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Nov 16, 2016
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I'm so excited to share with you the photos from my Nesting Baby Shower my wonderful friends threw me this past weekend! The decorations were gorgeous plumes, birds, nests and butterflies- all pretty in pink and green. I am so... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Well I am on the hunt for personalized hostess gifts. There are a lot of options out there but none have knocked my socks off yet. That is until I checked Beau-Coup! They have a great selection of personalized gifts.... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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My dear friend Ashley sent me a couple of pics of the decorations she is working on for my Nesting Baby Shower in June. I just had to share them with you- of course! These birds are just spectacular! I... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Hi Everyone! So sorry for the long break. I have a good reason though-I am expecting a baby girl come August!! I have no other excuse for not blogging besides being totally wrapped up in all things baby! I have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Mar 15, 2010
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These rose cupcakes caught my eye right away because they are so pretty. Then I was curious if the petals were fancy icing or some sort of topper. You'll never guess what it is! Ok, I'll just tell you. Rose... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Im so happy you liked it! The salad sounds great too! Joanna Joanna Keel Email: joanna@hostessjo.com Website: www.hostessjo.com Blog: www.letsentertain.net Phone: 205-640-2674 or 1-866-352-5661
Toggle Commented Jan 19, 2010 on Monday Night Dinner at Hostess Jo at Home
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I recently made this delicious soup from Food Network that I just had to share with you. It's sure to spice up these cold nights. And of course it's super easy! Definitely a new staple around our house. I call... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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How cute are these felt fortune cookies for Valentine's Day?! What a unique way to show someone you love them. Fill them with candies or love messages. For a more romantic gift you could use them as you would a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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I just love all of the cute Valentine decor ideas out there. Especially when they involve candy! Here is a sweet little bouquet to display this time of year. To make each flower cut 6 hearts out of colored card... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Well believe it or not Valentine's Day is only a month away. Red velvetcake seems like the perfect dessert to have for the occasion. Below is a unique red velvet recipe that appears to have more of that yummy cream... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Hostess Jo at Home
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There will be a lot of champagne flowing over the next few days! Whether you are toasting on New Year's Eve or sipping Mimosas at your New Year's Day brunch, it's always fun to serve and drink. Here is a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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I love the look of mirrors when it comes to decorating for New Year's. They add sparkle and shine and are easy to find. Here is an example of an easy New Year's table scape using mirrors. To recreate this... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Instead of running around buying last minute gifts, here is an easy, homemade gift idea. Candy Cane Hot Chocolate Mix Yield: Makes 16 servings. Ingredients 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons baking cocoa 1 1/2 cups... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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This weekend we had our Christmas Potluck Party. I kept decorations simple and went with a red and aqua snowflake theme and it looked great! The colors were fun and really popped against each other. I ended up using one... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Well its almost crunch time! Are you finished with your shopping? Parties all planned? That's a no for me on both of those! Good news is you've still got time to collect a few more cute ideas and recipes for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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These cookie trees would make a great addition to your holiday dessert tables! Just make your favorite sugar cookie recipe and stack on cake plates. Make varying sizes to create the tree look. Get Martha's cookie recipe here. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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Wow your guests with these lovely cherry cookies this Christmas. Their presentation says "fancy" but their recipe says "easy". Easy 'Mallow Cookies Ingredients 16 maraschino cherries with stems 1/3 cup marshmallow creme 1 tablespoon finely chopped maraschino cherries 32 vanilla... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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This punch sounds so interesting to me. What do you think? I've never tried coffee in a punch! Great idea for holiday parties. Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 10 min Makes: 30 servings, 1/2 cup each Ingredients 2 cups... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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I am still looking for centerpiece ideas for my Christmas Party. I want something simple but eye catching. I've definitely decided it will be something with ornaments. They add a lot of glitz for not a lot of money. You... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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There are several recipes for Peppermint Martinis BUT have you ever seen one with strawberry vodka?? Surprise your guests this holiday season with this twist on the original. Candy Cane Cocktail Ingredients Makes one cocktail 1 candy cane, crushed, for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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I stumbled upon these little cuties in my latest issue of All You and just had to share. These would make great holiday party favors or even place card holders. BONUS-the kids will love helping you make these! Ingredients Marshmallows... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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It's time to get out those Christmas decorations if you haven't already! I love all kinds of decorations and color schemes for Christmas. One of my favorites is using candy to decorate. Especially gumdrops. I have a little gumdrop tree... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home
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So sorry for the lack of posts this week! In the meantime check out this fantastic Thanksgiving dessert buffet from Amy Atlas... Wishing everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving and safe travels! Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2009 at Hostess Jo at Home