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Cristina Riches aka Bird, is the founder of BirdsParty.com. She's also a creative mom of two, published author, graphic designer, freelance photographer, magazine editor and unconditional party lover. Her party ideas and photos have been featured on numerous publications such as Forbes.com, CNN Entertainment, Parenting Magazine, Celebrate Magazine, All You Magazine, Elle Decor and MarthaStewart.com. She also regularly creates content for brands such as PBS Parents, HGTV, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few.
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Showing posts with label Recipes Mother's Day. Show all posts

Lemon and Berries Cake with Mascarpone Frosting


Lemon and Berries Cake with Mascarpone Frosting
Lemon and Berries cake with Mascarpone Frosting - delicious, easy to bake and decorate dessert, perfect for  a baby or bridal shower or any party! by BirdsParty.com @birdsparty #cake #cakerecipe #lemoncake #layredcake #layercake #summercake #berriescake #mascarponefrosting #recipe #cakerecipe

Lately I've been hooked on baking cakes. Layered cakes to be precise. I think it's the influence of all those amazing cake-decorating videos and accounts on Instagram! 💁

Hence, my latest creation - this delicious, super pretty and oh-so easy to bake and decorate lemon and berries cake with Mascarpone frosting. 

We served this cake at our mothers' day tea party a couple weeks ago, but it would be perfect to serve at a baby or bridal shower, or any other spring or summer party!
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Earl Grey Tea Bag Cookies Recipe

Earl Grey Tea Bag Cookies Recipe

If you love Earl Grey tea as much as I do, then you'll LOVE today's post! ☕🍪 My daughter and I made these Earl Grey cookies for our tea party last week , but I'm thinking this is going to become a regular treat in our house! These Earl Grey flavored cookies are shaped like a teabag and dipped in melted chocolate (YUM!), so I'm thinking they'd be perfect also for a garden party, baby or bridal shower brunch too. 

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Pimm's No. 1 Cup Cocktail Recipe

Pimm's No. 1 Cup Cocktail Recipe

Summer is nearly here and I can't wait to take my party game outdoors to enjoy the garden, the warm sunshine and all the fabulousness that come with the season!! Speaking of which, today I'm sharing a delicious cocktail that first made an appearance in our Tea Party a couple of weeks ago! Pimm's No. 1 Cup is a delicious, refreshing, big-batch cocktail that is perfectly suited to any warm temps soiree, and would also be ideal for a Father's Day celebration coming up in a few weeks!

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How To Decorate Flower Cookies The Easy Way!

How To Decorate Flower Cookies The Easy Way!

Despite the cold and rain some of us are having, spring is  actually here. And I thought I'd share some easy-to-make flower sugar cookies for all those seasonal spring parties you may be currently planning. 'Cause let's face it, no party is complete without cookies. And no spring party is complete without flower sugar cookies! Thinks mother's day, spring brunch, bridal showers, tea parties, bee themed birthday...these cookies also make great homemade gifts for teacher's or to give out to guests as favors at your spring party!

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Party Recipe: Tuna Fishcakes with Mango Salsa

Party Recipe: Tuna Fishcakes with Mango Salsa

Shop Wild Selections White Albacore Tuna in Water by clicking the image above. Thank you Wild Selections® for sponsoring this post. For a more sustainable meal, be sure to check out Wild Selections® premium seafood -- it’s always healthy, always Marine Stewardship Council certified, and always delicious! The weather is getting warmer and all I can think about is entertaining outdoors! And al fresco parties rhyme with fresh and delicious party food and appetizers, like these delicious tuna fishcakes with a side of refreshing mango salsa!

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Cherry Pie Pops Recipe

Cherry Pie Pops Recipe

As promised in my last post , today' I'm sharing another cherry inspired recipe. You're welcome!😊 This one's perfect for your 4th of July celebrations coming up, so we're bang on trend, right?! These pie pops are so fun and easy to make. And even more fun to eat! I made them with tasty cherries, but you also use other seasonal fruit   or filling to match your party.  

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Raspberry Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Raspberry Mojito Cocktail Recipe

As you probably saw in my last post , that the Mojito is my favorite cocktail of all time! I especially love concocting fruity versions of this much-loved beverage for all my summer parties, like Cinco de Mayo, which is just 'round the corner. One fruit version that is a a real hit with everyone, and that looks SO SO pretty, is the raspberry Mojito. Which I'm very happy to be sharing with you today. Least of all, because I get to make Mojitos on a weekday, and get to taste-test it for you! 😋

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My Mojito Cake Recipe

My Mojito Cake Recipe

With Cinco de Mayo 'round the corner we're all into Mexican inspired party ideas this week (as if you haven't noticed..) And since Mojitos are my fav drinks of all time, I decided to impart its much loved flavors into a cake form for our fiesta celebrations ! I can't tell you how GOOD this crazy idea tasted! Even my husband who is not really partial to cakes or Mojitos, couldn't get enough of it! 😀

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Four Delicious Party Appetizers To Make In Minutes

Four Delicious Party Appetizers To Make In Minutes

Thank you RITZ Crackers for sponsoring this post. You can buy RITZ Crackers, the delicious cracker for all your entertaining needs at an Albertsons Companies store near you.  When it comes to hosting any party, appetizers are a must! Be it a birthday lunch, Spring brunch, baby shower or cocktail with your girls friends. They are little mouthfuls of delight to tantalize your taste buds! 

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Bite-Size Fruit Tarts for Spring

Bite-Size Fruit Tarts for Spring

This post is sponsored by Mondelēz International Group but all recipes and opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the fabulous brands that help us bring you fresh content daily! Something about spring makes me want to create fun, colorful and refreshing recipes to serve my family and guests for seasonal parties and celebrations! All the pretty flowers are beginning to bloom, and there's a buzz in the air with the butterflies and bugs flying around the garden...

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Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Savory Cake Recipe

Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Savory Cake Recipe

Easter is 'round the corner and as promised in my last post , today' I'll be sharing a delicious, savory cake recipe that's perfect for your brunch! This is not a novel idea. My mom has been making savory cakes for years, with chicken, Spring vegetables, tuna etc. But this smoked salmon version is perfect for Easter brunch, don't you think?! 

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10 Delicious Ways to Cook with Lavender

10 Delicious Ways to Cook with Lavender

If you follow me on Instagram or Snapchat , you'd have seen the fab lavender plant growing just outside my studio window. It really thrives in summer, and gathers all the bugs and butterflies around it, which is a pretty sight every time I go in here! Not to mention it smells heavenly, and can be used in sooo many ways around the home, including some popular recipes and cocktails.

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