Best Pi Beta Phi Arrow Necklaces

Best Pi Beta Phi Arrow Necklaces

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Best Pi Beta Phi Arrow Necklaces

For years we have been proclaiming that if we could own one and only one piece of jewelry that screamed Pi Beta Phi, it would be these stunning  Stella & Dot “On the Mark” Arrow Necklaces.  It is amazing how one small icon can embody the essence of a Pi Phi woman:  strong, bold, direct, and purposeful yet  subtle, delicate, and feminine. This beautiful arrow necklace is a must have for any Pi Beta Phi, pledge or alum.  Buy one for yourself and one for your big and  little sister.  Not only will the arrow necklaces  remind you of where you have been but it will also keep you pointed in the right direction going forward.

New Pave Diamond Arrow Necklaces Make Great Pi Beta Phi Holiday Gifts

This holiday season Stella & Dot has really stepped up its game. As much as we love the original Stella & Dot “On the Mark” Arrow Necklaces, you absolutely have to see their new pave diamond arrow pendant necklaces. These arrow necklaces, part of the Stella & Dot Covet Collection. They are stunning and perfect for both everyday wear (yes, we wear our diamonds everyday) and for special occasion wear.

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Celebrate With Cookies >> 19 Favorite Cookie Decorating Designs

Celebrate With Cookies- 19 Favorite Designs

Celebrate With Cookies>> 19 Favorite Cookie Decorating Designs

Celebrate With Cookies >> 19 Favorite Cookie Decorating Designs

We always envy our friends who can whip a plate of delicious AND gorgeous cookies that somehow capture the essence of whatever party or event they are hosting. For Ashley's baby shower, Vicki managed to create darling intricately decorated baby carriage cookies and always has a plate of fabulous football field cookies at the entrance to her legendary college football viewing parties.

I always chocked up Vicki's baking and decorating talents to the “things her mother taught her” category. Much to my surprise, Vicki recently revealed her secret to me. She sprung the $40.00 to take Anne Yorks online Celebrate with Cookies – 19 Favorite Cookie Decorating Designs Craftsy class! Yep! I guess we now have no excuse to serve plain rather than decorated cookies! And it turns out Vicki not only watched Anne Yorks' class, she has been enrolling in Craftsy cooking decorating classes for years! According to Vicki, each class helps her practice and perfect her technique.

Online Cookie Decorating Classes

Online Crafty Classes >> Cookie Decorating

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Rent a Digital Camera for Your Special Event or Vacation!

Rent Sony a6300 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Rent a Sony a6300 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Rent a Digital Camera for Your Special Event or Vacation!

Are you hosting a special event  or taking a vacation and want photos that are seriously better than the ones you can capture via your phone camera? Yet have no interest in investing in a professional photographer let alone spring for the cost of the equipment. Have we found an option for you! If you have not yet heard, Tiny Prints‘ sister company BorrowLenses allows you to rent digital camera equipment for a fraction of the cost of purchasing it.

We love this idea because seldom do most of us need a professional quality camera, it would be great to have occasionally. Yes, you do need to plan a bit in advance so it can be delivered to your door in time. But at least you will know that next time you need a camera you can again choose from the latest technology and will not be stuck with an outdated camera unsuited for your current needs.

Which Camera to Rent

Since we know so little about cameras, we have been reluctant to recommend any, but today we found this fabulous camera review by David Pogue on the Sony a6300 camera. And after checking that BorrowLenses actually carries this camera, felt compelled to share. According to the article this Sony a6300 mirrorless digital camera retails for $1,150 with a lens ($998.00 for the body only) but BorrowLenses offers the exact same Sony a6300 mirrorless digital camera for $68.00 plus the cost of a lens of your choosing.

Think Holiday Cards!

One more thought >> BorrowLenses even offers a three day rental option for just $47.00 plus the cost of the lens which might be ideal if you want to spend an entire weekend trying to capture the perfect holiday card photo. They even have portrait packages that include all the equipment needed for taking perfect portraits. Continue Reading →

Printable Patriotic Games

Printable July 4th Independence Day Games

Printable Patriotic Games

Printable Patriotic Games For Your Memorial Day, Independence Day & Labor Day Celebrations

Don't forget to print out a few printable patriotic games for your Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day Celebration Parties.  They are not very expensive so even if you don't end up using them this time, you will have unlimited printouts for 90 days which takes you way past Labor Day.

We love to have these games on hand just in case … just in case it rains, just in case the little kids (or the big kids) get antsy, just in case your party extends well into the evening after the sun goes down and the lawn games get put away. Printable games are also a perfect evening activity when camping since they are light weight and easy to transport.  Consider printing on recycled paper. Additionally, if you are looking for classroom activities for a patriotic school party, these are both educational and fun.

All six of these printable patriotic games will keep your guests guessing and laughing plus you can personalize all of them.

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Party Pretty in JoJo Fletcher’s Bachelorette Looks

Jojo Bachelorette Finale Engagement Badgley Mischka Blushing Ballerina Gown

Party Pretty in JoJo Fletcher's Bachelorette Looks >> Matt Klitscher/ABC captured JoJo in this stunning Badgley Mischka Blushing Ballerina Gown  **FTC Disclosure Statement :: This post contains affiliate links. This means merchants compensates us when you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Please rest assured, Party Idea Pros only recommends products and companies we <3 & trust!

Party Pretty in JoJo Fletcher's Bachelorette Looks

We have to fess up, we are huge fans of the the Bachelor & Bachelorette television series and cannot help ourselves but actually like one season better than the next. JoJo had to be one of our all time favorite Bachelorettes. We loved just about everything about her, including her clothes. So we were particularly excited when we realized that so many of JoJo Fletcher's bachelorette looks are available on Rent the Runway.  We have sung the praises of Rent the Runway, many times before, but the fact that you can now get JoJo's $1,190 Bachelorette finale dress for only $150 is proof positive that Rent the Runway is the way to go! Continue Reading →

Celebrate & Support Women’s Causes

Celebrate & Support Women's Causes

Celebrate & Support Women's Causes >> PuravVida Bracelets

Celebrate & Support Women's Causes

This week Hillary Clinton made history. She became the first woman to accept a major national political party's nomination for President of the United States. Whether you agree with her politics, or not, this is a milestone in women's history and can and should be celebrated. How, you ask? We think the very best way to embrace the moment is to celebrate the women in your life and to support women's causes.

And yes, we are absolutely obsessed with PuraVida Bracelets but not just because they are adorable and affordable, but because you can party pretty, all day and into the night, AND add meaning to your celebration. Part  of the proceeds from the sale of all of these bracelets go towards benefiting important women's causes. Additionally, every time you wear them, you help spread awareness of the issues affecting hundreds of thousands of women around the world.  In a small way, you become an ambassador for the cause. Continue Reading →