Mason Jar Lid Pies for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching I’m in full on entertaining prep mode.  Over the next few weeks, I'll be focusing on everything from cleaning the house to planning and preparing the menus.  I'm a big fan of mini desserts and I can't wait to serve up these Mason Jar Lid Pies for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorite meals, but in all honesty, it's the huge selection of pies for dessert that I love most.  However, sending home slices of different pies … [Read more...]

Brown Paper Bags & Party Styling Tips

While planning my Red, White and Pie party I wanted to display fresh fruit and needed a creative and inexpensive way to do it.  I decided to use brown paper bags to keep with the simple and nostalgic vibe I was using throughout the party.First, cut the paper bag to 5 1/2 inchesI used one of my favorite punches from Martha and created a detailed edge around the top.Next, I tore strips of scrapbook paper and using double stick tape wrapped it around the sides.I tied red and white twine around the … [Read more...]

Triple Berry Pie

I'm over at Piggy Bank Parties today kicking off National Pie Week (according to NPR) with my sweet and easy Triple Berry Pie.  Stop by and see how easy it is to make this simple and fresh dessert for your 4th of July celebrations or summertime BBQ's. … [Read more...]

4th of July Triple Berry Pie

Pie is a traditional American dessert and a classic 4th of July staple. I recently hosted a Red, White and Pie party for the 4th of July and made this tasty Triple Berry Pie in just a few minutes! Impress your guest with this fresh and tasty dessert...you won't believe how easy this is to make and it cost less than $10. You will need a pie crust (I used a frozen one), 1 1/2 pounds fresh berry mix and peach jam. I used homemade jam we made last year, but you could also use store … [Read more...]

4th of July Mini Pie Bunting

While shopping for a party I found these These are incredibly easy to make, you just need a few supplies.  Gather some 4th of July patterned scrapbook paper, glitter, stamps, twine, glue, tape and craft sticks. Cut out your flag shapes. Stamp your stamp on an embossing pad and then sprinkle the glitter on the letter.  Shake off the excess glitter. Next attach your flags to the twine using a little bit of tape. Tie each end of the twine to the craft sticks. Stick your … [Read more...]

Red, White and Pie 4th of July Party

I originally shared this post on Pizzazzerie as a part of their 4th of July celebration. Today I'm sharing a little red, white and blue inspiration for your next 4th of July celebration.  When I think about July 4th I'm drawn to the idea of old fashioned celebrations, parades, sparklers and of course pie!  So I decided to create a Red, White and Pie 4th of July celebration. The inspiration for this party was of course the 4th of July red, white and blue, but I also wanted to capture … [Read more...]