April Fools Food!

AprilFoolsFood

Tomorrow is April 1 which means a day of silly pranks.  You can be the funniest mom on the block if you serve your kids any of these deceptively delicious dishes for dinner (try saying that 3 times fast)! Start with dessert?!  Serve meatloaf “cupcakes” or “cake” topped with mashed potato “frosting.” Quench their thirst […]

I’ll Drink To That! {Glass Stenciling}

glass stensiling

After learning about stamping your party plates with food coloring gel, you can imagine my jubilation when I found this equally fabulous party project, for your glasses! This genius idea comes from A Subtle Revelry, and was done for a Roast & Toast Housewarming party. She simply used stencils, corn syrup, and cinnamon to ‘etch’ […]

"Football" Food

football food

 Continuing our Super Bowl theme, I’ve gathered together some fun food ideas. It’s easy to make these dishes look like a football or football field. Just mold the shape with a knife (or hands), and add ‘football stitching’ with thinly sliced cheese, or chives. Or, in the case of the guacamole football field & cheese […]

Cupcake Doilie

diy ruffled cupcake band

Here is a fantastic tutorial from No Fuss Fabulous on how to make those cute little cupcake skirts. Check out their site to read all about it!

Creepy Cookies & Cool Candy Wrappers

spider cookies

I love all the creative ways with food for Halloween! Seems there is an endless supply of ideas out there for cookies, cupcakes, dips, and more. These ‘Spider’ cookies from Betty Crocker are another super simple and super cute idea. To make it more convenient, use slice & bake cookie dough. With some Rolos, m […]

Autumn Party Cones

autumn snack cones

Display all your Halloween, autumn, or Thanksgiving favors or snacks from a pumpkin. Fill cones with nuts, seeds, popcorn, or trail mix and display them inside a hollowed out pumpkin, or a faux pumpkin from the craft store.

Keeping Food & Drinks Cool In The Summer Heat

summer cooler

Keeping food and drinks cold during a summer picnic can give you one more opportunity to be stylish. That’s right. Try some of these ideas for chillin’ and you’ll be the coolest cat on the block! Start with a trip to Lowes or Home Depot and get yourself a galvanized planter box(or plastic). Fill it […]