inspiration for celebration

Today’s Real Party feature – a colorful Curious George-inspired birthday party – comes from the talented Esther of My Bride Story. There are so many things I LOVE about this party, but here are a few stand-outs: 1. From the “milk shooters” topped with chocolate chip cookies to the colorful & contemporary DIY felt garlands, […]

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I’ve been a little light on the posting this week and just wanted to share the reason why… our new addition to the family arrived a little earlier than expected! Sonny & I went to a routine doctor appointment on Monday and got sent straight across to labor & delivery due to some safety concerns. […]

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Another quick & easy St. Patrick’s Day centerpiece idea… and this one literally takes about 5 minutes to put together once you have the elements! YOU’LL NEED: 1. Pillar candle holders in 2 different heights 2. Sparkly leprechaun hats – around $2.50 at most party supply stores 3. Bright yellow ribbon – 1.5″ wide 4. […]

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Continuing with St. Patty’s Day inspiration today, here’s a quick, easy, & affordable idea for a party centerpiece/decorative accent. All you need are glass beer mugs, small green plants, chocolate coins, and wood skewers. These plants were only $2 – $2.50 each at Home Depot, and you can also find similar sizes/prices at IKEA. For the […]

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Looking for some St. Patrick’s Day party inspiration? Here’s a fun DIY favor/treat idea for adult get-togethers: mini “beer pints” made from popcorn balls and punch-sized party cups! The popcorn ball represents the “foamy head” of the beer. I used this Best Ever Popcorn Balls recipe from allrecipes.com, which yielded exactly 10 super-yummy-&-chewy popcorn balls […]

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Today’s Real Wedding feature is guaranteed to add a little sunshine to your day! This “Bright & Cheery Summer Wedding” was coordinated by Courtney of Joyful Weddings & Events, and the attention to detail is fantastic! Prepare to be inspired by things like gorgeous, vibrant flower arrangements, a fabulous wheatgrass cake stand and dessert and […]

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