Holiday Centerpieces


Rachel Ray has some festive centerpiece ideas.  Some of these could be incorporated into a New Year’s Theme too. You can find more centerpiece ideas here.

Baby Shower Fun!


I recently helped plan a baby shower for a very dear friend.  She requested that there not be a theme but we did use some ideas and colors from her nursery theme.  She also requested books to start the baby a library so all of the guests brought books along with their … Read more

Pine Cone Decor


There are so many great ideas to incorporate pine cones into your decor for parties or holiday decor. Here are a couple of ideas: Pine Cone Ribbon Wreath from Country Living Window Dressing from Good Housekeeping Silver Pinecone Garland from Pottery Barn Forest-Floor Wreath from Martha Stewart Starting gathering your pine cones … Read more

Halloween Cakes

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Here is a look at some great Halloween cakes. The Cake Store Flickr Flickr

Mad Hatter Tea Party

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Look at this pretty Mad Hatter Tea Party. I love the table set up and the bright pink colors. Go here for more images and descriptions about this party.

Harvest Moon Lollipops


Here is a fun recipe to try for Halloween.  They would make great party favors, teacher gifts or centerpieces. Harvest Moon Lollipops

Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee


I LOVE coffee.  I don’t think I could survive without it.  There are many ways to incorporate coffee into your next celebration. Why not have a coffee bar at your next party.  A simple caffeinated buffet for your guests to enjoy. Serve different flavors of coffees depending on the event:  different coffee … Read more

Vegetable Centerpieces

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Incorporate vegetables into your next centerpiece. Here is one using asparagus and artichokes.  I love how they blended it with the yellow flowers. Here is another one using asparagus and brussel sprouts. I love the candles floating with these vegetables. Of course, it is that time of year to use gourds.  You … Read more

Apple Theme Cocktail Night

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Centerpieces:  Weddepot; DIYLife; frolic; wedding channel School is back in session for many of you or it starts very soon.  Take a break from the kids parties and host a Back to School Cocktail party for your friends.  What a nice break for the adults who are trying to get everything organized … Read more

Angelina Ballerina Party


This past weekend was my daughter’s 5th birthday. She requested an Angelina Ballerina party, which was very easy for me (since I teach dance too). For those of you who are not familiar with Angelina, she is a dancing mouse. The party was PINK, FRILLY and FUN!!! I hung boas and paper … Read more