Super Bowl LIII is on February 3. It’s the largest televised sports event in America. Millions will watch while consuming millions of pounds of potato chips and other snacks with friends and family.
Many people host parties around the Super Bowl, after all it’s more exciting when you watch the game with friends and family. It gets really interesting when those present are rooting for opposing teams! It certainly does at our house!
If you’re planning a Super Bowl Party here are a few ideas to get you started.
Send out invitations
It’s really a very informal event so you can text or email your Super Bowl Party invitations and ask for an RSVP via text or email.
You can create a simple invitation on picmonkey.com. Just download a .jpg background and add borders, texts and more. Once you’ve created your masterpiece you can share directly from the site.
Or you can download this free printable Super Bowl Party invitation I’m sharing with you and print it out on card stock and send to friends and family!
If possible have 2 viewing areas.
Perhaps a media/game room and the family room, or better still your man cave and another room. The die hard fans can watch the game uninterrupted (noise, kids, etc.) in one room, while the casual fans can watch in another room. This should keep everyone happy!
Plan a menu of easy to make snack foods and set out a party bar or buffet.
For Super Bowl party bar ideas click here! or if you must build a snack stadium. For ideas and instruction on snack stadiums click here!
Decorate the party areas
Drape the table and around the rooms with pennants, flags, footballs, etc. You can use either team’s logos or generic football decor.
Here are some fun free Super Bowl Decorations I found around the web!
Free Poster from printthisfree.com (matte & frame not included)
For printable click here
Plan a fun activity or game before the game begins, at half-time, and for kids during the party.
Keep the kids busy with coloring pages of your team.
Play game bingo free printable from Flamingotoes.com click here!
|Purchase these printable photo booth props here!
A photo booth is fun for young and old.
You can use bunting, pennants, flags, etc. for your backdrop and set out props. You can purchase downloadable printable props from Esty.com
How ever you decide to spend Super Bowl Sunday have a great time!
Christmas is over, Santa’s come and gone, the last gift opened, and the Christmas feast eaten; it’s time to plan for a New Year’s Eve Bash! Here are some tips and ideas to help you plan your last party of the year without blowing next year’s entertainment budget.
1. Put away the Christmas stuff to keep the focus on New Year’s.
You can re-purpose and re-paint some Christmas items to fit a New Year’s Eve theme. Your decor should be black and white or pastels with metallic gold and silver sparkle. Left over sparkly garland, tinsel, and ball ornaments make great additions to your New Year’s Eve decor. Balloons, and lots off it are inexpensive New Year’s Eve decor too! Just think sparkle and glitter! Remember if you’re not sparkling on New Year’s Eve you’re not really celebrating, so unleash your inner Diva and indulge in sparkle, glitter, bling, and tiaras!
This Centerpiece from No Biggie is perfect and cheap!
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Paint tins with metallic paint for centerpiece bases
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Metallic balloons with photos of your year or glass ornamets above a buffet or drink table [spacer height=”-20px”]
2. Start your party late, around 9- 10 pm.
If you start too early guests may get tired and go home before the big moment. If you are having kids at the party you may want to encourage them to take naps before the party so they won’t be cranky at midnight. You should also have a quiet room ready for guests with kids to put them down to rest or sleep if they get tired, cranky, or over stimulated during the party.
3. Plan for guest safety after the party, so that guests who have indulged make it home safely.
Make sure guests have designated drivers (you can serve designated drivers non-alcoholic drinks and perhaps give them a little Thank You gift for their service). Have taxi service numbers on hand for guests who don’t have a designated driver and if possible have a spare room or sofa available for overnight guests. Don’t be ashamed or afraid to take car keys away from guests who have over indulged; remember safety first, no one wants to start a new year with a tragedy that could have been avoided!
4. Provide classic accessories like hats, horns, confetti, and noise makers. What’s a New Year’s Eve Party without noise?
Make these hats from The Girl Inspired. For Free template and instructions click here![spacer height=”-20px”]
Learn how to make this hat and favors from The 36th. Avenue click here![spacer height=”-20px”]
Learn how to make theses wands and noisemakers from Soho Sonnet here![spacer height=”-20px”]
Halloween is a time for kids, costumes, candies, and fun. But who says it’s just for kids? Halloween is loved by the big kids too! Adults love to dress up and act silly too! And we certainly enjoy the treats too! My favorites are those bite sized chocolate bars, specially Snickers! But if that spooky caldron of Halloween Hawaiian Punch doesn’t quite do it for you, or you’re looking for something a bit boozy here are some fun Halloween Cocktails for you!
So get out your shakers and blenders and break out the booze to mix up some of these fiendishly yummy Halloween Cocktails! They’ll be a spooktacular addition to your Adult Halloween Party. Or you can whip some up and snuggle up with your partner once the kids are tucked in after a long night of trick or treating! However you decide to imbibe please do so responsibly and don’t drink and drive!
The Flavor Bender’s Witches Heart Halloween Cocktail looks ghoulishly lovely![spacer height=”20px” id=”2″]
Walking Dead fans will swoon over this Walker Blood Sangria from Cravings of a Lunatic. [spacer height=”20px” id=”2″]
The Black Beard Cocktail from Honestly Yum will surely chill your bones. It looks pretty terrifying but don’t be daunted! It’s a sweet cocktail made with spiced rum and chocolate stout. [spacer height=”20px” id=”2″]
Whip up Tammilee’s (from Tammilee’s Tips) Candy Corn Cocktail. It uses whipped cream vodka, yum![spacer height=”20px” id=”2″]
Smarty Had a Party mixes up this creamy concoction called Liquified Ghost. [spacer height=”20px” id=”2″]
This Witch’s Brew by Self Proclaimed Foodie is bewitchingly simple and tasty. [spacer
height=”20px” id=”2″] The Tipsy Bartender’s Soul Reaper Cocktail is scary delish and packs quite a punch! [spacer height=”20px” id=”2″]
For Rent’s Green Potion Halloween Cocktail is simple to mix.
Image source: Pinterest
Cake is one of the most important thing when you are having a party or during a holyday. This is why you need to pick the right cake to light up the party. There are a lot of things you should take into consideration from selecting the cake to receiving it at your front door or picking it up from the store. Also, take into consideration the design, the ingredients, and of course, your budget.
In this article we are going to review Kroger in order to find out more about their products and the designs. If you want to learn more about how to order a cake from Kroger and about their prices, you can visit them in person or search for the fees online. Kroger cakes prices are going to help you decide if this store is the best one to order the cake your want.
A Cake for Every Occasion
Kroger offer cakes for every occasion. At this bakery you can find cakes for birthdays, a baby shower, graduation, and even a wedding. For every occasion they have different licensed cakes. They have a vast selection of models and designs to choose from.
When it comes to birthday cakes, this is the area where Kroger excels. They have a lot of models for kids and for adults. Also, they have licensed designs for boys and girls. Some of their designs include Star Wars, Paw Patrol, Frozen, and Spiderman. All of these are very interesting and your kid is going to love the bright colors and his or her favorite character on the cake.
They also have simple designs which are great for a birthday cake. You can select a simple white or chocolate cake with a few sugary flowers as decoration. These are suited for anybody and they can even be a great birthday gift. One of the best thing about these cakes is the price. They price range between $24 and $47.
Baby Shower cakes
As we mentioned, Kroger has different cakes for every occasion. What better occasion to have a cake then a baby shower. They have licensed special designs for this event. Some of their most known designs include Baby Special Delivery Stork and Baby Block. The price of these are almost the same as the ones for birthday cakes.
If you want to have the perfect wedding but you are on a tight budget, you should pick out a cake from Kroger. They have 2 options: a 2-tier or a 3-tier cake. The designs are going to amaze you. These cakes look exactly like the ones you find at a renowned bakery and they also taste amazing. Also, this way you save some bucks on your wedding cake.
One of the best things about Kroger cakes is that you can actually build your own cake just the way you like it. It is a great thing for people who want something special or simply when they don’t find the exact design they were searching for. Also, the best thing is that you can select everything from the cake type to the frosting and the decorations.
This option is great for those who want to celebrate a different event than a wedding or a birthday. With build-a-cake option, they are allowed to make the cake just the way they want. You can customize the cake by selecting the type of cake (sheet or round) and then choosing the icing, flavors, and the decorations. Get creative when purchasing a personalized cake.
Getting the Cake
After you selected and ordered the cake the only thing you can do is wait until the cake is ready. One thing you should consider is to pick up the cake a day before the part or at least a few hours before to make sure that the cake is ok. Kroger cake also offers a delivery option but not all Kroger stores have this option.
Unfortunately, cakes need to be picked up from most Kroger stores. It is important to order the cake about 72 hours before the party to make sure that the bakers have time to make it. Also, if the party is during a holiday you will need to plan ahead.
All in all, Kroger cakes have a great quality-price report. Since the price of the cakes are a lot smaller than the ones you will find at a renowned bakery, you should also expect the cakes to have a good design not an amazing one. Kroger makes it simple for you to order the perfect cake from their licensed designs or to build your own model. Just choose the one you like and enjoy it.
Thanks to the recent release of the latest Star Wars movie, Solo, Star Wars Themed parties are popular again. I have to admit if we had to host a grandkid’s party this summer I’d probably persuade him to pick Star Wars as a party theme.
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Star Wars parties are not exactly limited to kid’s parties, many adults love theme too. In fact I’ve even heard of a Star Wars themed wedding. Now that might be going a bit too far for me, but hey a grand entrance thru a tunnel of light sabers would probably be pretty cool!
Having said that here are some fun ideas for a Star Wars Party! Hope it inspires you to throw one too!
I absolutely love these light saber invitations by JKW Designs. You don’t have to be super talented to make them, JKW Designs has a free printable and will walk thru the instructions!
The kids will love them and so will adults!
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I found this sign on Pinterest. It’s basically letters pasted on to a project board, you know the one you used for your child’s science project. Really easy to do with stick on letters and stars. You can customize it with your child’s age and name! I’d use at least 1″ letters and 3″ stars in gold or the color of your choice.
Party decor is only limited by your imagination. Think of the possibilities! Lots of characters to choose from to make centerpiece cutouts or standing cutouts for your dessert table. You can DIY or order from Etsy.
I I Just love all the things you can do with paper lanterns! You can add Yoda ears, turn a couple into BB8, Tie Fighters and more!
I love Photo Booths and so do guests of all ages! Doesn’t take much to add a Photo Booth to your Star Wars Party. You can tape a black plastic table cloth to a wall and use it for your background. Stick on a few stars, you have some leftover from the reception table sign don’t you?
Add a few Star Wars related props and voilá you got a photo booth!
Order photo booth props here!
F & B
No party is complete without food and drinks. Here are some fun recipes and ideas for Star Wars themed food!
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Can’t send guests home without a party favor. I love these bubble wands, they’re very budget friendly, everyone loves bubbles, and they easily become lighsabers! Just add a favor tag that says thanks for coming to the party and you’re done!
Need Star Wars themed invitations and decor? Click here to order your custom invitations and centerpiece cutouts!
By now many of us have already seen the newest Disney Star Wars movie. You know Solo: A Star Wars Story. And we’ve been bombarded with Solo merchandise from Solo Movie cups at Denny’s to action figures at the toy stores. As expected the latest installment of the Star Wars saga has renewed the movie’s popularity. We’re watching Star Wars movie marathons and hosting Star Wars themed parties. Last week I posted a list of Star Wars inspired recipes, so it’s only fair that I post a list of Star Wars inspired cocktails, mocktails, and other drinks. Believe there is no shortage of these drink ideas!
I’ve decided to divide my roundup of Star Wars inspired cocktails, mocktails, and other drinks into non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. But if one of the alcoholic cocktails catch your fancy but you want to serve it at a kid’s birthday party, just make it a virgin. You know leave out the booze! Or you can spike the kiddie version and serve it at an adult party. However the force inspires you I’m sure your Star Wars inspired cocktails will make you the host or hostess with the mostest this summer!
Whip some up for your kid’s Star Wars birthday party and you’ll rock! You’re sure to be the parent of the year, or maybe the summer anyway.
Han Solo Churro Cocoa
Since the movie is all about Solo I’ll start with My Crafy Life’s Han Solo Churro Cocoa.
I know it’s a bit hot for cocoa, but the kids will love if for breakfast anyway. Serve it the morning after a summer sleepover.
Click here for recipe!
Whip up this BB-8 Punch by The Joy of Boys. It’s a refreshing party of any Star Wars themed event.
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Now here’s cool Star Wars drink from Sugar and Soul.
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Frosty Bantha Milk
Oooh blue milk! Awesome! This is perfect for your next Star Wars movie marathon!
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Rebel Alliance Chocolate Covered Strawberry Float
Wow! The name’s a mouthful, but it paints a yummy picture!
Here’s the recipe from Nerdy Mama!
Kylo Ren Party Drink
Now this looks yummy in a sinister sort of way. The kids and adults will love Midget Momma’s recipe!
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Now let’s move on to the fun party drinks, alcoholic cocktails!
Kylo Ren Cocktail
Here’s the adult version of the Kylo Ren drink.
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Floating Yoda Cocktail
Kahlua, milk, and mint ice cream, what’s not to love?
After a couple of these you’ll be floating with Yoda!
Here’s the recipe from Homemade Hooplah!
This spice whiskey based cocktail by Midget Momma is sure to grow hair on your chest just like its namesake Chewbacca the very hairy Wookie!
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The Dark Side Martini
It’s actually a Black Widow Martini by Eclectic Recipes, but it works if you’re planning on setting up a Star Wars Cantina!
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The Darth Maultini
Check out this martini by The More You Nerd Podcast!
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The Han Solo
This list wouldn’t be complete without a drink named for the hero of the lastest Star Wars movie.
Coffee liquer, Irish Cream, and Vodka, this drink packs a punch!
Click here for recipe!
Jyn & Juice
Here’s a Rogue One Cocktail with pineapple and orange juices. Yummy!
Get the recipe from Whiskey and Sunshine!
Planning a Star Wars themed event? Let Savvy Nana Crafts design the perfect party stationary and decor for your event!