“Keys To Success” Dessert Table

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Here’s part 2 of my Anthropologie-inspired “Keys to Success” graduation party, and it’s everyone’s favorite – the dessert table! As with most of my dessert tables, it’s filled with homemade sweets, a few special garnishes, and a sprinkling of store-bought items to round out the selection. The styling was actually a lot of fun to do […]

Graduation Party Ideas – “Keys To Success” Theme

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When my friend, Bird, invited me to contribute to her Spring/Summer issue of Bird’s Party magazine, I was certainly up for it but had no ideas in mind at the time.  Being the great organizer & editor she is, and knowing my design style, she offered up the suggestion of an Anthropologie-inspired graduation party, and […]

Cherry Almond Cream Cocktail

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Happy Friday! And what better way to welcome the weekend than with a tasty cocktail? This delicious Cherry Almond cocktail is slightly sweet with a wonderful taste combination of cherries and almonds. The creaminess from the half and half makes this a yummy starter or a great after dinner drink. It’s like a milkshake for […]

Spring Garden Tablescape

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Today I’m participating in a Spring/Easter Blog Hop with some other amazing bloggers. There is a great roundup of posts and ideas that I hope you’ll visit for yourself {see full list at bottom}. For my part I thought I would put together a simple Spring Garden tablescape that you can use for Easter or […]

Entertaining Series – Easter Brunch

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If you missed any of our posts for Easter Brunch with Hadley Potter, we have it all right here.  Visit each of the posts for tabletop design ideas, brunch casserole, sparkling fruit punch {with or without alcohol}, and of course, dessert.  Get ready to host the best Easter brunch ever! _______________________________________________________________________________________   For more inspiration, […]

Fluffy White Layer Cake

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To complete our Easter Brunch with Hadley Pottery, I made a fluffy white layered cake that looks and tastes like springtime. The recipe begins with a cake mix, but special add-ins make it that much better. The topping is light and delicious, so it doesn’t leave you feeling full and heavy. And, it’s got fruit […]

Hashbrown & Ham Brunch Casserole

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For my Easter Brunch for Hadley Pottery I made one of my favorite brunch casseroles. I’ve been making this one for years and it’s nice and hearty with hash browns and ham, plus it’s creamy and delicious and full of cheesy goodness. You can use either shredded or cubed frozen hashbrowns but adjust cooking time […]