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Love at First Bite – A Pizza Party Menu

pizza party menu

Hosting a dinner party can be tricky if some of your guests are bringing young children. I don’t know about your kids but mine and extremely picky and I have a hard enough time figuring out what to serve them, let alone when we go to a friend’s house for dinner. Pizza is my go-to food when we have families…

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Cactus Bar Cart

Cactus bar cart

I have a cactus obsession lately. And with Valentine’s Day upon us I thought what better way to put my new DIY bar cart (how-to post coming this week) to use than to style a ‘stuck on you’ cactus theme. Cute right? Styling a bar cart is really easy can a great option for small get togethers since you may…

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Valentine’s Day Card Making Party

Valentine's Day Card Making Party

Woot! It’s officially February, and time for all things Valentine’s! Yes, I know not everyone is into this Hallmark holiday, but I’ve got kids and love any excuse to bake and throw a party. I decided to plan a little Valentine’s Day card making party for my kids to get their craft on. You don’t need many supplies, and if…

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A Sweet Waffle Bar Menu

waffle bar menu

Waffles are one of the few foods my family can all agree on. They are tasty, satisfying, and everyone can put as much of their favorite toppings on as they please. Well, within reason, my son would drink maple syrup straight from the bottle if I let him. A waffle bar is a great way to to share a meal…

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A Cozy Fondue Dinner Party Menu

fondue dinner party menu

If you’ve never had fondue before, you are seriously missing out! Fondue is delicious and a fantastic excuse to get together with friends or family. When I was a kid we had fondue once a year, on New Year’s Eve. But you can do a fondue party any time of year, although it seems to go hand in hand with…

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Build-Your-Own Taco Dinner Party

taco dinner party

‘Bar’ style parties continue to be a trendy and delicious way to get together with friends and family. Build your own pizza parties are super popular for both adults and kids, but for something a little different why not host a build your own taco dinner party. There are so many different types of tasty toppings, the possibilities are endless.…

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New Years Eve Balloon Popping Family Fun

New Years Balloon Popping Fun

Can you believe the year is almost over? We love New Years Eve and I try to make it a special night for our kids. A few years ago I started a new tradition where we fill balloons with fun activities for the family. Each balloon has a time written on the outside and when that time comes the kids…

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Festive Holiday Tablescape

festive holiday tablepscape

I have never been that into tablescapes. When we host parties our friends usually bring their kids so dinner ends up being a bit of a free-for-all where everyone just grabs a plate, some food, and finds somewhere to sit and snack. But lately so many bloggers I follow have been posting their gorgeous holiday tablescapes so I felt inspired…

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A Cozy Hot Chocolate Bar

Hot Chocolate Bar

What goes better with cold December nights then a warm cup of hot chocolate? A little booze thrown in there doesn’t hurt. This weekend I hosted a cookie exchange with some of my girlfriends, and set up a cozy sweet little hot chocolate bar to help get us in the holiday spirit. A hot chocolate bar is easy to set…

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Bright and Fun Mimosa Bar Ideas

Mimosa Bar Ideas

What do you do when your lovely sister has a birthday? Ply her with cake and booze of course! And if it’s before noon mimosas are totally acceptable. It’s been so dreary here lately. Every time I look outside it seems like all the color has been removed and replaced with shades of gray. So when I decided to do…

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