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Apr
10

The Best Easter Peeps Recipes

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I’m a bit of a Peeps nut. I think they’re so adorable! Bright colors… cute faces… what’s not to love?! (Living in the Washington area and enjoying the Peeps Show every year has helped cement my fan status, too. My mom still mails me newspaper cut-outs of the winning designs every year!) Whether you dig the bunnies or the chicks, here are my choices for the best Easter Peeps recipes! ...
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The Best Easter Peeps Recipes
Feb
12

30 awesome Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse party food ideas

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Oh my. I started looking for Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse party food ideas and I just couldn’t stop! There are just so many adorable ideas out there. I’ve rounded up 30 of my faves, so you can have a one-stop shop while you’re planning a Disney party! With a little creativity – and a Mickey Mouse cookie cutter – there’s something here for everyone, from sandwiches to sides to desserts and ...
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30 awesome Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse party food ideas!
Feb
05

6 adorable Valentine’s Day desserts that anyone can make!

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I see a lot of pretty cookies that I want to make but I know I wouldn’t be able to handle. (Thanks, Pinterest!!) ; ) Instead of being paralyzed by cookie envy I went and found 6 Valentine’s Day treats that are totally adorable AND totally doable. Goes to show you don’t have to be an experienced baker to create some seriously cute desserts! In fact, one of these recipes doesn’t ...
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6 adorable Valentine's Day treats that anyone can make!
Jan
16

Fun football party supplies

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Score a touchdown at your game day party, tailgate, or football theme birthday party with these fun (and… let’s admit it… pretty darn cute) football party supplies! From decor to food and drinks, these goodies will have you partying in sporty style. Shown above, from top to bottom: Football field paper bowls from Oriental Trading – use them to serve food, to hold nuts or candy, or as small party favor baskets ...
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Football party supplies - fun decorations for a tailgate, the Super Bowl, or a football theme birthday party!
Jan
03

Tulle decor and favors for a ballet party

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For a little girl’s ballet party, decorating with pink tulle is a must! It’s perfect for the theme and – bonus! – for DIY projects, it’s an inexpensive and easy material to work with. Add sweet and feminine details to your ballet party with some of these great ideas: 1. Tulle party balls – Purchase pre-made pom poms like the ones shown above from Heart to Heart, or make them ...
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DIY tulle decor and favor ideas for a ballet themed birthday party
Jan
01

Top 20 blog posts of 2013

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Happy New Year, everyone! : ) On this first day of the new year I thought it would be fun and interesting to take a look back at last year’s most popular blog posts (your top 20 favorites of all the posts I published in 2013). Enjoy!! Party Features Watermelon party: Claire is 1! Under the Sea party: Nathan is 1! Minnie Mouse party: Giada is 2! John Deere party: ...
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Top 20 blog posts of 2013
Dec
30

Kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas

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Whether your kids are old enough to stay up until midnight or so little that you celebrate early in the evening, here’s a round-up of fantastic kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas that everyone will enjoy! FOOD & DRINKS Set up a hot cocoa bar, cupcake decorating bar, or ice cream sundae station. Make buffet-friendly dishes that everyone can enjoy. Make cupcake fondue (it’s a no-heat fondue, so it’s safe for all ages). Toast with ...
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Kid-friendly New Year's Eve party ideas - food, decor, games, DIY noisemakers, and crafts!
Dec
16

DIY Christmas ornaments made from candy

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These (literally) sweet little ornaments are a snap to make, using wintery peppermints, Christmassy gumdrops, and my favorite… sprinkles! 1. Peppermints and Red Hots wreath by Martha Stewart with instructions available at Fancy House Road 2. Sprinkles ornament via Little Gray Fox 3. Gum drop ornament via Mom Spark 4. A little mouse made from Hershey Kisses via Portland Examiner 5. Snowman peppermint ornament via Better Homes & Gardens 6. ...
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DIY Christmas ornaments made with candy!
Dec
09

10 pretty DIY Christmas garlands

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Making a Christmas garland is a fun and kid-friendly project – I have such good memories of making simple popcorn strings with my grandmother when I was little! These garlands are a lot more sophisticated than a popcorn string, and they vary in difficulty a bit; but surely your kids could jump in on the fun for at least some of the steps of the project, if not the entire ...
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10 pretty DIY Christmas garlands
Oct
27

55+ Nutter Butter Recipes!

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Usually, on Sundays, I post one pretty pin. This past week, though, I went a little crazy with a new Pinterest board devoted just to Nutter Butter recipes, and I just have to share the whole board with you! Because seriously, what can’t Nutter Butters do?! You can make them into ghosts, ballet slippers, dinosaur claws, penguins, puppies, bats… even walruses (my favorite!). Check out all 55+ creative Nutter Butter ...
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55+ Nutter Butter Recipes!
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