Beach Wedding Welcome Bags

Beach Wedding Welcome Bags

Welcome your out of town guests to your beach wedding! Fill these reusable beach wedding welcome bags with everything your guests will need to enjoy your wedding weekend. Think maps, water bottles, sweets, mints, and anything else you can think of. Afterwards your guests can fold it up, pack it, and re-live the memories of your special weekend every time they go shopping.

Last summer we spent months and months searching for beach wedding welcome bags for one of our visitors.  Our biggest issue became the cost.  At just $6.30 these market bags come pretty close to being affordable even for the bride and groom with lots of out of town guests. Be sure to take advantage of the any of the ongoing  Zazzle sales of up to 50% off select products.  If you can be patient, these bags do go on sale occasionally! One more thing >> even though the price of the flip flop bags seem higher, you can easily reduce that price to $6.30 by eliminating the design on the back. Simply press customize, choose the back side of the bag and delete all the design elements. 
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50 OFF High Quality Affordable Personalized Housewarming Hostess Wedding Anniversary Holiday and Teacher Gifts

50% OFF Qualtry's High Quality Affordable Personalized Gifts! Think Housewarming, Hostess, Wedding, Anniversary, Holiday, and Teacher Presents. Use Code >> GIFTS during checkout. Expires 10/17/2017

15 Unique & Personalized Gifts to Stock Up on NOW! 

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Very rarely do we come across two new merchants we love in one week. Week in and week out, we are solicited by dozens of companies to “hawk” their products. We turn down 98% of them because, well simply put, we do not like their “stuff”. Most often the products are cheap and look cheap and are just plain ugly. But wow were we impressed when we started digging into both Qualtry.com's product line and Bourbon & Boots merchandise. Both companies sell unique handcrafted or personalized gifts with universal appeal. Continue Reading →

Pirate Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

 Pirate Theme Party Planning, Ideas and Supplies

Pirate Theme Party Planning, Ideas and Supplies

Pirate Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Let Party Idea {Pros} walk you through every step of your child's pirate birthday party including pirate party invitations,  decor, food ideas,  pirate fun and games and even pirate costumes for children.

Party Idea Pros has an “old fashion” approach to kids’ parties.  We say keep them small, keep them short, and keep them simple.  We love hula hoops, beach balls,, crayons, washable markers, glue sticks, and musical instruments.  Generally, the number of guest should equal the age of the birthday child, but don’t obsess if you are a few over or under — it is not worth the hurt feelings for an extra child or even two.   Never, ever deliver invitations at school, unless every single child is invited!!!!!   Save money – skip the jumpies and the pony rides.

Many of the products here also work for pirate theme baby showers!

For a great kids pirate theme birthday party there are only six essentials

  1. A great pirate invitation — even before the party begins invitations create a sense of anticipation.  Think of all the time your own child spends  looking at those invitations on your refrigerator.
  2. Great pirate theme paper goods
  3. A  cluster or two of  pirate theme latex balloons mixed with some fabulous Pirate Balloons (be especially careful of latex balloons if you have very young children present)
  4. A toy treasure chest or pirate ship, and gold coins for  your centerpiece or simply use the centerpieces provided in the pirate party kits – you can always make them a little less commercial by adding balloons and some of your own pirate accessories.
  5. For the food –  keep it simple:  serve goldfish crackers and trail mix  in a pirate skull goblet,   use fish shaped cookie cutter to cut cheese, tea style sandwiches, and fruit or skewer small pieces of fruit onto pirate sword food picks,   and for dessert serve  pirate cookies , crispy pirate pops, or the classic decorated birthday cake/ cupcakes.
  6. Four  activities:  a “doing” activity such as a home “treasure hunt” a craft activity such as  decorating a treasure chest, and a game activity  like, “capture the pirate flag” or “pirate tug of war”,  and to end the party you absolutely must break the pirate ship pinata.  As the kids get older, the same activities work just make them more complex, and add a competitive/team component.

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Party Pretty – Weight Loss Strategies

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Party Pretty -Weight Loss Strategies

The results are in for our informal non-scientific poll about the most stressful, anxiety producing aspects of planning and hosting the perfect event. 98.7% of you responded that more than anything else you were consumed with losing 5-30 pounds prior to your big event. Losing weight beat out planning your meal, choosing the theme, decor, and party supplies, making your seating chart, and weight loss even topped finding the perfect outfit to wear. Continue Reading →

Best Camp Labels. Best School Labels >> The Best Labels for the Things Kids Lose

Summer Camp Labels

Best Camp Labels >> Mabel's Labels

Best Camp Labels. Best School Labels  

The Best Labels for the Things Kids Lose

Best Camp Labels

Many children will soon be counting down the days until their parents drop them off at summer camp! The second half of camp season is about to begin. Help the campers in your life stay organized with Mabel's Labels. Mabel's Labels camp labels are UV resistant, waterproof labels and tags designed especially for everything that goes to summer camp. Identify clothes, footwear, toiletries, swim gear, backpacks and more with this summer essential. Continue Reading →

Send Halloween Photo Cards – Start a New Tradition!

Halloween Photo Cards

Halloween Photo Cards >> Minted

Send Halloween Photo Cards – Start a New Tradition!

Sometime we get so caught up in tradition we forget to create new ones.  If Halloween is your favorite holiday, consider sending Halloween photo cards to your friends and family.  It is a great way to stay in touch and to share those special moments.  Plus, if your photos are anything at all like these, they are  way #toocute not to share. Continue Reading →