inspiration for celebration

Just added a new bridal shower to the HWTM Party Themes!  “Butterfly Meadow” features pretty winged creatures & fresh greens that are perfect for spring/summer bridal showers. Even better, the decor for this theme is super easy to whip together, so you’ll still have plenty of time to get all that spring cleaning done before […]

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My friend Sam was on the Today show this morning with a recipe idea that sounds totally random but looks super yummy too – not to mention quick & easy (big bonus!). The recipe is called Cap’n Crunch Seared Tuna – and it’s pretty much exactly that… tuna rolled in crushed cereal crumbs, then quickly […]

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New products are popping up all around as spring merchandise moves in, and one trend you’ll definitely notice over at Crate&Barrel is COLOR! Here are a few favorites from their vibrant new pieces for the table… starting with the bright, eclectic Flower Plates {$6.95 each) and Flower Platter {$16.95}, both pictured above. Next up are […]

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Can’t make it out to the French Quarter tonight? You can still celebrate the final Mardi Gras fling (a.k.a. “Fat Tuesday”) in the comfort of your own home – sans the crowds and “impromptu entertainment” they often bring! BHG has some fantastic ideas in their “Mardi Gras Recipes” gallery. Here are a few favorites: For […]

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Finally received the disc from the Hip Hostess L.A. photographer last night! Two photo galleries of the event are now up on the HWTM Facebook page: Drinks & Decor and Guests. Wish I would’ve had these photos for you well before the Oscars came and went, but “Old Hollywood Glam” is actually a fun theme […]

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Today over at Simply Stated, check out a few fun cocktail ideas for Mardi Gras: the Hurricane, Red Rooster, and Red Snapper. And if margaritas are more your style, check out the Mardi Gras Mango Rita recipe right here at HWTM! P.S. Be sure to check out RealSimple.com‘s fresh NEW LOOK while you’re over there!

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