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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: – Christmas Caroling Dinner Party – Hot Chocolate Party – Modern & Bright Christmas Dinner Party – […]

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Start your engines! Helen of Kiss My Cakes pulled out all the stops for this awesomely retro Vintage Race Car Dessert Table! Crisp white cake stands bright red, graphic vintage race car cans & an incredible Red Race Car Cake flag this party as a winner! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Mini car cupcake toppers (with an adorable […]

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Inspired by the idea of combining two favorite holiday traditions, Dina of Deliciously Darling Events decided to give her family’s Christmas Brunch a playful Twas the Night Before Christmas theme! She styled every precious detail with creative flare & hung her stockings by the chimney with care… alongside an ADORABLE felt mitten advent calendar! ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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We love creative backdrops, and today on the blog we shared Fresh & Relaxing Spa Party Ideas from Marigold Mom, where she created a super easy River Rock Backdrop! Read on for an easy DIY Tutorial by Angie and her (awesome) accidental tip!

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In need of some much deserved pampering, Angie of Marigold Mom wanted to treat her hard-working mom friends (and herself of course!) to this amazing Fresh & Relaxing Spa Party. From the cool, crisp infused “spa water”, bamboo fragrances & nature melodies to the stocked pampering stations, body scrubs & mud masks, how could you not relax in this tranquil setting? […]

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Since her kids were born on the same day, Bird of Bird’s Party wanted to settle on a theme for a joint boy + girl birthday. Living in the country near lots of farms, she new exactly what popular theme she would recreate this time… a Kids Farm Animal Barnyard Party (with some serious creativity)! “Hatching Chicks” cake […]

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While literally waiting for her son to be born, Kristin of Paige Simple started planning for her son’s first birthday. Using inspiration from his nursery and party supplies she already had, Kristin celebrated with a gingham, polka dot & red striped Nautical Birthday Party that has us swooning over the adorable whales, precious birthday boy party hat & awesome dessert […]

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Laura has a love for all things Spanish, including her financé ;) so Angie of Marigold Mom styled this Modern Spanish Bridal Shower for her friend and bride-to-be! She added contemporary touches like crafted spanish style banners with phrases like “Te Amo”, mini succulents and decorated paper rosettes for a vibrant celebration! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Patterned […]

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Jessica from  Pen N’ Paperflowers and Kim from The TomKat Studio are hosting a fun Bloggers + Bakers Holiday Cookie Exchange this week and I’m excited to be a part of it today! I wanted to do something a little different and decided to try out a White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread recipe I’ve been eyeing for […]

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Winner update: 12/12/12: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #334 NICOLE J! Congrats! ***** Every so often, I find things that I love love love, and have to share. It’s Jen, your favorite photographer here at Hostess With The Mostess, and I’m excited to tell you about this […]

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Melissa Johnson (for my first contributor post!) here from Best Friends For Frosting, a website about all things dessert, DIY and Entertaining. With all of the holidays approaching, I wanted to make a special drink that is festive, fun and versatile enough to enjoy during all of the upcoming get-togethers. These Holiday Eggnog Shooters provide the […]

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Step into the wardrobe, through the fur coats into this Winter Wonderland party inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia. Louisa of The Little Big Company frosted every inch of this majestic “party land” to celebrate her client’s daughter’s sweet sixteen. From the perfect dessert bar sleigh to accent trees, reindeer, snowflakes & jewels she whipped up a magical world […]

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That is one amazing birthday boy photo-op (in a polka-dot suspender onesie sitting on his mustache piñata)! Birthday boy Landon is lucky to have mom, Shannon (+ her other half Rebecca) of the Petite Party Studio to create an amazing Little Man Mustache Bash! From the vibrant red crepe paper ruffles, polkadots and argyle patterns to the vintage style graphic posters and collaged […]

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We teamed up with HP to bring you some free holiday party printables this season! I decided to go with a “Santa Treats” theme with a heavy focus on milk & cookies… something tells me a lot of you will be enjoying those this month! ;) Below you’ll find a few ideas how to use […]

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Here we go with Part 2 of our new Bundle Up, Baby! winter baby shower theme! (If you missed Part 1, you can check it out right here.) Mini Desserts + Hot Cocoa Bar Instead of a big dessert table, I decided to focus on a few mini desserts + hot cocoa bar featuring a […]

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