Diet Break

French toast and bacon cupcakes. Ummm…can you say "dee-licious"?! I'm absolutely floored by this combination from lifewithcake.com. There's nothing that's not better with bacon, right? What You’ll Need: 3/4 cup unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks), at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups cake flour, sifted 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 cup milk, at room temperature 1 ½  teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 large eggs, at room temperature, separated Maple Buttercream Frosting, recipe follows Crisp Bacon Equipment: A six cup jumbo muffin pan or 12 cup regular muffin pa For full instructions head over to lifewithcake.com So what do you think? Give me your comments and feedback below. And, oh, by the way, don't forget to tell […]

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Conveyor Belt Sushi At Home

Ummm, how cool is this?! Thanks to fancy.com, you don't have to take the trek to Chinatown in order to have conveyor belt sushi. Though I can see myself using this any night of the week, how fun would this be on a girl's night? So what do you think? Give me your comments and feedback below. And, oh, by the way, don't forget to tell a friend if you like what you see! xo    

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Everything You Must Have in Your Party Goddess Toolkit

There are so many things you need to make your event planning business run smoothly each day, it’s challenging to know what to keep at arm’s length and what to put in your back pocket. A successful Party Goddess knows the difference. Some of this might seem obvious, but take it from a veteran. Many an event planner has been caught without the proper tools in her belt. Not a good look. So here are the must haves for an event planner’s toolkit that will help you be the Party Goddess you’re born to be: Notebook and pens You will constantly need to be able to jot down notes throughout the day. And, trust me, you don’t want to look like a waste paper basket exploded in your hands. Avoid […]

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Time to Kick-Up The Party!

Football season is the perfect excuse to get together with friends and family! By adding details to your tailgate party, you are sure to kickoff the season right. It’s all about showing your pride for your team in a creative way. Let others know that you are a true fan and that you know how to have fun. Become the tailgating pro with these great ideas! * Forget the paper. Send an inflatable football to your guests with the party details written on it with a marker instead of the usual flat invite. Invitees have to inflate the football to get the who, where and when! * Show your spirit! Have guests come in their favorite team’s jerseys or colors. It’ll add to the décor, fun and spirit! Adding a […]

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Throw a Tattoo Party (it's not what you're thinking)

One of the reasons I love being an event planner so much is the fact that it’s a blast. Sure, it’s a lot of work. Sure, there’s a huge serious side to it. Business is business. But event planing is far from boring. It’s a riot. Good thing for me, I work in a field where my creativity and quirkiness is an asset. I have an eye for fun and funky touches that aren’t cheesy. Take these temporary tattoos for example. I mean, you’ve got to admit, temporary tattoos that aren’t cheesy are a pretty big score. Wouldn’t it be hilarious to wear these at your next casual dinner party? Pretend for a moment that you’re a tattooed foodie bad ass with a cork screw on your forearm. Ridiculous? Maybe. […]

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Are Sponsored Weddings Tacky or Savvy?

All of the gossip surrounding Kim Kardashian’s wedding has kicked up buzz around the idea of wedding sponsorships again. Many people find the idea of a sponsored wedding inexcusably tacky while others insist that it’s a smart and savvy way to cut the cost of what is likely to be the most expensive day of your life. Most etiquette experts agree that you should steer clear of having any part of your wedding sponsored, suggesting that you cut the guest list or tone down your taste instead. After all, your guests are there to enjoy themselves and celebrate the love of two people they care about, not get bombarded with advertisements. We see enough advertisements every minute of every day. Shouldn’t we hold some things sacred? Well, more and more […]

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