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We just added a bunch of yummy new recipes from some fabulous cookbooks to The Recipe Box! On the Desserts & Treats front: (pictured above and below) • All-Grown-Up S’mores • Caramel Nut Popcorn • Bread Pudding with Chocolate Chunks and Bananas • Gorgeous Caramel and Cream Layer Cake • Better-than-classic Butterscotch Pudding …and more! […]

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Margarita, Mojito, Classic Martini, Gin & Tonic, Cosmopolitan… familiar with these popular cocktails but not quite sure how to mix them up on your own? Find out how on today’s Simply Stated: Celebrations feature – 5 Classic Cocktails!

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We’ve got some wonderful new wedding/party decor inspiration for you in Entertaining 101 today! The super-creative Morgan Spenla shares some fabulous ideas and imagery from her very gorgeous, very “DIY Bride” wedding…and I really mean DIY – this ambitious 22-year-old bride even made the fondant cake herself! Click here for details on everything from the […]

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Style + Affordability = Reasons to love Urban Outfitters. Here are a few favorites from the current collection: Mod Blossom Square Potholder and Round Potholder ($8 each)… the perfect accessories for this fun, retro 50’s Lightning Apron! ($24) Pictured above: more fun textiles to style up your kitchen: colorful Birdie and bold Polka Dot Berries […]

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I was really excited for the opportunity to guest blog on Holly’s wonderful design blog – decor8 – while she takes a (much deserved) mini-break from blogging to get settled in her new apartment in Germany. Since decor8 is primarily interior-design focused, I thought it would be fun to take a well-designed space and try […]

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There was such a great response to the Wii Bowling Tournament post yesterday, so I was really excited to stumble on this fabulous Bowling Party: Big Lebowski Style inspiration board over at The Finer Things this morning! Seriously…how fun is this?! I definitely predict this party happening over here in the future… especially when my […]

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Today on Simply Stated: Celebrations – find 10 Modern Bird-Inspired Entertaining Finds, including 5 favorites from the always-creative Etsy shops!

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These make me so very happy just looking at them! Wish Come True Mini Figurines…$9 each at Fred Flare. Work them into your party decor (maybe sitting on upside down bowls or votive holders all the way across the table or placed next to colorful blumebox vases filled with lollipops), and turn them into a […]

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The Candyland party we helped create for Max Sutter this past Saturday will be featured on Extra tonight! {click here to view online} …and also in this week’s issue of Life&Style magazine. HWTM gets a little shoutout in both… we’re super excited! And thank you so much to everyone for all the nice comments and […]

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Today on GlamDish, check out some quirky & clever Kitschy Kitchen Gadgets from perpetualkid.com…including a kitchen scrubber that blows bubbles and this equal parts clever-and-disturbing Frozen Smiles ice cube tray amongst other things. (Who else is thinking “Halloween”?!)

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From the second i laid eyes on the ultra-creative “bowling lane table runner” pictured above, I knew this Wii Bowling Tournament was going to be a fun party to check out! Even better, the party’s hostess with the mostess: Robin Chowaniec put the tournament together as a mini fundraiser for the American Cancer Society’s Relay […]

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UPDATE 8/13 – I’m allowed to put this post back up now! Yay! (was originally posted on Monday but had to wait until the MomLogic article was up.) *** Hi Everyone – I’m back from Colorado and happy to report that Max’s Candyland Birthday Party went well!  We definitely ran into some hiccups with the […]

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Today on Simply Stated: Celebrations… check out lots of fabulous black & white dinnerware finds that are ready to be punched up with colorful linens and tabletop accents!

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There’s a discussion thread on the HWTM Facebook discussion board that I’m hoping some of you might be able to help with if you have any bright ideas… it’s something that comes up often actually – the topic of what types of games (if any) should be played at bridal showers & bachelorette parties (or […]

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I’m really excited to share something extra-worthwhile with you today! I know this post is a little longer than usual, but I’m hoping you’ll take a few extra minutes to read through it… Masterpiece Weddings, an event coordination agency founded by Melissa Margarita-DiStefano, is working really hard to put on an amazing fundraiser in February […]

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