Just as proposals have become increasingly romantic and elaborate, asking your girlfriends to be your bridesmaids has likewise become an opportunity to find creative ways of expressing yourself. Even any of the simple will you be my bridesmaid stationery featured below are adorable! Our top 10 favorite ideas featured above include placing a note in a locket or compact, and proposing with a diamond ring keychain or even a ring pop. We also love the idea of giving fancy flip flops that can later be worn at your wedding, and how cute is this nail polish adorned with a tiny veil. Although just pictured with a personalized wine bottle label, you can do the same with a bottle of wine. Samantha recently asked her bridesmaids with a Bridesmaids DVD and Ashley is still deciding between the demure bridesmaid cookies or a get this party going flask.
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There are a slew of fun football theme party favors and gifts available for just about any event – think childrens’ parties, NFL & college football viewing parties, and even baby showers. For kids we love football theme lollipops and for baby showers what could be cuter than football player rubber ducky party favors? Everyone loves these fun tabletop finger football games and these yummy chocolate covered football oreos will make everyone looking around for an extra. Need a gift to bring to a watch party? Chocolate covered strawberries are always a hit and the Extreme Tailgating Gift Basket will not only be really, really appreciated, it will also make quite the statement. Looking for a birthday gift for a football fanatic? We love these silver football cufflinks and every guy we know would love to receive a personalized NFL medallion beer mug – both make great groomsmen gifts! Continue Reading →
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.
We are obsessed with this post on The California Wine Club's blog pairing wine with holiday cookies! From the opening line “Why should milk have all the fun?” to the fact that The California Wine Club actually has sound reasons for their suggested pairings, we were hooked. And then to reel us in, they created this great holiday cookie wine pairing chart. We are almost as impressed with this post as we are with their wine offerings. How fun would it be to gift a plate of yummy homemade cookies with the perfectly paired wine or better yet, 3 months worth of wine (use code AFSHIPFREE15 thru the end of the year to get free shipping!) Continue Reading →