Our editor Melissa's birthday is this week so we decided to surprise her today with a little office birthday celebration. We had Jon occupy her in a "meeting" while we set up the conference room for the big surprise. I made a few gingerbread cookies for the occasion and decorated them with a festive twist!
Category Archive — Birthdays
As usual, I’ve waited until the last minute to send graduation gifts, but part of the reason I procrastinate is that I get bogged down in trying to figure out the perfect present. Should it be practical? What is the right amount to spend? Will it get here in time? According to the National Retail [...]
This week's Celebrations Circle is a creature feature--woodland creatures that is! Prepare to come out of hibernation with these whimsical party ideas that are perfect for just about any occasion. A Little Red Riding Hood themed birthday party by Bird's Party is a fairytale come true from its toadstool-topped cupcakes to the moss-covered place card [...]
October 5th is the most popular birthday in America. Who knew? Approximately 9 months after New Years Eve, it makes sense though. So, happy birthday all you October 5 babies out there. Hope today is full of fun surprises and lots of treats.
I first "met" Dave Lieberman years ago when he signed my copy of his first cookbook, Young and Hungry. So I was thrilled to attend an event last week featuring the opportunity to cook alongside Dave himself, who also happens to be one of People's hottest bachelors in addition to a Food Network host, chef and food writer.
This October my Aunt will be turning 55 and since the fam and I hosted a big blowout for her 50th, she wants something simple and quiet for this landmark birthday. But, c'mon!, I argued, 55 is an age to celebrate! To which she told me, "you look for any reason to party and celebrate." [...]
Guess what I discovered today? Pottery Barn's Party Planner! They've complied 6 casual party ideas with tips, how-to videos, recipes and more to help all of us host fabulous parties at home. The cool days of fall may be on their way, but that also means the arrival of wine season! Check out PB's Wine [...]
Pet Party Ideas Week continues with some great ideas from Amy Belle Isle of Stem Parties. Amy is an event stylist and founder of a boutique event planning service in St. Louis, Missouri. She specializes in decor and event planning for small parties for the big events in one's life.
Today’s featured décor blogger is JoAnn Moser, who is a DIY craft master. She's the DIY Maven of DIY Maven, a fantastic site showcasing all original DIY projects, and contributor to Curbly, a great site that compiles all things crafty and design-savvy, and also has a blog on Uncooped and Wee Baby Stuff. Her contribution [...]
Today's featured craft blogger is Meaghan Mountford, Edible Crafts editor of Craft Gossip, a super resource for craft news, reviews and of course, craft projects. Party planners will find endless inspiration at Edible Crafts, especially for unique party food and creative and edible favors.