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Hi Everyone. Apologies for the delay on posting – out of town on a last-minute trip for a few days – but hope this will make up for it! If you haven’t heard of Satinbox yet, get ready to meet this great website that’s chock-full of fabulous entertaining finds! And guess what’s even better? Satinbox […]

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The gorgeous and artful chocolates and chocolate elixers from chocolate moderne are a feast for the eyes AND the tastebuds! Many assortments to choose from – all of which would look amazing arranged on a tray at your next soriée or would serve as a delightful “thank you” or any-occasion gift for a deserving someone. […]

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Make your next party a barrel of monkeys! Whether you’re throwing a bash for kids or kids at heart, these adorable monkey-themed party products are sure to bring on the fun! Seen here: Monkey Invites by Egg Press (available in boxed shower invites , flat imprintable invites , and place cards ), Cocktail Monkey drink […]

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This fabulous circles tabletop collection with coordinating "fab bachelorette" beverage napkins and invites makes a great foundation for a very mod bachelorette party! The palette of lime, green, purple and chocolate is an fresh change from the usual pink and black and looks great with pink cosmos served in clear plastic martini glasses or these […]

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Looking for a unique and memorable hostess gift or shower gift/giveaway? Then check out the gorgeous specialty soaps from Gianna Rose Atelier. Not are the soaps beautifully molded and available in yummy scents such as Caramel Café Latte , Créme Brulee , and Spiced Aztec , but the packaging is simply fabulous! Decorative soaps come […]

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These “candy mail” yum box invites by Jill Smith Design are way too fun. Personally, I would be so excited to receive one of these 3-D invites in the mail! Each invitation includes 1 box, 1 invitation card, 1 envelope sticker and an edible treat..what a great first impression for your next party! Available at […]

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It’s sunny and beautiful in San Diego today and the weather is making me want to post about something bright – so I thought I’d share a few images with you from an orange-citrus themed bridal shower I recently hosted for my friend Sarah – featuring the bride-to-be’s favorite color. For some reason the color […]

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So I have to admit that my REAL tropical dream involves actually basking in the sun on the beach in Maui with a frosty drink on hand…but since most of us can’t have that everyday, here’s something that can at least bring a little tropical sunshine to the table. The Tropical Isle Dinnerware Collection by […]

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perpetualkid.com is one of my new favorite websites for fun kitchen & entertaining products. Great stuff for the young or young at heart – the name says it all! For example, who wouldn’t get a kick out of the “Lift & Shake” salt and pepper shaker set? Witty and charming with a sleek mod design! […]

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After just posting about Target’s Trishmix dinnerware collection yesterday – I was so excited to visit the oh-so-amazing print & pattern blog this morning and find the same Trishmix collection – but in a fun new color scheme! This mellow-yellow and aqua palette is fantastic – and, even better – the whole collection is on […]

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My good friend Jen recently celebrated her engagement to very cool fiance Kevin – and I have to give her kudos on the amazing – and very modern! – job she did with the party decor…fantastic color palette of fuschia, lime & chocolate…easy & affordable, yet gorgeous centerpieces (simply wrap fabric ribbon in varying widths […]

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It seems that more and more “twig” motifs are popping up everywhere and I have to say I’m loving this trend…especially with fall approaching! Here are a few well-designed pieces that really caught my eye… 1. Twig Flatware ($58/setting), Napking Rings ($24/4), and Salad Servers ($38) – all from vivaterra.com (many thanks to my friend […]

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There’s something so appealing about the brand-new Trishmix Asia dinner and drinkware from Target…it somehow seems both delicate and bold at the same time! Pretty asian-inspired line graphics + vintage colors + sleek design = a modern eclectic mix! (and makes for one gorgeous tabletop!) The Trishmix collection is available in 3-piece place settings (in […]

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Thank goodness for Target! Affordable design and always something fabulous to discover! For example, these beautiful new melamine dining pieces from their “metallic collection” (which includes dinner plates, salad plates, and bowls) and coordinating acrylic tumblers! Each dinnerware piece in the metallic collection is sold in sets of 6 plates or 2 bowls, with prices […]

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HWTM reader Hayan Design , recently inquired about ideas for a poker-themed party. Hmmm – where should I start? With the huge surge in poker popularity over the past few years, party suppliers have followed suit – and there are so, SO many fun things to choose from for your next card night get-together. Here […]

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