Friday, July 31, 2009

I'll drink to that....

I am so thankful to be back from Vegas in one let's drink to that!

1 1/2 oz Chocolate Liqueur
1 1/2 oz Creme de Cacao
1/2 oz Vanilla Vodka
2 1/2 oz Half and Half
Chocolate Syrup
1. Mix the first 4 ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and mix
2. Pour chocolate syrup around the inside and the glass and then fill with the drink mixture!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Happy Anniversary

Today is my Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary Sweetheart!

So, I am taking a day off!
More fun party stuff tomorrow!
But, I will leave you with a great site for
very unique gifts!
Buy your sweetie a....
Round of Golf with a Pro
Nascar Driving Leasson
Exotic Car Rental
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Cool stuff Right?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Viva Las Vegas

We are off to Fabulous Las Vegas!

Here is a little game night entertainment ideas for you......

Love these place "cards"....

Got have some Chocolate "Chips".....

And a little candy for those Family Game Night..
Aren't those cute?

Find candy here
Place cards by Sandra Lee

Monday, July 27, 2009

Back to School Bash

A B C D E F G.....

Check out this fabulous Back to School Bash


Pocas Cosas!

Love the Cafeteria Tray....

And check out the Sundae School..
How clever!

Head on over to Poca Cosas to see more fabulous details!

Friday, July 24, 2009

National Tequila Day

Did you know that today is National Tequila Day?

And on a Friday?

Hope you can enjoy one tonight!


2 oz. Tequila
1 1/2 oz. Orange Liqueur
2 oz. sweet and sour
1 oz. lime juice
2 oz. orange juice (pulp free)
splash of sprite
salt for rim

Go around the rim of your glass with a lime wedge and dip in the salt
Pour everything together in a shaker
Shake and strain into your glass

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Love for Fancy Flours

I am in love with Fancy Flours!
If you love to bake and create...
and you have not visited their site...
run right over and check it out!

New Alphabet Line...

Love the ABC cookies on the this cake....

And matching Animal Letter Cupcake picks!

I would love to try this Alphabet Cookies for my Back to School party!

They are wafer papers!

The directions and the products can be found here!

Each set contains 156 pieces with 3 sets of uppercase letters and 3 set of lower case letters! Plenty for all kinds of celebrations!

This would be so cute for a circus party too!

Just imagine.....

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Macaroon Art

While shopping for some pastel macaroons I came across this masterpiece!
Isn't this beautiful?
The artist is Will Cotton and makes art out of candy!
Love the topiaries of course but,
check out those stacked macaroon cakes!
I will definately have to give it my best shot at
making these one day!
Think....Weddings, Baby Showers...YUMMY!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Floozie Koozie Super Sale!

I am having a super sale!

For those you that don't know about my little web based store, I am the designer of some hip Koozies and Feather Wine Toppers! Come on over and check them out! I am having a buy one get one half price koozie sale for all of my loyal blog readers! Just go to and pick out your favorite koozie design and send me an email with your custom order and secret discount code of SCI0709 and the koozies are all yours!

Here is my newest koozie designed for a customer!
They make great gifts for everyone!
I even use one for a pencil holder on my desk!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Grocery Store Centerpiece

Who needs a quick and easy table setting?
Well, I found a great one over at Country living!
You know those bags of prearranged flowers
at the grocery store?
Get a couple of those.....And...
It's this fabulous what?
What a way to save money on those expensive floral designs!
All of this from under $35!!!

I love how they bunched the flowers by colors and type!
I never thought of doing that!
I have always just grabbed them and put them in a vase together!
What a way to stretch your dollar!
And check out those vases...
Looks to me like they just painted some wine bottles!
Another big money saver!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Recipe Friday: Mamatini

(photo and recipe via twilite moon blog)


2 parts pomegranate juice
1 part pineapple juice
1 part bubbly mineral water
Blackberries for garnish

Thursday, July 16, 2009

A is for Apple

My daughter will be starting kindergarten this year and
I will soon be hosting a back to school party!
Here are a few of the inspirations the I found on the web!
Cupcakes...Paper Apple Lanterns and Apple Plates...

I love this place setting!
Construction paper and yarn
make up the "book" placemat!

It's always in the Details!

Check out these cute
Mini Candied Apples!
Recipe at Family Fun


Cupcakes and Apples at Family Fun

Lantern and Apple plate at Oriental Trading Company

More to come next week!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Have a Ball Tennis Party

This party was seen over at Wedding Style Guide!
This site is amazing and has tons of party downloads!
I think my computer is going to crash with all of the files
I loaded over the weekend!
This was an after the wedding tennis brunch!
How Fun!
Get all of the party downloads here!

Monday, July 13, 2009

Vintage Vogue Party

I love the feel of this vintage Vogue party.
Great for many different parities like....
sweet sixteen or the fashion forward bride!

Love the table names of Coach, Louis Vuitton, Etc.

Simple pearl bracelets are used for napkin rings

Love the Napkins.....

Centerpieces were file folders with chocolate covered rice crispy treats!

More file folder centerpieces..

Friday, July 10, 2009

Recipe Friday: Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

(picture via Martha Stewart)

6 cups cubed seeded watermelon
4 cups cubed english cucumber
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar


Place the watermelon and cucumber cubes in a large bowl and tossed with the salt and sugar
Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and toss to coat
Refrigerate for 15 minutes
Toss one last time before serving
Recipe Courtesy of

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Pop Art Tween Party

I love the colors and designs of this "tween party"!
This would be easy to recreate for a sweet sixteen party!
That is the cake!

Cool Entry sets the tone of the party

Table centerpieces repeats the pop art

The birthday girl had a photobooth and made her own pop art from the party!

Each guest took home a frame with some very cool pictures!

And how about a cute little pop art t-shirt!

Treat your young guests to milk shots and all kinds of delicious brownies!!

And finally some colorful candies set up for the guest to take as well!

What a fun party!

Oh to be young again.....

(all pictures via the

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