post archives:

  

> 2009


Amy Atlas has done it again! Her recent Moroccan-Inspired Dessert Buffet is quite possibly one of my favorite dessert buffets she’s created yet… not only because of the fabulous pattern that is incorporated throughout the entire thing – but also due to the vibrant aqua and orange color palette. Yum! It’s ultra-contemporary, yet warm & […]

VIEW THIS POST →

15

For my fellow wine lovers (and those of you good with a video camera!): This summer Black Box Wines launched the “You Got Boxed” contest to challenge its fans to share boxed wines with their friends. For a chance to win, contestants secretly serve guests Black Box Wines (in lieu of traditional bottled wine) and […]

VIEW THIS POST →

3

The HWTM Facebook community has always been so warm & welcoming – and we’ve been wanting to do something to thank the FB fans and help showcase all the great creativity they’ve been posting lately! So… last week we launched our first-ever HWTM Facebook contest, and there are 2 ways to win: 1. by submitting […]

VIEW THIS POST →

2

Winner update: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the 2 lucky winners are… Commenters #100 – Stephanie – and #88 – Allison. Congrats, ladies! ***** This week’s Surprise Giveaway is one for the ladies… especially if you’ve got a bachelorette party, bridal shower, or girls night out on […]

VIEW THIS POST →

216

Last week, my husband and I attended the “Aloha Kitchen Challenge” at Roy’s Restaurant in La Jolla, which felt a little bit like experiencing an Iron Chef event first hand (or an episode of Hell’s Kitchen where the head chef is a whole lot nicer!). The “Aloha Kitchen Challenge” is actually a gourmet competition that […]

VIEW THIS POST →

8

This adorable “Fairyland Birthday Party” was created Adriana Arabia by for her daughter Isa’s 6th birthday. Here are all the magical details, as told by Adriana! **** “My daughter is fascinated by fairies and I wanted to throw a memorable birthday party for her on her 6th birthday because it will be her last birthday […]

VIEW THIS POST →

73

This week’s Surprise Giveaway is guaranteed to make a lucky someone’s table look extra fabulous! It’s from a super stylish shop called Cherry & East that’s full of all sorts of cool & contemporary finds for the kitchen and table and beyond. The winner gets $200 to spend on their choice of mix & match […]

VIEW THIS POST →

436

As a sugar-lover with a soft spot for a good cause, the pairing of these 2 attributes in a venture always seems especially sweet! For example… The Flour Pot – an adorable cookie boutique – has teamed up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand – a foundation working to aid in the fight against childhood cancer – […]

VIEW THIS POST →

6

Gretchen from b.a.s.h.ful Events sent over some pictures of this adorable Lemon & Lime Candy Buffet they created recently… how cute is this?! There’s so much great DIY inspiration in these pics – from the cute display tags that all feature the same fun pattern to the way everything was individually wrapped so that it […]

VIEW THIS POST →

11

Happy Friday! I thought it would be fun to do something cocktail-related today… seeing as it’s the weekend and all! While going through some saved emails this morning, I stumbled on 4 cocktail recipes that were sent to me earlier this summer (Pom-Tini, Blackberry Collins, First Class Punch, & Cherry Bomb) under the subject line […]

VIEW THIS POST →

13

This Backyard Barbeque Baby Shower that Beth Helmstetter hosted at a residence in Shawnee, Kansas is super creative, inviting, and full of down-home country FUN! Guests sat on pillow-topped hay bales, mini bouquets of white daisies were lined up neatly on vintage cowboy print linens, invitations were handmade on pieces of wood, and adorable mini pies […]

VIEW THIS POST →

45

Welcome to part 2 of the Mod Monkey Baby Shower recap! (Click here for Part 1, which recaps the centerpieces & table settings. You can also see more pics of this party over at the Mod Monkey Facebook Gallery.) Below you’ll find free downloadable PDFs for all of the different framed 5×7 and 8×10 signs […]

VIEW THIS POST →

72

This week’s Surprise Giveaway could come in handy for so many people… especially if you or a friend has a wedding, bridal shower, bachelorette party, baby shower, or birthday party coming up! Moments of Elegance is offering up a $100 Shopping Spree towards anything on their site – which includes stylish party favors, favor packaging, […]

VIEW THIS POST →

404

I love it when cb2 (Crate & Barrel’s sister store) comes out with a new collection because you can count on them to always be modern and always be affordable! Here are a few fresh NEW finds from their kitchen & dining collection: Pictured above: colorful, vintage-mod Lable Glasses ($19.95/set of 6). Pictured above & […]

VIEW THIS POST →

5

Last week was a bit of a light posting week because I was pretty much consumed with last minute details for the Swiffer SocialLuxe Lounge – the “pampering party” kick-off for BlogHer ’09 that I co-hosted with 5 other bloggers in Chicago last Thursday…which ended up attracting over 500 guests! My main responsibility for the […]

VIEW THIS POST →

16

1 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 23