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Recipes, Party Themes, and More

Elevate your celebrations, create meals to remember, and amuse yourself with the antics of a Midwestern cat mom.


Throwing a great party is a passion. The details, from invitations to favors, are all captured to create a party everyone will remember.

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Cooking and baking delight, one ingredient at a time. From classics to reinvented favorites, search recipes that will delight your table.

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Fiction, non-fiction, and everything in between. Follow along as I navigate life, relationships, homeownership, and more.

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Having relationship issues? Need the perfect gift? Is the hustle at work not working? I’m all ears and here to spill the tea, share experience, and provide guidance.


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I’m so thrilled that you made your way to my blog. This is a showcase of all of the things I love and I hope you love them too.

Kim Dillon

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