Sweets & Treats


Spring always reminds me of blooming florals, brunch with friends, fresh flavors, renewal, and celebrations of warmer weather. Tessa Huff here, from Tessa Huff Cake Design, and I am pleased to share my delicious recipe for Lavender Honey Mini Cakes with you all. I combined subtle floral flavors with sweet honey in these mini sweet treats, perfect […]

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I am not only excited to share a delicious recipe with you all today, but I am thrilled to be sharing my first official post as a monthly contributor for HWTM! Tessa Huff here, from Tessa Huff Cake Design, and I have a perfectly spring Easter Rose and Orange Cupcakes Recipe for you. With spring on […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with a brand new series “Trend Alert” where I share with you some of the hottest trends in party planning and give you my twist on how to use it in your next party!  Today’s guest post is all about Girl Scout Cookies Transformed Into Designer […]

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Melissa Johnson here from Best Friends For Frosting, a website about all things dessert. With Saint Patrick’s Day just a rainbow away, I made these green Lime Cupcakes to kick off the festivities! With a shimmery yellow gumball on top, these cupcakes are sure to make you feel like a leprechaun with pot of gold […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with the “Look for Less” series sharing my “Sprinkles” Cupcake Decorating Bar! Today’s guest post is all about setting up a fun and creative party activity where your guests will decorate their own cupcakes and provide a decor WOW FACTOR to your party! Be sure to scroll […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with a brand new series “Trend Alert” where I share with you some of the hottest trends in party planning!  Today’s guest post is all about Doodle Cakes! A doodle cake is a regular cake covered in white fondant icing that can be decorated with edible […]

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Cue the confetti! Today we have a party perfect sweet treat that will seriously make you SMILE! Tessa Lindow Huff (the amazing cake designer) shares her Confetti Macaron Recipe! If you want to impress your guests, skip the standard vanilla, go “funfetti”, and try out this playful dessert for your next party menu!

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I just can’t stop squealing with delight from this amazing eye candy by Mariah of Giggles Galore and Rebekah of A Blissful Nest! Together, they designed this Sweet “Call Me Maybe” Kids Valentine’s Party with an adorable gold vintage telephone, pastel pinks + bright teals and more details to make your heart swell! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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If you loved the Rainbow Butterfly Princess Party by Kelly Allison Photography, then get excited for all the details on that amazing cake! She shares a tutorial for the adorable Rainbow Butterfly Chocolates with a full DIY and tons of helpful tips for working with chocolate! P.S. Great news about this recipe: chocolate stores well at room temperature, so […]

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Hello again! If we haven’t met before, I’m Jen! I spend my days taking pictures of the most adorable kids and families (you can see them right here). But in my spare time, I enjoy crafts and cupcakes… so today I want to share 2 simple DIY ideas to dress up your cupcakes! DIY VALENTINE CUPCAKE TOPPERS […]

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Thoroughly Modern Milkshakes by Adam Ried is thick, creamy and delightfully knowledgable! And today we are lucky enough to share two of his amazing recipes: Cantaloupe-Lemon Shake and Toasted Oatmeal + Brown Sugar Shake! Overall the book shares 100 recipes from classic treats to creative concoctions, and all are easy and delicious! ABOUT THOROUGHLY MODERN MILKSHAKES: Adam is […]

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I fell in love with the Snow Cone Cupcakes craze when it hit last year and was super excited to finally have an excuse to make them (for my daughter’s Snow Bunny First Birthday Party last month). My version is pretty simple compared to many of the stunning, á la Bakerella creations I’ve seen out there, […]

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Stephanie of Spaceships and Laser Beams has a fabulous recipe for a low budget & cute mice inspired baking party! Creative chef hat marshmallows and popcorn jar lids are just step 1 to this fun Little Chef’s Kitchen Dessert Table! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Chocolate mice made from Hershey Kisses and sliced almonds – Walnut […]

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‘Love is Sweet‘, and so is this Vintage Ice Cream Parlor Engagement Party! Tania of totful memories lovingly hand-crafted this ice cream bar for her brother and soon-to-be wife with super custom details! From the waffle cone sleeves to the yummy candy toppings, this was such a special treat, not only the engaged couple but also for all of […]

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We are SO proud to present this styled Cookie Swap with printables from our HWTM Shop by Natalie of Wonderfully Made Events! This is a great example of using all the pieces of a collection in your own way! Natalie uses decorative paper for adorable bunting & pretzel cones, gift tags as ornaments + garland decor, […]

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Winner update: 1/2/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #14 JENN SPINOZZI! Congrats! ***** We have a sweet surprise to share: a shopping spree for… CANDY! We know how fun it can be to create a candy buffet, package clever-named party favors, and of course match […]

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Need a special treat that can be packaged up for a delectable Christmas gift? We have TWO to share… If you are looking for a quick last minute recipe try out the Peanut Butter Fudge, and if you’re on a mission to impress (with culinary genius) these Sea Salt Caramels will have everyone wanting you as their Secret Santa ;) […]

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This Dreamy Pink Dessert Table just took my breath away! Helen of Kiss My Cakes paired dainty desserts in delicate pink and crisp white with a sweet butterfly and polka dot theme… which would be perfect for a baby shower or first birthday! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Gorgeous cake with polka dots and butterflies and […]

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Taste the rainbow… with hearts and ruffles! From sprinkled cupcakes and striped heart cookies to an AMAZING ruffled cake and matching cake pops, this Ruffled Rainbow Dessert Table is COVERED in colors! My friend Paige of Paiges of Style always throws fun, colorful & inspiring parties (to see more of her fabulous features go here and here)! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Mia of Platinum Events & Productions made a shining appearance at a Beverly Hills Holiday Party with her simply elegant Winter Shimmer Dessert Table! Decked out in white sparkle, glitter & silver snowflakes, the treat labels remind you to to be naughty or nice when deciding what sweets to take home in your gift bag! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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