Hugs & Kisses Modern Engagement Party {Styled Shoot}

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“XOXO” – the sweet salutation that’s used so prevalently in social media outlets has found it’s way into this themed shoot from Emily Steffen Photography.  And why not?  It’s the perfect sign off for any newly engaged couple!    This modern design has just enough details to present the theme, but isn’t overly done or cutesy.  […]

Tea Party For Mother’s Day

I can’t think of anything more lady-like than a tea party, so when Glory of Glorious Treats shared this recent tea party with me, I knew it would be sweet inspiration for Mother’s Day.  All you need to do is make a few tea sandwiches (cucumber, chicken salad, egg salad), add some scones and some […]

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

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{tabletop photos by Kristin Rogers Photography} What do you have planned for Mother’s Day?  With a few days left to plan, I’ve put together some brunch ideas that are pretty and festive and a great way to enjoy the morning.  Whether you want to create this for your own mother, a group of girlfriends who are moms, […]

Beer Margarita

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Celebrate Fiesta time with a Beer Margarita.  If you’ve never tried these, you’ll be amazed at how delicious they are.  These are very easy to make, in fact this is one of our favorite drinks to make when we go to the beach.  The nice thing is you can use the frozen concentrate container to measure […]

Fiesta Style Bridal Shower

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How fitting is this bridal shower feature with cinco de mayo being tomorrow?  This pretty and colorful shower photographed by Diana Lupu Photography has some great decorative touches.  How about that whimsical yarn backdrop behind the cake table?!    The centerpieces are kept simple by using jars and cans to hold bright blooms.  A mexican banner-print runner […]

Graduation Party Ideas – "A Bright Future"

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Looking for the perfect theme for your graduation party?  How about focusing on “A Bright Future” and incorporate light bulbs into the decor!  Paula of Frog Prince Paperie designed this table and printables (also available in red & black) to give you some ideas for a graduation party.  Just look at all the cute details… […]

Red Wine Sangria

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by contributor Lisa Thiele {photography & styling by With Style & Grace} Whether or not spring has made its appearance where you are, I can give you at least one excuse to prepare a big batch of this delicious sangria, Cinco de Mayo! Make a big pitcher of this red wine sangria, invite over some […]