Archives for July 1, 2011

The Benefits and Blessings of Being Flexible when Entertaining {featuring Sandy Coughlin from Reluctant Entertainer}

The Benefits and Blessings of Being Flexible when Entertaining {featuring Sandy Coughlin from Reluctant Entertainer}

Please Welcome Sandy Coughlin from Reluctant Entertainer Sandy Coughlin is a wife and mom of three teenagers, and is the voice behind Reluctant Entertainer, a hospitality blog dedicated to helping people in search of a lifestyle that says, “I can do this!”. Her book, The Reluctant Entertainer, was recently published and is in bookstores now. I am so gracious to have Sandy here today sharing a little on flexibility and the benefits and blessings of this small gesture when entertaining. Flexibility Contributed by Sandy Coughlin I’m Continue reading

A to Zebra Celebrations $40 Gift Certificate Giveaway {Celebration Inspiration Giveaway No.10}

Nancy shared a creative Fourth of July Dessert Table yesterday and today she is back with a fantastic giveaway from her shop, A to Zebra Celebrations A To Zebra Celebrations offers affordable unique and stylish handcrafted products for that special birthday, holiday party, or any type of celebration. Nancy's specialty are her fabulous embellished banners - prefect for candy buffets, cake and dessert tables and of course, just as party decor themselves. The banners can be crafted in any color combination to match your specific Continue reading

How to Pull Together an Art Party Dessert Table Display {featuring Kim Byers from The Celebration Shoppe}

How to Pull Together an Art Party Dessert Table Display {featuring Kim Byers from The Celebration Shoppe}

Please Welcome Kim Byers from The Celebration Shoppe Kim Byers, owner and creative director of The Celebration Shoppe, started her company to offer moms an affordable and stylish way to host wow-worthy parties without all the stress. With custom print invitations, thank yous, party décor, DIY party printables, monogrammed birthday t-shirts and even melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies (packaged and shipped via her cookie partners at Sweet Tooth Cottage), The Celebration Shoppe coordinates and styles every collection to help inspire Continue reading

Garnish Gift Certificate Giveaway {Celebration Inspiration Giveaway No.9}

The Celebration Inspiration Series continues with an super fun giveaway from Garnish It all started with a smile and a belief... ... the smile on their friends' faces when they discovered an evening awaiting them that led to a lasting impression; on the kids' faces when they realized they were being treated to something extra special; on their faces when they discovered how easy it was! ... the belief that we all have a creative fire burning inside us, and that packaging... is everything! Whether hosting a backyard BBQ, or packing Continue reading

Celebrating the 4th of July on a Budget {featuring Nancy Pfeifer from A To Zebra Celebrations}

Celebrating the 4th of July on a Budget {featuring Nancy Pfeifer from A To Zebra Celebrations}

Please Welcome Nancy Pfeifer from A To Zebra Celebrations Nancy started blogging in late December 2009 to share her creative party ideas. She has two beautiful girls and has loved planning and styling every single party for them! A To Zebra Celebrations was born in the fall of 2009 after she organized a zebra party for her oldest daughter when she turned 4. She was honored, and humbled after many features on popular sites. People from all over started inquiring about the zebra party decorations she had created. Her passion for parties and Continue reading