Mini Strawberry Shortcake Favors

Miniature Strawberry Shortcake Favors

This is the absolute sweetest favor I have ever made! These mini strawberry shortcakes were packaged lovingly for my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah. The labels, which matched the decor, made them stand out and added that personal touch. A simple addition to these favors were the wooden forks, which were hand-stamped to match the color of… 

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Pretzel Treat Baby Shower Favors

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My sister-in-law is pregnant with twin girls! I had so much fun hosting a baby shower for her, and since I’m an artist and designer by trade, I, of course, had to make her my own custom baby shower invitations and favors. I chose a rainbow unicorn theme, and the saying “Two Girls, Twice The… 

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4th of July Party Ideas

4th of July Party Ideas

Hosting or attending a 4th of July barbecue this Friday? Check out some of our favorite Independence Day ideas from our archives: Fruity Lemonade Firework Cookies 4th of July Brew Napkin Wrappers 4th of July Cupcakes Caprese Kabobs Happy 4th of July!

Mason Jar Ice Cream Cake

Mason Jar Ice Cream Cake

This portable treat is perfect for picnics, birthdays, or just about any occasion, such as Wednesday. Wednesday seems like the perfect reason to celebrate summer with a personal-sized ice cream cake, doesn’t it? You made it through more than half the week and so I say, “Ice cream for everyone!” The best part about this… 

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4th of July Root Beer Float Kits

Root Beer Float Kits for 4th of July with Personalized Liberty Labels from Evermine (www.evermine.com)

4th of July is coming up and this year I’ve decided to gift Root Beer Float Kits to my friends and family. To me, a root beer float is the classic American treat, and what better time to enjoy one than on July 4th! Creating this kit was both fun and easy, and will make… 

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Father’s Day Snack Jars

Father's Day Treat Jars

My husband, my father, my father-in-law, and my brother all work in an office. So, this year for Father’s Day, I decided to make some personalized snack jars for each of them, because, let’s face it, we all tend to snack while we’re on the job. The tutorial for this Father’s Day gift idea is… 

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Graduation Idea: Cupcake Toppers

Graduation Cupcakes

When it comes to cupcakes, whether you’re making them from scratch or using a store bought cake mix, they tend to make the ideal party treat for graduation-themed events. Not only are they easy to prepare, but they also travel well and provide a flexible base for sprinkles, cupcake toppers, and other small party decorations…. 

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Homemade Moscato Cupcakes

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I’m a romantic at heart and I love to celebrate love in any form! Whether it be baby showers, bridal showers, engagements, weddings, or most importantly (and probably my favorite), anniversaries. This month, my parents celebrate 28 years of marriage! Isn’t that incredible? They have quite the love story (it’s too long to really tell… 

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Cinnamon Palmiers

Cinnamon Palmiers

Just because something looks elegant and sounds fancy doesn’t mean it has to be difficult to make. These flaky and sweet Cinnamon Palmiers are everything you want in a French pastry: sugar, butter, and more sugar. If you can find a good frozen all-butter puff pastry, then you just need two more ingredients to make… 

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Carrot Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Easter Recipe: Carrot Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Easter is right around the corner and I am getting excited! Things I love most about this holiday are the spring colors, candy, cute animals, and secret gifts. This year, in addition to leaving behind the traditional dyed eggs, our Easter Bunny is planning to leave individually packaged carrot cupcakes for my family and neighbors!… 

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