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6 easy Christmas cupcakes that anyone can make!

Easy Christmas cupcakes that anyone can make

December 17, 2014

I’m a big fan of pretty desserts, and pretty doesn’t necessarily have to mean professionally made. These 6 easy Christmas cupcake decorating ideas are simple as can be – and are absolutely adorable and festive, too! 1. Santa hat cupcakes by Our Mini Family 2. Reindeer cupcakes …

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Awesome FREE teacher appreciation cards {for the holidays!} #freeprintable #teacherappreciation #chickabug

FREE teacher appreciation cards {for the holidays!}

December 9, 2014

Awhile back, I made some free printable teacher appreciation cards, poking fun at Pinterest (with love!) and all of the over-the-top, craftiest-mom-on-Earth ideas that you see featured there. The whole idea is that you might want to make a super-crafty present, but let’s be real – grabbing …

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How to host a holiday cookie exchange {with FREE printables!}

How to host a holiday cookie exchange {with FREE printables!}

December 4, 2014

Baking a huge variety of holiday cookies on your own means recipe cards all over the counter, endless batches of cookies in and out of the oven, and spending a big chunk of December in kitchen lockdown. Instead of flying solo, throw a party and invite your friends over …

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70+ great ideas for DIY advent calendars!

70+ great ideas for DIY advent calendars

November 28, 2014

I love, love advent calendars. We had one growing up that was very similar to this, with a felt tree and tiny ornaments that had sequin details. My grandmother made it, I believe, and by now it’s quite old and quite special. Whether you like to make a …

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Christmas cookie birthday invitations : ) These can be made for a family holiday party, too!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

November 10, 2014

Well – it’s beginning to look like Christmas in the shop, anyway! Every fall and winter, my studio transforms into Santa’s Workshop, and I love it! I’ve actually been working on Christmas orders for weeks now (address labels, Letter to Santa kits, Christmas gift stickers…) …

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Party Palette: Fresh green and cream party table #colorpalette

Party Palette: Fresh green dessert table

March 18, 2014

Don’t think I’m crazy, but – this dessert table is from a Christmas party. (I swear I really do know what month it is right now.) You see, aside from the white cone trees, I think this table is actually really fresh for spring, with …

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Party Palette: Color inspiration for a winter wonderland party #colorpalette

Party Palette: Winter wonderland party

January 28, 2014

Amy Atlas always makes the most beautiful and sophisticated color-coordinated sweets tables. (After all, she did invent sweets tables!!) This photo is from a Winter Wonderland party that she styled for Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller, and it features wintery white, gray, light and dark …

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Snowflake macarons by EpicureanMom.com

{one pretty pin} Snowflake macarons

January 26, 2014

These stunning little macarons, with their pale aqua snowflakes piped on in royal icing, are so pretty for a Winter Wonderland party. They also sound absolutely delicious: vanilla macarons with vanilla white chocolate ganache. Yes please! Get the recipe for these little beauties at Epicurean …

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Valentine's Day heart peppermint candy pops - made with leftover mini candy canes from Christmas!

Valentine’s Day heart peppermint candy pops

January 8, 2014

Do you have leftover miniature candy canes at your house? I sure do. Somehow I buy too many every year and I never know what to do with the extras after Christmas! Well, I found the perfect solution this year. Just turn them into Valentine’s …

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Snowman place setting by www.henhouselinens.com

Creative Christmas place setting ideas

December 23, 2013

Wow your Christmas guests, young and old, with these creative place setting ideas from Hen House Linens! I seriously love these. They’re unique, fun, memorable, and best of all… as easy as pie. (Much easier than pie, actually.) ; ) First, here’s Frosty the Snowman, …

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