BIRD’S PARTY MAGAZINE SPRING/SUMMER ’14

Birds-Party-magazine

PIN this Post It’s that time of year again! The Spring/Summer issue of Bird’s Party magazine is live, and full of party ideas and inspiration from some of your favorite bloggers and stylists. Inside you’ll find some of the latest trends in design, easy tutorials, and recipes to fill your table. You’ll be covered for […]

MEDITERRANEAN STYLE CHEESE TERRINE RECIPE

cheese terrine recipe

Last Friday night I hosted our neighborhood ladies night and made this layered cheese terrine to serve. This is one of my go-to appetizers which I think I first found on All Recipes(?) about 15 years ago, and made a copy of it to include in my recipe binder. Back when I was a young […]

DIY :: HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE NESTS

hanging cages diy

I have a long over due tutorial to share with you today, and it’s something I’ve used in a couple of different parties I’ve styled – chocolate candy nests.  These chocolate nests are so cute and appropriate for Spring and Easter entertaining, as well as Nesting showers, or Woodland birthday parties. I’m not the genius […]

LITTLE RED CAR FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY {Guest Feature}

little-red-car-birthday-party

What’s not to love about this little red car first birthday party? This guest feature was sent in by Wendy Larrauri from the Dominican Republic, and is stylish and chic with a dose of cuteness.  Wendy owns Moments by WL, and created this party for a client who wanted something elegant but fun for her […]

CAH IN MACY’S GIFT REGISTRY GUIDE

Macy's gift registry

For the past 3 years or so, this world of blogging and freelance has brought some fantastic jobs and opportunities. Each year it seems to be something new – first it was being offered some great contributor positions, next it was working with and creating content for sponsors I’ve been a fan of for a […]

TREND ALERT :: COOKIE SHOTS

cookie and milk shots

You all are familiar with the Cronut® craze of 2013, right? Well, the same creative brain who brought you the Cronut® has now created a new sensation known as the #cookieshot. Dominique Ansel Bakery is in New York city and I’m jealous just knowing that those New Yorkers can head over any time for a sweet treat. […]

HOMEMADE ALFREDO SAUCE RECIPE

homemade Alfredo sauce recipe

So, what do you serve for a black and white dinner party you ask? Black and white pasta with Alfredo sauce of course! This is a delicious well-balanced meal and ties in perfectly with the color theme I created for my Apothic White shoot from yesterday. I found black and white bowtie pasta at HomeGoods […]

BLACK & WHITE DINNER PARTY #ApothicWhite

black and white dinner party

Okay, I think I might actually see Spring on the horizon…finally! And you know what that means? Time to put away the red wine and start chilling the white wine! I teamed up with Apothic White to share ideas for a dinner party inspired by this “white with darker motives” wine. Apothic White is all […]

DIY :: MODERN TRIANGLE CUPCAKE TOPPERS

diy modern triangle cupcake toppers

As cute as the graduation cap bottle toppers were, I think I got most ‘love’ for these modern triangle cupcake toppers from the graduation party I styled for Pear Tree Greetings.  I was inspired by the triangle graphic design of the invitation {seen in the frame above} and knew I wanted to repeat that somewhere in the design. […]

GOLDEN GRADUATION PUNCH {FAMILY FRIENDLY RECIPE}

GRADUATION PUNCH RECIPE

Since graduation parties usually consist of family and friends of all ages, you’ll need to serve some family-friendly drink options. And since we LOVE to match our drink color to the party theme I came up with this golden graduation punch for my graduation party for Pear Tree Greetings. This recipe couldn’t be simpler to […]