Easy Labor Day recipe ideas for your patriotic party

Looking for a few easy Labor Day recipe ideas to spark your backyard BBQ? Gotcha covered! You’re going to love these super simple recipes for Patriotic Parfait and Americana Punch. These easy Labor Day recipes will put the red, white and blue into your celebration! For parties, I rely on recipes I can whip up ahead…

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Bachelorette party kits: Sexy, sweet and sensible!

Show your Bride Squad how special they are with bachelorette party kits! Pamper that support crew with a bagful of favors and extras to kick off your last fling before the ring! The bags Choose cute and functional bachelorette party bags such as our natural-colored 12 oz. Cotton Canvas Wedding Tote. Then select from 22 imprint colors for your text…

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Free pumpkin stencils for Halloween magic!

I remember gathering my kids together to carve a pumpkin. It was the pre-Internet era and no one was giving away free pumpkin stencils. We had to wing it. I placed our prized pumpkin on old newspapers as my children argued about the face we should give ole Jack. The boys envisioned a mask of horror; my daughter…

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Wedding math: How much to buy?

One of the hardest parts of planning a wedding reception is calculating how much of everything you’ll need. Running out of beer for thirsty guests or napkins for messy eaters can be embarrassing. Much of your planning will revolve around how many guests show up. Factors like weather can greatly alter wedding guest calculations, but the general rule of…

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Top 5 surprise wedding costs

Think you’ve got a handle on your wedding expenses? The average cost of a wedding in 2015 was $32,641! When you stop hyperventilating, read on. It’s easy to get blind-sided by underestimated or unexpected wedding costs. Take a moment to ponder my list of top five surprise expenses (in no particular order): 1.  Dress Alterations You’ve fallen in love with the…

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10 crazy fun wedding ideas

Want a wedding filled with crazy fun? Of course you do! Hey, there’s nothing wrong with traditional customs. But a few off-the-wall ideas can draw loads of smiles from guests and make your day unique! Feel free to hack a few of my favorites: 1.  Plan a pre-wedding “field day” so your bridesmaids and groomsmen can mix it up while getting to know each…

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Winter Wedding ideas & inspiration

“Wedding season” is most commonly considered late spring through early fall. However, there is something special about a winter wedding. Do you have a winter wedding coming up yet this year or possibly planned for next winter?  If so, you are in luck because we have dedicated this blog post to winter wedding ideas & inspiration!

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