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> September 2008


How many kids should you invite? Is it okay to expect gifts every year or should you try out the “no gift” trend? Gift registries for kids parties? What’s the best way to deal with rude parents? Lisa Kothari from Peppers and Pollywogs – a wonderful kids party planning website/blog – wrote a truly fabulous […]

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If you’ve followed HWTM for a while or checked out the party themes section, you may have noticed that I love to use scrapbooking supplies as tools for entertaining. Scrapbooking supplies are affordable, and there’s so much variety available from holiday and occasion themes to fabulous color palettes and modern prints that the possibilities for […]

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Winner Update – 9/15: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to all 342 of you who entered! The lucky random winner of the $100 gift certificate is: Commenter #267 – Nicole E. – who said: “I love the Becky Pearl Necklace. It might just be perfect for my wedding day!” Congrats, Nicole – […]

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Full details for how to recreate the Candyland Birthday Party we threw for Max Sutter last month are finally up in the Party Themes section.  I’m so sorry it took me a while to get them up – the plate’s been a little overloaded lately! But as they say, better late than never, right? ;)  […]

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I have no idea how summer flew by so fast, but the good news is that there are lots of things to look forward to and celebrate over the next few months!  If you’re looking for some fun new ways to spice up your upcoming celebrations or holiday parties, please come join us for the […]

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Veggie-lover? Not a veggie-lover? Either way, chances are good that you’ll enjoy this easy, delicious side dish recipe starring eggplant, tomato, and mozzarella cheese!

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Feathers add such a glamorous & unique feel to parties and weddings…I’ve always loved the look but am especially in the mode right now because we’re working on some fun feather accents for the upcoming Hip Hostess/Chambord event in NY at the end of the month! (more details on that coming soon!) Pictured above, clockwise […]

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Congrats to Vané of Brooklyn Bride on the launch of bklyn pillow – her brand new line of contemporary, handmade ring pillows! If you’re looking to add a modern, unique touch to your big day, head over to bklyn pillow to check out all the fun designs!

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As a follow-up to last week’s Bold Black & Yellow inspiration board over at Simply Stated, I created a new Autumn Orange inspiration board today – after Simply Stated reader Jen requested it…click here to check it out and get all the resources & details – including a link to the Pumpkin Divine martini pictured […]

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Laurie at Tip Junkie interviewed me for this week’s Talk to Me Tuesday segment on her creative, tip-driven blog. The interview is focused more on blogging than entertaining, but it was fun to discuss the business side of things this time…thanks for the feature, Laurie!

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More cool new kitchen & dining finds from MoMA Store in sleek silver, black & white: 1. Pop-up Bottle Cap Remover – designed by Alessi, one of my personal favorites – this egg-shaped bottle bottle cap remover uses a pressure mechanism to open bottles with ease… and flair! 2. Hanging Demitasse Spoons – Cleverly designed, […]

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