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  • Refreshing Mocktail Recipes for Pregnancy

    Refreshing Mocktail Recipes for Pregnancy

    I haven’t had a drink since last July, but we’ve gotten creative in our kitchen with lots of fun mocktail recipes. Here are two of my favorites that I’ve been drinking during my pregnancy…

  • A Recap of Our Baby Shower

    A Recap of Our Baby Shower

    Two weeks ago, we had our baby celebration. Here are all of the details about this very special day…

  • How to Host a Stress-Free Friendsgiving or Holiday Party

    How to Host a Stress-Free Friendsgiving or Holiday Party

    Are you hosting Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, or a holiday party this season? I’ve got tips to make things a tiny bit less stressful…

  • How to Create a Simple Thanksgiving Tablescape

    How to Create a Simple Thanksgiving Tablescape

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I’m all about simple decor when it comes to the holidays. Check out this easy tablescape…

  • How to Make a Simple Charcuterie Board

    How to Make a Simple Charcuterie Board

    Holiday party season is approaching. Here’s my go-to appetizer that’s quick & easy to throw together…

  • Easy Margarita Recipe

    Easy Margarita Recipe

    In honor of Cinco De Mayo, we are sharing our a delicious Margarita recipe that you can whip up in no time. We’ve been making this easy margarita for years and still call it one of our favorites…

  • A Fresh Pasta Recipe Perfect for Valentine’s Day

    A Fresh Pasta Recipe Perfect for Valentine’s Day

    We weren’t huge pasta people growing up, but this pasta dish is one my mom would make frequently. I love it because it tastes sooooo fresh, and it’s not quite as heavy as other pasta recipes…

  • How to Dress up a Store-Bought Naked Cake

    How to Dress up a Store-Bought Naked Cake

    It’s no secret here on the DIY Playbook that we do everything we can to avoid spending time in the kitchen unless we’re installing a new faucet or DIY-ing new backsplash. However, that doesn’t mean we still don’t love to entertain. And with any good party comes great food (and dessert!). Dressing up a Store-Bought Naked

  • 6 Easy Tips to Bring Your Wine Night Outside

    6 Easy Tips to Bring Your Wine Night Outside

    As we’ve chatted about many times before, we are both not very talented in the kitchen. But that doesn’t mean that we don’t enjoy entertaining. We love having friends & family over, and it’s always so much fun creating a cozy environment, along with a pretty spread of food…

  • “Counting” on Thanksgiving

    “Counting” on Thanksgiving

    To all of our newbies hopping over from Number Fifty-three blog — welcome! We are super excited you stopped by & on behalf of the entire DIY Playbook team (veteran readers included), here are 5 random tips we would like to share to help you get to know what we’re all about here on the

  • FREE Thanksgiving Watercolor Place Cards

    FREE Thanksgiving Watercolor Place Cards

    Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times of the year. It’s the official kickoff of the holiday season, it’s dripping in tradition, and there isn’t that looming pressure to find the “perfect gift”. We LOVE Thanksgiving for all of this, but most importantly, we love the idea that there’s a built-in holiday designed just to