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Courtney Whitmore
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Courtney Whitmore is a cookbook author and lifestyle blogger at and well-known stylist in the field of party-design and decor. Her expertise has been featured on HGTV,, Get Married Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, AOL's DIY Life and more. When she's not partnering with brands across the country on lifestyle and hospitality campaigns, she's working on her cookbook line. Her books include Push-Up Pops, Candy Making For Kids, and Frostings.

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Top 4 Fourth of July Cakes

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 6:20 PM

The 4th of July is right around the corner. It's time to grab the family, hit the beach, and enjoy one of these delicious cakes. We've pulled our top 4 favorite July 4th cakes so you can pick your favorite or make more than one!


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3 Mini Desserts for Summer Entertaining

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 9:40 AM

With summer's arrival, it's time to tap into your inner Martha Stewart. That's right, it's the season of backyard cookouts, 4th of July parties, and lots of outdoor parties. If you're like me, then you want to serve up some sweet treats without spending the entire day in the kitchen...

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The Art of the Cheese Plate

(1) Comments | Posted June 14, 2013 | 5:46 PM

We've come a few steps beyond eating cheese straight from the package for dinner. In fact, food stylists, caterers, and chefs are tapping into the art of cheese plating in style. Turning cheese into a très chic display takes a bit of talent but in a few simple tips, you'll...

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5 Must-Try Recipes for Cinco de Mayo!

(1) Comments | Posted May 3, 2013 | 8:27 AM

You know that holiday in May? The one that pretty much translates to "sip margaritas and eat delicious food"? It's coming up soon! I'm excited to share five must-try recipes to help spice up your table for Cinco de Mayo! Pick your favorite or try all five to create a...

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Thanksgiving Party Collection: Free Download

(1) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 8:26 PM


Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so it's time to start thinking about your sweet potato casserole, turkey, pumpkin pie and how to keep the kids occupied so you can enjoy yourself! There is little time left for decorating the table, so we've done...

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5 Thanksgiving Tablescape Styles (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2011 | 1:25 PM

With Halloween behind us, it's time to get ready to eat turkey, watch football, and give thanks! That's right -- Thanksgiving -- a holiday full of rich fall hues, thankful messages and home-cooked dishes. Need a little inspiration for celebrating Thanksgiving in style this season? These pictures will give you...

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How to Throw a Vampire Dinner Party

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2011 | 1:45 PM

Halloween is just a few weeks away, but this year I'm not into the typical orange décor full of candy corn and trick-or-treaters. No thanks. This year, I want to spice things up with an adult dinner party -- vampire style. We're talking dark, chic and hauntingly fabulous. With a...

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Design Trends in the Party World

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2011 | 2:30 PM

Event planners and party designers are keeping a close watch on the trends of interior design, not only for their personal love for style, but also for creative and new ideas for their tablescapes, parties and events. The interior design world has always influenced the event industry, and it's a...

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