Blogging questions: for a beginner and those who have been blogging a while.
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, Kids, Organization

A List of my Favorite Websites for Party Supplies

 List of my Favorite Party Supplies Websites: A list websites that are always a "go-to," any time that I'm planning a party, or styling a party for a brand. I'm a "routine," lovin' gal. So when it comes to shopping for party supplies for either my own parties or when styling parties for a brand, I have my "go-to," online party supplies stores that I frequent. I'm never disappointed and ALWAYS find something at these, that I love. Favorite Party Supplies Websites 1. Shop Sweet Lulu Weather it's balloons, favor bags, or cute food containers, I'm a sucker for Shop Sweet Lulu products. When...

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Chocolate Fountain Bar Ideas: A Modern, Rustic, Pink Party Display
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, Kids

Chocolate Fountain Bar Ideas

Chocolate Fountain Bar Ideas: A Modern, Rustic, Pink Party Display - A dessert bar that's easy to style with pre-made desserts and a "help yourself," serving station. Chocolate Fountain Bar Ideas Welcome to part TWO of the "Our Love is Sizzlin' and Too Hot to Handle" Dinner Party feature! If you missed part one of the actual dinner party and how we used cast iron skillets EVERYWHERE for dinner that night, then you may want to head over there now and take a look: Cast Iron Dinner Party But as I mentioned in that blog post, there was just too much of...

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So pretty! Pink, coral, red tablescape! Party Theme for Adults- Our Love is Sizzlin' Dinner Party & Dirty Cupid Game
Adult Themes, Entertaining

Party Theme for Adults: Our Love is Sizzlin’ Dinner Party & Dirty Cupid Game

Party Theme for Adults: Our Love is Sizzlin' Dinner Party & Dirty Cupid Game: A romantic and fun party idea for adults! Party Theme for Adults: Our Love is Sizzlin' Dinner Party If you caught my Facebook "LIVE," video the night before we hosted, then you were able to see a lot of the behind the scenes of what the party consisted of. But there's WAY too much fun to squeeze all of this Our Love is Sizzlin' party, in to one blog post. So here, you get to see the "out of the box," dinner party idea details, AND I'll...

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Last Minute Party Checklist
Entertaining, Organization, Printables, Review

Last Minute Party Checklist – Free Download

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MegaGame #CollectiveBias Last Minute Party Checklist - Free Download: For those moments where a party is held at your house with little or no notice! More times than I'd like to admit... I've found myself running around ragged, trying to make the house look presentable when we've decided to have people over at the last minute. It may be a sporting event on tv, or just a random evening when we have the social bug and decide to cook and invite people over. There have...

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Brunch Ideas for a Brunch Party that can easily be recreated!
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, Review

Host an Elegant Brunch Party with Starbucks®

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This post was sponsored by Starbucks® as part of an Influencer Activation. I received compensation and complimentary products to facilitate my review #StarbucksCaffeLatte #MyStarbucksatHome #CollectiveBias Hosting a brunch has been on my party "wish list," for some time now. So when Starbucks® came out with the new Starbucks® Caffe Latte K-Cup® pods, I envisioned a beautiful green tablescape, BEGGING to be styled for a brunch party with the gals. I can't wait to show you how we styled the table and place settings,...

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A Dip Bar! Such a fun way to style snacks for a party.
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Fourth of July, Holiday, Review

Dip Dip Hooray!!! How to Style a Dip Bar

This post brought to you by Chobani. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity. "Dip Dip Hooray!" Dip Bar: A creative and fun way to serve bite-size snacks and dips at any party.  Labor Day is RIGHT around the corner, and I've styled a quick and easy way to serve dips and bite-size snacks for the holiday! As a hostess, I'm always looking for simple ways to serve food to our guests, and setting up a decorated-designated "spot," for the event, is something that guests LOVE! It's inviting, and if your guests are like ours... they tend to crowd...

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Chocolate Party and chocolate bar with Godiva Chocolate! OMG this sounds amazing. Would LOVE to go to a party like this! How easy too! fantabulosity
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, Kids, Review

Chic Chocolate Party: Godiva Bar

Thank you so much to Godiva, and CJ Affiliate's VIP Content Service, for sponsoring this post. Godiva was so kind to send me this delicious assortment of goodies, but all opinions and ideas are of my own.  Chocolate is my favorite meal of the day. That's ok, right? Since chocolate plays a daily part of my life, I couldn't wait to style a chocolate party, that could be inspiration for ANY type of party that you may want to host. Godiva has an INCREDIBLE selection of chocolate to choose from, so I knew that was my first stop when planning what...

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Whimsical Purple Passion Tablescape, Fantabulosity
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, Review

Whimsical Purple Passion Tablescape

This post brought to you by IZZE. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity. Whimsical Purple Passion Party Tablescape: A gorgeous way to close out Summer, and introduce the Fall colors for any party you style this season! As you probably saw over on Instagram and Facebook this week, I gave you a little sneak peek of this Whimsical Purple Passion Tablescape that I styled this week. I've been wanting to style a party using IZZE Sparkling Water for so long. The bright colors, and the classy look of the bottle, make styling any party so much easier! I decided to use the IZZE bottles as...

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Bagel Bar Cart! So cute for an outdoor, back yard, brunch or breakfast.
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, House + Home

Bagel Bar Cart: For Brunch Houseguests

Bagel Bar Cart: An adorable way to serve breakfast for house guests, or for a brunch/breakfast party. So easy too! You know how every Saturday morning around the Burgess household usually involves houseguests, casual business meetings, and BIG breakfast shindigs?? Well recently for an extremely busy weekend here, I thought creating a bagel bar cart would be scrumptious, super easy, and pretty darn cute. Bagel Bar Cart For Brunch Houseguests When it comes to food bars, I like setting up a variety of flavors and different options guests can choose from. With something like bagels, the variety can consist of savory and sweet...

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OMG SOOO cute! Ice cream cone sugar cookies! Using fondant instead of icing is so much easier!
Desserts, Entertaining, Kids, Recipes

Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies

Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies: Perfect for an ice cream party, and for those that don't feel comfortable decorating cookies with royal icing!  GAH! From the moment I found this ice cream table cloth at Target... ...I knew an ice cream party HAD to be in the works. Then, like a match made in heaven, I happened across the most adorable ice cream cone sugar cookies from Suzy Lizz, and I knew they'd make the PERFECT addition. But before designing...

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Entertaining, Organization, Review

Party Day Survival Kit

Party Day Survival Kit: Having all of the necessities in one place on party day, can save a TON of time! Planning a wedding? Keep all of the wedding decorating/bride essentials in one place! too! Let me fill you in on a little secret. I LOVE the idea of having a "party day survival kit," handy, to shave minutes (if not hours) off of my prep-time, on party day. Whether it's in my back yard, kitchen, or across town... it will always be by my side! Typical party-day scenario: Decorating outside for a back yard party. I realize that I need tape...

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nautical party ideas

5 Tidbits You Must Know Before Planning A Party

5 Tidbits You Must Know Before Planning a Party: The steps that I take to host and plan parties multiple times each year!  Jess, how in the world do you find the time to host parties like this? | My sons Nautical Birthday Party | For so long, I thought everyone asking me this question meant, "How do you make parties look like this?" Until it hit me recently during a round table discussion, that you all really meant, "How do I find the time to throw parties like this?" Duh... why didn't someone just tell me this!? | Behind the Blog & more fun photos | It was at...

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Summer Cocktail Recipes for a crowd
Adult Themes, Drinks, Entertaining, Girls Night, Recipes, Review

Summer Cocktails for a Crowd

This post was sponsored on behalf of Alizé Passion. All opinions stated are my own. Summer Cocktails for a Crowd: With only a FEW ingredients, you can have a big batch of Summer cocktails ready for any party or crowd! I think I've found my new "go-to," for preparing cocktails for any event. I wasn't quite sure what the Alizé brand really consisted of, until I gave a it a try and immediately became hooked. We all know life is busy enough, so when you're trying to plan a party or even just host a gathering, coming up with drink recipes...

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Favorite Things Party Ideas
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night

Favorite Things Party: “In Bloom”

Favorite Things Party: "In Bloom" | The ULTIMATE girls night party you have to host this year. It's come and gone, and the Favorite Things Party for 2016 is in the books. With a month of preparation, color coordinating, drink experimenting, and other pretty little details... the party turned out exactly like I had hoped. Favorite Things Party "In Bloom" The Invitation: It all started with the "wow," factor that I wanted to create this year. The invitation. If you missed the post highlighting how and what I hand-delivered to my guests this year, you can see all the pretty details here! The party was...

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Rustic Wine Dinner Party Ideas
Adult Themes, Entertaining

“Rustic” Wine Dinner Party

This post brought to you by Columbia Crest Winery. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity. Remember the adorable place setting that I created a few days ago for a Rustic Wine Dinner Party that we were hosting? (You can see the Facebook LIVE video on my Facebook page.) The party turned out exactly like we had hoped. Beautiful weather, back deck breezes in the new patio curtains, fab Columbia Crest Cabernet Wine, and good friends. An evening that is still talked about through group text messages. Our guests, and ESPECIALLY my husband, loved the Crowdsourced Cabernet that we served with...

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Flower Seeds Party Favors Ideas
Adult Themes, DIY & Crafts, Entertaining, Girls Night

Flower Seed Party Favors – Party | Wedding

Flower Seed Party Favors: A cute party or wedding favor ideas for guests, that you can DIY, and that's super easy! So I got a little crazy this year for the Favorite Things Party Invitations. Did you see them? I sort of wanted those to be the "wow," factor this year, but I have a feeling I'll go overboard with something at the actual party, too. I just can't help myself. In the invitation box, I included these DIY Flower Seed packets. I was inspired by the flower seeds that I received from Amber Housley, when she sent them as a...

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Favorite Things party invitation ideas
Adult Themes, DIY & Crafts, Entertaining, Gift Ideas, Girls Night

You’re Invited… Favorite Things Party

Favorite Things Party Invitation Ideas: Every year, I host a Favorite Things Party, and try to have one big "wow" factor. This year, it's the invites. Well... maybe. So we all know I love a good "WOW," factor at all of the parties that I style and host. With the first Favorite Things Party, the "wow," factor was the food. The second party, the "martini bar." This year... I'm thinking it's the invites. I wanted each and every lady to feel pretty, and fabulous, when she received the invitation for my Favorite Things Party. You see, a lot of my girlfriends...

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Cereal Bar Ideas: Brunch shower, bridal shower, mother's day, baby shower breakfast party
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night

“Pretty In Pink” Cereal Bar

This post brought to you by General Mills cereal. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Fantabulosity! Cereal Bar Ideas: No matter if you're looking for ideas for bridal showers, baby shower ideas,  Mother's Day ideas, or any festive breakfast or brunch party ideas... this "Pretty in Pink," cereal bar is an easy and GORGEOUS food bar and party theme to host for the special lady. Cereal Bar Ideas Springtime brings beautiful pastels, bright whites, and floral fun. If you're planning on hosting...

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