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Spooky Halloween Graveyard Cake

October 31, 2015

I love the fun things you can do and create for Halloween. Everyone is a kid, even the big kids. Yes, that’s grownups. There are crazy gross looking foods, fun and silly scary desserts, and amazing costumes. My favorite thing that I make every year is a grave yard cake. It is so fun and yummy and the kids love it! I wanted to share it with you! These are so fun to bring to a party! Everyone is so impressed for something so simple. Continue Reading…

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How to Make Petal Dresses

October 22, 2015

Those of you who read this blog regularly know that I like to throw parties. I start by doing lots of research and then narrow down my ideas and then figure out ways to put these ideas into practice. My daughter just recently turned 6. I knew it was going to be hard to top myself from her Fancy Girl Tea Party last year when she turned 5. I do love to throw a good tea party. This year I let my daughter decide on the theme Continue Reading…

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Ideas for a Snowflake Tea Party

July 29, 2015

We are in New Orleans for a couple of weeks hanging out with family and of course it is hot! No, I mean like really, really hot. Have you ever been here in the summer? My mom called me a couple of months ago and said, “I think we should have a tea for the kids.” “Great,” I say. Tea parties are one of my specialties! I love doing them. Continue Reading…

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How to Make Pizzas on the Grill

February 26, 2015

Mmmmm… pizza. Who doesn’t love it? But I have to tell you that it’s even better when you make it on the grill. The grill gives it that smokey grill flavor with the hot and bubbly cheese, the lighlty charred lines of the grill marks on the crust, the melding together of veggies and meat.  It’s pretty easy and it’s so fun for a party to Continue Reading…

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Bananas Foster

January 14, 2015

Aaaahhh! There’s no place like home! This is one of the foods that reminds me so much of home, South Louisiana. This is a specialty dessert from New Orleans. Bananas Foster is one of my all time favorite desserts. My dad is a pro at Continue Reading…

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Rag skirts for a Pink Party

December 10, 2014

We are coming up on the 3rd birthday of my twins. I usually have big parties for my kids and go all out with the theme I pick. I just love the planning, coming up with the party food, making the decorations, and the whole thing. This year, I just can’t do it. I’m exhausted! Maybe it’s because I have 2 year old twins. I called my mother the other day and asked when we will stop being in “survival mode.” Survival mode is when at the end of they day, if your kids are alive, you’ve done a good job. My twins are climbers. Continue Reading…