Star-Spangled Mini Pies

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Dressing up food so it looks more “designer” than it really is, is one of my favorite entertaining “tricks.” That’s exactly what I did with these star-spangled mini pies as seen in the 4th of July dessert table I did here. To give these little pies a festive touch I filled store-bought mini pie crusts {graham […]

Party Design Basics – No-Sew Fabric Bunting With VERSATILITY

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Nothing says “party” quite like a hanging banner or bunting. Seems like there’s hardly a party that I feature on here that doesn’t have one as part of the backdrop, table front, or in mini version dressing up a cake, etc. I admit I like to use them now and then too because it’s a […]

Red, White, And Blue Trifle

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I have one more recipe from my 4th of July dessert table, to share with you. This is a show-stopping Red, White, & Blue Trifle that I first made about 8 years ago for a summer party we hosted. This is sort of a no-brainer for any patriotic holiday since the red and blue berries […]

4th Of July Party Ideas

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I have some 4th of July party inspiration for you today, filled with simple ideas and easy-going style. It all started with printables from Squared Party Printables that were printed on parchment paper to give it that aged, vintage look. From there I used items on hand to create a display that guests will love, but […]

Microwave Chocolate Lava Cakes In A Jar

molten chocolate lava cakes in a jar

I made the most divine little dessert in a jar for my 4th of July shoot this weekend! I can’t give enough accolades to this treat which made my head spin for 3 reasons: it’s chocolate {hello!}, it’s in a jar {perfect portion control}, and it’s MICROWAVABLE in 60 SECONDS! I knew I needed to […]

Juice Pop Cocktails & Mocktails

frozen juice pops in drinks

Guess what. Today is my birthday! I won’t disclose the number {I’ve officially stopped at 35}, but I will share a darling way to celebrate ANY birthday – with these festive and practical juice pops that flavor your drink and keep it cold at the same time. I think the idea originated from Martha Stewart […]

How To Make A Looped Ribbon Swag

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One of the easiest ways to add festive decor to a party setting is with swags, banners, and buntings. The great thing about them is that they create a focal point when you want to highlight an area, or they dress up an otherwise dull spot. Such is the case with this ribbon swag I […]