Published In Yum Food & Fun For Kids – Winter 2011

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I have some very exciting news to share after keeping quiet about it for the last 4 months. I have a 4-page editorial design featured in the national publication, Yum Food & Fun for Kids! It all came about when one of the editors found my site and contacted me about holiday ideas for the […]

Gourmet Pizza Recipes {Hawaiian Pizza & Italian Pizza}

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Today I’m sharing the pizza recipes I used for my Pizza Party shoot {and served the family for dinner that night}. I served 3 different gourmet pizza flavors. I bought our favorite Mediterranean style from our local pizzeria, and then made these two varieties – Hawaiian & Italian style. Everyone loves pizza and these two are sure to […]

Black Magic Cocktail

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Are you getting ready to have a Spooktacular Halloween weekend of parties and fun? Serving up this delicious Black Magic Cocktail will help get things started. I was recently experimenting with flavor combinations when creating my Gothic Glam ladies night and this one was too good not to share. This is a sweet cocktail that […]

How To Host An Asian Themed Dinner Party

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Exotic “travel” themes are popular for all types of occasions from birthdays to anniversaries to showers. You may be inspired by a fabulous trip you took or your favorite cuisine from an area, or simply love the exotic differences in another culture. An Asian themed dinner party is a great way to share that with […]

Asian Style Peanut Noodle Salad

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We have been enjoying this Asian style pasta salad for years and it is always a fan favorite. It is the perfect side dish to bring to a pot luck in the summertime, or to serve during an Asian themed dinner party. The marriage of flavors from peanut butter to soy sauce to coconut milk […]

Halloween Costume Party + Themed Food

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There is so much emphasis on Halloween candy and treats, but what about some real sustenance for the kids before they head out for their sugar high? I created this Halloween supper & costume party for Celebrations using invitations from Pear Tree Greetings as inspiration. I set up a playful table for the kids to […]

Halloween Framed Silhouette Wall + FREE Downloads

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Add some spooky wall art to your Halloween decorating this year with a framed silhouette display. I found these printable silhouettes from Value Village and they add a great focal point. I put together this wall of frames as a backdrop to my Gothic Glam party design, and I love how it turned out. It’s […]