Sea To Shining Sea Baby Shower {Operation Shower}

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I’m excited to share the most recent Operation Shower event I helped with in Norfolk 2 weeks ago. This was my 5th shower with the organization and it just keeps getting better. We were delighted to have some of our other Virginia based party planners come out and volunteer, and boy did we have a […]

The Party Dress Magazine – Fall Issue

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I have another must-see magazine to share with you today. The Party Dress magazine by Kelly of WH Hostess is full of ideas for entertaining friends and creating unforgetable birthday parties for kids. I also contributed an idea for the issue – a casual pizza party with an international flair. You can view the magazine […]

Country Fair Birthday Party

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This adorable birthday party was sent in by Jami of Jami’s On Sweet Street blog, and it has all the areas you would expect to see at a real country fair. There is a nod to the animal barnyard, a pie eating contest, game tickets, and all the traditional fair food. The decor has a […]

4 Easy Appetizers For Entertaining

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When I used to entertain for friends a lot I would always incorporate yummy appetizers. Bite size single servings that guests could grab and go in order to hold their cocktail in the other hand and keep chatting with each other. My criteria for recipes to serve was: easy to make ahead, stable at room […]

Kids Halloween Treats Table

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Are you ready to start planning for Halloween? There are 5 weekends in October that are prime for hosting a party for the kids. I used the Halloween collection from Bird’s Party to help create a treats table for kids for Bird’s Party Magazine. Check out some of the creative ideas I came up with… […]

Cookies & Milk Party For Grown Ups!

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Think cookies and milk parties are just for kids? You won’t after seeing this styled bridal shoot by Love and Lavender and Jonda Spurbeck Photography! There are such cute ideas here for any bridal shower, engagement party, or even a wedding reception. The wooden stands coupled with bales of hay are the perfect rustic foundation […]

HWTM Launch Party Recap

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I should call this post “take 2″ as I had it nearly ready to publish 3 weeks ago when my computer froze up and then deleted the entire draft (yes, I had been saving during the process but who knows what happened). Now it’s way past due but I still wanted to give a little […]