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Festivities Fun in the Sun

Americana – Memorial Day Weekend

May 18, 2015
American Flag

If it weren’t for the blizzard of pollen falling outside my window, it’d be the perfect spring day. Rarely do I ever suffer from allergies, but I’m not sure if Chloe would appreciate a fine coating of yellow dust all over her (Chloe is my MacBook – my friend Gary got me in the habit of naming my technology back in undergrad). There is a benefit to being forced to sit inside – I won’t be distracted by all of the…

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Bachelorette Parties Weddings

Barbie Bachelorette

April 30, 2015

Want to plan the most amazing Barbie-themed Bachelorette for your favorite bride? Check out these posts for details about invitations, favors, decorations, and a real-life Barbie Dreamhouse in Las Vegas! Invitations -//- Favors -//- Decorations -//- T-Shirts –//- Las Vegas Barbie Dreamhouse…

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Fashion Weddings

Bridesmaid Baubles || Navy & Pink

February 24, 2015
Bridesmaid Baubles Polyvore

“Everything is awesome!! Everything is awesome when you’re part of a team!!” – Does anybody else have the LEGO movie theme song stuck in their head? If not, you probably will now. Ever since I watched the Oscars on Sunday, I have not been able to get those dratted two lines out of my head. I’ve been humming it to myself in the shower, as I walk through the halls, and even as I tried to get my car to start…

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A Barbie Bachelorette – Pt. 1

January 9, 2015

If in case you hadn’t previously read, this August, I’ll be in my friend A’s wedding. A and I have been friends for ~12 years, but even if you only knew her for 12 minutes, you’d know in a heartbeat that her lifelong goal is to basically be Barbie. With her blonde hair, hot pink bedroom, and a Mustang convertible, she’s fairly close to achieving her dream. The only thing that could make it better is if she had a Barbie…

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Christmas Festivities

Holiday Potluck Recipes

December 9, 2014
S'mores Pops

So I won’t be posting many recipes on this blog, but in response to the following email, I decided it was a really good idea to gather some simple ideas that you could use for your holiday potluck party (and let’s be honest, I needed a study break from finals): Hi there! I saw your Christmas morning post and thought it was great. So I was hoping for some advice. I’m going to a holiday party and have to bring…

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Caitlyn’s Last Fling Before the Ring – Pt. 3

December 2, 2014
Bachelorette Scavenger Hunt

Once Caitlyn’s family left, it was time for some of the more traditional bachelorette games to begin!! I conspired with some of Caitlyn’s friends and her fiancee to come up with really embarrassing and challenging tasks. Her fiancee even required that she answer one of the questions on the Groom Quiz word for word as his answer! Penalty for an incorrect answer required a drink, which is why it’s smart to stock a bottle of the bride’s favorite alcohol in…

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Caitlyn’s Last Fling Before the Ring – Pt. 2

December 1, 2014
Personalized Bachelorette Veil

Everyone knows that bachelorette parties are a lot of fun, involving booze, primping, and a reason to party like you did as an undergrad. They’ve evolved from a crazy night at a bar, to a celebration of the bride’s friendships that can center around wine tasting’s, paint classes, or local food tours. Decorations help to provide a great backdrop for all of the memories that will be made (or forgotten) on the bride’s celebratory day. If you’re having trouble deciding on…

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Caitlyn’s Last Fling Before the Ring – Pt. 1

November 27, 2014
Last Fling Before the Ring T-Shirt

Sometime during my first year of graduate school, my old college roommate called me to tell me that the event that we had all been waiting for had finally happened…Ben & her were engaged!!!! High pitched screams ensued followed by a rapid description of the ring, proposal details, and crazy wedding ideas that only the richest people could afford. When we calmed down enough she asked if I would plan her bachelorette party, which led to even more enthusiastic exclamations.…

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Festivities Thanksgiving


November 24, 2014
Tina the Turkey - Possible on of the best homemade Thanksgiving decorations ever!

Food It’s not enough that we feast on turkey and pie only once a year. Two weeks ago I started craving the rich creaminess of pumpkin pie in a buttery crust and cozy mashed potatoes smothered in gravy. With Thanksgiving still two and a half weeks away, there was only one way for me to feast without family: Friends-giving! A factor of my generation, Friends-giving is a gathering of your best friends who come together to create a Thanksgiving meal,…

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