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    Build Your Own Pizza Bar

    Hey friendship! Last summer I spur of the moment bought a clay pizza oven.  No idea how to work it, just wanted saw a beautiful section in World Market dedicated to all things pizza oven and it won me over.  Talk about consumerism.  Anyways, I busted it out for the first time this summer and built a pizza bar to go with it.  It was simple, easy, and relatively cheap to put together. Set-up I set it up in step by step order to make it look like much effort was put in, when in reality, it wasn’t much.  I bought brown packaging roll paper – similar to what is linked…

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    Snack Pool Party

    Hey friendship! I received my favorite text message of the summer recently.  It was from a very good friend of mine, Iris, inviting me to a pool party saying: “The theme is ‘Snacks’ so come looking like a snack, bring a snack shaped floatie, and please bring a favorite snack and/or alcoholic beverage.” I absolutely adore a good theme, so I was all over it.  I purchased a doughnut floatie (which I feel is the basic snack floatie) and brought mini doughnuts to share. I think the biggest snack floatie provider is Bigmouth Inc which has their entire catalog on Amazon and a good subset of those floaties are at Target…

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    How to Throw a Successful Murder Mystery Dinner Party

    For some reason there is something truly appealing about a murder mystery dinner. You get an excuse to host a fancy dinner party, while having the entertainment for the night completely taken care of.  This is a summary of how we ended up hosting a murder mystery dinner party. No worries, there are no spoilers, just tips and tricks to help you pull off a great murder mystery dinner party that you and your guests will make unique, unforgettable memories at. Buy a Kit I would 100% recommend buying a kit. I looked into arranging it all yourself or free murder mystery kits and didn’t find anything I found worthwhile. I…