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> September 2008


How brilliant are these charming “dessert towel” party favors? Soft terry washcloths cleverly arranged to look like desserts and topped with cherry or strawberry magnets…available in strawberry or chocolate cupcake, chocolate or strawberry cake roll, and cherry or custard mousse. $4.50 – $5.00 each at AmericanBridal.com… or turn these into a fun DIY project!

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…beautiful new organic tabletop collection by amenity: placemats and runners made from textural hemp blended with organic cotton and soft, organic percale napkins…

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I’m totally smitten with the equal-parts-cool-and-adorable packaging on these super fun “bot” drinks for kids! bot fortified water was dreamed up in 2006 by the husband and wife team of Cricket and Brian Allen, who wanted a healthy, low sugar alternative to juice boxes for kids. bot comes in kid-friendly flavors like berry, lemon, grape, […]

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Today over at Simply Stated: Celebrations – get the scoop on all of the deliciously colorful kitchen tools pictured above & more!

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I’m game for any recipe that has the words “sparkling” and “margarita” in the title! Here’s how to make this toast-worthy concoction by Erika Lenkert:

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I have to say that Pottery Barn has really stepped up their game over the past year… the feel of the store is a little more contemporary than it used to be – so there’s nice mix of modern & traditional styles. Case in point: check out the new Halloween 2008 collection… it’s fabulous! (You […]

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If you’re looking for a chic new party theme for an upcoming shower or special event – check out this stylish & colorful “Turn of the Century, Art Nouveau Parisian” theme created by Kerri Butler for her friend’s bridal shower soirée. Inspired by the bride’s plans for honeymooning in Paris, Kerri used bright, rich colors, […]

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Check out these gorgeous signature dessert buffets by Amy Atlas Events. I’m swooning over every single image in her ultra-yummy portfolio! This is fabulous inspiration for re-creating your own dessert buffets at home. {Notice how the monochromatic serveware makes the treats really pop!) Pictured above: chic pink & brown buffet…yes, I do believe those are […]

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Looking for some alternatives to scented candles and wine? Check out these fun, stylish ideas by Thomas Paul that are priced right and pretty much guaranteed to please! P.S. The online shop that carries these items – Red Stamp – is super cute… I forsee my bank account being in trouble!

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If you’ve been here before, you might notice that a few things have changed… (if it still looks the same, try refreshing the page). We’ve been hard working on the new template for a while now…and hope that you like what you see! Here’s a list of the 10 main changes: 1. in the spotlight […]

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Something new is happening here at the blog later today! Please come back and visit us this afternoon (around noon PST or a little earlier) to check it out! {Pictured above} How cute is this “good times” Swing Set letterpress card from Elum? Wishing you many of those ;)

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Here’s another one of the baby shower ideas that I worked on for Parents.com, which went live on their site earlier this week. This one is a hip “Little Birdie” soiree inspired by the idea of nesting and getting mom ready for her new little chick (or chicks!). Click here for full details. P.S. The […]

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Here’s a little sneak peek at the new “HWTM Collection” of modern digital scrapbooking templates that’s coming very soon to HowFastTheyGrow.com. Our first official HWTM-branded product…yay! There are 81 different template designs in the collection that fall into 3 different categories – Mod Squad (Boy), Metro Sorbet (Girl), and Mostess Days (holidays & everyday celebrations).  […]

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Today over at GlamDish: check out some fall-friendly treats & learn how to make homemade caramel apples!

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This fabulously modern snack set from Swedish design company Sagaform contains 3 cool little serving bowls, each with thier own unique serving spoon/fork combinations… $40/set at aplusrstore.com. (Great gift idea!)

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