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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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I’ve adored a certain Pucci Inspired Wedding from Brides.com for a while now, and the idea behind a fabric-inspired soirée actually flows along the same lines as yesterday’s post on scrapbook-inspired entertaining. Fabric is perfect for creating table runners and embellishing party favors, vases, and guest books. You can also scan the fabric pattern into your […]

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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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