Favorite Things Party: How to Host & Gift Exchange Ideas. It was a party that turned out to be so much fun, that's it's now an annual tradition!
After planning my son's "Woodland Friends Birthday Party," I immediately started thinking about planning another, and the Favorite Things Party was born.
------> Stop right here if you need a free party planning checklist, and download it HERE! Then come back and check out how I host a Favorite Things shindig...
Thanksgiving Meal Planner Template: This free printable download organizer will help keep your holiday meal planning organized!
About three years ago, (I'm writing this in 2019) I had a friend reach out and say,
a planner for cooking holiday meals. Ingredients, order of cooking, something to organize 3 days of cooking. When/how/where. So you don't go "oh crap I needed one more pie crust, and whoops I forgot to cook the hashbrown casserole." It needs to be computer based so...
Camping Birthday Party Ideas for Indoors: Grab a few tents, and celebrate the outdoors, indoors with a "camp-in," sleepover party and activities for kids!
I am THRILLED to share with you, one of my latest party themes...a Camping Birthday Party for indoors, inspired by Pottery Barn Kids! If you love kids party ideas, then you'll love the Nautical Birthday, Milk & Cookies Playdate, Woodland Friends and the ice creamy party that I've styled!
This is one of my favorite party themes for an afternoon of fun or for a slumber...
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Burger Bar Ideas: Toppings ideas and a food bar that you and your guests will love at your next party! Plus, a free "Burger Bar" printable download for your table!
Burger Bar Ideas
A burger bar has been a food bar on my "wish list" for hosting for quite some time.
So when my cheeseburger...
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How to Make a Cheese Board: Ideas, presentation and display. It's all about trial and error, moving and adjusting, to make this easy appetizer something to be proud of.
On party day, or if hosting in our home for a holiday, my menu is ALWAYS something that can be quickly created, so I can allot time to decorate and prepare for the guests. I'm not the type that likes to stand in front of the oven all day. So I always keep quick...
This Pop-Up Dinner Party idea is one of the most fun outdoor party ideas to date! Keeping the decor minimal and classy is an easy way to host your friends this Summer.
Now that warmer weather is here, it's time to schedule those parties, especially outdoor parties.
All things here on Fantabulosity, are about keeping it "simple," affordable, and adorable. This "Pop-Up" Outdoor Dinner Party, may just be the first event that you want to host this year.
Pop-Up Dinner Party
Simple Party Ideas:
Don't go overboard with "planning." You may just be surprised how well a tablescape comes together using the items...
30th birthday party ideas: When he turns 30, it's a milestone to celebrate! Here are the BEST themes and ideas for the big celebration!
30th Birthday Party Ideas
Birthday parties are such a fun way to celebrate milestones in our lives. If you are looking for some great party ideas for that special man in your life, these 30th birthday party ideas for men are perfect!
Need gift ideas? Head over to see our favorite 30th birthday gift ideas for him!
Here you’ll find 30th birthday party ideas for men that you can use for any special man in your life to...
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. All opinions are 100% mine. Ice Cream Party Decorations, Treats & Theme Ideas: A birthday party for ANY time of the year, that's MORE than just serving ice cream!
Words cannot describe how excited I am, to share a party with you that we styled for Hershey's! Hershey's has been a lifelong friend in our home, and it's an absolute honor to create a birthday party idea, using their new birthday products.
Easy Party Decorating Tip:
When styling a party, I'm always on the hunt for color/theme coordinating candies to...
Nautical Birthday Party Ideas: An outdoor summer party for a water-loving kiddo, and all of his friends for a party play date!
Nautical Birthday Party Ideas
Last year, we hosted a Crawfish Boil party for his 3rd birthday, and this year... we finally decided on a theme about 3 weeks before the big day. My little guy went back and forth:
A "Dino-Thomas," birthday party!
A "Superhero," birthday!
I know! A Lego birthday party!
...there were a few more ideas in there, but he just couldn't make up his mind.
(So I took matters in to my own hands.)
I knew he loved water, and with his...
20+ Make Ahead Salads for a Crowd: Whether you’re whipping up a pasta salad, potato salad, or even just a standard lettuce salad for your next get together, salad recipes can be so easy to make ahead of time.
There are so many delicious ways to make a salad that can feed a crowd.
I've gathered some of the best make ahead salads for a crowd, so you have plenty to choose from when you need them! Don't forget to pin them on Pinterest so they're handy!
Make Ahead Salads for a Crowd
You'll find that these make-ahead salads for a crowd...
Slumber party ideas for boys and fun ideas for girls too! Crafts, games, snacks and all sorts of fun to make your sleepover one to remember!
Slumber parties are where your little one will make some of the best memories of his childhood. If this is your little boy’s first sleepover, or you are looking for a few fun ways to make your slumber parties more exciting, these slumber party ideas are perfect!
Slumber Party Ideas
I have two little boys, so planning birthday parties for boys is a topic that's brought up often around our house.
If you didn't see the camping...
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Food and drink bars are my JAM, so I’m a bit tickled to share the, "You’ve Warmed my Heart,” Coffee Bar with you, that I styled for Coffee-Mate®. For YEARS, I’ve wanted to design a coffee bar for a party, and this was the perfect opportunity to have my gal pals over for small talk and java.
I had mentioned to the girls, that we would be having a coffee bar, but didn’t tell them what all I had planned. I like...
Favorite Party Supplies Online: An unboxing video showing you all of the cute goodies from my favorite online party supply store for baking, decorating, gift giving and more!
Scroll down to see the video! But first, pro-tips that you don't want to miss!
Party Supplies Online
If you read my post, "Favorite Websites for Party Supplies", then you saw that Shop Sweet Lulu was #1.
But it's not only my favorite store for party supplies, but it's also one of my favorites to visit and shop at when I need something super cute for gift giving, baking, special occasions, etc.
From adorable food packaging to...
This post has been sponsored by Kraft Foods. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It's Hot Dog Bar Toppings and Ideas for Your Next Party!
Words cannot express how badly I have wanted to style a party at my parent's farm, and last week... that dream came true, styling my, “Franks & Friends” Hot Dog Bar.
Food bars are one of my favorites to style for a party, so I knew this was a MUST.
"Franks & Friends" Hot Dog Bar
Now, if I had to guess, my parents will look at these photos and say something along the lines of,
A Wicked Play Date for Kids - Halloween Party Tablescape: An easy after school Halloween party for the kids to enjoy tricks and treats with their friends!
A Wicked Play Date - Halloween Party Tablescape
My boys are at the age where just about ANYTHING is fun, or can be turned in to a lot of fun. So each time a holiday rolls around, they get extremely excited and love to get in to the theme.
Halloween is probably one of their favorites. They dress up in costumes all year long, so when they're "supposed" to wear costumes to Halloween parties and...
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Yogurt and Pudding Bar: A fun and easy way to style a food bar at any event or party. Such a great option for adults AND kids!
Yogurt and Pudding Bar
Each year when a birthday rolls around for one of my kiddos, I LOVE thinking outside of the box. Now, with blogging, I get to style a lot of parties all year long. So to mix it up a bit, and to keep things exciting, I love asking my littles what kind of birthday party they want...
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Hooray a Summer Soiree! An outdoor party that can be easily recreated, and it's full of easy tips and tricks for decorations and recipes.
Hooray a Summer Soiree!
If you saw my sneak peek of this summer soiree the other day, then you saw my biggest party styling secret EVER: What I actually use for a backdrop for almost every single one of my parties.
I also filled you in on a quick and easy party appetizer recipe that I created using pre-made ingredients....
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Summer Soiree Sneak Peek: Hosting a summer soiree doesn't have to be as complicated as it sounds. Creating easy appetizers and serving guest pleasing drinks is key!
Friends, I have been wanting to style a soiree for some time now, and it's finally here! The vision of navy, coral, and gold together sounded like a heavenly mix of colors, and I can't wait to see it all together.
"Hooray It's a Summer Soiree" Sneak Peek
Today, I'm showing you a sneak peek at what...
Mini Cake Idea + Tutorial: For Birthdays, Favors & Place Settings. Making individual mini cakes is an adorable idea AND so easy for almost anyone to make!
Easy Mini Cakes
So I have this little donut pan, and it's the cutest little thing. I use it for multiple recipes, just to add a different shape, for bite-size fun. The other day while staring at a cake mix in my pantry, I thought it would be incredibly fun to make little cake donuts as a surprise for my kiddos.
When the cake "donuts," finished baking, I stared at them for a minute. How...
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Backyard BBQ Party Ideas: An evening spent outside with your closest gal pals, eating delicious food, and soaking up good-times, may be exactly what you've been looking for!
Summer Backyard Bash for the Girls
Ahhh, I can feel it! The air is breezy and the temperatures are warming up. It's my favorite time of the year for impromptu gatherings at our home on the weekends, and for grilling and spending time with family and friends. For a gal who loves to...
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A Sweet Confetti Fiesta Theme Party: A cheery fiesta, featuring pastels and adorable accents to style, design, and inspire your own party!
A Sweet Confetti Fiesta Theme Party
One of my favorite party styling characteristics, is to design a popular theme, using colors, patterns, and other decor that's "out of the box." So when I started to plan the details of this fiesta party, I immediately gravitated towards some of my favorite colors!
Corals, pinks, pastels, and all the pretty things made an appearance in...