Festive, Easy to Make Holiday Party Snacks

Festive Easy to Make Holiday Party Snacks

Festive Easy to Make Holiday Party Snacks >>Fruit Santa Hats or Grinch Kabobs | Cocktails in Mini Moscow Mule Mugs | Christmas deviled eggs on a devil egg tray | Macaroni & Cheese in Mini Martini Glasses | Fully loaded mini baked potatoes | Shrimp in an Asian soup spoon

Festive, Easy to Make Holiday Party Snacks

Preparing festive holiday party snacks does not mean you need to devote hours and hours in the kitchen. Plus, if you take our advice, you will not only save time, you will save money because you are portion controlling your food. The key is investing in some fun serving pieces like mini cocktail glasses, mini moscow mule cups, and even some ceramic Asian spoons you can use over and over again. Once you have a few of these basics, you can make the simplest of foods look festive and elegant. We have also checked, and all the serving piece suggestions we mention here are still available for delivery before Christmas although you may have to pay a little extra for expedited delivery. Many of the items are available on Amazon Prime. If, by chance you do not currently have an Amazon Prime Membership, today is the day to sign up for an  Amazon Prime FREE 30 Day Trial Membership. Included with your membership is FREE 2-Day shipping and in certain areas you may even be eligible to qualify for  receive FREE Same-Day Delivery on qualifying orders over $35! (Plus, so much more!)  Continue Reading →

Halloween Games: Pumpkin Balloon Pop!

Halloween Games- Pumpkin Balloon Pop

As you know, we are always on the look-out for great Halloween games and activities so when we happened upon this Martha Stewart Living version of a classic carnival game we had to share it.  Pumpkin Balloon Pop is a true three-fer — a party decoration, a party activity, and a party favor all in one and all for very little effort. Continue Reading →

Bridal Inspiration from Wedding Paper Divas


Bridal Inspiration from Wedding Paper Divas

Looking for a little bridal inspiration? We wanted to make sure all of our brides to be know about Wedding Paper Divas new Wedding FAQ videos series.   Here  Amber, from Small Talk Big Day, hits up New York City for Bridal Fashion Week! Learn about all the diverse fashions highlighted this year, from Grace Kelly-esque angelic styles to today's popular skin baring daring devilish looks.

Additionally, Wedding Paper Divas is currently offering some fabulous Deals of the Day and Deals of the Week. From save the date cards to party invitations to thank you cards, this is the week to order your wedding suite and to save on shipping. In fact you can start saving today by using code FS15  for Free Shipping on ALL orders thru May 31, 2015. Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Special Dog in Your Life!

Valentine's Day Gifts for the Special Dog in Your Life!

Valentine's Day Gifts for the Special Dog in Your Life!

Some of us are more than a little obsessed with our puppies and love to lavish them with love and adorable gifts we are sure they appreciate.  So here are a few Valentine's Day Gifts for the Special Dog in Your Life including doggie t-shirts & sweaters, dog bowls, dog beds, and dog collars.  #toocute Continue Reading →

Cheap Chic Holiday Gifts >> Cupcakes in a Glass Bell Jar

Cheap Chic Holiday Gifts - Cupcakes in a Glass Bell Jar

Cheap Chic Holiday Gifts >> Cupcakes in a Glass Bell Jar

We recently stumbled upon a DIY gift idea involving baking mini banana breads in  ball mason jars (lightly oil the jars and only fill batter about half way up).  We liked almost everything about the project except the bedraggled cloth tied to the lids – it cheapened the entire look and not surprisingly, we believed we could find a way to make a good idea even better >> hence, Cheap Chic Holiday Gifts – Cupcakes in a Glass Bell Jar !

As usual, however, when we begin obsessing about a project, we never quite know the direction our research will take us.  This time we got sidetracked and quickly became enamored with these featured wonderful Miniature Glass Bell Jars with White Fluted BaseHoliday Cupcake Wrappers, Cheap Chic Holiday Gifts - Cupcakes in a Glass Bell JarHow great would it be to add an adorable holiday cupcake wrapper to create a festive, chic and expensive looking little gift of thanks.  It would be especially cute if you used the Merry & Bright Cupcake KitThe Nutcracker Cupcake Kit, The Twelve Days of Christmas Cupcake Kit, or create more of a non-denominational winter wonderland look using the damask light blue patterned cupcake wrappers (perfect for teacher gifts!)

OMG – now that we are thinking of it these would make fabulous party favors for just about any celebration.  For Thanksgiving make pumpkin cupcakes and decorate them with the Turkey with Hats Cupcake Kit. For baby showers think Peter Rabbit, Animal Parade, and vintage baby cupcake wrappers.  And how perfect are these glass bell jars for a chic Paris Party!

Buy the glass jars in bulk (they are cheaper that way) and store them away for whenever you need a cheap but chic little gift of thanks.

Party Hearty!