Party Planning: The Oh Joy Collection for Target

You don’t even want to read this, do you? You just want to stare at these photos longer. Well, you’re not alone. I can’t stop enjoying! I was finally able to visit Target and pick up (almost) one of everything from this spectacular collection. Jack’s birthday is up next and I can’t imagine he’d be okay with this color scheme, so perhaps I’ll just have to have a random celebration! This all-inclusive collection is ideal for outdoor celebrations or indoor spring festivities. There are garlands, goblets, party hats, noise makers and much more! Be sure to take a look at the entire Oh Joy for Target collection—you won’t be disappointed! Happy party planning everyone.
Don’t forget to check out Oh Joy! for fun inspiration and lots of lovely photos!
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A Night of Mystery

We truly had such a lovely time at a murder mystery party on Saturday night! We were so grateful for the chance to extend Halloween for one more evening. And I mean really, we got to wear fun costumes, eat great food and spend time with some of our favorites. We didn’t have a strict script, so we more or less improved our way through telling clues in our best accents. It was amazing. 
The game was played throughout dinner, which was so entertaining! Everyone did their best to not choke on their food while we giggled our way through the mystery. If you’ve never attended one of these, you should definitely take it upon yourself to put one together. It was truly hilarious! You can buy the party kit here or here.
P.S. Here are a few fun flapper inspired pieces:

Deal of the Day!

Calling all hostesses! In the spirit of sharing, I thought I’d let you guys know about this fantastic deal over on Pick Your Plum! Today’s offer is wonderful. I’m obviously such a fan of party planning, so these are ideal. They can be used for ice cream, cups of berries or a million other uses. The possibilities are endless!

Click here to purchase (or click on the button to the right)!

A Summer Dinner Party

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One of my favorite things about the summer is just how easy it is to have a dinner party. Friends and family are more willing to stop by and hang out in the warm weather. As the hostess, it sometimes seems daunting to create a fun, open atmosphere for everyone to feel comfortable and just be themselves. I’ve found that the easiest way to have a successful party is to have awesome equipment and to use a few pretty pieces that capture the theme you’re going for. These pieces are gorgeous and are pretty inexpensive, but you’d never know it! If you’re looking for durable party pieces, give these beauties a try! Happy hosting!