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Get the Girls Together and Throw an Unforgettable Tea Party

If you’re in the mood to get all the ladies in your life together but you’re looking for a relaxing alternative to a traditional dinner party, switch it up by throwing a weekend tea party instead. Tea parties can be a great way to enjoy an Autumn afternoon and spend a few hours catching up […]

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Pool Party Plans: 5 Tips for a Safe, Fun Time

It’s hot outside, it’s the weekend and your kids’ friends are calling. If you have access to a pool, it’s time to throw a pool party. Here are five tips to help you organize a fun, safe get together for parents and kids alike. Think Theme In many ways, a pool party is already a […]

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Have a "My Favorite Things" Party

I first discovered “My Favorite Things” parties when one of our beloved customers wrote to us and asked for some Amy Adele cards because she was taking us to a party as her favorite thing. We, of course, LOVED it! I am attending a party next week called, “My Favorite Things.”  We are to bring […]

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Happy New Years Resolutions!

Do you make resolutions at the start of each year? Do you generally keep them, break them, win-some/lose-some? Some people will tell you you shouldn’t make resolutions — “If you really want to do something, you can do it at any time, why wait for New Year’s?” But I look at January 1st as a […]

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Using Words in Family Photos

Here’s a trend we love — using letters and words in family photos. It’s so simple, yet it makes such a statement.  (With special thanks to Stacy Rank on Pinterest). From chelseabeephotography.com From thebmcreport.blogspot.com From lifecapturesbykriscinda.com From http://pinterest.com/pin/56013589085053509/   Some of Amy Adele’s Family Photo Cards: Find more photo cards HERE.  

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Creative Christmas Card Displays

This is the time of year when we look forward to trips to the mailbox — when our excitement over receiving Christmas cards trumps our dread of bills (those come next month). But what to do with all those cards? Here are a few creative ways to display those cards so everyone can enjoy them […]

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Whoooo Loves Owls?

Have you noticed — owls are suddenly everywhere? Owl hats, sweaters, purses, shoes, Christmas tree ornaments — no matter where you look, you’ll see two big owl eyes smiling back at you. It’s also a great party theme. Here are some of our favorite owl cookies, cakes and cupcakes to inspire you. Owl Cookies: 1. […]

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Looks like Cookies!

Every once in a while during our trips around the internet we run across cookies that remind us of some of our designs. Today we’ve pulled a few together just for fun. (And any time you want to make some cookies and send them to us to try out, we won’t say no!) The “Pretty […]

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Thoughts and Reflections on Thanksgiving

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts.  No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.  ~H.U. Westermayer If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice.  ~Meister Eckhart On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.  ~William Jennings Bryan […]

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The Story Of The Cracked Pot: For Anyone Who’s Not Quite Perfect

  The Story Of The Cracked Pot: For Anyone Who’s Not Quite Perfect from AmazingWomenRock.com    A waterbearer in India had two large pots, one hung on each end of a pole, which she carried across her neck. One of the pots had a crack in it. While the other pot was perfect, and always […]

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