real parties: nesting sip & see

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I just love the idea of a Sip & See (this one from Swank  Sweets). As a first time mom I was way too nervous for such a thing (germs and all… you ladies remember the terror inflicted on us by our OBs), even with my closest girlfriends, but I would have been all for it with my second child (after three weeks or so).

And this idea is truly adorable. I love that she used twig balls, instead of tissue paper pom poms, moss and burlap, all natural elements that a mommy bird would use to build her nest. Very smart and quite lovely! Make sure you hope over to the Swank Sweets blog to see all the beautiful details!

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real parties: under construction

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rockin’ cupcakes

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real parties: pink & orange

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teacher appreciation week

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ribbon paper lantern

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Mother’s Day printable for you

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{new!} barn cookie cutter

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{new!} skull & crossbones

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We recently purchased a new series of cookie cutters and this super fun skull & crossbone cookie cutter was in the mix. You can find him with our pirate ship and pirate skull birthday party collections. Happy baking! you may also… Continue Reading

creative mom cupcakes

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  I’m a cupcake fan. I know, you couldn’t have guessed, right. {wink} Well, with Mother’s Day fast approaching I thought I would share some creative cupcake ideas from around the web. Sew sweet cupcake (my mom would love!) is from Family Fun mag.… Continue Reading