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Win FOUR Party Collections from Amy Locurto’s New Line! ($140 value)

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It makes me SO happy when friends follow their dreams. That's why I'm thrilled to announce fun new product lines -- designed by my friend Amy Locurto from LivingLocurto.com. Along with American Crafts, Amy has designed her debut signature line for Pebbles Inc. It’s perfect for parties (Amy's specialty), cardmaking and scrapbooking. The collection, Party with Amy Locurto, features 4 … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Kara’s Party Ideas Book (with Printables!)

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I'm having an awesome birthday so far ... so fun that I'm ready for the second birthday giveaway today! One lucky reader will be among the first to receive the brand new Kara's Party Ideas book It'll be published on October 9, 2012! It's full of great party ideas -- and what's even better, it includes a CD-ROM full of printable party decorations and invites! And you can win one!   … [Read more...]

Throw an Olympic Party — 12 party, games and food ideas!!

12 olympic food and party ideas

My family and I are having the best time watching all of the Olympic festivities!! I thought it would be fun to make some treats or plan a party around the Olympics for them to make the games even more memorable for my kids. Here are 12 ideas -- from full parties to last-minute food ideas that you can whip up to make the games even more memorable for YOUR family! Olympic Party @ Moore … [Read more...]

Dimple Prints Giveaway — Win TWO Printable Party Packages ($60 value)!!

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I hope you all had a wonderful and safe FOURTH!! We are still recovering from a FABULOUS day spent with our families and friends, but in the meantime -- one of my favorite people AND contributors --  Carli from Dimple Prints is offering TWO $30 gift certificates to her amazing shop! No matter what kind of party you are planning for 2012, you will love the ideas at Dimple Prints: Woodland … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 Last-Minute Fourth of July Ideas!!

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The Fourth of July is coming up quickly! Don't panic -- here are 21 ideas to help make your day festive! Everything from party ideas, recipes, and printables to decor!! DIY Cupcake Picks @ It's Overflowing God Bless the U.S.A. Printable @ kiki & company Huge Collection of Fourth of July Ideas @ Moore Minutes … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – Patriotic Party Ideas & Recipes

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In charge of a Fourth of July Celebration, or just bringing something delicious to one? Ignite a sizzling celebration with the help of any of these patriotic party ideas and recipes! Fourth of July Cupcake Toppers @ Hoosier Handmade Vanilla Bean Doughnuts @ a pumpkin & a princess Star Spangled Marshmallow Pops @ My Sister's Suitcase … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — Amy Atlas Sweet Designs Book Giveaway!!

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Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! Happy Friday!! I am excited to spotlight an amazing person… Amy Atlas! Amy Atlas, also known as “The Sweets Stylist,” is a coveted entertaining expert, baking and crafting stylist, and is internationally recognized for creating the stylized dessert bar trend.   UPDATE -- Giveaway is Closed. The winner is Jennifer of Always In Wonder. Winner … [Read more...]

22 Ways to Celebrate the Hunger Games Movie!

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I love to read. It's the time I treasure most at night when all of the things on my "to do" list have been checked off. A time for just me. I read The Hunger Games a few years ago and was instantly captivated. I think I've read the whole series 3 or 4 times total. So of course I am so excited to see the movie. I am hoping it will do justice to the books.   (my overall favorite series is still … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 30 St. Patrick’s Day Projects to Make!!

30 st. patricks day projects to make

Have you heard?   There's a The Pot of Gold at the end of the rainbow!  Be sure to check out these AWESOME St. Patrick Day Ideas!!  ...Great ideas to do this weekend to celebrate the holiday!  A TREASURE OF IDEAS for SURE! Four Leaf Wreath @ Blue Leaf Confections  St. Patrick's Day Shirt @ Infarrantly Creative    Irishmen to Drink @ Jacolyn Murphy  Paper Shamrocks @ Chicken … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 31 DIY Valentine’s Day Projects to Make!

31 DIY Valentine Projects to make

Love is FULL swing in the air.   There is such an OVERWHELMING amount of decorating, crafting, & food ideas relating to Valentine's Day, you impress me week after week!  Be sure to check out all of the links they are HOT!  Valentine's Day Mantel @ My Blessed Life Paint Chip Garland @ My Sister's Suitcase Shake and Shimmy Mantel @ Nest of Posies Heart Felt Garland @ Oopsey Daisy … [Read more...]