A Season to Sparkle pt. 2 Sequins and Cupcake Toppers

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  Our Season of Sparkle Party Hop continues today with three great projects you can incorporate into your holiday celebrations. How pretty is the DIY Sequin Holiday Wreath. You can find directions to make your own at The Cake Events Blog.   Dress up your holiday with these fun cupcake toppers by The Frog Prince Paperie. […]

Testing Week Lunch Box Notes

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My kids have standardized testing this week at their school. My 4th grader’s teacher asked us to send in some words of encouragement for her to hand out from us through out the four days of testing. She thought this might be a nice way to help reduce their anxiety and help them feel confident […]

WIN the ULTIMATE “Valentine’s Day Basket” + Blog Hop

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Don’t you love LOVE?  You know I love to plan romantic dates with my man! Sometimes a little creativity can go a long way to make up for a lack of funds. But what if you are low on both this year? I’ve got your back this Valentine’s Day! I am excited to be teaming up […]

Super Invitations and Save the Dates

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I’ve been wanting to show you these Superhero Party Save-the-Dates and invitations I designed for quite some time, but this party was a SUPER-secret, so I had to keep my mouth (blog) shut on the subject until now. This weekend my Sister-in-law threw a huge surprise superhero-themed 30th birthday party for her husband–who is really […]

He Put a Ring on It – Blinged-Out Bridal Shower with David Tutera Bridal

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I’m a big fan of David Tutera. I’ve watched every episode of My Fair Wedding that is available on Netflix! When I heard about the new David Tutera Bridal line designed for DIYers like moi, I was really excited to check it out! David is the king of making sure everything looks high-class and amazing, so […]

Marshmallow World Christmas Re-cap

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Each year I choose a theme for my Christmas decor, gifts, clothing, etc. I do it, not because I think everyone should, but because with so many great ideas and options out there, a theme helps give me focus and direction in my decision-making…AND it makes me happy when things tie-in and go together. My […]

Shutterfly Card Worthy Giveaway and GNO

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I was such a lucky girl this week to get to go out with a group of amazing women and laugh and eat and laugh and eat courtesy of Shutterfly, and hosted by the lovely Vanessa of See Vanessa Craft, at Oregano’s in Scottsdale. Did I mention we ate a lot? It was so yummy! […]

DIY Dip-Dyed Candy Corn Cardstock

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Halloween Printables? Party Invitations? What would you do with yummy candy-corn-colored card stock? After I show you how easy it is to make your own paper, you will want to make all kinds of seasonal things. A few weeks ago, I received this package of gorgeous colors of RIT dye to experiment with! Initially, I […]

Paper Coterie–Christmas Cards in May–Offer expires TODAY!

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Why on earth am I telling you about my Christmas Cards in May, when I have 3 parties and a blog conference to finish blogging about? Because I have an amazing deal for you from the company I used to print them…and is expires TONIGHT!! I know, I’m sorry. Nothing like the last minute. But […]

A Mother’s Day Poem

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Happy Mother’s Day, everyone! I wasn’t expecting much of a Mother’s Day for me this year since our focus has been on the surprise party we threw for my Mother-in-law’s 60th b-day yesterday. (Don’t worry, it’s in the blogging queue now-and the last of several parties in a row, so hopefully I can get them […]