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Today on Simply Stated: Brighten Up! Check out fun party lanterns and lighting ideas for brightening up your outdoor soirée!

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What is it about desserts on sticks that makes them so ridiculously cute?! First the adorable cupcake bites from Bakerella, and now these fabulous cheesecake pops from Mimi on the Move ! They even look cute undecorated… (and maybe dusted with some graham cracker crumbs!)

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This pink suede jewelry/keepsake box from Godiva is a fun twist on your typical box of chocolates! I received one of these keepsake boxes as a gift recently and loved it (Thanks, Lisa!). The quality of the box is great, and the truffles are, well…already gone! If that’s any indication of how they tasted! Great […]

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Summer is the perfect time to serve up fruity cocktails at special celebrations or everyday get-togethers! For some festive, fruit-filled ideas, check out my Fabulously Fruity Cocktails guest post over at GlamDish today!

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Today at Simply Stated: Celebrations – check out my "Fresh Fête" post for some spring entertaining ideas & inspiration!

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I recently discovered a fantastic blog called Sweet Paul that focuses on design, craft & food. Sweet Paul is authored by Paul Lowe, a talented interior and food stylist from NY. His blog is full of wonderful inspiration for food presentation – like the fabulous fruit ice cubes pictured above (from the cookbook Slurp ), […]

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Treat yourself to some Chipotle Shrimp Tacos and Margarita Ice Pops today!

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How is it possible that Mother’s Day is already this coming weekend?! The year is truly flying by! If you’re still on the lookout for cool gift ideas for Mom, check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide for unique tableware, contemporary vases, personalized stationery, modern floral arrangements, and more!

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MoMA Store always showcases fantastic, design-forward products, but there are a few pieces I recently stumbled upon that also stand out as especially clever…

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These new "Late-for-Dinner" melamine plates from Anthropologie are perfect for retro-mod summer entertaining! Sold in sets of 4 for $24, each plate dons a different pop-art flora print…

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As a certified Mexican-food lover, you don’t have twist my arm to convince me to celebrate Cinco de Mayo …but if your arm needs twisting, here are some mouth-watering recipe ideas (for everything from festive main dishes and cocktails to desserts) that should do the trick… {pictured above} treats from Everyday with Rachael Ray :

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1. Today at GlamDish: Whim by Cynthia Rowley (highlighting some of the stylish outdoor entertaining pieces from Rowley’s new Beach, Picnic, and Party collections at Target) 2. Today at Simply Stated: Celebrations: May Flowers for the Table (dinnerware, melamine, table linens, and more – all featuring fun floral motifs for spring & summer entertaining)

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These adorable Dress Place Card Holders would be darling for a bridal shower or anytime girls night dinner party or luncheon! Another cute idea for using these with a gathering of close friends:

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Who knew that there was such a thing as Grilled Cheese Month?! Well, according to this website , April is just that, and you won’t find any complaints about that here – except for the fact that I found out about it a little late…so I’ll just have to observe the "holiday" in May, instead. […]

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These colorful capiz garlands are a party all on their own! In addition to working great as hanging decorations, capiz garlands are also fabulous as table decor – lay a few of them across the table to create a “table runner”, or try wrapping single strands around glass cylinder vases to create playful containers for […]

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