31 Days to an Awesome Party: Choosing a Menu (Day 6)

Now we're getting to the meat of your party . . . literally.  What will you serve for your event?  By now, you know the theme, when the party is, what time of day, who you will invite, the location and you have set a budget.  (To catch up with us from the beginning, start here.) Today, we're looking … [Read more...]

Dulce de Leche Filled Cupcakes

I have decided when baking for a kids' parties, cupcakes are easiest.  I'm not saying I'll never make a cake for the "friends" party again.  I love making fun cakes.  It's just that cupcakes are easier.  After all, each birthday in my house gets three cakes!  Crazy, yes . . . but there is the actual … [Read more...]

Marshmallow Pop Round Up

Marshmallow Pops are a great treat for a party.  Not only can you display them in a variety of fun ways, but you can also tie them into any theme or color scheme.  Here are a few examples.   Above are marshmallow pops from The Glamour Party.  My cousin used jumbo marshmallows, dipped them in … [Read more...]

Under The Sea Party

Hold your breath because we are going Under the Sea for an amazing birthday party any mermaid would love.  This featured party comes from Marcy as she celebrated her daughter, Talia's 6th birthday.  Today we'll be talking about her creative decorations but be sure to stop back next Tuesday to … [Read more...]

What to Do with Party Leftovers

What do you do with your party leftovers?  If you're not planning on eating them in the next day or two, here are a couple quick thoughts to keep your hard work from ending up in the trash. Give it away.  Do you have leftover desserts?  Make up a plate for the neighbors.  Do you have enough for a … [Read more...]

A Dr. Seuss Party – The Food

Dr. Seuss Party - The Food Today, we're talking about the food of the Dr. Seuss Party for my son's preschool class.  (If you missed the decorations, read this post.)  I wanted to keep the food somewhat simple since the party was planned for after lunch . . . which meant a focus on … [Read more...]

Cookie Cutter Fruit Shapes

This is a festive and easy idea to dress up your next fruit bowl.  Try using a Linzer Cookie Cutter Set to shape your cantaloupe, watermelon or pineapple into bite-size hearts, flowers, triangles or more. Use the heart cutter for bridal showers or engagement parties.Use the flower for Spring or … [Read more...]