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I’m really excited to tell you about these are super cute & modern Casserole Carrier Totes by Vonny – the perfect way to bring your famous sweet potato casserole (or other favorite dish) to the holiday dinner in style! The casserole carriers are made with a laminated canvas exterior & colorful interior. They fit a […]

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Here are the DIY details for the “Table Tree” centerpiece from the Grateful Mod Tablescape. This tree was inspired by one of the illustrations from the Grateful Mod Printables, and I’m pretty excited about how it turned out! I had originally planned to paint styrofoam balls to use for the tree tops, but with all […]

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Winner update: This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered, and a big congrats to our {randomly selected} winner – Commenter #169 – Martha Cook! ***** This new Surprise Giveaway is from Daily Grommet – a super cool website and “marketplace of fresh product discoveries” with a very innovative take on online […]

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This cute little “table forest” arrangement was so much fun to make – and super easy! It coordinates with the Grateful Mod Tablescape and you could use it as an alternate centerpiece option to the (more involved) design featured on the table, or as accent decor elsewhere at your fall party or Thanksgiving dinner. Once […]

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This oh-so-dreamy butterfly birthday party is the latest wonderful party creation from the ridiculously talented Lindi of Love The Day! Lindi threw this party for her daughter London, and you might also remember the adorable My Little Sunshine party that she created for her daughter Ella’s first birthday. Everything about this butterfly party feels so […]

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If you’re a fan of inspirational messages, personalized gifts, and beautiful jewelry like me, then chances are good that you’re going to LOVE Cristina Ashley Designs… and this new Surprise Giveaway! Cristina specializes in unique, hand-stamped jewelry and gifts that focus on “giving mothers {and pet owners!} the ability to show off their pride and […]

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This Modern Thanksgiving Table was inspired by – and utilizes – the “Grateful Mod” printable party collection that I designed for Operation Give Thanks! You can download the printables for free and get more info on this wonderful effort from Operation Shower in my earlier post right here. I really had fun working on this […]

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Loving these pretty Fabric Flower Cake Toppers and Fabric Garlands by etsy shop Pretty Swell. A lovely addition to bridal showers, baby showers, or birthday parties of all ages! (Several color combos are available, but you can place custom orders too!)

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It’s been a while since I’ve shopped (or cyber-shopped) at West Elm, and I’m happy to report that they have tons of fabulous new entertaining items out for the fall & winter holidays this year! Pictured above and below are some favorites that would be great for Thanksgiving and Fall parties (or great gift ideas […]

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I know it’s early November, but it’s supposed to be 87º in San Diego today and it’s Friday, so things just feel sunny! Perfect day for featuring a vibrant “Limoncello Yellow” wedding theme – which was captured and submitted by talented photographer Jillian Bisinger. So… even if you’re not in summer-like weather yourself, here’s a […]

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Hi Everyone! If you’re a repeat visitor to HWTM, you might have seen this post from a while back that explains the rather unconventional theme for our 10-year wedding anniversary – which somehow is less than 2 weeks away! Over the course of planning, I’m running into the issue of not being able to find […]

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Update 11/11: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #131 – Lindsay Lee from Lee La La. Congrats, Lindsay! ***** We have a FUN new Giveaway for you today from Clairebella – a wonderful company that creates fabulous (very MODERN!) – personalized products […]

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Wendy from Wendy Updegraff Photography created the SWEETEST UP-themed birthday party for her daughter’s birthday! The party was an “outdoor movie night” and she created a backyard movie theater from a sheet and some velvet fabric – how fun is that?! In addition to the homemade movie screen, check out all the other amazing stuff […]

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Virginia of Brooke Keegan Weddings and Events sent in this STUNNING Lavender & Black Bridal Shower, and from the pretty color palette and lacy party favors to the festive champagne bar, this soirée is elegant, stylish, and a little bit sexy! In addition to the gorgeous floral arrangements that run all the way down the […]

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Doesn’t this Wonder Woman birthday party look SUPER fun?! (Pun intended!) I’m dying to throw a “Wonder Mom” baby shower or “Wonder Bride” bridal shower for a friend after looking at these pictures…the wheels are turning! Designed & styled by Jamee from Setting the Mood, there are so many wonderfully creative details to admire in […]

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