How to Host a Maleficent Mocktail After-Party

Don’t stress—Allow me to show you easy-to-find, affordable decor to design a party that will wow your guests, and give you recipes that knock traditional mocktails on their hineys. The only thing you need to do is mark your calendar for May 30and watch the trailer to get eerily excited for Maleficent!  Lock your kids in the tower, […]

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Roasted Raven Sandwich

I have always loved the story of Sleeping Beauty! Maleficent (surprisingly) has become one of my favorite characters, she just seems so classy for a villain and I like that. I might have to cross-stitch that into a pillow: “Classy & Evil”      These darling twine tied sandwiches were one of the cutest things from the […]

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Orange Merona Satchel

  I found it! The budget version of a bright, designer-esque handbag. I usually keep an eye out for accessories that don’t break the bank, as trends change so often. Wait, are bright colored handbags out? If so, I might have missed the memo…   Either way, I love this super cute satchel! This outfit was really challenging […]

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Maleficent Party

Sleeping Beauty was one of my favorite childhood Disney movies. The new grown-up addition, Maleficent, comes out May 30, with Angelina Jolie perfectly cast as the villainous lead. The theme song for the movie may be “Once Upon a Dream,” (have you heard Lana Del Ray sing it in the trailer? It sent shivers down my back!), but […]

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How I Really Feel About Valentines Day

For many past Valentines days I would say the same thing concerning the matter: that the entire day/idea/theme was dumb and over-rated. Another one of those over-commercialized holidays: yet another way to spend lots of money (crazy-high prices for roses and chocolates) and a way to “force” people to tell others that someone cared about them.  […]

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Romantic Loose Braid

  Are you so bored with your hair you’ve strongly considered chopping it all off and getting a pixie?   STOP!!! Please don’t!       Instead, consider trying a new lovely style that would never work with a short do. (Unless of course, you used extensions to make long hair if you had proceeded with […]

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Easy Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins

I’m all about making things from scratch, but then again there’s just those times where you’re in a rush and you know that no one will truly appreciate the fact that you used fresh lemon zest and love, so much love into the freshly made blueberry muffin batter. So I simply make blueberry muffin mix as […]

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Zombie Cake

  Bravo to the cool mom for letting her four-year-old order this adorable zombie cake! I assume with shows like the walking dead around, even little tykes are really into gruesome ghouls.      For this cake I used the scallop technique to give it some texture and used rolled fondant for the eyes mouth and […]

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