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A New Year’s Day Bloody Mary Bar

This post was sponsored by Dr. Oetker Virtuoso Pizza. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! In our town going out for Bloody Marys is a longstanding New Year’s Day tradition to the point where some folks skip New Year’s Eve festivities entirely in order to better partake in the Bloody …

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An Easy Homemade Chocolate Tart

This post was sponsored by TAZO®. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! Ok, friends, let’s cut right to the chase. When TAZO® reached out to see if I’d be game for coming up with the perfect holiday recipe to pair with their TAZO Chai Vanilla Caramel Latte, I was hyped! …

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DIY Family Photo Wall Hanging

This post was sponsored by CVS Photo. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! I always love giving photo gifts for Christmas, especially to my parents, siblings and close friends. This year I wanted to find a really special way to make use of the many amazing images that were …

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HOHOXO Printable Christmas Gift Tags

These free printable Christmas gift tags were designed by Erika Firm and add the sweetest bit of merry to your holiday packages. Download, print and use them on Christmas gifts large and small. I’m a big sucker for a well styled Christmas gift. Ask my family. Wrapping the gifts is a holiday task I take …

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DIY Gold Leaf Star Ornaments

This post was sponsored by Dr. Oetker Virtuoso Pizza. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! Decorating the tree is undoubtedly one of my favorite parts of the holiday season each year. As a kid I loved helping my mom unwrap all the ornaments while my dad strung the lights. Oftentimes …

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A Spike Your Own Hot Cocoa Station for the Holidays

This post was sponsored by Keurig Green Mountain®. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! When I think about entertaining during the holidays, I like things to feel really fun and special for friends and family, but not at the expense of my sanity. We have a huge family and …

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DIY Eucalyptus + Pine Christmas Wreath

It’s no exaggeration when I say that it’s always a great day when I get to share the work of longtime friend Andrea Harper of Gray Harper Event Maker. Andrea, a massively talented event designer, has contributed loads of incredible cocktail recipes and DIY ideas over the years, including her own truly gorgeous baby shower. Today she’s …

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My Christmas Wrapping Theme for 2016

I have a bit of reputation among family and friends as being the gift wrapper. You know, that person who gets a little crazy about making sure every package is perfectly, neatly wrapped and topped with just the right festooning of ribbons or twine. I completely understand why some people find wrapping gifts to be a …

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