Party with Belle – Part One

This post is sponsored by Target. More Princesses, More Sparkle: Blur the lines of fantasy and reality with your favorite Disney princesses at Target.       this year my daughter has had the pleasure of making some of the sweetest new friends. as the school year is coming to a close, i wanted to take an opportunity to have them all over for a special party and let them (and their amazing moms) … [Read more...]

National Jelly Bean Day!

happy national jelly bean day! my family and i LOVE Jelly Belly Candy Company and are celebrating today by eating lots of jelly beans and taking a trip to the factory for a tour! jelly belly has played quite a big role in my family's life the last few years. as many of you know, my son has lots serious allergies. often he is unable to eat treats that other kids are having at birthday parties and … [Read more...]