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Witch Mix: Halloween Party Food

Witch Mix: a sweet and salty Halloween treat. Candy corns, peanuts, m & m’s.

Witch Mix – the perfect blend of candy corns, peanuts, and M & M’s every witch will love.

The other day on my Instagram account I asked my friends if they were fans of candy corn or not. Most commented saying that they either did not … Read more

Under the Sea Party Ideas

Under the Sea Party – create a mermaid inspired tablescape that even Ariel would love.

Under the Sea Party Ideas
I know it’s September and summer is behind us but this was a party I did for my daughter LAST YEAR!  And I am just now posting it on the blog. Geez. I told myself that before I posted any pictures of pumpkins or fall … Read more

Happy Birthday Banner Using Photos

Happy Birthday Banner – use photographs from birth until the present to create the most special and unique birthday banner.

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Birthdays at our house is a party that lasts at least a week long. That’s how it was when I was growing up so I do the same for my family. Every year I make a Happy Birthday banner to … Read more

Cream Cheese Potato Chip Dip

 The EASIEST cream cheese chip dip recipe you will ever make!

Cream Cheese Chip Dip Pinterest

If you are ever present at one of my extended family functions, this chip dip is ALWAYS on the buffet table. So basically I have been devouring this chip dip for 35 years!! Ha…I’m giving you a reference to my age, oops! I’m talking every Christmas day. Every BBQ. … Read more

Naptime for Babies: 5 tried and true tips

Naptime for babies: 5 tried and true tips for a happy sleepy baby.

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Ahhh! Naptime! I remember those days! It was the golden time of the day. When my baby took their nap that meant I could shower. Yes! I could work out. Yes! I could actually sit on the couch and watch something that wasn’t a cartoon. Yes! Truth … Read more

4th of July Party Bags

Create 4th of the July party bags – makes an easy hostess gift or a patriotic surprise for your family!

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Does anyone else think this month is flying by?  I can’t believe we’re just a few weeks away from July 4th! Other than the fact that it is hotter than Hades here in the desert, I love the 4th of … Read more

Crock Pot Chicken Sandwiches With Barbecue Sauce

Crock pot chicken with barbecue sauce is yummy over rice or served in a sandwich.

Crock pot barbecue chicken sandwiches make a easy and delicious summer dinner. Sweet and spicy chicken topped with melted pepper jack cheese.

I love to be in my kitchen cooking for my family but I have to tell you that summers in Arizona are so hot that some days I just can’t bare the thought of cooking over a hot stove. This is where crock pot meals … Read more

BD Design Blog Is Now Painted Confetti


It’s me! I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted but I’m so excited to be back typing on the old laptop again 🙂 This introductory post has been a long time coming! I have been wanting to re brand BD Design Blog for awhile and now it is finally up and running! I couldn’t be more happier. Painted Confetti AnnouncementI … Read more

BD Design Blog Under Construction

Hey there!

I’m so excited to be re-branding my company and can’t wait to show you my new blog design. The sneak peaks I’ve seen are SO gorgeous! So if you see me floating around out there in the social media world you might see Painted Confetti or BD Design Blog. I’m both for a little bit longer.

Bye!!… Read more

The Award for Best Decorating House

One of our family favorite traditions is giving an award to the best decorated house
Like many of you, one of our favorite things to do during the Christmas holiday is to drive around in our pajamas and look at all the amazing decorated houses! We fill our insulated mugs up with hot cocoa, turn up the Christmas music up and sing like it’s nobody’s business. This is a whole month long tradition.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

5 ingredient pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe
This is the best pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe – perfect for the lovely Fall season! These cookies are the easiest yet most delicious pumpkin cookie recipe you will ever make. There are 2 things I look forward to when Fall arrives…cooler weather and anything PUMPKIN! Pumpkin cookies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin waffles, ect.  I’m a little obsessed.
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Swarm of Bats Decorated Pumpkin

I can’t believe Halloween is only a few weeks away! All my decorations are up and I have to tell you this is pumpkin turned out so cute, it’s my new favorite decoration! At first, I thought I wanted to do an orange pumpkin with black bats because…bats are black, right? But when I saw this black pumpkin at the … Read more

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