Move Over Cupcakes >> Donut Stands are Here!

Donut Stands

Donut Stands

Move Over Cupcakes >> Donut Stands are Here!

We admit it, we are officially obsessed with these donut stands. Finally a way to push cupcakes off the party and wedding circuits and replace them with with something truly yummy. Yes, we love donuts. It might be the hours sitting in the hospital cafeteria on Saturday mornings eating donuts while we waited for our dad to finish his rounds or it might be that although elusive, nothing beats a great donut. Continue Reading →

Color-In Kids Thank You Notes

Color-In Kids Thank You Notes

Tiny Prints >> Color-In Kids Thank You Notes

Color-In Kids Thank You Notes 

How cute are these color-in kids thank you notes from Tiny Prints.  We are huge believers in teaching children from a very young age the importance of communicating gratitude.  In fact, we think the sending of thank you notes, at any age is an etiquette must. (Brides and grooms are you listening? We are still awaiting way too many thank you notes. Although your guests may have a year to send a present, you do not have a year to send out your thank you's. Think a few weeks – a month at the most!)   Continue Reading →

Printable Games for Mother’s Day

Printable Mothers Day Games

Printable Mothers Day Games >> Print Games Now

Printable Games for Mother's Day

Let the kids do the work >> We're getting close to Mother's Day and one of  the printable games by Print Games Now most loved by moms is the Mother's Day Treasure Hunt. It's packed with tasks for Dad and the kids to complete around the house, made fun in the context of a game.  Just copy and paste this link into an email  to your husband and let him take it from there.  All he needs to do is to print the game out on your home printer early on Mother's Day morning (or better yet, the night before) to keep the kids busy while you sleep in!

Mother's Day Scavenger Hunt Tidy Up Game, Printable Games for Mother's Day Mother's Day Scavenger Hunt Tidy Up Game!

Printable Mother's Day Scavenger Hunt

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10 Baby Gender Reveal Party Ideas

Gender Reveal Party Ideas

Gender Reveal Party Ideas

10 Baby Gender Reveal Party Ideas

Creating a gender reveal party post has been on the top of our “to do” list for ages.  Since we still have not gotten around to creating our own, we thought we would at least share some ideas from one of our “go to” party suppliers, Windy City Novelties. And as usual, we could not help ourselves and ended up  editing their copy and even throwing in a few (ok, more than a few) ideas of our own.

What are Gender Reveal Parties?

Gender reveal parties have become quite popular over the past few years. Oftentimes, gender reveal parties are held in the place of a baby shower, and both men and women are invited to the event. However, there are couples that will hold both a gender reveal party and a baby shower. At the gender reveal party, the guests, and sometimes the parents themselves, will find out the sex of their unborn child. The purpose of the party is to share the news and celebrate with close friends and family.

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Best Mint Julep Recipe to Serve at Your Kentucky Derby Party

Classic Mint Julep Recipe to Serve at Your Kentucky Derby Party

Mint Juleps for your Kentucky Derby Party, mint julep recipe

Compare Mint Julep recipes and consider tempting alternatives:
Mint Juleps | Alcohol-Free Mint Julep | Mojito | Mint Tea Punch

A few years back we turned on the Today Show to see the smiling face of Al Roker standing at Churchill Downs learning how to make a classic mint julep from Fred Noe, a sev­enth-​gen­er­a­tion dis­tiller for Jim Beam. We think this might still be the best Mint Julep Recipe out there and we must admit, since then, we have spent many, many hours testing lots of other recipes. 🙂

.Here is the Mint Julep Recipe as seen on the Today Show:

  • 1 part simple syrup
  • 2 parts Bourbon
  • Add crushed ice
  • The most important part is the mint – first spank the mint and then add it to the mint julep cups
  • Top your mint julep off with more crushed ice
  • Enjoy!
  • Hint (not on the video): An extra-nice touch is to trim straws so they just slightly stick out of the cup. Hence, when guests sip from the short straws, their noses will be close to the refreshing mint garnish.

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Unicorn Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Unicorn Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Unicorn Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Unicorn Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

We are obsessed with the unicorn theme birthday party and baby shower inspiration we found over at Riding Corner. We too love the glittery unicorn cake toppers. But we also love the unicorn party invitations, and decorations. And we even like all the party activities they gathered together. All we can say is great job. And thank you so much for letting us share your ideas!

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