Round Up of Star Wars Inspired Recipes for Your Event
Hear we go again! Another Star Wars movies was recently released. Yes Disney's Han Solo movie is a Star Wars story, meaning it's not part of any of the Star Wars trilogies. Instead it's a stand alone movie designed to enhance or explain the major characters or story lines. In this case Han Solo's beginings. We all wondered about his early years before he joined up with the Rebel Alliance, didn't we? Regardless if you had the burning desire to learn more about Han or not one thing is ...
Memorial Day Barbecue Ideas & Recipes
Memorial Day rings in the first days of summer which means it's time to fire up the grill! Many folks like to take advantage of the summer months to bring entertaining outdoors. I'm fortunate enough to live in Hawaii where it's always summer so we do most of our entertaining outdoors year round.
Barbecues can be as simple as throwing burgers and dogs on the grill or as elaborate as grilling ethnic specialties. You can grill just about anything, meats, seafood, and veggies. If ...
DIY Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
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If you're looking for a holiday to throw a party in May how about a Cinco de Mayo celebration?
Cinco de Mayo, celebrated on May 5, is not the Mexican Independence Day, that's on September 16. This holiday is celebrated both in Mexico and the US to commemorate the Mexican army's victory over Napoleon III's French forces on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla.
The holiday is celebrated in Mexico, specially in the state of Puebla, but in recent years ...
Last Minute Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt Ideas
When my kids were young we always had a neighborhood Easter Egg hunt on Easter Sundays. It's a great day to get together for some fun, food, and neighborly chats; and a great way to use up all those hard boiled eggs.
It didn't take a lot of effort on anyone's part since everyone was dying Easter eggs anyway. After the hunt some of the adults would supervise the kids in games and the others would head to the kitchen to turn the eggs into Egg Salad Sandwiches. The rest of the luncheon food ...
DIY Super Bowl Snack Stadiums
We all know that Super Bowl Sunday is not just about football, in fact for many it a day to gorge on all sorts of snacks. It seems that no Super Bowl Party in recent years is complete without a Snack Stadium, what better way to combine the love of football with the love of snack foods?
Snack stadiums can be as simple as a pan of guacamole dip surrounded by tortilla chips and veggies or as elaborate as the 2 story creation pictured above complete with hoagies, hot dogs, twinkies, and ...
Godfather Themed Adult Birthday Party
I know, sometimes coming up with a theme for an adult birthday party can be difficult. We had this problem when we decided to throw my husband a surprise 60th. birthday party. We tossed around several ideas including a Disco themed party, in the end we decided on a Godfather Themed Party.
A Godfather theme was really perfect for this party. And we had so much fun designing stationary, banners, posters, and centerpieces. Best of all we could serve Italian food! I mean who doesn't love ...
DIY New Year’s Eve Bash on a Budget – FREE Templates and Printables
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 ...
Tree Trimming Party
Christmas is a time for family and friends, we all love to get together during the holiday season. If you're looking for an excuse to throw a quick informal get together with friends and family how about a tree trimming party?
It shouldn't take long to organize and should be relatively inexpensive to host. Best of all you get the tree trimmed while visiting with friends and family!
Here are some ideas to get you plan your tree trimming party!
Since it's a very informal gathering you can ...
DIY Thanksgiving Buffet Table – Free Printables
The Thanksgiving table can get very crowded. What with the turkey, side dishes, gravy, and sauces, there's no place for anyone to actually sit down and eat! I solved this problem long ago by setting up a Thanksgiving Buffet Table for all the food and having an adult table as well as a kids' table.
Depending on the space you have and the number of guests you are expecting this could take some doing. You might consider setting up different stations or bars; appetizer, sides, desserts, and ...