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Posts from: July 2013

Loving A Lobster Boil

Lobster boils, clam bakes, seafood boils – I’m obsessed! (I’ve mentioned this before, I know I know.) Lately though, I’m really hurting for a classic Maine lobster boil. I want the bib, the salt potatoes dripping in butter, the blueberry cobbler to finish it all off. I will tell you that lobster is my favorite …

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Tropical Summer Finds from

Fab Tropical Summer Finds

This post was sponsored by Fab. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously help The Sweetest Occasion keep on keepin’ on! Do you guys know Fab? Because if you’re like me and you love to shop, but equally love a great deal on really high quality stuff that’s beautifully designed, you need to know …

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Party Popcorn Three Ways

Party Popcorn Three Ways

Over the last year or so I’ve developed quite a love affair with popcorn. I was never a huge fan when I was younger, but lately it’s one of my go-to snacks. And you want to know a little secret? Popcorn makes such an easy party food, too! You can pop up a few bags, …

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DIY Punchy Kraft Treat Boxes

DIY Punchy Kraft Treat Boxes

by Kelly Lanza Has anyone else noticed that everyone seems to be moving!? I suppose summer is the season for that, after all! Knowing how tough moving can be, I always think it’s a nice little touch to greet new neighbors with some homemade, sugar-filled unpacking motivation. Am I right? So I whipped up these …

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Antique Chris-Craft | Photo by Cyd Converse

The Weekly Dozen vol. 1

In light of my recent upgrade to my camera gear, I’ve decided to start a new little photography challenge for myself as I get acquainted and really comfortable with my new camera. Anyone up for joining me for the challenge? Say yes, say yes! The challenge, which I am dubbing The Weekly Dozen, is pretty …

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Elegant Gold + White Birthday Party

Stacey’s Golden Birthday Party

Guys, I am all kinds of in love with this amazing birthday party that Alix planned for her friend Stacey in celebration of her 28th birthday. With a chic all-white and gold color palette, the whole look is so festive and just downright pretty. Guests were greeted with an elegant backyard dinner spread and their …

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A Summer Clam Bake

A Summer Clam Bake

This post was sponsored by the all-new Disney Story (available now in the iTunes store!) Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously help The Sweetest Occasion keep on keepin’ on! Over the long holiday weekend we indulged in one of my favorite summer past times – a clam bake! We kicked off the evening by …

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