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Pink, Polka Dot & MINNIE Mouse 5th Birthday Party

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Pink bows, bold polka dots and classic mouse ears… can you guess the theme yet!? ;) It’s a Pink, Polka Dot & MINNIE Mouse Birthday Party of course! Birthday girl Mayson loves sparkles and Minnie, and mommy Nikka Morell of Triple M Good Parties, knew just how to make her birthday dream come true! Check out all her, girly and sweet homemade inspiring party ideas below.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Adorable birthday shirt made by *golden*
  • Pink Minnie Punch + Bottles with buttons, bow ties and polka dot straws
  • Glitter Birthday Girl Letters and “Oh Toodles” Cupcakes
  • Black Glitter Mouse Ear “Happy Birthday” Banner with pretty bows!
  • Pink Popcorn, Cake Balls and Mouse Ear Cookies

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Halloween Styling: 11 Creative Ideas for ANY Spooky Soirée

Easy & Effective Halloween Party Styling Ideas

We’ve already featured a ton of inspiring Halloween parties from many creative & talented people this year, so I wanted to do a different sort of Halloween post myself… one that highlights several different DIY food & styling ideas that could be utilized in any Halloween themed celebration (large or small), and really focuses on the “how to” behind each of them.

So, below you’ll find 11 such ideas – from food & drinks to decor. I’ll break down the “idea table” pictured above with make-it-yourself details and links to all of the recipes, which also happen to be low in sugar (GASP!). I figure we all know how to get our hands on Halloween sugar at this point. ;) So whether you’re hosting a big party or just looking to make a festive Halloween snack at home, I hope you can have some fun with these!

And as a quick side note on how this project came about – I was asked to do a super last minute Halloween segment on a local news station last week, so I started designing & shopping for this table at 6pm on Wednesday evening, and had it at the news station at 8:30am Thursday morning. Needless to say I didn’t sleep much that night, but the takeaway is that if Sonny and I can pull all of this together in one night, there’s definitely still time for you to use some of these ideas before Halloween on Thursday! 

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1. Creepy Potion Jars

It’s easy to make creepy “potion ingredients” from simple items and colored water. Here, cauliflower + black water = “Zombie Brains”, plastic snake + black water = “Snake Venom”, and sand = “Bone Dust”.  Add decorative labels and tint the water black to make the ingredients even creepier! I bought the apothecary jars at HomeGoods several years ago and this is probably the zillionth time they’ve been used… they are SUCH a great party staple to keep on hand. (They still carry them!) (more…)

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Crafty Fall Harvest Party {Not So Scary Halloween}

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In the spirt of Halloween and Fall, Nichole Wardle designed a Crafty Fall Harvest Party. With gorgeous photos from friend, Erin of Erin McGinn Photography, the seasonal dessert table, kids activities and icons of fall look effortlessly beautiful!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Make Your Own Bird Feeder and Apple Stamp Crafts
– Potato Sack Races, “Don’t Fall On The Spiders” and “Eat The Donut” Games
– Fabric Bunting, Mummy Chocolate Bars, Bandana Wrapped Lunches & Apple Cider
– Pumpkin and Scarecrow Cake Pops + Corn and Fall Leaf Cookies

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Terrifyingly CUTE Halloween Monster Bash!

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Cristy of Pretty My Party knows how to put it all together! With her fabulous team of vendors (Cupcake With CharacterHot Pink & Chocolate and Jessica Standish Photography to name a few!) she styled a Terrifyingly CUTE Halloween Monster Bash! Watch out, these googly eyes, fun monster faces and chevron printables take a spooky Halloween twist!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Purple, Orange & Red Candy & Googly Eye Desserts!
– Eyeball Plates + Napkins and Glitter Utensils
– Adorable Monster Necklace, Purple Tutu & Custom Monster Party Shirt
– Monster Munch and  Fabric Dessert Banner from Crafting a Fairytale


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Halloween Drink Recipe: Ghoul-egranate Punch

Low Calorie Halloween Drink Recipe

Yesterday morning I went on one of our local news stations in San Diego to talk about Halloween Party Ideas – and decided to focus on creative food & drink ideas that are actually lower in sugar. (We’ll be sharing photos of everything from the segment soon, but in the meantime you can check out some sneak peeks on Instagram!)

One of my favorite things on the table was this super easy and light Halloween Drink Recipe: Ghoul-egranate Punch with a “Speared Eyeball” Garnish. This is a pomegranate juice based punch that’s been significantly lightened up by cutting the juice with club soda and adding sweetness with a no-calorie sweetener. You can actually reduce the calories or sugar in any of your favorite juice or soda based drinks using the same exact method. For Halloween celebrations, the “eyeball” garnish definitely adds a playful, creepy element! Learn how to make it below… (more…)

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(Reduced-Fat) Smoky Cheddar Tombstone Sandwiches

Smoky Cheddar Tombstone Sandwiches - Halloween

When it comes to Halloween, it’s pretty easy to figure out how to get your hands on sugary treats. I will admit that the amount of “fun size” candy I’ve personally consumed already is already verging on SCARY… and it’s not even October 31st yet! :0

On the flip side, it IS possible to serve up super cute Halloween eats that go easy on the sugar while still delivering on the “sweet”. One way to do this is to swap out some or all of the sugar in your recipes with a zero calorie sweetener like NECTRESSE®, who I’ve teamed up with on 2 festive Halloween recipes that still deliver the sweetness without tons of sugar.

I’m excited to share the first one with you below – these (Reduced-Fat) Smoky Cheddar Tombstone Sandwiches are a little bit sweet and a little bit savory. This recipe is so fun to put together, especially setting it up in the kale “graveyard”! You can use a cookie cutter or simply freehand-cut the tombstone shapes (we’ve done it both ways) – just don’t forget to pipe on the “RIP” in mustard for the finishing touch. ;) (more…)

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Vibrant Carnival Bat Mitzvah Theme Ideas

glitter circus centerpiece

I love, love, LOVE this! Okay, we all know this theme is right up my alley, but so are all the creative decorations, games and all around playful party feel! Allyson of Bob Gail Special Events brought her creative talents to the table and dreamed up these incredible Vibrant Carnival Bat Mitzvah Theme Ideas – and Brian of Callaway Gable, LLC expertly captured all the show-stopping details and special moments. My favorite part? Those amazingly, glamorous and colorful centerpieces of course!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Red & White Stripe Dance Floor and “Alexandra” Marquee Letters
– Ring Toss, Raffle Ticket & Snow Cone Centerpieces
– “Ticket Booth” Escort Card Display and Giant “Cake” Candy Buffet
– Bright Lounge Area with Colorful Pillows & Cracker Jack Centerpieces

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{Party of 5} “Fall In Love” Wedding, Ice Cream First Birthday, Halloween Bash, Rain Shower & Sprinkle Gender Reveal

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Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from the incredible submissions that come our way! This week you’ll find the following creative themes:

– “Fall In Love” Wedding Inspiration
– Ice Cream Social First Birthday
– Sweet and Friendly Halloween Bash
– Rain Baby Shower
– Rainbow Sprinkle Gender Reveal

1. Fall Wedding Inspiration Style Shoot (pictured above) by CupcakeWC

2. Sprinkles & Ice Cream Birthday Social by Heather Carpenter Photography

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Playful & Bright Lorax Themed Party

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Inspired by quotes, colors and a flair for FUN, this Playful & Bright Lorax Party by Anne of UR invited is quite the eye candy. Her beautifully crafted Truffula Trees (and pattern-filled ones on the backdrop) are so delightful! And how perfect are those quote designed seed packet favors!? (Love this theme? Find more of it here and here!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Vibrant Pink Chevron Drinks Wraps + Yellow Glitter Straw Mustaches
  • Lorax Macarons and a Forest of  Truffula Tree Cupcakes!
  • Kids Coloring Sheets, Lorax Quote Cake and “Dig In” Kids Table Cutlery

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Creative, Colorful & CUTE Robot Party!

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Is it just me, or are Robot Themed Parties the most CLEVER? They always have the cutest food and crafted details! Carol Colon of Partylicious designed this Creative, Colorful & CUTE Robot Party for her 5 year old Maurice that just overloaded my brain… DIY piñata, favor boxes, utensil holder and more! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Cute DIY Robot Favor boxes & Homemade Robot Piñata
  • Amazing Robot Cake from Jovadiel Party Shop
  • FUN Party Food: Parfaits, Whoopie Pies & Lollipops!
  • Gear Topped Cupcakes and Duct Tape Robots

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Girly Dumbo Inspired Circus Party {First Birthday}

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This Disney loving family knows how it’s done! For Kalia’s First Birthday, mommy (Kristine Atienza Photography) teamed up with Linsey Herrera of Lux Events and Design for a Girly Dumbo Inspired Circus Party that seriously melts my heart! I literally love every detail- from the fabulous faux ticket cake and pretty mint paper fan backdrop to the precious (and happy!) birthday girl pictures. It’s all SO CUTE. (Click here to see older sister Eva’s Small Word First Birthday!) 

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Faux Ticket Cake Topped with a Gold Elephant
  • Ombre Ripped Fabric Garland, Decorated Red Bucket & Pink Polka Dot Backdrop
  • Candy Peanuts, Dipped Pretzels & Assorted Cupcakes with Dumbo Toppers
  • Cute Dumbo Cookies and Circus Inspired Party Hat

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{Creepy & Elegant} Witches Brew Halloween Party

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Eat if you dare… Jessica Wilcox of Modern Moments Designs concocted this {Creepy} Witches Brew Halloween Party with a timeless “glowy” vibe that is boiling over with poisonous drinks and spooky sweets. Her cobweb covered dessert table is frightfully fun and oozing with wicked good inspiration!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Warty Witches Brew + “Pick Your Poison” Printable Straw Embellishments
– Spider Web Cake and Decorate Your Own Caramel Apples Menu
– Owl Pellets, Spider Eggs & Bat Dung in Labeled Test Tubes
– “Beetle Specimen Collection” Cookies and Condiments in Cauldrons

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Epic Grave Digger Themed Monster Jam Party

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Are you ready to Monster Jam!?! Anne-Marie of El’uccellino Designs revved her creativity engines for some wild ideas to celebrate Kyan’s 4th birthday! With a vibrant and youthful twist on the popular Grave Digger truck, his Epic Monster Jam Party is totally crushing with cool tire favors, rad balloon centerpieces and an awesome party logo from Printed Ink.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Grave Digger Monster Truck Cake Pop and “Built Tough” Favors Bags
  • Skull Ribbons, Cross Bone Flag Cookies and Checkered Plates
  • “Spare Tires” Themed Soap Favors on multicolored paper shred
  • “Kiss My Dirt” Decorated Chocolate Kisses + Monster Gum Balls

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A Rustic Royal Affair {A Tangled Inspired Birthday}

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Anyone else never get tired of Rapunzel Parties? Maybe it’s because they’re always undeniable ravishing! ;) Ashley of Sole Luxe Events and talented crafter, mommy Olivia, made Emily’s 4th birthday a fabulous fairytale afternoon. A Rustic Royal Affair {A Tangled Inspired Birthday} was planned with beautiful DIY centerpieces (Oh Those gold wire crowns!), yellow braid embellished tent cards and more elegant princess party ideas!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Princess Castle Bounce House + Kids Painting Activity
  • Beautiful “Tangled in Fun” Centerpieces and Crafted Purple Princess Wands
  • Snuggly Duckling Drink Station and Flynn Rider Jell-O Boats
  • Moss Covered Dessert Table Cart and Wood Slice Cupcake Tower
  • Nutella Mousse “Hazelnut Soup” and “Paint Palette” Cake Balls

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Creative Trash King Birthday Theme

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Who knew trash could look so modern and trendy!? Vesna of One Lovely Day Events literally turned trash into treasure with this Creative Trash King Birthday Theme for her son Aniken {who happens to be obsessed with garbage trucks}! There’s something irresistible about an out-of-the-box theme {such as a garbage party} pulled off beautifully– see all crisp, quality photos of the impeccable style and inspiration by Kat Cvet Photography below.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Newspaper Backdrop and Candy Filled Mini Trash Bins
  • Striped Favor Bags with Crown Name Labels
  • Dirty Cake Pops + Trash King Cake from Sweet Bloom Cakes
  • Plants in Gold Bags on Galvanized Metal Stands
  • Pass the Parcel and “Pick Up Your Trash” Game

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Bright & Modern Kids Halloween Party Ideas


Boo! Black cat cookies, pumpkin decorating and lots of TREATS from Alicia Johnson & Betsey Hodges of Happy Wish Company plus more Bright & Modern Kids Halloween Party Ideas! The orange polka dot balloons, spider web placemats and pumpkin t-shirts are just so cute and kid-friendly. Be sure to check out all the spooktacular details below!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Pumpkin & Bat Masks & Adorable Black Cat Girls Shirts
– Mini Candy Corn Baskets, Caramel Apples & Ghost Pops
– Spider Web Cupcake Wrappers and Owl Party Lanterns

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GIVEAWAY: Great Stitch Custom Pajamas {$200 Value}

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Winner update: 10/30/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… commenter #75 JESSICA! Congrats, what a wonderful gift this will be!


With the weather getting colder and the holidays quickly approaching, packing pjs for the kids on a trip to grandma’s house and cozy mornings is a given, so why not WIN some extra special cute ones for the family? I love the designs from Great Stitch– you just can’t beat playful and completely customizable sets for the whole family… so we’re hosting a GIVEAWAY to win a Custom Family Pajama Set at a value of $200!

Great Stitch has so many cute designs, but Brenda’s masterful embroidery is completely customizable too! She has plenty of adorable pajamas in her shop, but also cute totes, kids birthday apparel and sportswear styles with monograms, names, initials, ages and custom element designs. (more…)

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{Fall Inspiration} Iconography: Birds & Woodland Creatures

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It’s amazing how I’m always ready for the seasons to change… and this time year is no exception… Bring on the rich color palettes, the rustic tabletops, the cooler weather, and the {sometimes spiked} hot apple cider! ;)

Feeling Inspired by Nature…

Animals have always been one of my favorite design elements, and I really want to incorporate them into our Thanksgiving celebration this year. I’m feeling super inspired by all the different Woodland Creature and Bird elements from Target right now… the wooden fox and brass egrets (pictured above and below) both went in an out of my cart several times last week because I couldn’t decide which way to go (and I’m ridiculously terrible at returning things, so I like to make up my mind first if possible!).

Since there’s a good chance I’ll be documenting some of the details and DIY – and posting some free printables! – I’d love to know which theme inspires YOU more – or which one would you would rather see spun into a Thanksgiving or Fall Cocktail Party: Woodland Creatures or Birds of a Feather? 

Fall Inspiration - Bird Inspired Products

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GIVEAWAY: “Sweets Library” + Cake Pops Easy Roller!

Dessert Books Giveaway

Winner update: 10/29/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… commenter #113 ASHLEY AUERBACH! Congrats, what a wonderful gift this will be!


I’ve got some SWEET news coming your way today – we’re hosting a DELICIOUS giveaway filled with fun stuff from EIGHT talented ladies that really know their {sweet} stuff!

We feature lots of beautiful, mouth watering desserts here at HWTM… ever wish you could make them yourself? I know I certainly do… so with that thought in mind, we rounded up a mini “sweets library” of 7 fantastic dessert books that are dedicated to helping YOU make just about any treat you desire – from cake pops and marshmallow treats to macarons and more. And just in case your first attempts don’t turn out exactly how you dreamed… I couldn’t resist throwing in a fun, hilarious read that’s guaranteed to make you feel better. I seriously end up in tears – the good kind – every time I open this book. ;)

Wait…THERE’S MORE! For the cherry on top… the winner will also receive a Heavenly Cake Pop Easy Roller(P.S. Get $10 off with code HWTM). This innovative tool should make it much easier to try out some of the adorable creations from Kris’s brand new book – which is included as well and officially comes out hot off the presses on November 12th. Scroll down to check out more details on the prizes & enter the giveaway… it’s easy as CAKE!

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Girly & SWEET Pink Lemonade Stand

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When life hands you lemons… create a super pretty photo shoot! Lindsey Bonnice of Photography By UI playfully styled the most Girly & SWEET Pink Lemonade Stand that I just can’t wait for you to see {those little models are just the cutest}! Find more Pink Lemonade Stand ideas here and here.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Pretty Long Tassel Garland from The Paper Jar + Hand Painted Rustic Stand
  • Lemon Cookies & Printable Lemon Slice Cupcake Toppers
  • Pink Ruffled Outfits, Hanging Paper Fans and more whimsical feminine details!

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Safari Inspired Lion King Baby Shower

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If you’re looking for Lion King Baby Shower ideas… well, Hakuna Matata! The brilliant Cris McGrath, of Crissy’s Crafts, has a stampede of wonderful safari style ways to celebrate a little cub on the way. And as always, her ideas are friendly and approachable for those of you crafting solo: candy filled baby bottles, easy desserts like cupcakes and a pre-made paper fan backdrop!

P.S. This is the first Lion King Themed Party on the site, hard to believe right!?

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • “Welcome Little One” Marshmallow Pops + Mommy Pin by Maria’s Crafts
  • Candy Filled Bottles with Pumbaa and Simba Faces
  • Paw Print & Jungle Leaf  Silhouette Cupcake Toppers and Colorful Paper Fan Backdrop
  • Baby Gift Bingo, Palm Tree Favor Boxes and Diaper Cake by Saving by Design
  • Plush Lions with Printable Thank You Tags from Whimsically Detailed

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Spooky Pirates of the Caribbean Inspired Adult Halloween

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Shiver me timbers! I am dying over this dark & dramatic shoot from Abigail Barnes of Paper & Cake! Beautiful, eerie photos from Missy Marie Photography set the mood for this Spooky Pirates of the Caribbean Inspired Adult Halloween. Ye be encouraged to pillage these creatively harrowing ideas, delight upon the scurvy snacks, and marvel at all the gorgeous treasures!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Scurvy Dog Tarts (dark chocolate and figs!) and Dead Man’s Apples (candy apples)
– Vintage Candlesticks and Wine Goblets + Silver Water Pitcher with a statement Floral Arrangement
– Black Layered Cake Adorned with Purple Gumpaste Flowers by A Twist of Cake

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A Haunted Mansion Graveyard Inspired Halloween Table

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Oh my ghosts-ness! With a bit of magic potion and a talent for terror, Erika of The Hopeless Housewife concocted this AMAZING Haunted Mansion Graveyard Inspired Halloween Party {…and I am haunted by the fact I didn’t get to eat any those spooktacular treats}! I am absolutely losing it for those mummy push cakes & cutesy ghost meringues. Halloween is still a couple weeks away, so you still have plenty of time to try out all these recipes & free printables linked below!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Candy Corn Crème Brûlée and Mummy Milk Bottles
– Risotto Jack-O-Lanterns, Mummy Chicken Tenders & Cheese Ball Bats
– Ghost Meringues, Eyeball Cake Pops and a “Boo” Banner Garland

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Pretty Pink & Green Pinwheel Party

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We are blown away by all the HAPPY birthday ideas from the talented Rachel of RV Parties. Her Pretty Pink & Green Pinwheel Party for little Margaret is just so bright & FUN! Peanut Butter and Jenny Photography beautifully captured the cheery spirit of this sweet celebration, the playful patterns and darling custom birthday plate- basically, this party is a must-see!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Circle Dot Garlands and a Paper Medallion Dessert Table Backdrop
  • Rock Candy, Dipped Pretzel Sticks and patterned paper wrapped cupcakes
  • Drink Bottles embellished with crepe paper, printable wraps & pinwheel straw accents
  • “Thanks for taking a spin with me” Pinwheel Cookie Pop and Hair Bow Favors

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{Party of 5} Glam Baby Shower, Ocean 12th Birthday, Haunted Saloon Halloween, Tiffany Shower, & 49ers Football Tailgate

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Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from the incredible submissions that come our way! This week you’ll find the following creative themes:

– About to Pop Baby Shower {Colorful & Glam}
– Ocean Themed 12th Birthday
– Haunted Saloon Halloween Party
– Tiffany Inspired Baby Shower
– 49ers Football Tailgate Party

1. t’s All About Mama – A Colorful and Glam Baby Shower (pictured above) by KellerCreative

2. Ocean Themed 12th Birthday by ae creative

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Creepy “Witches Brew” Halloween Party

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This party is so stinkin’ cute! ;) Erin of Strawberry Mommycakes created a creepy & creative “Witches Brew” Halloween Party bubbling with skulls, Goblin eyeballs and more eerie ingredients from those mysterious black cauldrons. Continue reading if you dare!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– “You’re Next” Skull Cupcakes and Poisonous Caramel Apples
– Frog Eye Salad + Spider Web Stamped Spoons
– Gummy “Human Tongues” and Cauldron Treat Bags
– “Drink At Your Own Risk” Red Bottle Drinks (on a Witch Hat display!)

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Why I’m not that offended by Martha Stewart. (Thoughts from a blogger of 7 years)

I know there’s been a lot of conversation around Martha’s recent “who are these bloggers” comments the past couple days, and – even as someone that’s been blogging for over 7 years – it wasn’t my initial instinct to publicly weigh in, partially because a lot has already been said, but mainly because for some reason I just wasn’t experiencing as strong of a reaction personally as most of the ones I’d seen.

At first I wondered what my deal was – why I wasn’t getting all up in arms like I should be – but after reflecting on the situation for a bit, I figured out the reason why I wasn’t having a strong reaction, and it honestly kind of surprised me! So… I decided to share a few thoughts on the situation after all, in hopes that an alternative perspective might offer some comfort – or at least food for thought – to fellow bloggers that may still be feeling a sting.

The reason I wasn’t all that offended by Martha’s generalized opinion is that… I don’t really care about it all that much. Period.

I have to admit it feels a little weird to say that out loud, and this may not have been the case a few years ago, but it’s true now. And I don’t mean it in the nonchalant “I could care less” attitude sort of way at all. I mean it in the “I sincerely just don’t think her opinion affects my life” sort of way. Here’s why: (more…)

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Bold Mickey Mouse Inspired Big Top Birthday

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The magic of Disney and carnivals in one party!? Laila of One Inspired Party sent over almost 200 {amazing} photos of this Bold Mickey Mouse Inspired Big Top Birthday! It’s impossible to show all of them here, so besides all the images featured below, she’s created FOUR albums on her profile page (check them out!). There are so soo many great ideas that are bursting with really fun creativity like those popcorn cake pops for starters…

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Mickey Mouse Crispy Treat Pops, Circus Tent Cookies & Candy Apples
  • Face Painting, “Mousker” Booth and Kids Carnival Games
  • Cotton Candy Mojitos and Gerber Daisy Centerpiece
  • Popcorn Bar, Nitro Sno Cone Station and Gourmet Circus Inspired Menu Ideas

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Mystical Twilight Fairy’s Hollow Party Theme

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If you want to spook-ify Halloween this year in a magical and mystical way,  Tonya Coleman of Soiree Event Design has some GLAM, spine-tingling ideas to share from her Twilight Fairy’s Hollow! I am enchanted by this original, dark twist on the classic girly fairy theme… P.S. Those laser cut-outs from Ten23 Designs are amazing – they really transform the party space!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– “Twilight Fairy Queen” Crown, Florwer Cookies & Silver Star Wands
– Charcoal Gray Rosette Table Linen + Fairy Wing Chair Backs
– Wish Book Activity and Fairy Photo Shoot
– Black Glitter Twilight Fairy Silhouettes and Silver Painted Pumpkins

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Cheerful Bubble Guppies Party Ideas

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Bub-bub-bubble, gup-gup-guppies! I know my 3 year old would go crazy for these Cheerful Bubble Guppies Party Ideas from LB Boutique (+ printables from Swoon Soiree), I mean that magical cake, adorable school of fish cake pops and pretty birthday girl tutu?! (Please Mommy!) But MY favorite part: the “You Totally Rock!” Pop Rocks, so creative. ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Gum ball tubes, Printable Snack Cones & What time is it? It’s time for lunch! Lunch Boxes
  • Ombre Under the Sea Cake with a Glittery Pink “3” topper from Frosted
  • Orange Streamer Backdrop + Hanging Circle Garland “Bubbles”

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