Halloween Costume Party + Themed Food

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There is so much emphasis on Halloween candy and treats, but what about some real sustenance for the kids before they head out for their sugar high? I created this Halloween supper & costume party for Celebrations using invitations from Pear Tree Greetings as inspiration. I set up a playful table for the kids to […]

8 Ways To Dress Up Your Drink For Halloween

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Whether you are hosting an adult soiree or a family friendly gathering for Halloween this month, here are 8 ways you can dress up your drinks for the party. Half the fun of Halloween after all, is the decor and these range from cute to creepy! These GHOSTLY bottles of milk (seen on my Kids Halloween […]

Make Your Own Cookie Bowls

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When I saw this idea on the Wilton website I couldn’t believe how cute it was! Making cookie bowls is such a great idea for kids birthdays, elegant dinner parties, or any dessert table display. You can fill these with ice cream, pudding, berries, etc. Of course the website showcases their specialty pan but you […]

Chalkboard Cookies Tutorial

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A big thanks to Kathryn of The Sugar Turntable for sharing her chalkboard cookie tutorial with us today! These cookies are so adorable and simple to make that I think even I could do it. They would make perfect lunchbox treats for the first week of school, a sweet teacher gift on the first day, […]

Trend Alert: Donuts

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Donuts are so popular right now for dessert tables as well as traditional brunch buffets.  Maybe because they are so budget friendly, or because everyone seems to love them, or because their shape lends itself to many fun display options.  With that in mind I thought I’d put together a few suggestions for serving up […]

Cucumber Cup Appetizers

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I found this delicious looking/sounding recipe for stuffed cucumber cups on Lemons and Anchovies – another fun food blog.  I love cucumbers, caramelized onions, and bacon so these are right up my alley!  And even better, they make an adorable presentation as the cucumbers are hollowed out into cups to be served as an appetizer.  […]

DIY Meringue And Marshmallow "Mushrooms"

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I designed a “Little Outdoorsman” party for Bird’s Party E-zine a couple of months ago.  The snack table was filled with treats that went with the theme like gummy worms & fish, trail mix, and these cute and tasty meringue & marshmallow “mushrooms.”  They make an adorable presentation when nestled among chocolate “rocks” (from Walmart).  Here’s […]

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