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If you’re on the lookout for some first birthday party ideas, here’s an article I recently did for TheCradle.com featuring 3 theme ideas and general tips for first birthday celebrations. Hopefully this will provide you with some inspiration! {Modern Tyke theme pictured here}

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As most of you probably know, hosting a party – no matter how small or large – can easily get a bit pricey, but there are actually a lot of things you can do to keep the credit card bill from getting out of control without skimping on style, thank goodness! For example, in the […]

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It can be difficult to pull of a hip & modern version of an animated character. Usually you’re limited to pre-made paper party supplies, but both of these ladies did a great job at creating Elmo-themed parties for little ones that are both age-appropriate, but packed with some serious style! First up is a super-cute […]

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Thanks so much to everyone that participated in the Loft Party Giveaway! 395 comments…so happy to see you guys loved the plates as much as we do! And the lucky winner is… Vanessa Cavaco, who said: “My four year old bouncing baby boy would love the robot plates…and maybe he would eat more too…” Congrat’s […]

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Easy avenue to pretty party favors: double-faced satin ribbon & decorative favor boxes by Midori . This luxe , 5/8" ribbon comes in unique patterns like the Eiffel Tower , Anchor , and Leaf motifs pictured above… perfect for themed or seasonal parties and weddings! (pictured above with Italian Favor Boxes )

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Wow – so many comments in last week’s Luck O’ The Draw sweepstakes! Thanks so much to everyone that participated! Winners for the first 3 giveaways from last week were drawn this morning (via Random.org ). If you see your name below – please contact us at info [at] hwtm.com with "I’m a Winner!" in […]

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Does anyone know how recently Apartment Therapy launched their redesign? While visiting this afternoon, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the content is now split into 5 major channels, each with it’s own URL, and I have to give them major props – the new look is fantastic!

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Hope you have something fun planned for Easter weekend! In the meantime, here’s a quick recap of this week at HWTM:Luck O’ The Draw: In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day this past Monday, new giveaways were featured every day this week: Jewelry and Stationery from Christina Ashley Designs (enter by midnight March 21st) $500 Shopping […]

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Today’s Surprise Giveaway comes from a BRAND NEW product line that just launched in January! The line is called Divine and Branch , and they feature cute & contemporary personalized products, including travelin’ tumblers, sports bottles, pet bowls, and bag tags. Personalized products always make extra-thoughtful gift ideas – and how cute would the bag […]

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If you love the flickering glow of candle light or are looking for some creative ways to incorporate candles into your wedding or party centerpieces, check out today’s Creative Candlescapes post on Real Simple: Celebrations for some inspiration or to contribute some ideas of your own! {images from Globetopper, The Hassle-free Host, Imedagoze, InStyle Parties, […]

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Today’s giveaway is being posted a little late tonight – sorry about that – hectic day! Hopefully the cuteness factor of these prizes will make up for it though :) This giveaway is sponsored by Loft Party – an ultra-contemporary website loaded with cool home decór & accessories – and 2 great prizes are up […]

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I can’t believe that Easter is already going to be here in a few short days… the year is seriously flying by! Hope you get to celebrate with friends & family and enjoy the day on Sunday! Here are a few recipe ideas for Easter brunch celebrations to help get you started… {Pictured above} Big-Family […]

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RealSimple.com has a great article/slideshow up right now featuring new and fun ways to get creative with Easter’s favorite sugar-coated marshmallow friends! The feature also includes some “Fun Facts” – including this one which seriously shocks me: “PEEPS were made by hand using a pastry tube until 1954, when a machine was invented to create […]

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We’ve got another fun giveaway for you today! This one comes from Wifeville , a super cute website that has tons of great gift ideas for new and soon-to-be wives (think bridal showers, bachelorette parties, and wedding-day gifts ), not to mention treats for yourself if you’re married, because you’re a Wonder Wife too, right?! […]

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Today’s ultra-generous giveaway comes from popular maternity & kids brand Childish™ – and if you fall into any of these categories, then this giveaway should be extra tempting to you:

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