Shortbread Recipe & Cookie “Cuppies”

shortbread "cuppie" cookies recipe

A while back I posted on our Facebook page that I had found this great “cuppie” cutter at World Market, and couldn’t wait to make my own cuppie cookies. I was first introduced to these cuties by Jimemmajack Cookies when I used them in this Easter shoot. These cookies look so adorable hanging on the […]

Party Appetizer – Spicy Chicken Cups

spicy chicken appetizer cups

You may not have noticed by all the sweets I post, but appetizers are actually my favorite ‘food group.’ I could live on appetizers for practically every meal! What’s not to love? They’re usually bite size, they pack a lot of flavor in a small portion, and you get VARIETY. These spicy chicken cups are […]

Setting Up A Tailgate Party

tailgate party

Football season is in full swing and every Saturday I see friends posting on Facebook, pictures of their tailgating fun. Being from North Carolina originally, college sports is a BIG deal with teams like Duke, UNC, NC State, and my Alma Mater, ECU. I wish we had more opportunities to go to some of the […]

Cheesecake In A Jar With Printable Tag

cheesecake in a jar

Hmmm, how many different types of treats can we put in a jar? We’ve seen cupcakes in a jar, molten lava cakes in a jar, pie in a jar….and now Cheesecake in a Jar! This is just one more way to get creative with no-bake cheesecake. These 4 oz canning jars are the perfect vessel […]

Host A Beer Tasting Party With A Twist

beer-flavoring-bar

I’ve got a UNIQUE idea for you beer lovers out there, that’s perfect for a mans birthday, a casual weekend gathering, or fun football or tailgate party ‘activity’. With the popularity of flavored beers I thought it would be fun to set up your own Beer Flavoring bar so guests could mix their own. The idea […]

Party Design Basics – Adding Details To Your Party

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You know the old adage, “it’s all in the details.” That’s the theme of this post for our Party Design Basics series – adding those little DIY touches that take your party to the next level, design-wise. This is my favorite part of creating a design and the ideas you can use are limitless. Below […]

Giraffe Themed Baby Shower Ideas

modern giraffe baby shower

My most recent styling project for Celebrations website was to create a Giraffe themed baby shower based on an adorable modern invitation from Pear Tree Greetings. I loved the colors I had to work with which were turquoise, orange, and yellow. The idea was to design a luncheon complete with table setting, a menu & […]