Pink, Teal, Macaron, & Heart Themed Girls Room Ideas

 This year for my daughters birthday I bent the rules a bit. I have always said that Aubrey would be allowed sleepovers when she was ten…but when her best friend (named Aubrey too!) was moving across the country shortly after her 6th birthday, I wanted something special that they could always remember together. Neither of them had ever had a sleepover before, and they were absolutely giddy over … [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...]

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...]

{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...]

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...]

Makeup Tips for Spring!

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #WalgreensBeauty #CollectiveBias  who is ready for spring? with all the snow pouring down across the towns of so many of my friends and family, i thought it was time for a little spring pick-me-up! something to get you … [Read more...]

My Second Book: Party Food For Girls!

its a BIG announcement day!!! i am SO SO SOOOooooo happy to finally share with you a project i have been working on for the last year! it is finally here and ready to purchase: my second book --- PARTY FOOD FOR GIRLS! the journey of this book started back in january of 2013... i had just finished writing the manuscript for Gourmet French Macarons and was so relieved to have finished my first … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Dinner Idea: Pink Pasta & Red Pepper Hearts

i'm STILL sharing valentine's day meal ideas. i know i know.... i went overboard this year. this valentines day dinner idea is pink pasta with alfredo sauce (which could ALSO be pink if you so desired) and red pepper hearts! i first shared these ideas originally on Good Day Sacramento last week - did you see my segment?! i hope you enjoy this fun valentines day dinner idea for you and your family! … [Read more...]

Valentine Lunch Ideas and Snack Ideas

i love treating my kids to fun lunch ideas and snack ideas on valentine's day! these ideas come from the live segment i did on Good Day Sacramento and are prefect for kids of any ages. i love that they are valentine lunch ideas that are healthy but still festive - your kids will love them! all of these ideas are the way i like it: EASY and ADORABLE. for this first snack use ritz crackers … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Breakfast Ideas

if you were watching my segment on Good Day Sacramento on this past friday - then you saw these fun Valentine's day breakfast ideas already... but here they are in more detail! i swear the time goes so SO fast when we are on air and i can never share all the things i want to! these ideas are perfect for your kids on valentine's day but also for your boyfriend, roommates, fiance, hubby ect. they … [Read more...]

More Valentine Breakfast Ideas

here is more fun Valentine Breakfast ideas for you! while this is a pretty simple, i wanted to give more instructions than i was able to give on Good Day Sacramento - live segments go SO fast!! i could barely get everything in so there was no time for extra explanations! this breakfast is just heart shaped and XO pink pancakes with heart shaped strawberries. be sure to check out the other … [Read more...]

Good Day Sacramento – Kids Valentines Ideas

did you see? i was on Good Day Sacramento TWICE this morning with two different segments! (please excuse that i look half asleep in this photo lol!!) below are all of the  links to the valentines printables from the show -- see the FULL SEGMENT HERE on Good Day Sacramento. a big thanks to all the designers of the printables as well as Sweet Works for providing all of the candy for the … [Read more...]