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New Printable Designs

Our AR Design Elves have been busy designing new items and themes to add to our shop!  Beer Tasting, Fairy Gardens, and Soccer are just a few of those that are on the list of “what’s new!”  We love being inspired so if you have a party theme, but don’t see designs for it in […]

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Got What It Cakes Cakery & Mandie Miller – Mandie Shuts Charlotte Bakery Doors this week! Cake Roundup!

  This girl.  Mandie Miller. i.e. Got What It Cakes.  She has changed the way we look at cakes! Seriously.  Step back to 2011.  Adria and I were only 1 year into our business and we had not found a professional “caker” or Charlotte Bakery that we liked for our styled photoshoots and parties.  We […]

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Printable Tooth Fairy Letter and Report

We are OBSESSED with traditions and leaving a tooth fairy letter is one of them!  I think that there are a few very magical things that we can make even more magical for our little ones, and only for a short period of time.  You might remember when I created a tooth fairy report printable […]

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Amazing Graduation Gift Idea and Yearly Tradition for your Kids

I saw this graduation idea that is one you need to plan for and FELL IN LOVE with the idea to start when your kids are young and do each year.  This would lead to the most amazing graduation gift for your kids. Buy a book of “Oh the Places You’ll Go” By Dr. Seuss.  Every year, […]

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Dragon Trainer Party

How to Train Your Dragon was the inspiration for this Dragon Trainer Party, hosted and styled by Melissa Peterson of MudPie Parties.  Melissa has been the force behind several of our featured parties like this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles party, this Super Hero Action Packed Party and this Frozen Party.  Melissa and her husband own […]

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Bundt Cake Recipes

Just google the phrase Bundt Cake Recipes and there will be no question as to why these moist decadent desserts are currently trending!  From the classic recipes like Chocolate or Lemon to the “out of the box” ones like Chocolate S’mores and Samoa, bundts cake are just amazing.  We rounded up some recipes that we […]

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Ruff Draft: A Simple Beach Party Lake Picnic for Girlfriends

We had some very special Wisconsin visitors a couple weeks ago and I want to share with you a simple lake picnic beach party I put together to welcome our guests!  Maureen’s bff’s, Jessica & Jaclyn traveled such a great distance to spend time with all of us so I asked Maureen if I could […]

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A Mother’s Day Brunch for Moms and Moms-To-Be

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateAmazingMoms #CollectiveBias Mother’s Day is right around the corner and planning a mother’s day brunch is such a special tradition for my family.  This year, Adria and I hosted a VERY special Mother’s Day brunch for a dear […]

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A Girly Surfing Birthday Party

Surf’s up! Catch a birthday wave with us as we wade through the bright and colorful details of this girly surfing birthday party.  Planned and styled by Krista of Hoopla Events & Jen of Banner Events for Krista’s daughter’s 6th birthday, the beach-y decorations, totally tubular treats and surfing inspired party favors will have you riding high! Hang […]

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Lemon Blueberry Bellini Mocktail Recipe featuring Fre, Alcohol removed wines

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MomsSipSmart #CollectiveBias You should consult your physician before consuming Fre if you are pregnant or have any health concerns regarding alcohol The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. Calling all moms-to-be today as […]

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Ruff Draft: Breakfast at Tiffany’s Inspired Chocolate Clutch Party Favor

We are so excited to show a sneak peak of our very own Breakfast at Tiffany’s Inspired Baby Shower. I recently threw “Breakfast with Talia” for a dear family friend, and while planning the event we were able to create some fresh ideas for this popular theme.  Today we want to share a clever twist […]

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A Retro Soda Shoppe Birthday Party

  Jen Carver of Banner Events here.  I am excited to be flashing way back to the 1950s for this fun retro soda shoppe birthday party I created for my daughter’s 11th birthday. The talented Maureen of Anders Ruff Custom Designs worked with me to create from scratch an entire diner/soda shoppe inspired invitation and printable collection which provided the framework […]

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Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teacher Appreciate Week is May 2-May 6 and we have some great gift ideas that will show your children/s teachers just how much you appreciate them.  From their endless work hours that extend way beyond the school day (or school week for that matter) to their commitment to protect and nurture your child every minute […]

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A Retro Beer-B-Que Birthday Party

I am so excited about this theme. Its pretty rare that we throw parties for our husbands, but when we do, we do it right! Adria’s husband, Matt, is a hysterical guy. He always loves having fun and being with friends (and beer and good food are also requirements).  We hardly ever show birthday party […]

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Ruff Draft: Social Media Party Planning and NEW Invitation

We are excited to introduce a new Social Media invitation to the shop and are in the works of brainstorming a full collection and party theme!  Our kids are LOVING their phones and social media these days.  Everywhere we turn they are texting, using social media apps, finding cute emoticon or emoji toys, etc. and […]

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