Pink Cotton Candy Cake for Valentine’s Day


Cotton Candy is the perfect cake topper for any sweet pink party! And, adding it to the top of your cake couldn’t be simpler.  When I first saw the idea for topping a cake with cotton candy, I knew I had to recreate the look for Valentine’s Day. You can decorate any cake with Cotton Candy for a fun touch. I also added sprinkles cascading down the front of the

Sweet Pink & Gold Valentine’s Day Dessert Table


When I set out to create a Valentine’s Day dessert table for this year, I was inspired by a gorgeous pink cake that I saw on Best Friends for Frosting.  It was a soft pink cake topped with … cotton candy!  Swoon! As soon as I saw it, I knew I needed to have one in my life.  Then I found the most beautiful pink and gold striped paper products

Why I Started Hand Lettering

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If you have been poking around my Instagram account lately, you know that I have a serious love affair with hand lettering.  Several people have asked me why I started to hand letter.  When I first started learning graphic design to make invitations and other paper party goods, my favorite part was picking out the fonts to use.  The fonts were always my favorite part picking the design.  I just

Creating a Football Dessert Table for the Big Game


The Super Bowl will be here soon, which means SNACKS!  Yes, it’s one of the biggest party nights of the year.  And, the perfect foods for the Super Bowl are snack foods, including bite-sized desserts.  So, if you will be hosting a Super Bowl party soon, don’t forget to plan the desserts, too! This Football Dessert Table was designed for a tailgating party during college football season.  It was created for the University of Kentucky

Let’s Learn to Letter 2.0 – A Free 5 Day Challenge


Back in the Fall, I first posted my Let’s Learn to Letter Free 5 Day Challenge.  Hundreds of you signed up for the course.  But since then, I’ve had so many people mention to me that they would like to learn how to hand letter.  So, I update the 5 Day Challenge and added a brand new Drills Worksheet to make it even better for you all! If you have already

Heart Healthy Strawberry Yogurt Parfait Recipe


Is Valentine’s Day usually a romantic night out for you are your sweetie? At our house, we usually celebrate as a family.   For the past few years, I’ve made a love or heart themed Valentine’s Day dinner for my sweeties.  Additionally, I send my kids off to school with some type of Valentine’s Day breakfast.  Until this year, my husband has never been home for breakfast in the morning. With

My New Favorite Pen for Hand Lettering


One of the most frequent questions I receive on my Instagram account is what pen do you use?  Any time I post hand lettered piece, I will receive comments or messages asking me about the pen.  Unfortunately, I didn’t pick up the right pen and magically start creating great lettering.  But, the right pen can certainly make a big difference.  After trying out several brush pens, I’m going to give

How to Throw a Party without Breaking Your New Year’s Resolutions


The start of a New Year brings a new attitude! After the holidays, many of us have a renewed focus on healthy habits for the upcoming year.  If your New Year’s resolutions include a commitment to eating better and having a healthier lifestyle, you don’t have to forego hosting parties and get-togethers.  Instead, when planning parties for the New Year, a few simple changes will allow you to continue to

2017 Word of the Year :: LOVE


love {noun} 1 a (1) :  strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties (2) :  attraction based on sexual desire :  affection and tenderness felt by lovers (3) :  affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests 2 :  warm attachment, enthusiasm, or devotion 3 a :  the object of attachment, devotion, or admiration b (1) :  a beloved person :  darling —often used as a

Pomegranate Christmas Cocktail


This drink has been my go-to cocktail in the last few months.  I discovered it this summer and have been drinking it ever since.  It’s light refreshing, low-calorie, and just plain delicious!  So, for our last day of the 12 Days of Christmas, I’m sharing this delicious cocktail. The first time I had this drink, it was a combination of Pama Pomegranate Liqueur and Prosecco.  But, one evening this summer,