St. Patrick's Day DIY Pinch Proof Bracelets

St. Patrick's Day DIY Pinch Proof Bracelets

It's inevitable.  Either you're going to forget to wear green on St. Paddy's Day, or you're going to come across someone that did.

Well, if you make these St. Patrick's Day DIY Pinch Proof Bracelets, you can save yourself... and any greenless gals you come across...some potential pinch problems! 

They're ridiculously easy to throw together, they're super inexpensive, but what I love most about them is that they will totally brighten someone's day!

Take some to work with you.  Or to the grocery store.  Send some to school with your kiddos.  They are guaranteed to bring a smile to someone else's face...even yours!

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"Stay Golden" St. Patrick's Day Party

"Stay Golden" St. Patrick's Day Party

If you wanna show your friends that their friendship is like pure gold, there's no better way than with a "Stay Golden" St. Patrick's Day Party!

This adorable celebration was designed by my gal pal, Annaliese of Made and Sugar and Spice, and I was super excited to design some fun goodies to go along with it.  :)

This party is for sure the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow...take a peek below to see for yourself!  

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Mint to Be Galentine's Day Party

Mint to Be Galentine's Day Party

When one of my party BFFs, Annaliese of Made of Sugar and Spice Partiesasked me to team up with her on a Galentine's Day Party, I was all in!

You may remember Annaliese from this Back to School Party or this Bootiful Ball Halloween Party that have been featured on the blog...they're just a couple of many collabs that my gal pal and I have teamed up on.

Anyhoo, if you've seen the parties then you know that she and I are two peas in a pod with very similar tastes, so any chance that we get to play together, it's gonna be fun! 

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FREE Valentine's Day Printables using Oriental Trading Goodies

FREE Valentine's Day Printables using Oriental Trading Goodies

Valentine's Day is for lovers, you say?  It's for PUN lovers, if you ask me!

I mean, there is no other holiday that caters to pun-lovin' hearts quite like Valentine's Day.  You can get as corny as you want, and it's widely accepted...that's my kinda holiday!  

So, in honor of all my fellow punny peeps out there, I've created some FREE Valentine's Day Printables just for you.  

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Hot Cocoa Bar - Have a Cup of Cheer!

Hot Cocoa Bar - Have a Cup of Cheer!

I am not a cold weather girl.  As soon as the temps even come close to dipping below 50 degrees, gimme cozy blankets, fires in the fireplace, and hot cocoa...lots of it!  

When I saw these sweater mugs and buffalo plaid to-go cups from Oriental Trading, I thought they'd be great for setting up a Hot Cocoa Bar that could last all through the cold weather season.   

I love the idea, cuz no matter what you've got going on, hot cocoa is always at the ready! 

If you're staying in, grab a sweater mug and cozy up.  If you're heading out, grab a cute disposable cup for the road.  Perfect, right?

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Llama Deck the Halls: Kids Ornament Decorating Party

Llama Deck the Halls:  Kids Ornament Decorating Party

Deck the halls with super cute ornaments, fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, LLAMA!

You guys, this may just be my new fave theme:  Llama Deck the Halls, A Kids Ornament Decorating Party!  

It takes the classic kids' ornament party to a whole new level with fun little llamas that are so on trend right now.

This entire party is just so cute I could spit!  ;)

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Christmas Ornament Making Party with Cricut

Christmas Ornament Making Party with Cricut

It's time to deck the halls, y'all, and what better way to do it than with some of your best pals?

A Christmas Ornament Making Party is a great way to get together with some of your girls, get some quality time in before the holidays get crazy, and create some really cute ornaments for Christmas! 

So gather your friends, whip out your Cricut cutting machine and EasyPress, and follow along as I show you how to create some adorable DIY Christmas ornaments that you can create for your tree, or give as gifts!  

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Pretty Thanksgiving Table Decor

Pretty Thanksgiving Table Decor

Have you ever found a gorgeous table setting online or in a magazine and thought, "That's what I want my Thanksgiving table to look like!"

So, you start following the links to find out what you need to recreate the look, then holy sticker shock! $200 just for flatware for four?!! Too rich for my blood,  especially when our Thanksgiving table will be seating 18 people!

I'm a "make things pretty for not a lot of cash" kinda gal, and I'm happy to tell ya that you can absolutely have pretty Thanksgiving table decor without breaking the bank!

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DIY Thanksgiving Place Setting with Cricut EasyPress

DIY Thanksgiving Place Setting with Cricut EasyPress

When you're hosting a meal, there's nothing more welcoming than a pretty table.

During one of my {far too many} visits to Target, I found these gorgeous flannel place mats and knew they needed to make their way into my cart!

I already had some pretty linen napkins that matched perfectly, and quickly decided that a DIY Thanksgiving Place Setting was gonna have to go down!

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A Bat Halloween Party and a BIG Giveaway!!!

A Bat Halloween Party and a BIG Giveaway!!!

Hey guys!  How did you like all of that amazing Halloween inspiration in the blog hop yesterday?  Weren't those Trunk or Treat ideas so much fun?!!  If you missed it, you can catch up here.

Now, buckle up, because we're at it again today with yet another Halloween Blog Hop...

...and an incredible giveaway! 

I promise ya, you do not wanna miss this, so scroll down and let's get this party started!

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Trunk or Treat Decorating Idea: A No Tricks, Just Treats Halloween

Trunk or Treat Decorating Idea:  A No Tricks, Just Treats Halloween

Hey y'all!!!  The most spooktacular time of year is upon us, and I'm crazy excited!  It's so much fun to come up with cool costume ideas and creative ways to celebrate!  

This year we're trying something new for Halloween...Trunk or Treating! 

The Trunk or Treat trend has taken Halloween by storm, and folks are goin' all out decorating their cars for the kiddos to come trick-or-treating.  

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Cinco de Mayo Round-Up: Fun Fiesta Ideas

Cinco de Mayo Round-Up:  Fun Fiesta Ideas

If you're a taco lovin,' chip dippin,' margarita sippin' fanatic like me, then brace yourself because the sweetest of holidays is right around the corner...Cinco de Mayo!!!!

To help you make the most of this (what should be holy) holiday, I've teamed up with some of my fave party gal pals to bring you some fun fiesta ideas that can take your celebration from ehhhh to epic!

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Valentine's Day Party Idea - Owl Ya Need is Love!

Valentine's Day Party Idea - Owl Ya Need is Love!

When I saw the little ceramic owls from Oriental Trading, I knew they were the winner for this year's Valentine's Day party idea!

I'm always game for a giggle, and puns are my jam, so Owls + Valentine's Day = A super cute "Owl Ya Need Is Love" Valentine's Day party!  :)

I don't know about where you live, but here in Williamsburg, "paint parties" are all the rage.

I thought it would be fun to incorporate that trend into our theme and make it a painting party.

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Holly Jolly Cookie Decorating Party for Kids

Holly Jolly Cookie Decorating Party for Kids

HO, HO, HELLO, my friends!  Happy Holidays!!!

Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a little cookie decorating fun, am I right?  

The delicious aroma of cookies baking in the oven, the sweet taste of frosting straight off the spatula, and, of course, popping a few candy decorations into your mouth for every one piece that makes it onto the cookies.  :)

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Cookies & Cocoa Gift Sets ~ The Cutest Christmas Gift Idea!

Cookies & Cocoa Gift Sets ~ The Cutest Christmas Gift Idea!

SQUEAL!!!  You guys, I am so excited to share these "Cookies & Cocoa" Gift Sets with you...they are seriously the cutest little Christmas gift idea ever!

I've teamed up with the incredibly talented cookie master, Leigh, of Baby Gabey Cookies to bring you what we think are the most adorable gifts of the season!

We've done our very best to pack these gift sets with the highest quality goodies, and have truly offered them at the best price we can.

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Cider and Sweets: Ideas for a Thanksgiving Dessert Bar

Cider and Sweets:  Ideas for a Thanksgiving Dessert Bar

How is it that the holidays always creep up on us so fast?  I mean, it's not like we didn't know for a year that they were coming.  And yet, we always seem to be cramming to get things done at the last minute.  So. Much. Stress!

Well, today I'm gonna rock your world...take some of that dreaded stress right off your shoulders.  I've created a Thanksgiving Dessert Bar that you can recreate yourself at home...no stress at all, y'all!

Bye, bye, stress of trying to figure out what to serve for dessert.

Catch ya later, stress of decorating and trying to make things look pretty.

Hello super easy desserts (mostly...), gorgeous table decor, and FREE printables!!!  

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Boo-tiful Ball: A Perfectly Girly Halloween Boo Bash

Boo-tiful Ball: A Perfectly Girly Halloween Boo Bash

Peek-a-BOO, have I got a treat for you!!!

This Boo-tiful Ball just may be the cutest, purple-est, girlie-est Halloween Boo Bash that you every did see!  

From the splatter-painted "BOO" balloons &  impressive balloon garland to the enchanting ghost bunting dancing on the front of the table, and every incredible detail in between, this Halloween Party is off. the. chain!!!  {Just wait until you see the chair covers}!

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Spooktacular Halloween Party

Spooktacular Halloween Party

There are a lot of Kids' Halloween Party Ideas floating around out there, but what you're about to see just may be the most Spooktacular Halloween Party for kids that you'll ever see!

Rachel of Fawn Parties is one of the most talented and creative gals I know, and she really outdid herself with this spooky little soirée!

Take a peek below to see the full party, but beware...it's pretty spooktacular!

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"Ghoul's Night In" Boos or Booze Party

"Ghoul's Night In" Boos or Booze Party

If spending time with your gal pals and sipping a pretty cocktail {or two} is your idea of a good time, then read on, ladies, because this "Ghoul's Night In" Party is for you!

Without a lot of effort, you can turn a cozy night "in" into a wicked awesome night for you and your best "witches."  Read on to learn how!  {I double-dare ya not to get distracted by the pretty pics}!  ;)

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4th of July Party Food

4th of July Party Food

I'm all about keeping the 4th of July Party Food super easy so that everyone can kick back and enjoy the day.  Who's with me?

Here are a few really easy...and totally yummy...July 4th treats with a patriotic flair that you can whip up in a jiffy.

{Ok, the salsa & star chips make take a little more time to prepare, but mostly we're talking box mixes and pre-mades here, y'all}!

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