Thursday, June 30, 2011

{Free Printable} Tutorial on MILKaholic Shower Milk Bottles!

I KNEW that the MILKaholic Baby shower was so stinkin' cute...and I KNEW I had to share it with you...but I didn't know that it would be one of the highest hit posts on my blog to date!  Looks like you all loved it as much as I did =)

So, Carrie Selman of Half Baked was so kind to share her tutorial to learn how to make these cutie patootie bottles, AND give us the FREE  printables to make the labels!  Head on over to her blog to get the juicy details!


Tuesday, June 28, 2011

{Party Inspiration} 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' Birthday Party!

I all but jumped up and down when I saw this party from Hana Lynch Photography...I have been DYING to do a themed birthday party based on a children's book, and 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' happens to be one of my
What I love most about this party is that every little detail was brought to life.  All of the foods the caterpillar eats in the store appeared on the buffet table...
...and how adorable is this cake?!  
Check out the rest of these adorable details below...what a great way to keep these classic stories alive...

And with my career in education, I can only IMAGINE how many stories I could use to design my next party...I've got the itch! =)


Friday, June 24, 2011

{My Parties} Click. Grand Opening Pictures!!

Yay!  I've been waiting to share this post with you for what seems like forever (not really, only 2 weeks) but that's only because it's special to me...and that's because it was a VERY important night for my friends, Jackie and Matt over at Click. Photography.  I was SO proud of them the night of their Grand Opening, and even more so that they let me design it!  As you know, we have history (see it here!).  I'm so excited to have these pics up for you...that's because it shows off the incredible talent of the incredible photogs...

{Party Inspiration} Touches of Red, White, and Blue

It's is out for the summer!  And only one more week until the Big BBQ!  As promised, here's a few more touches to add to your 4th of July party...

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

{Party Inspiration} Milkaholic Baby Shower!

I'll admit, I love all things cute and chic, but I am SUCH a modern decor girl.  And let me say this about this Half Bakes Milkaholic Sip and See...when it is my turn for a baby shower, this would be my dream party (ahem...are my friends and family reading this?!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

{Party Inspiration} Here's Comes the 4th of July!

Well, the countdown is on!  I can't believe it, but next week is finally Independence Day...bring on the BBQ =)  So, I thought it would be great to "sprinkle" my blog with tons of party ideas I've found to use at your celebration!

Monday, June 20, 2011

{Idea!} Veggie Shooters

I am so VERY in love with this, I really, really mean it.  This is an elegant and easy GENIUS idea, and most importantly, will cure double dipping at parties for ever!  I first saw this veggie shooter idea in the July 2011 issue of...what else...Martha Stewart Living...

Friday, June 17, 2011

{Recipe} Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake--Father's Day Favorite!

My dad absolutely LOVES chocolate covered, when I came across the recipe for a chocolate covered cherry cake over at , I was floored.  I could probably shop for hours online or in a mall and never find something he would like better...mmmm...

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

{Fab Find} The Anders Ruff Etsy Shop!

Oh my GOSH!  I am absolutely IN LOVE with this new Etsy Shop I stumbled on today...I might just be a little bit obsessed =)  If you're not familiar with Etsy, this awesome website allows you to buy anything made by other professionals, even order something customized...

Thursday, June 2, 2011

{Recipe} Summer Cocktail Italian Ices!

Hi all!  I'm so sorry I've been blogger MIA for a few days now...I'm gearing up for Click's Grand Opening next weekend!  So many exciting things going on with that...

But I have to tell you I was pleasantly suprised when I checked my mail today.  Sitting there, with my name on it, was this month's Martha Stewart Living magazine!!  Gasp!  I didn't even sign up for it, but then again, who am I to deny Martha the joy of sending people random free stuff?  Shh...don't tell her, just in case it was a mistake :)...