S’mores Bar Party Ideas for National S’mores Day

It's no secret that I'm a fan of celebrating anything and everything from birthday parties to the silly national this or that celebrations. But every now and then one of these national celebrations grabs my attention and we go big, especially when it involves s'mores!  S'mores are a summer favorite and each year this popular campfire treat is recognized and celebrated on August 10th.  To help you celebrate this delicious, gooey treat I'm sharing a few of my favorite S'mores Bar Party … [Read more...]

Summer Dive-In Movie Party

Do you have summer traditions that you do year after year?  I'm a sucker for creating traditions and building memories, and when it comes to summer backyard movies are a must.  But, this year we are putting a fun twist on this classic summer pastime with a movie poolside.  Grab some snacks, pull up a pool float and get ready to watch a movie under the stars at this colorful Summer Dive-In Movie Party! Every summer we host a backyard movie for friends, but this year we decided … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar

Summer is in full swing here and we are filling our social calendar with lots of pool parties, backyard BBQ's and outdoor concerts. While the summer is heating up we are cooling down with a fun and refreshing DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar!  This red, white and blue drink station is perfect for all your summer celebrations and I'm sharing all the details for this Italian Soda Bar over on the Chinet® brand blog.   Guest young and old will enjoy sipping on their own delicious … [Read more...]

Mango Strawberry Sparkling Lemonade

“This post has been sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own.” A few years ago I made a goal to drink the recommended 8-10 glasses of water a day. To be honest, I struggled in the beginning. I even created my own DIY motivational water bottle to help me reach my goal. After a while the habit became a lifestyle change and it was no longer a struggle to gulp down those glasses of water. But, every now and then I crave something with a little something extra and … [Read more...]

Bright Colorful Labor Day Pool Party

Hi there, Jess from Celebration Stylist again. I wanted to share my colorful Labor Day pool party with you. I have been dying to use this acrylic table again in another poolside party since my last one at the beginning of summer. I just love how you can see the water through the table and how colors really pop off of the blue pool. Plus it can get wet, which is a major must have by the pool. And what better occasion to have a pool party than for Labor Day? I chose a bright color … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Serving Tray

I am so excited about this weekend I can hardly stand it.  We have lots of plans for Memorial Day weekend, and I'm looking forward to spending lots of quality time with our friends and family.  But, what I'm most excited about is the unofficial start of summer and my favorite season for entertaining! There will be backyard BBQs, pool parties, lots of porch sitting, and of course plenty of refreshing beverages.  So I  whipped up this sweet and simple DIY Patriotic Serving Tray … [Read more...]

Tips for Hosting the Ultimate Pool Party

Summer entertaining is one of my all time favorite things.  Memorial Day is just around the corner, school is almost out and the start of summer is finally here!  It's time to dust off the pool toys, spruce up your patio and gather family and friends for the ultimate summer pool party!  I've teamed up with Tuesday Morning to share a few key tips for hosting the ultimate pool party. I am a firm believer that entertaining doesn't have to be stressful or overly complicated. … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Bar Cart

Sip, sip, hooray, summer is on it's way!  And you know what that means - it's time for outdoor entertaining!  I love entertaining, but summer entertaining is one of my favorite ways to hang out with family and friends.  I teamed up with my friends at DecoArt to create a colorful DIY Outdoor Bar Cart to get ready for all the pool parties, porch sitting, and backyard BBQ's!   When I think of summer entertaining I think of bright, bold colors. Last year I discovered the … [Read more...]

Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Pillsbury. All content, photos and opinions are 100% my own. Blossoms are blooming on trees, the weather is warming up and parties are being planned. Spring is nature's way of saying "let's party!" and I for one can't wait for Easter Egg Hunts, brunch and backyard BBQs.  Before you head off to your springtime celebrations you are definitely going to want to make these Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls. Warm flaky crescent rolls are filled with a cream … [Read more...]

Brisket Sliders with Spicy Jalapeno Coleslaw

This blog post was sponsored by KING’S HAWAIIAN® but the opinions are all my own. #gametimegrilling #ad Here at our house Fall doesn't just mean cooler weather and shorter days. Around here fall means football. I've always been a fan of football, I think my love for the game started when I was in high school. As a social butterfly, Friday night games started out as a way for me to socialize with my friends. But, then I started hanging out in the press box announcing plays and eventually fell in … [Read more...]