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Summer Essentials: A Backyard Dinner Party

Last week we talked about summer essentials for a day at the beach, and today we’re talking about backyard summer parties! I find summer entertaining so joyful and, frankly, so easy. It doesn’t take much more than food on the grill, frosty drinks and a few well-placed candles to make a crowd happy. But if …

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Shop Sweet: Summer Party Supplies

Over the last few days we’ve been talking a lot about our summer plans around here. A lot of it revolves around spending as many long lazy days together as possible, but we’re not without our fair share of summer festivities. From camping trips to birthday parties and impromptu backyard barbecues, we’ll definitely have a …

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Recently Pinning: Bright + Cheerful

Are you guys sick of hearing me complain about the weather yet? Because I’m getting sick of myself. I’m not usually one to bemoan Mother Nature, but seriously. It’s pushing mid-April and yesterday I was dodging snowflakes. Snowflakes, people. All of this to say, I probably shouldn’t be surprised that I’m pinning everything bright and …

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Festive Decor from Party Supplies Now

This post was sponsored by Party Supplies Now. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously help keep The Sweetest Occasion rockin’! Can we talk about party decor for a minute? Obviously you know I love me some awesome party decorations. The more colorful and festive the better in my book! So today I …

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Make Them Yourself Paper Animals

I discovered these adorable paper animals by mibo this week and just had to share them for those of you planning a kids party or birthday celebration. These cute make-them-yourself paper animals are available on mibo’s site either fully assembled or as PDF templates you can download and assemble yourself. I love the cute illustrations …

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