Planning the Perfect Party for the Big Game

Planning the Perfect Party for the Big Game

2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the biggest sporting event in America, and the largest TV watching event as well. What began as a merger between two separate leagues, the NFL and the AFL, battling for football supremacy has become a modern cultural event, where sports diehards, casual fans, and people more interested in the…

Famous by... Strawberry Mommycakes

Famous by... Strawberry Mommycakes

Our Famous by… series continues this week featuring Erin, owner and designer behind Strawberry Mommycakes. Erin is a serious multitasker who loves design, crafts, parties, recipes, and being a mother of three. In efforts to spend some quality girl time with her daughter, Erin planned a Mommy & Daughter Brunch and shared her very special #ohsofamous moment.…

Throwing a Memorial Day Block Party

Throwing a Memorial Day Block Party

Whether you’ve just said goodbye to the last of the snow or your neighborhood is warm year-round, Memorial Day, the unofficial beginning of summer, brings with it the promise of balmy nights, juicy burgers and lazy days at the pool. A Memorial Day block party is about more than just summer, though; it’s a chance…

Spring Garden Party Ideas

Spring Garden Party Ideas

The chirping birds and fluttering butterflies signal spring — and what better time to host a garden party. A traditional garden party brings to mind an elegant affair, but you can lighten up the atmosphere and host a totally chill soiree. Tune into the garden theme for inspiration on everything from invitations and decorations to…

How to Host the Perfect Sweet Sixteen

How to Host the Perfect Sweet Sixteen

Celebrations of your teen’s coming of age have evolved from formal court presentation balls to modern Sweet Sixteen parties that range from formal dinner dances and debutante balls to casual sleepovers. Marking the change from little child to young adult with the perfect party requires some advanced planning, which can also take some of the…

Easter Party Ideas

Easter Party Ideas

Whether you’re hosting an intimate family dinner or are planning a huge soiree for your extended clan, celebrate Easter with a party that will have your guests hopping with merriment. From traditional egg hunts to holiday-themed crafts, fun and creative Easter party ideas give your guests a chance to celebrate the holiday and welcome spring…

Thanksgiving Activities to Keep Kids Entertained

Thanksgiving Activities to Keep Kids Entertained

With no gifts, no candy and no costumes, many children consider Thanksgiving a distant runner-up to other fall and winter holidays. While adults are happy with grown-up conversation and good food, kids can become bored and restless once the meal is finished. Instead of leaving the children to their own devices, plan some enjoyable activities…