Stress-Free Entertaining With Andrea Correale

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I recently had the pleasure of conducting a phone interview with event planner extraordinaire, Andrea Correale.  Andrea is the owner of Elegant Affairs, a catering and event planning company based in NYC.  Not only are her events beautifully executed, her food styling is inspired, as you can see below.  We talked about ways a busy, working […]

Spring Parties E-zine

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You won’t want to miss Bird’s Party‘s latest online magazine (just click on the picture above) with so much inspiration for Spring entertaining.  Contributors include Bird, Celebrate Today, Branco Prata, The Party Wall, Haniela’s, and my self! Inside you’ll find some amazing vendors, a Mexican Fiesta (in non-traditional colors), a “little outdoorsman” birthday party for a little […]

Decorating Easter Eggs

I wanted to share this quick Easter Egg Decorating idea before I head out for the day to work on a special project for next week.  This is a great way to decorate your hard boiled Easter eggs for a centerpiece, for hiding, or as a special project for the kids to do during the party.  What’s different about these […]

Mini Almond Joy Candies

  by contributor Lisa Thiele Sometimes you feel like a nut…that’s when it’s time to make your own Mini Almond Joys!  I don’t believe you can go wrong with the combination of chocolate and coconut, and then throw in an almond – sold! If you can avoid eating the entire batch, trust me, it’s not as […]

Ideas For A Ladies Luncheon {With Weddingish}

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I definitely have Spring fever after putting together this Ladies Luncheon design featuring “fashionista” sugar cookies from Weddingish.  This would be perfect for a Bridal Shower, Birthday, or just-for-fun for the girls who love shopping and fashion.  I decided to put together boxed lunches using pretty storage boxes that can also double as favors along with […]

Milk & Cookies Bar

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Debbie of Wants & Wishes sent in this sweet table that she designed for a recent baby shower.  Inspired by the popularity of Momofuku’s Milk Bar, and the mom-to-be’s love of cookies, Debbie created a beautiful Spring-like Cookies & Cream table.  The white ruffled backdrop makes you think of milk, while the printed party set incorporates tiny […]

Parisian Inspired Baby Shower {Guest Feature}

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This Parisian themed Baby Shower sent in by Carrie of C Stands for Carrie, is full of so many chic and interesting details, I couldn’t wait to share it!  The theme was chosen to reflect the guest of honor’s love of all things French and fashionable, and it was executed beautifully.  Lots of chalk board […]