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> June 2012


It’s always fun to see an outside-the-box baby shower theme – especially when it’s highly personalized to the guest of honor – and this Tattoo Inspired Baby Shower by Michelle of Cakewalk fits the bill perfectly… dad-to-be is a tattoo artist! The “3D heart tattoo” dessert table backdrop is especially clever… I love how she outlined the […]

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Here we go with the latest round of Friday Party of 5 picks from our HWTM.com members! Just click on a party title or collage to check out the full album & details from the following creative events: – Boy Tooth Fairy Play date – Moroccan Elephant Baby Shower – Jack & Jill – Sesame Street […]

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Susie had SO much to celebrate for 4th of July last year: her husband’s homecoming from the Navy, her daughter’s first birthday, a big move across the country, AND Independence Day! One great big celebration was the way to go, of course, so she put together a wonderful Patriotic Pinwheels Party to celebrate with all their friends & […]

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Don’t you just love it when things are easy?! There’s something kind of fantastic about simplicity, especially when it still manages to look – and taste – as great as these yummy White Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Bites. Drumroll, please… there are only TWO ingredients in this “recipe”. That’s pretty much music to the ears of […]

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HWTM Contributor Jessica Wilcox of Modern Moments Designs here, excited to finally share with you my son Jackson’s {Bowlfest 2012} Bowling Birthday Party! Last year, you may remember his super fun Rock Star Birthday Party (part 1 and part 2 here), but this year we wanted to tone it down just a bit. His party wasn’t […]

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Hooray for Independence Day… the perfect excuse to indulge in great food, watch fireworks, and eat marshmallows. Wait… did I say marshmallows? Oh yes I did. There are so many ways to include these fluffy treats in your 4th of July celebrations, and I’m going to show you one of them right now! Hi, Alejandra […]

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How’s this for an AMAZING giveaway prize: – Canon EOS Rebel T3 – Heavenly Cake Pops Easy Roller – Kelly Moore Camera Bag (winner’s choice of color/style) – Cake Pop Starter Kit (including instructional DVD) – KC Bakes Cake Pop Stand Heavenly Cake Pops teamed up with several people to put together this awesome 4th of […]

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Lions, and tigers, and bears… oh my CUTENESS!  This fantastic Wizard of Oz Party is overflowing with creative details and activities inspired by the classic film… there’s even a “tornado” hanging over the kids table! I also love that the two birthday girls helped mom – Jennifer of Double the Fun Parties – dream up […]

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Daisy of Leo & Bella created this ethereal {Pink Tutu} Ballerina Birthday Party that’s overflowing with soft, feminine, and stunning details. I just LOVE the idea of using tutus as a backdrop… and stringing them as garlands! If you have any other fabulous ballerina party ideas, please feel free to share in the comments. :) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look […]

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Hi there – it’s Amber here again from Amber Lay Events! As I mentioned last week, some of you may know me from my days as Editorial & Styling Assistant at HWTM. Now that I’m doing event coordinating and floral design full time, I am so excited to be the newest regular contributor for Hostess with the Mostess! […]

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Even though this is a first birthday party, I’m pretty sure this vibrant Chevron & Polka Dots theme would make birthday girls of all ages very HAPPY. :) And with its candy-licious color palette and modern styling, “happy” is the perfect adjective to describe this sunny celebration! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Fabulous […]

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From the crafty, homemade decorations and fair-inspired treats to the pint-sized guest of honor herself, this County Fair Inspired First Birthday Party is hands down ADORABLE! Jennifer & Jonathan (a.k.a. “mom and dad”) did such a great job bringing this creative celebration to life for their daughter Riley. Everything about it feels so playful and […]

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Hana of Feathered Nest Photographie definitely captured an element of wonder and enchantment with this beautiful Tangled Birthday Party that she threw for her daughter Ella! And don’t just take my word for it… scroll down and check out the looks on the faces of all the happy little princesses in attendance! :) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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This strikes and ‘staches bowling party just looks like a blast! Jenny of Bloom Designs Online put so many clever details into this fun birthday party for her son – from playful invitation wording to themed post-game treats like cake pop and ding dong “bowling balls” and juice box “bowling brew”. But those “bowling pin” milk […]

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Mindy from Creative Juice loves celebrating the 4th of July, and that passion definitely shows through in this fantastic Vintage Americana 4th of July Picnic she dreamed up. From good ol’ fashioned BBQ food to patriotic cakes and layered red/white/blue drinks, I think Uncle Sam would be very proud! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: […]

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