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Favorite Thing Wednesdays: Twilight Party!!!

We had our Twilight Party Saturday night. It was so fun! (I saw a take on this centerpiece at this blog) Decorations: Twilight Edward figure (thanks Jeff!)Twilight postersTwilight books on the mantleWe printed Twilight pictures off the internet and hung them around the room Made a centerpiece out of a big tree branch that we spray painted whiteDecorated the tree with apple die cuts (but apple … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits Thursday: Pink and Brown Party!

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We had a really fun {pink and brown} birthday dinner at our church last night for 200 people. We found some pink polka dot wrapping paper and brown polka dot wrapping paper and wrapped up some empty boxes for decorations. I found these little baskets to go along with the polka dot theme. Each table had a glass cake pedestal with eight cupcakes. The food was delicious. We had a chicken pasta … [Read more...]

Thrifty Tuesdays: Home Spa

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Did you know that you can create some really effective, relaxing spa recipes right at home? Frozen Egg & Honey Facial Mask Recommended for dry skin 1 egg 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted (but not hot) 1 tbs. honey Beat the egg in a small bowl until frothy and well-mixed. Slowly add the liquid coconut oil and honey, beating until your mask is the consistency of mayonnaise. Take an empty … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits Thursday: Oscar party food

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As you know, I like to watch the Oscars to see the fashion -- and the opening skit is usually entertaining. So at the last minute, I thought it would be fun to do something special with my kids to celebrate the Oscars. And since my daughter's birthday was the day before, we turned it into a spur-of-the-moment birthday/Oscar party. {Hayley with her Grandmas -- Ella snuck in too}I wanted to make … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits Thursday: Oscar party food

As you know, I like to watch the Oscars to see the fashion -- and the opening skit is usually entertaining. So at the last minute, I thought it would be fun to do something special with my kids to celebrate the Oscars. And since my daughter's birthday was the day before, we turned it into a spur-of-the-moment birthday/Oscar party. {Hayley with her Grandmas -- Ella snuck in too}I wanted to make … [Read more...]

Fantastic Fondue Party

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The next time you are planning a get-together, consider throwing a fondue party. You'll love it because it's easy to throw together. Your kids will love it because it's kind of wacky and who doesn't love dipping funny things in vats of hot liquid. And your parents or grand-parents will love it because it will remind them of by-gone days when fondue parties were all the rage. We decided to have … [Read more...]

Princess Party!!!

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There is nothing more exciting and wonderful for a 3-year-old than a glittering Princess Party! A chance to dress up in a fluffy, pink concoction, eat tiny cucumber sandwiches and even a princess cake with a tiara on top. Grandma made every little girl's dreams come true with this wonderful extravaganza! Thanks Grandma! … [Read more...]

Breaking Dawn Release Party

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                        You know you are either a teenager or a parent of a teenager when you are at Barnes and Noble bookstore at 10PM on a Friday nightamidst vampires and werewolves.                 We arrived early to fully … [Read more...]