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Truly Scrumptious Candy & Dessert Bars

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My little slice of the small business world. I started Truly Scrumptious back in 2014 after I had my first child. I knew I wanted to embrace motherhood but also have something for myself outside of that role. I love working in a creative space and be...
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Wedding Inspiration

If you are in the wedding planning process this section is for you. I have a very niche corner of the events world and that is designing candy & dessert tables. I share my favorite events in hopes to inspire you to go do something fun and different and create a lasting memory for you and your guests that is experiential. 

 
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This wedding was a challenge but in the best way possible. The couple had some dietary restrictions and we needed to serve gluten free and vegan desserts. I enjoyed making this dessert table beautiful while respecting the needs of the specific dietar...
Dietary Diversity on Display: A Lavender and Sage Dessert Table for a Fall Wedding
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If you're planning a wedding or any special celebration these desserts will always be a hit.
Three Must-Have Mini Desserts for Your Wedding
 
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It's not bad luck to have rain on your wedding day…it actually can be really really beautiful.
A Sweet Rainy Day Affair: A Wedding Dessert Table to Remember
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This was special because as the title says, my Bride made her own wedding cake. A very LARGE and beautiful cake. It was pretty epic!
That time when my Bride told me she's making her own wedding cake...
 
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A beautiful waterfront wedding with coastal blues and loads of flowers.
A September Waterfront Wedding

Birthday Party Ideas

Truth be told I don't love turning another year old each year but I do love celebrating others and birthdays are important. I think even just a little celebration is worth it. These are so fun events I've done for all different ages and I love how ea... 

 
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There are so many good first birthday themes out there. I love a good flower theme though. This was the sweetest.
A Wild ONE Daisy Themed First Birthday
 
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My sweet little middle child wanted pink and mermaids so that is what she got. This is a perfect example of a managable DIY approach to a birthday party.
A sea of 💕 PINK💕 plus a few mermaids
 
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A new idea with BIG results. Think charcuterie but all made out of candy!
1.3 million and counting...
 
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Girls can't have all the fun. This was a really cool dino themed party for a repeat client of mine and it was refreshing to create something not pink!
Dino Party & Repeat Clients
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Since I turned 40 recently myself this event really touched me. I think it turned out so beautifully and the client is now a friend. Embrace the new decade I promise it's not that bad after all.
Stop and Smell the Rosé 🌹🍷 Turning 40

Graduation Party Ideas

A milestone to be celebrated. Whether it's a Pre-K graduation (Momma's IYKYK) or highschool or college, it's an achievement to be proud of so celebrate it! 

 
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My second graduation party ever and it was a hit. Graduate is off to IU in the Fall so we decked out the candy table with his new school colors and logo!
Celebrating a Bright Future: An Indiana University-Themed High School Graduation Party
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My first Graduation Party. A special moment and one epic party. I love what my balloon vendor did for this party. Shoutout to High Haven Balloons for killing this gig!
A Sweet Success at Our First Graduation Party
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Our Favorite Picks

Yes I design a lot of in person events but sometimes you need a gift or a self care kind of chocolate pick me up, (you know what I mean) These are my go-to's for those situations. 

 
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If you need a gift or just looking for some vacy or pool time snacks this is a great list to reference.
My Favorite Summer Sweets
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A holiday gift guide technically is good year round. All of these recommendations have options for every holiday or just when you need a little pick me up.
2023's Confection Collection: The Sweetest Gift Guide Yet!
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If you live in the Baltimore MD area than this list is for you. Save it for when you need a place for something sweet!
Your Bmore Sweets Guide

Tips & Tricks

I've had my fair share of events in my time and I've learned a few things over the years. It's nice to have someone not always gate-keep and tell you some tips along the way to make your life easier. You're welcome! :-) 

 
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Of course I'd love to be hired for everyones events but I'm only one person. My tips and tricks when taking the DIY approach when planning your next celebration
Bite-sized Bliss: Crafting a Modern Wedding Dessert Experience
 
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Free that's right, free tips on how to create your own DIY sweets table without having to hire me.
DIY Sweets Table FREEBIE!
 
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I know we aren't really in that Covid time anymore but these ideas still stand when you need something that is for a big crowd and you are worried about germs and such.
Covid-Friendly Wedding Favors