Um… YES, PLEASE! That pretty much sums up how I feel about this insanely cute, vintage style Milk and Cookies Birthday Party by Jen Carver of Banner Events, and it’s not just my sweet tooth talking. :) The fabulous printables by Anders Ruff tie everything together beautifully, and Jen also includes 5 tips for easy & […]

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I’m so excited to share this “Capitol Inspired” Dessert Table with you today! It’s from our new Hunger Games Home Viewing Party theme, and was created as part of our current collaboration with Walmart to help celebrate The Hunger Games DVD release this weekend. You can download all the printables from this table for free! […]

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It’s hard to believe we’re mid-August and nearing end-of-summer already! Want to help your little ones get back into “school mode” in a fun, creative way? This adorable, Vintage Back to School Bake Sale theme from Nicolle at Libby Lane Press should do the trick! There’s tons of great inspiration for any charming “school house” themed […]

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Ready for more inspiration from our super talented Australian vendors? Good… because Daisy of Leo & Bella is sharing her daughter’s beautiful first birthday celebration with us today: a Vintage Summer Garden Party filled with whimsy and soft pastels! Delicate ruffles, angelic flowers & sugary treats made this outdoor picnic party a sweet day to remember. […]

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Shaina’s jar genius is back! As promised in our Desserts in Jars review from last week, here’s another fabulous recipe from the book – this time for the gorgeous-looking Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding. Mascarpone cheese, blueberries, agave nectar, lemon zest, artisan bread, and more delectable flavors served in a cute little jar that you get all to […]

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Rebecca of Petite Party Studio planned a super fun Summer Camp Party for her son’s 4th birthday. Honestly, everything about this entire party is amazing – fishing poles, lanterns filled with candy, tie-dye t-shirts & more… but Jenn and I just could not get over the cake! We love how creative, cost effective, and totally doable this Campfire Cake is – with […]

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DESSERTS IN JARS: 50 Sweet Treats that Shine Eco-friendly, decorative, functional… I know you all love mason jars as much as we do at Hostess! (Remember them here and here and here for starters.) When it comes to parties & entertaining, these handy little containers are stellar at multitasking – utilized as everything from vases […]

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I’ve seen cake pops in all assortments (penguins, drizzled with gold, Pinocchio & more!), but these Globe Cake Pops by GO Custom Cakes by B just called out to me! What a cute way to sweeten up a travel themed celebration (and they’re even served on a map!). Sweet Pop Studio requested them for an Around the World […]

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Can you guess the 3 key ingredients in these TRIPLE Chocolate Cheesecake Truffles? Exactly: chocolate, chocolate, and – one last time – more chocolate! And yes, they do happen to be as rich and creamy and all around YUMMY as they look. Not bad for a no-bake, 3-ingredient treat, right? ;) To be a little […]

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Carrie Sellman here from Half Baked – The Cake Blog, excited to share a fun new recipe for your 4th of July celebrations.  Sometimes when it’s hot outside, you simply don’t feel like cranking the oven up to 350!  So today we’re doing a different kind of cake – an ICE CREAM cake – created […]

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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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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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And now for PART 2 of the fabulous Project Runway Birthday Party & Fashion Show Party from Nicole of Million Dollar $mile Celebrations! Get ready to fall in love some wonderfully creative, fashion-inspired sweets from “The Breakroom” – including a macaron “makeup palette”, high heeled cupcakes, “makeup mousse”, chocolate covered oreo “eye shadows”, fondant necklaces, and lots […]

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MEMORIAL DAY is almost upon us, and you know what that means! It’s time for some grillin’, chillin’ and fun in the sun! Hi, it’s Carrie Sellman from Half Baked, the cake blog for sweet inspiration. I’m thrilled to be back today, sharing a fun update on a classic all-American treat… s’mores! Baked as a […]

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Cutie Putti Paperie won my heart over with these precious Cotton Candy Clouds (and their blue and white striped straw “handles”!). You’ll often see cotton candy in shades of pink and blue, but when the coloring is left out it just like like fluffy clouds – how cute! Click on the album image below to check […]

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HWTM Contributor Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff, here – excited to share our new baby shower theme! Ready for a totally do-able and fresh gender neutral baby shower?  Sea breeze inspired hues of mint, aqua, lime, and yellow set the stage for some yummy desserts and soft, yet striking decor! THEME HIGHLIGHTS to look out […]

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Petite Social definitely knows what’s in style: rainbows and amazing cakes!  Sugar High, Inc. created this whimsical & fun custom rainbow cake design for an adorable Raindrops: A Shower of Colors photo shoot inspired by the children’s book and styled by Petite Social. Click on the album image below to check out the full party!

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It really does seem like Hugo won the golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory for his birthday! Sarah of Crackers Art & Design created just about everything in this magical, colorful and amazing party. What’s your favorite part? Mine is a tie between the incredible backdrop and the hilarious photo booth props! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Cinderella, Belle, Jasmine, Snow White and Ariel ALL graced this fabulous “Royal Ball at the park” beautifully styled by Lilly of iheartsugarsugar. Yep… this fairytale Princess Birthday Party included not just one, but five of the Disney Princesses! From whimsical treats to an incredible dress-up station, every guest at this party was definitely given the […]

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Tonya Coleman of Soireé Event Design here… and this time we’re talking about Mother’s Day… you know – the day when all of us moms are celebrated for all that we do all year long! As a busy working mom myself, I actually think Mother’s Day should equal a “day off”! However, when you have small […]

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