Fancy Pants Party Revival

I’m super excited that Apartment Therapy decided to FINALLY (ha) feature Gigi’s Fancy Pants Birthday Party! Check it out! I know this party was in September…but I’m still not over it. And if you maybe missed it…well don’t feel left out! all photo by the beautiful Heather Mildenstein Check out lots of party pix here.  …

Ombré Party Cake

all photos by Meta / cake stand borrowed from Meg I made this cake the other day with some mini rounds I had leftover from making my Ruffle Celebration Cake. I used the same frosting and cake recipes I did for that DELICIOUS cake, I just iced the sides (fairly sloppily) with three shades of …

The Top 10 Things I Learned from Watching the Justin Bieber Movie

I had seen it on Netflix for a while, but never REALLY thought about pushing play. I mean, I didn’t have to with so many episodes of Toddlers & Tiaras and Gossip Girl to keep me busy. But then I started hearing some buzz. “It was great!” “You’ll become obsessed!” And so, naturally, I needed …

How to Use a Pom-Pom Maker

If you followed me on instagram over the holidays (@thealisonshow) you would have seen my pom-pom wreath inspired by the BEAUTIFUL ones that Elsa Bag’s makes. Here’s what the sucker looked like in the making. I’m not gonna lie, this took an exceptionally long time to make! Especially because my wreath form was 18″. That …

Tips for Perfect Bold Lips

Remember how I did a post on The Best Drugstore Lipsticks? Well a lot of you have reported back that the Fifth Avenue Fuchsia is rocking your world like it’s rocking mine in that ridiculous picture above. But here’s the thing, I’m actually really crappy at applying makeup, doing my hair. Stuff like that. I …