Party Panache, Santa Snacks

The boys are away this weekend so I spent yesterday wrapping presents to put under the tree to surprise them when they get back this afternoon Besides wrapping the family gifts, I made party favor bags for the boys and their cousins Every year our extended family gathers for a luncheon on Christmas Eve Between … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Party Favor

I am taking some time off this week and re-sharing some of my firsts posts from August and September 2012. Please forgive me for not visiting and commenting as I deal with a personal matter, I will be back very soon!  Please do comment if you like, hearing from you is such a treat even … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Snowman Poop

The kiddos have come to expect some snowman antics around here, last year Frosty was taking a shower in the guest bathroom       This year he’s back relaxing in the bubble bath       I thought they might enjoy this fun little Christmas favor, Snowman Poop!     Fill a small clear … Continue reading

Creations, Painting Popcorn and Popcorn Treat Bags

Everybody loves popcorn, it’s fun to make, fun to eat, and easy to paint! All you need are 3-4 colors, white, yellow, dark brown and black for lettering and accents load a brush with a little yellow and a little white and let the paint mix as you apply it Adjust as you go, making … Continue reading

Creations, Burlap Ruffle Table Runner and Ball Jar Party Favors

For the recent “Cook Your App Off!” party we wanted to emphasize our beach theme with lots of decorative touches. Now, you are probably thinking, well, since the guests are bringing the food and their own drinks, these little lazy hostesses are just sitting around watching soaps and popping bon bons! Not so! We wanted … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, easy party favors

Cruising around Costco one day, I spotted the large containers of spices and noticed the prices…Holy Herbs, this stuff was cheap in large quantities! I bought a 24 oz. jar of taco seasoning for about $5.50 which will be a great savings, considering  one 1 oz. packet of the stuff is $1-$1.29. The jar contains … Continue reading