Month: August 2013

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Black Tie Cake Pop Truffles

  Ever since I took a cake pop class two springs ago, I’ve been hooked on this delicious dessert. I love trying new variations, such as my pink lemonade cake pops or hay stack version. Recently, a friend was telling me that she’s started leaving the stick out of her cake pops. It creates more […] Read more…

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Little Man Baby Shower Ideas

  Both of my kids were surprises. Mr. Mountaineer and I decided not to find out the gender of either of them. It seemed more fun to us that way. So, I spent nine months of the last year convinced that I was having another girl. Why a girl? Because I couldn’t possibly have a […] Read more…

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How to Make Food Tent Cards

Of all of the party decorations that I think is most necessary at a party, food tent cards are at the top of my list. Most other decorations are pretty and nice to have, but food tent cards serve the very important role of telling your guests about all of the party goodies they will […] Read more…

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Chocolate Lollipop Mustache Cupcake Toppers

  It’s no secret. I love chocolate. And since that was my one (okay, maybe there was another one) weakness during my pregnancies, I’m sure it’s no surprise that Little Bug is also a chocolate fan. As I’ve started to throw more and more parties, I’ve become a fan of creating chocolates to match different […] Read more…

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Washi Tape Pencils and Free Printable Apple Gift Tags

It’s always fun to say thank you to teachers before the school year has begun. It let’s them feel appreciated from the beginning. I overheard a conversation the other day where the father was trying to find the teacher appreciation gift section of the big box store. His wife was quite skeptical that such a […] Read more…

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How to Assemble Straw Flags

One of my favorite items that we sell at our shop are paper straw flags.  Although just putting out a set of pretty patterned straws on the drink table can make a statement, I find adding a sweet little flag to the top can really dress things up.  It can transform an ordinary straw into a […] Read more…

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Free Printable DIY Teacher Thank You Cards

  Although we have about a month before school is back in session, many of you are already heading back to class. I can’t believe summer is almost over and we’ll be ushering in fall in a few more weeks!  I’m definitely getting ready for pumpkins, bats and the leaves starting to change. (I really […] Read more…