Halloween in the Classroom – Go Batty!

Halloween in the Classroom – Go Batty!

Looking for a way to add an educational and charitable element to your classroom Halloween celebrations? Adopt a vampire bat! or any of these “scary” critters

Adopt a Wolf | Adopt a Jaguar | Adopt a Wolverine

Classroom Halloween Party

Most of you are way better than me about planning in advance, but for those last minute room moms, you can skip the drive across town just to find the leftover Halloween pickings.  Order TODAY and have your paper goods and decorations delivered to your front door in time for your student's Halloween in the classroom party!

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Best Halloween Party Supplies, Gift Ideas, Decorations & Games

Best Halloween Party Supplies, Gift Ideas, Decorations & Games

Although Halloween is just around the corner, it is not too late to organize a Halloween celebration.  Party Idea Pros has gathered the best of the best Halloween party supplies , gift ideas, decorations, and has even thrown in a few Halloween games just for the fun of it.  Not in the mood to host your own Halloween event? Try to finagle an invitation to a friend or neighbor's party by promising to bring a special thank you treat.

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Celebrate the 4th of July | Patriotic Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

July Fourth & Patriotic Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Patriotic Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

The 4th of July is great day to celebrate with family and friends!

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Whats Cooking Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Whats Cooking Theme Party Planning Ideas Supplies

Whats Cooking Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Food, Glorious Food. A cooking theme party works for all ages, lots of different events and appeals to the chef in all of us. Think bridal & baby showers, children & adult birthday parties, and even retirement parties and family reunions. Continue Reading →

How to Get Ready to Party >> 5 Home Entertaining Essentials

How to Get Ready to Party >> 5 Home Entertaining Essentials

This morning we were inspired by an article we stumbled upon an article on PopSugar addressing how to get ready to party and what exactly guests notice in your home.  All of us who entertain at all know that one of the most stressful aspects of home entertaining, whether you are hosting a dinner party or your child's first birthday party, is getting your house in shape for your guests.  Yes, you do need to clean but focus your time and efforts on making your bathrooms and kitchen spotless. Otherwise, shut the doors to rooms your guests do not need access to.  As for the rest, we sorta agree there are generally just a handful of things your guests will notice about your home.  No one will say – wow she so needs a new sofa or her carpet really deserves a cleaning.  Your home decor is almost irrelevant so long as the rooms your guests see are tidied up and lack clutter.  You can transform any room from drab to fab by implementing a few of these simple home entertaining essentials.

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Best Ever Meatloaf Recipe

One Meatloaf Recipe to Rule Them All, Best Ever Meatloaf Recipe

Bon Appétit's One Meatloaf Recipe to Rule Them All | Article By Dawn Perry | Photo by Alex Lau

Best Ever Meatloaf Recipe

We are always searching for the perfect meatloaf recipe for one of of all time favorite dinner party themes, the ultra casual but oh so much fun  Gastropub | Craft Beer Dinner Party.  So we were thrilled to have found this recipe for the One Meatloaf to Rule Them All. It turns out that over the course of two weeks, Bon Appétit's Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and author  Dawn Perry ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of their regular diet, Jessie had taken on the noble task of developing Bon Appétit’s Best Meatloaf. Not a turkey loaf, not a lentil loaf, a meatloaf. It doesn’t sound pretty. Go on, say it, “Meat. Loaf.” But a meatloaf like this one is a thing of beauty.

Here is not only the recipe but also a description of what went into developing their recipe for the best meatloaf ever. Continue Reading →