5 Personalized Graduation Centerpiece Ideas // Hostess with the Mostess®

Centerpiece ideas are one of the things I asked about often – and something that seems to stump people the most… This advice should help! 🎉 For personal celebrations like milestone birthdays and graduations: start with the guest of honor’s interests in mind. So, instead of thinking a graduation party centerpiece should be “graduation” themed … Read more

Lip + Sugar Scrub Making Station (Party Activity) // Hostess with the Mostess®

Want an activity idea for your party or bridal/baby shower that your guests will find extra *sweet*? Try a Lip & Sugar Scrub Station! (You can also do just Lip Scrub or just Sugar Scrub at your station… I did both in this example, though.) One of my favorite things about sugar scrub stations is … Read more

Summer Vibes Pool Party + Colored Sunscreen Station // Hostess with the Mostess®

Whether you’ve got a birthday to celebrate or wanna host a party just for fun (like this one!), There’s no better way to celebrate summer than with a pool party! And we don’t even have a pool in our own backyard… so I rented a local community pool for a few hours. You can do … Read more

7 Easy Ideas for a Spooky Fun Halloween Party // Hostess with the Mostess®

Last year I helped a friend throw a family-friendly Halloween party full of bright colors, creepy-cool skeletons, and cauldron-loads of CANDY. (It’s Halloween, after all!) 🎃 Most of our kids were in the 8-12 range. It’s kind of a tricky age where they don’t want things TOO cutesy or TOO scary. So… I went for … Read more

10 Tips for a “Love Potion” Valentine’s Day Party! // Hostess with the Mostess®

I can’t say it was intentional, but after designing this party, I realized that I’d managed to work my very favorite holiday into another one! Welcome to Halloween + Valentine’s Day. 😂 There’s still tons of traditional Valentine fun here, but I always love a good creative twist – AND treating guests to something unexpected … Read more

7 Fun & Modern Shark Party Ideas // Hostess with the Mostess®

Planning a shark-themed birthday party? 🦈 🥳 You’re in the right place! Read on for 7 creative (and totally doable 🙌) shark party ideas that are easy on the budget, yet still big on style. I also designed a Shark Party Printable Collection that can be personalized to feature the name & age of your … Read more