Easy Bruschetta Recipe - The BEST + So Addicting: Whether you're serving this on a slice of bread, or on top of chicken, you'll find this one of the best bruschetta recipes there is!
I have a "go-to" appetizer when I'm having guests over, and you're lookin' at it.
Easy Bruschetta Recipe
Bruschetta is one of the quickest & easiest appetizers to throw together, when we are having people over, and if you're having people over, don't forget to download my free party planning checklist, to make sure you don't forget the most important things!
Whether a small dinner party, or a large...
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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...
Easy Dip Recipe for a Party: Buffalo Bacon Blue Cheese Dip - A quick and easy, no bake, cold or warm dip that's EXCELLENT for a party, to serve alongside chips, french fries, or a steak!
Buffalo Bacon Blue Cheese Dip
When making the Baked Fiesta Ranch Potato Wedges the other day, we got the hankering (yes, we say that in the midwest) for a tasty little dip to go with it. But as you know, if it's coming from my kitchen, it better be easy, and slightly homemade.
So when our minds got to brainstorming about a dip with a kick,...
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...
Teddy Bear Food Idea - DIY Bear Cookies: A "beary" good food or snack idea for kids, for a birthday party treat, dessert, sweets, or party favor idea.
DIY Teddy Bear Cookies
My friend and I were grocery shopping together the other day (Yes, it's WAY more fun to grocery shop with a friend), and we stood in the snack cake isle drooling brainstorming over cute ways to create a fun treat for our kiddos, making something out of something on the shelves.
The minute I saw the Little Debbie Star Crunch's, I saw the potential "fur," of a little critter. I...
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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...
Cozy Tablescape + Girls : Getting the girls together for a day of shopping, while ending it by having them back at your house for pizza and a movie can be the ULTIMATE girl time that you’re looking for!
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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 for 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...
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 include...
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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,...
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
Bagel Bar Cart Ideas:
If you have a cart to use like this one from Target...
...you can load the top with the cutesy items, and then fill the bottom with a toaster, Keurig,...
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...
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!?
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Black + White Party Girl Dress - There's something so classic about a great black and white dress!
Warm weather, weddings, parties, hosting... they ALL mean one thing for me: time to get "googly-eyed," over party dresses. So if you're like me, and always looking for any excuse to slip on yoga pants a party dress, you may just fall in love with one of my recent finds.
Black + White Party Girl Dress
As an avid Kate Spade lover, but a bigger lover of a Target price tag... I bring you the perfect combo. During one of my late-night, can't-sleep, Pinterest browsing sessions,...
These sweet little no-bake mini party pies, are ridiculously easy to make. Why are they called "party pies?" Because I absolutely LOVE having this option for a quick "sweet," to add to any dessert table.
No-Bake Mini Party Pies
When I saw the mini graham cracker pie crusts in the store for the first time, I knew that they would make the cutest little pies. Being someone who focuses a lot on "presentation," for a party, I knew I wanted to find a quick and easy way to make the little pies, without spending a ton of time in the kitchen. Which brings...
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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...
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"
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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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...
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...
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: 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 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 an event this spring, this FABULOUS party theme, may just be what you're looking for. Wanting to do a little something special...