Girls’ Night In Menu + Wine Pairing Ideas

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Whether you are planning a Galentine’s Day soiree or a girls’ night in for your friends, here are a few appetizer and wine pairing ideas that are easy, fresh and sure to wow your guests! When hosting a small gathering, I prefer to keep things simple and serve heavy appetizers rather than a sit-down dinner. […]

A Chic and Cozy Friendsgiving Dinner Party

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The very best time of year is almost upon us! I just love the holiday season and Thanksgiving seems to kick it all off. This year I decided to host a Friendsgiving dinner party for some of my closest girlfriends. Best decision EVER. If you are considering hosting Friendsgiving this year, I’m here to tell […]

Real Party: Little Red Caboose

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I am so excited to share that my son’s Little Red Caboose Party was featured in the Winter / Valentine’s Day issue of Carousel Magazine! I put my whole heart into planning a party that I knew my son would love and couldn’t be more thrilled with the way it came together. Based on my […]

Real Party: Glam Train Party

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The Glam Train Party I recently styled for my best friend’s adorable little girl Alexis is featured on Kara’s Party Ideas today!! I’m a huge fan of modern girly parties that have a theme more commonly associated with boys, so you can imagine my excitement when my friend trusted me 100% with the vision for […]

An Open Letter to Facebook From a Small Business Owner

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Hey Facebook…we need to talk. It’s me, Tara. We used to be friends, but lately I’m not so sure. We met towards the end of my college career. You came around and lured me in with your Facebook-y ways. I have to admit, when I first found out that everyone was jumping ship from My-(what […]

Real Party: Pinwheels and Hearts Glam Play Date

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I was absolutely thrilled when I opened my inbox and discovered this adorable Glam Play Date waiting for me. Courtney Price of Glamour Avenue Parties set out to plan a fun day for a group of girly girls, incorporating causal, yet glam details. The pink and aqua color pallet, combined with the heart and pinwheel […]