Freebie Friday: 17 More Back to School Printables

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We start back to school so early here — we’re actually finishing our first week of school today. But so many of you are still in school prep mode that printables designers are still releasing fabulous — and free — first day of school collections. So, I’ve collected my favorites of the latest releases here. […]

Guest Party: Great Gatsby Dessert Table

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Today, I’m excited to welcome Roxana from Sugar-Sugar Cakes in Canton, GA. Roxana is one of my blog’s lovely sponsors, and you’ve seen her work before in my parties, most recently the microphone cake pops from my girls’ Country Music Awards Karaoke Party. Roxana created this dessert table for a Great Gatsby-themed rehearsal dinner at […]

Tutorial: How to Build a Party Backdrop From PVC Pipe (Pipe and Drape System)

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A few years ago, the Vice President of Special Projects built my first free-standing party backdrop from PVC pipe. You can see it in use in my Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Party. This system — sometimes called a pipe and drape system — is terrific because it allows you to put a backdrop anywhere you need […]

Back to School Sprinkles Waffles

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Here in Georgia, back to school time is almost here. We’ve ordered backpacks, bought our unbelievably long list of school supplies (are 48 pencils really necessary? that’s more than one per week of school…), and Grandma has taken the girls shopping for their traditional first day of school outfits. So I decided to experiment with […]

Guest Party: Pink Lemonade Play Date Party

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Today, I’m thrilled to welcome Natalie from Katarina’s Paperie to the blog, with her charming Pink Lemonade Play Date Party. Natalie’s shop offers party printables and pretty, pretty decorations with a whimsical flair. Natalie created this playdate party last summer for her daughter, “Little Bug,” who was being a great “big girl” and adjusting to […]