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> December 2008


Today on Simply Stated: celebrate the season with these delicious, hot cocktails… CHEERS!

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These fun snowmen-themed treats from BHG make me happy just looking at them…did you ever think a glass of milk could be even remotely this cute?! (top left image) Pictured above, clockwise from top left: “Look at Frosty Go” milk glasses (yes – those are powdered donut hole heads!), “Before I Melt Away” white chocolate […]

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I’ve been on the lookout for some cool new red & silver decor since we’re switching our color palette up a bit this year, so I was excited to stumble on these fabulous “Swirl Christmas Ornaments” by Martha Stewart for Macy’s (image #1, above).  Even better – they’re on sale for over 50% off!  Seeing […]

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***** Build a Bar at Home (Warning: Hangovers Ahead!) Hi! I’m Carley from TheNest.com, the spin-off home site from the folks at TheKnot.com (every bride’s wedding obsession). We recently came out with The Nest Home Design Handbook, a cool 101 on everything casa-related. I’m thrilled to be guest-blogging on HWTM about building a bar at […]

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The rest of the pictures from the Enchanted Fairy Birthday Party (see Sneak Peek from yesterday) are now up on the HWTM Facebook Page! Complete details on how to recreate this theme will also be up in the Party Themes section before the end of the year, but in the meantime feel free to ask […]

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Today over at Simply Stated – brighten things up with a festive Hot Pink & Green Color Palette for the holidays!

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Update: All the pics for this theme are up on Facebook now! View them here. ***** Remember that “Woodland Fairy Birthday Party” that I asked for some help with a couple weeks ago? Here’s a sneak peek of how it turned out – many thanks to HWTM readers and all the fantastic ideas that you […]

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Update 11/26: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered – your sweet comments really meant a lot to Lori & Denise at LilyGirl!  And the randomly drawn winners are: First Prize: Commenter #122: Molly and 2nd Prize: Commenter #79: Noel. Congrats to both of you! And for everyone else – […]

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Today in Entertaining 101 – check out a few scrumptious cake recipes – from bundt cakes to cheesecake and more! So grab a pan and spread some holiday cheer!

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Happy Monday! Let’s start the week off on a fun note with a peek at the Modern Entertaining Essentials Prize Pack that’s up for grabs in our Inspire Me! Holiday Entertaining Contest, which is going on right now! Thanks to our generous contest sponsor – VIVA® Diva Café – all 3 of the contest winners […]

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These curvy & contemporary glass ornaments make for a truly fabulous decorative holiday display! I’m especially loving the Finial designs… and one of the best things about these translucent decorations is that you can tailor them to ANY color scheme! ($1.95 – $5.95 each at cb2) Also pictured above: Whirly Hanging Candleholder ($3.95) and Teardrop […]

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Today over at Simply Stated: Celebrations, check out a list of 10 Fabulous Reindeer Finds – like this adorable Red-Nosed Rudolph Pop-Up Card, reindeer-themed hostess gifts, sparkly white “snow reindeer” figures and more!

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This “Big Top Baby Shower” is another one of the baby shower ideas that I worked on for Parents.com – and it’s also the one that I’m dying to actually try out the most! Chicken fingers and cotton candy at a baby shower? Why not?! You can still make the shower look chic… it’s all […]

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Jen from Indie Fixx is having a fun event over at her blog right now, but there are only 3 days left! I meant to give you all a heads up on it last week in the “weekly round-up”, but with the Thanksgiving holiday things got a little hectic and last week’s round-up never happened […]

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How many people can say that the host of Dancing with the Stars or “Valerie” from (the original) 90210 designed their holiday cards? Well, now that tiny prints has teamed up with celebrities like Samantha Harris and Tiffani Thiessen to create a line of holiday cards benefitting their favorite charity, that could just be the […]

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