Need a party theme? Allow me to introduce you to Amy Murphy of Parties, Petals, and Paper who has taught (and continues to teach) this Sweet Nerd a thing or two about hosting.Continue Reading
Need a party theme? Allow me to introduce you to Amy Murphy of Parties, Petals, and Paper who has taught (and continues to teach) this Sweet Nerd a thing or two about hosting. Her style is all about mixing and matching, a blend of urban denim with pops of purple and vibrant berries to make this summer theme shine in all its glory. For this backyard gathering I baked up some nectarine blueberry pies. As you’ll see, Amy contrasts the food details perfectly with plates, napkins, linens, and florals.Continue Reading
Introducing…waffle dudes (aka, Stick Men)!
These treats are tons of fun to make, and everyone in the family can be apart of the creation process. My youngest, Liam, is in love with anything waffles. He has been requesting this ‘Stick-man’ waffle maker ever since we watched the play, “Stick Man” (part of the Gruffalo series). I knew the kids would love impersonating the incredible world of make-believe, so we spent a morning creating Waffle Dudes, Waffle Ladies, and of course, their Waffle Stick Children. What better way to spend a morning than creating an entire stick family?Continue Reading
Crunch. Cream. And, Chew! Testing this new recipe, one of our interns ravenously chowed down on his Caramel Corn Cone (try saying that five times fast). Let’s just say that some major brain freeze ensued, but according to Daniel (our lovable intern), it was 100% worth it. I actually felt a little bad, so I quickly Googled “brain freeze” to make sure I wasn’t going to kill an intern during our photo shoot. It looks like he’ll live:
Hello Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream Cake! I had you at chocolate, didn’t I?
I’m not sure why I feel inclined to call this cake a dude. Perhaps because it’s thick and sturdy like a brawny man. Let me just say – this cake is STUNNING! It is definitely a party cake. You will want a crowd to form around right before you serve it.Continue Reading