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How to Make Paper Bag Menus | | #partyplanning #dinnerparty #entertaining #diy

How to Make Paper Bag Menus

Hey party people!Last weekend, I hosted a dinner party for a group of my girlfriends. Everything turned out great, despite still having all of my Christmas decorations up the day of the dinner. I was able to get them all put away in time, was a close one. #MotivationI'm going to do a whole ...
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Pantry to Plate Appetizers - Feature

Pantry to Plate Appetizers

Hey party people! Are you surviving the holidays? I know this time can seem so crazy and a little stressful. One way I've found to keep the crazy down and to keep money disappearing from my pockets is to have Pantry to Plate Appetizers on hand.What are Pantry to Plate Appetizers?& ...
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Sizzix - Gingerbread Party Feature

How to Throw a Gingerbread Cookie Party

Hey party people!One of my favorite memories growing up as a kid is making cookies with my mom (and, if I'm honest, sneaking bites of the dough). I even remember one Christmas a friend of my moms invited my sister and myself over to make cookies. It was such a special time. She had three boys a ...
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Christmas 2014 - Feature

5 Ways to Save During Christmas

Hey party people!Last year, I shared 10 Budget-Friendly Christmas Entertaining Ideas. This year, I wanted to share ways I save money during Christmas or the Holidays. Giving is one of my favorite things to do and Christmas is my favorite holiday, so it's really hard to taper those spending ha ...
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Thanksgiving Survival Guide - Feature

Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Hey party people!If you're feeling overwhelmed or behind on your Thanksgiving meal plans, have no fear - I've got a Thanksgiving Survival Guide for you. From decorations to food, here are a ton of ideas sure to help you create the perfect Thanksgiving.         ...
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Copper Dipped Wine Glass - Feature

Copper Dipped Wine Glasses

Hey party people!I wanted to share a post I did for Occasions Magazine last month. This could be the perfect touch to your Thanksgiving table - Copper Dipped Wine Glasses.I am still in love with the copper trend, but I can't afford to deck my table with the latest trend EVERY TIME. Occasional touche ...
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Sizzix - Cider Sippin Party feature

How to Throw a Cider Sippin Party

Hey party people!This past month, I did a party series for Sizzix. Don't know what Sizzix is? Sizzix is a company that makes paper cutting machines. How does that help you? With one turn, you can make perfectly cut labels, card-making accessories, scrapbooking paper, and of course party supplies.&nb ...
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Homemade Gift Idea | Etched Beer Mug || Video Tutorial | #diy #gift #homemade #Christmas #guygift #present

Homemade Gift Idea: Etched Beer Mug

Hey party people!I've got another easy and inexpensive Homemade Gift Idea for you today. This one is a great gift idea for guys and isn't it always tough to find gifts for them?  You can create just one or a whole set of etched mugs with your guy's initials. Add to this gift by putting tog ...
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Homemade Gift Idea - Marble Serving Tray Feature

Homemade Gift Idea – Marble Serving Tray

Hey party people!We're in the middle of some fun Homemade Gift Idea video tutorials here on Parties for Pennies. Last week, I shared Personalized Post-It Notes. Over the next week, I’ll be posting at least 10 Homemade Gift Idea Video Tutorials for co-workers, guys, teenagers, ...
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Pumpkin Placecard and Favor | | #succulentplanter #pumpkin #fall #entertaining #placecard #favor

Pumpkin Placecard and Favor Idea

Hey party people!Some of you may know that I am the Party Video Blogger for Sizzix. Sizzix is an awesome company that creates these die cut and embossing machines. They make party planning easy and budget-friendly! You can literally create a whole party using your Sizzix machine. I'll share a really ...
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