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101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 3: Embellish Your Table}

Half the fun of the dessert table is dressing it up. Once you choose your menu, serving pieces and arrangement, you can have fun with tablecloths, runners, banners and buntings. We talked about adding non-food items to your dessert table in Step 2: Arrange Your Treats, because extras like a framed party invitation can help fill out your table ....more

Freebie Friday: 70+ Back to School Printables

Our back to school will be here in about a week. We’ve done the clothes shopping, but still have backpacks and school supplies to go. And, I am hoping to squeeze in a first day of school mini party ....more

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 2: Arrange Your Treats}

There are TWO dessert tables: the one in your mind, and the one in reality. They don’t always match. And there’s a really good reason for that: the way you arranged your treats just isn’t working ....more

Shark Party! Celebrate Sharknado 3 In Style

Full disclosure: I freaking LOVE the Sharknado series. It is so exquisitely dumb. You don’t have to be interested in sharks or tornadoes, because the movie revels in its dumbness ....more

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 1: Choose Your Menu}

A birthday party used to mean cake and ice cream. Now, the dessert table is the norm among party-loving moms. Feeling stumped about how to plan a dessert table? ...more

Tutorial: Watercolor Art Party Decorations

When I was planning the mini art party that I shared with you yesterday, I wanted to add a few party printables. But, I didn’t want to spend my mini budget on printables. So, I bought two dollar store sets of watercolors and the girls and I painted our own party decorations ....more

My Parties: Mini Art Party with The Coloring Table

I get asked fairly often to do product reviews, and I usually say no. I have to feel confident the item is something you’d really like in order to introduce it to you. But the other week, I was approached by The Coloring Table, and I quickly said yes ....more

My Parties: How to Plan a Bake Sale in 7 Steps

Last summer, my girls wanted to have a lemonade stand. They’ve never had one before, and pretty soon, it turned into a summer project — and morphed into a neon snow cone stand to benefit The Confetti Foundation. We’ve turned this into an annual event, and I’ll share my best tips for planning a successful bake sale — with your kids — in seven pretty darn easy steps ....more

Tutorial: How to Make Jolly Rancher Lollipops

This week is all about getting ready for our bake sale to benefit The Confetti Foundation. (Here’s why I support them.) And since this is a one-woman-and-twins effort, we have spent a fair amount of time on Pinterest, looking for recipes that are (1) bake sale favorites and (2) really easy. (Want to follow along? ...more

Freebie Friday: 30 Father’s Day Printables

If you’re like me, you’re getting a late start on Father’s Day planning. (In fact, one of my hub’s missions this Saturday will be to pick up his self-chosen gift.) But at least we can pretty up the party with some free Father’s Day printables! I’ve collected everything from cards to tags to coupons to full party sets, all to make Father’s Day as special as it should be (even if you are pulling it together Saturday night) ....more