Eight Tasty Cocktail Recipes for Summer Entertaining

by David Edessa
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My regular guest author and contributor, David Edessa works really hard at coming up with his own unique cocktail recipes exclusively for DIY Inspired.  Since it is officially summer, I thought I’d put together a round-up of eight amazing tasty cocktail recipes for Summer that you must try this season while entertaining at home. Cucumber […]

DIY Candy Valentines with a Free Printable

by Dinah Wulf
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Even though my daughter is not yet old enough to be in school, I thought it would still be fun to come up with some DIY Candy Valentines with a Free Printable for my DIY Inspired readers.  I figured my daughter and I could pass the ones I made for this post out to friends […]

A Peppermint Christmas

by Dinah Wulf
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Lucky for me working on and researching inspiration for my blog is all part of this dream job.  I wouldn’t have dreamt in a million years that I would have this much traffic to my site.  I was doing my daily Pinterest search and came across the pin from Bellenza and it got me excited […]

Lego Theme Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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My brother purchased the Lego Haunted House this year for Halloween and I got inspired to write this pot.  Even though most the Lego theme parties I see are for boys, I LOVE Legos and I’m hoping Mia, my daughter will one day love Legos too!  If that day comes and she wants to have […]

Yes To Fruits and Veggies

by Dinah Wulf
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Yes To Fruits and Veggies I am guilty.  That’s right.  Guilty.  I am guilty of completely being gluttonous and indulgent in those tempting and beautifully decorated displays of sweets that seem to be the center of every shower, special event, or gathering.  Each one, found on every blog (even this one), is usually a magnificent […]

Holiday Treat Gift Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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My initial inspiration for this post was poop.  Yes you read that correctly.  Poop.  I kept seeing Pumpkin Poop and Reindeer poop ideas on Pinterest that I decided to write a post on it!  These holiday treat gift ideas are all great ideas, I must say.  They are affordable DIY gifts for a classroom, holiday […]

Salted Butter Pecan Martini

by David Edessa
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Salted Butter Pecan Martini, Written By David Edessa Check out all of David’s FANTASTIC cocktail party recipes!  Find the perfect one for any occasion. Many years ago a friend turned me on to dipping salted potato chips into soft pecan ice cream. I was reluctant to try at first, however, the salt and sweetness of […]

Four Easy Halloween Party Treats

by Dinah Wulf
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I always go to my best friend’s house on Halloween to take the kids Trick or Treating.  This is what I brought over for Halloween last year (it was too late to post after Halloween).  I made these because, 1) All of these treats are SUPER easy to make, 2) I can’t cook, 3) They […]

Mickey Mouse Theme Party

by Dinah Wulf
Mickey Mouse Theme Party

I have another fabulous party done by my best friend Jennifer Hostetler.  This time, she did a Mickey Mouse theme party for her daughter’s second birthday party.  She did an amazing job! Here are some of the details of this Mickey Mouse Theme Party. Much of the decoration was in the food table and dessert […]

Circus Theme Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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One of my most popular posts is the carnival circus theme party my best friend Jenny did.  I get emails all the time about how she made the centerpieces, games, and decorations.  With so much imagination and creativeness out there, I thought I’d share some more circus theme party ideas I have come across.  These […]

Summer Birthday Party Food and Drink

by Dinah Wulf
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Since I had so much to share for my daughter’s birthday party I broke the posts into: Summer Birthday Party Sneak Peek, Summer Birthday Party Decorations, and today’s post Summer Birthday Party Food and Drink. Let’s get to it! Food We had a hot dog bar complete with all the toppings, sauces, and recipe suggestions.  […]

Strawberry Shortcake Shake and Almond Joy Martini

by David Edessa
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Written By: David Edessa This weekend I had two treats at a friend’s dinner party. First, a 1988 Talisker Single Malt Scotch Whisky with two ice cubes just to chase that burn away and let the flavor of the whisky surface…… It was delicious!!!  The second treat was an IPA from Full Sail Brewery.  I […]

Last Minute Party Appetizers

by Dinah Wulf
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Every year we go to my best friend’s house for the Fourth of July.  It’s a casual potluck style get together and I always have a ton of fun.  This year I was assigned appetizers.  Although I didn’t know this until yesterday I was able to put together some fun festive last minute party appetizers. […]

Cocktail Desserts and After Dinner Drinks

by David Edessa
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Cocktail Desserts and After Dinner Drinks The first one is reminiscent of my mother’s favorite candy bar… The Milky Way.   Milky Way Cocktail Martini: Ingredients: 1½ oz. Vanilla Rhum ¾ oz. white crème de cacao ¾ oz. Irish cream liqueur Hersey’s chocolate syrup Instructions: Place a martini glass in a freezer till cold. Place […]

How to Make Candy Infused Alcohol

by David Edessa
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Written By David Edessa Candy Infused Booze- Cause the Candy Man Can!!!   This is great for Memorial Weekend… Especially since infusion has to be made at least two to three days prior. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• How to Make Candy Infused Alcohol WARNING- Not for the under aged!!! Or the completely immature!!! Infusing alcohol candy and creating […]

Cherry Themed Twin Baby Shower

by Dinah Wulf

Earlier I shared a sneak peek into this Cherry Themed Twin Baby Shower, showing you the invitations that I made and the game prizes that doubled as centerpieces.  We had such a great time and I wanted to show you a little more of some things my girlfriends and I did. Party Favors I found […]

White Party Inspiration Board

by Dinah Wulf
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I had so much fun looking for St. Patrick’s Day inspiration and posted a St. Patrick’s Day inspiration board last week.  I had such a great response to it, so why not do it again!  This time, I wanted to the focus to be a White Party. I threw one several years ago (long before […]

St. Patrick’s Day DIY Inspiration

by Dinah Wulf
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My husband LOVES St. Patrick’s Day (even though he’s not Irish).  We thought we’d start an annual St. Patrick’s Day party at our house… starting NEXT year.  Since we just moved in, we thought it’d best to just start with getting some ideas first. There were so many inspiring St. Patrick’s Day ideas that I […]

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