Simple Taco Bar Party Ideas
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Girls Night, Kids, Printables, Recipes

Simple Taco Bar Ideas for any Party

Simple Taco Bar Party Ideas: A great and easy way to feed your guests for any event! With different toppings available, guests can make theirs exactly how they want it! Put together these simple taco bar party ideas for Cinco de Mayo, fiesta or any gathering. Hi! My name is Bethany from Southern Couture and I'm so glad to be here on Fantabulosity today! It is my pleasure to throw this fiesta for you!  I can’t believe Cinco de Mayo is almost here already. I love celebrating this day because Mexico tends...

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Clink Clink Pink Drink Ideas - Strawberry Milk for a pretty in pink brunch!
Drinks, Entertaining, Girls Night, Kids, Recipes

“Clink Clink” Pink Drink Ideas

Pink Drink Ideas: A non-alcoholic drink, that's perfect for a pink themed brunch! When planning a Spring Mother's Day Cereal Bar the other day, (party photos to come soon), I decided that the table needed a pink drink, but wanted to keep it simple, and non-alcoholic for my non-drinking mother. Quickly after snapping the photos of this gorgeous little pink drink, my mind started swarming with fun ideas of ways to use it, for future parties! Pink Drink Idea for Brunch: Since this party was hosted in the morning, and was centered around "cereal," then I knew the signature drink needed to include milk....

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Basketball Party Ideas
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Kids

Basketball Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, promise! #HoopsWithCrunch #CollectiveBias Whether you're hosting a basketball "viewing," party in your home, or you're wanting to host a basketball birthday party, you can easily throw in a few fun basketball party themed goodies, and celebrate in style. I've styled a few basketball party ideas in this "Basketball Watch Party," that may help you along your party planning journey! Basketball Party Ideas Have a favorite team? Use their team colors to design your own party, incorporate matching party printables, themed colored fabric (for a table runner), and...

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Late Night Wishes Baby Advice Cards for Baby Shower Free Download Printable Boy, Girl
Adult Themes, DIY & Crafts, Entertaining, Printables

Free Printable Baby Shower Advice & Best Wishes Cards

Free Printable Baby Shower Advice Cards: "Late Night Wishes..." for the Mom to be! Free download printable for a new mom, or a multiple-time mom! I recently helped cohost a baby shower for a dear friend who was expecting her second little bundle of joy. With the mindset of keeping it laid back and casual, we decided to keep everything low key, and do a little something that would be meaningful... rather than play baby shower games. Free Printable Baby Shower Advice Cards Instead of Games The idea of each guest writing a little note to the mommy, came to mind. So......

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Football Party Ideas
Adult Themes, Entertaining

Score! Easy DIY Football Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, pinky promise! #ScoreMoreFans #CollectiveBias Growing up, football was on our tv every Sunday afternoon, and Monday night, during the season. Oh the days of the turn dial tv channel changer, when my dad would ask us if we'd be his human remote, and literally stand at the tv and flip the channels, back and forth between each game going on. :) These days, in my own home, I get more excited about decorating a party for everyone coming over for the big game, rather than sitting...

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Ahh! Such an adorable theme! Vintage Christmas Party Ideas: Truck with Christmas Tree, cupcakes, red green and white, hot chocolate bar
Adult Themes, Christmas, Entertaining, Holiday, Kids

Vintage Christmas Party

Oh how fun this Vintage Christmas party would have been. Yes... I said, "Would have been." :( One of my kiddos came down with a fever a couple of days before our annual Santa Night Party this year. Unfortunately, his little body can't handle fevers like some others can. He's one of the not-so-lucky ones that suffer from febrile seizures. The morning before our party date, he once again had a seizure, and once the craziness calmed down... I immediately sent out notifications to our friends, letting them know that we had to cancel the party for this year, so we...

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Martini Bar Ideas Red apple martini and White Chocolate Peppermint Martini
Adult Themes, Christmas, Entertaining, Girls Night, Holiday

Favorite Things Party: A Holiday Party Full of Fun!

How to host a favorite things party! This holiday party (or any time of year party really) is so fun, and easy to host. Everyone goes home with something new! There's just something about all of your gal pals getting together for one night, to sip on cocktails, eat fancy foods, and chatting all night long. Throw in a gift exchange of your favorite items...'s hard to beat. Favorite Things Party: Winter Edition If you saw my Favorite Things party last year, then you may already have a good idea of how it works. (At least how we do it at my...

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Red Apple Martini for Favorite Things Party
Christmas, Drinks, Entertaining, Holiday, Recipes

Red Apple Martini Cocktail: For the Non-Bartender

This post was sponsored by Libbey as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review, using martini glasses to make my red apple martini! I will say, there's definitely an advantage to planning a party. Especially a party that I have to experiment with signature drink recipes... My Favorite Things party, will be a "plaid," theme... laying a little heavy on the red. So I knew I wanted at least ONE red drink on my table, so a Red Apple Martini soon became the "one." When I'm hosting, I ALWAYS want to create a wow...

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Milk and Cookies Party Play Date Ideas. Snowman Nutter Butter Truffle
Christmas, Entertaining, Holiday, Kids

Milk and Cookies Party: Play Date

This milk and cookies play date has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, pinky promise! #GiftDeliciously #CollectiveBias I've been antsy, wanting to style and host a milk and cookies party, and I found the perfect opportunity to make it happen. Usually around once a month, a group of us will bring the kiddos together for a play date, and I wanted to put a little spin on the most recent, for a little holiday soiree. Milk and Cookies Party: Play Date I'm a kid at heart when it comes to milk and cookies. If you come...

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How fun would this be to create for even a small gathering at home!? Simple Tips for Creating a Holiday Dessert Bar
Christmas, DIY & Crafts, Entertaining, Holiday, Review

Tips for Creating a Holiday Dessert Bar

This Holiday Dessert Bar post, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and NESTLE®. All opinions and ideas are mine alone, pinky promise! #NestleHoliday #CollectiveBias Creating a dessert bar doesn't have to be complicated... Really! We invited our closest friends over for dinner, and since we hadn't seen them in what felt like AGES, I wanted to do a little something special to make it up to them, and surprise them with a dessert bar. Yes, I know what you're thinking: Jessica, you're crazy. Who has time to do something like that during the holiday season? But I'm so ecstatic to tell you that you TOO can...

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Spirits and Sparkles Party Theme! Red, white and black
Adult Themes, Christmas, Entertaining, Girls Night, Holiday, Printables

“Spirits & Sparkles” Party & Entertaining Essentials

This party has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Procter & Gamble. However, all opinions are mine alone, pinky promise! #HostingHacks #CollectiveBias Are you a fan of tasty cocktails & sparkly thangs?   I recently hosted a Spirits & Sparkles party, where spirits were on the menu, and sparkles were EVERYWHERE. Ready for the details?  Glitter, bubbly, pops of "red," with a modern black & white touch, made my brand new bar cart the "WOW," Factor I was looking for. Plus... I created a free Party & Entertaining Essentials checklist that you can download before your next party!  Spirits & Sparkles Party I began by grabbing my all-time...

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Nacho Bar Party Ideas
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Kids

Nacho Bar Ideas: It’s “Nacho,” Birthday, It’s Mine!

Nacho Bar Ideas: An easy "serve yourself," style of food bar for a party or event. Topping ideas, my favorite way to serve the cheese, and just how much our guests loved it! I'm totally guilty of not designing a HUGE party for my 2 year old's birthday party this year. BUT... in all fairness, my oldest didn't get a big shindig for his second either. But as a party planner at heart, I couldn't go without a little bit of a celebration, and decided to style an easy nacho bar...

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Gals Garden Party ideas! Love this intimate setting!
Entertaining, Girls Night, Review

Gals Garden Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, promise! #DipYourWay #CollectiveBias Kraft @ Walmart It's no secret that I love to entertain and throw parties. So when I had the opportunity to throw a Gals Garden Party, I hopped on the idea. The smaller, intimate settings are my favorite go-to's, for a couple of reasons. • Not as much work • More one-on-one time with my closest gal pals Gals Garden Party The party set up was so fun, and extremely EASY... that I couldn't wait to share how I did it with you all, so...

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Girls Night In Idea!
Entertaining, Girls Night, Review

Girl’s Night “In!”

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, PROMISE!  #GrillWithATwist #CollectiveBias I'm a firm believer in keeping the spirit alive in friendships. There will be times that you are at your worst, breaking point, and deepest troubles, and there's nothing better than a good friend that comes running when you call. Then of course there are the fabulous times that you can't wait to share with your besties, because you just can't keep it to yourself, and want those that you adore to know as soon as possible. Photo: Favorite Things Party For...

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How to Create a Kid's Birthday Invitation with Canva!, and FREE printable!
Birthday, DIY & Crafts, Entertaining, Holiday, Kids, Printables

Create a Personalized Kid’s Birthday Invitation with Canva

Canva is an online design tool that you can use to create images and printables. I had never heard of it before becoming a blogger. My daughter's 2nd birthday was coming up and I created a super cute birthday invitation (and a thank you card) and I totally wowed her friends moms, and my husband! I'm not a designer by trade, I'm just a regular mom blogger but I created something really cute and I know you can too!   You could spend a lot of money on a personalized printed birthday invitation. And for a kid's birthday, it just doesn't make sense...

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s to make your own tie-dye shirts! & Candy Bar Cart for an afternoon full of Summer fun!!!
DIY & Crafts, Entertaining, Kids

Candy Cart Summer Fun!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, promise!. #ShareFunshine #CollectiveBias School is OUT!  I'm not sure if there's a better way to celebrate school being out, than spending time outside with the kiddos in the Summer! Oh wait... yes there is! // Spending time outside with the kiddos AND creating a boat load {or cart} of fun for them too! ;) It is the end of my sons first year of school AND his birthday! So I wanted to do something for him to help celebrate the two milestones! // I secretly snuck...

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Table Setting Idea for Dinner Party
Entertaining, Main Dishes, Recipes

Weeknight Dinner Party with Summer Grill Recipes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, PROMISE! #FlavorYourSummer #CollectiveBias Hey, all of you sweet thangs! I couldn't be more excited to share with you the Summer Grill Recipes that I came up with this week, using Nestle products! I may have had a little fun creating a tablescape for our little weeknight dinner party, while I was at it too. Weeknight Dinner Party Summer is right around the corner, and it's my FAVE-O-RITE time of year. We socialize more, entertain more, cook more, and GRILL more!!! (My hubby does most of...

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Woodland Friends First Birthday Party Dessert Table -
Entertaining, Kids

Woodland Friends First Birthday Party

We had our sons, "Woodland Friends," first birthday party, and it was a real "hoot." {No pun intended. Ok, maybe a little.} Considering this was my second kiddo's first birthday, I wanted to make sure that we did the same type of celebration for him, that we did for our oldest sons, first birthday. {See that party here: Airplane First Birthday Party} So that meant inviting friends and family, extra sweets, and fun little "extras," to make it super special. {That you'll see below} Woodland Friends Party When I decided on the Woodland Friends party theme, I knew that I better start off contacting someone...

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Crawfish Boil Birthday Party Ideas
Adult Themes, Entertaining, Kids

Crawfish Boil 3rd Birthday Party

Crawfish Boil Party Ideas Well it's here and gone. Just like that. You spend months planning, and in just a few short hours its over. But I must say it was a fantabulous few short hours. The crawfish boil birthday party was an absolute blast, and I couldn't wait to share it all with you. Click on the link or photo below to see all of the photos from my sons big third birthday crawfish boil bash! Crawfish Boil Birthday Party

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Activities for a Fireman Themed Boy Birthday Party

Holy Moly. I'm totally "pinching" myself, because just last year I remember browsing a site FULL of birthday party ideas, thinking to myself how fantabulous it was. Fast forward to now, and I get the pleasure to have them HERE giving you all more fantabulous ideas! Eeeeek! Welcome "Spaceships and Laser Beams," and let's get to it... "If you have a little guy who is enamored of all things fireman and fire truck, you know that he would love that as a birthday party theme. But what will you do at the party besides...

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