(Used in this project: Square Labels in Gianni style, Tall Labels in Astor style and Small White Gift Boxes.) This treat is perfect for kid guests and perfect to do with kids! All of the guests at our international party, myself included, delighted in using chopsticks to eat them. Candy Sushi • ¾ cup butter • 6 cups Rice Crispies • 10 ounce bag of mini-marshmallows • Gummy worms • Fruit roll-ups • Swedish fish candy (optional) • Orange slices candy … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Scallop Labels in Metropolitan style and Rectangle Labels in Renaissance style.) Special occasions are those outstanding times that create sparks of memories for life. Little sparks that are strung together, to illuminate days ahead. Just tiny little moments that when days go by, we can remember with sheer happiness, warm feelings and deep gratitude. (Photo Credit: EnLuce Photography.) I always begin planning events with the desserts. This may seem out of the … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Square Labels in Champagne style.) Ok. So here’s my thing about ice cream parties. I LOVE THEM! So easy and oh so fun to make! “Shavuot” is the name of the Jewish holiday celebrating the receiving of the Torah (Ten Commandments) on Mount Sinai. It is customary to eat dairy products such as blintzes, cheesecake and ice cream. And honestly, this is one custom we are oh SO ‘religious’ about. We will create a delicious ice cream bar with various toppings … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Oval Labels in Morocco style and Free Printable Polkadot Cupcake Wrappers.) Always looking for new experiences and crafty creations, lately I’ve been really enthused about building my skills in decorating cookies, cakes, and cupcakes. When I saw these simple and beautiful Edible Button Cupcakes over at Sweet Lavendar Bake Shoppe, I couldn’t wait to try them myself. However, there were some intimidating ingredients that I wasn’t sure about. Christina makes them … [Read more...]
For Cinco de Mayo!
(Used in this project: Small Diamond Tags and Envelope Seals in Fest style.) I’m hosting a Cinco de Mayo party at my house this year, so I thought it’d be fun to make a batch of Horchata cupcakes for the occasion. This recipe, adapted from Chockylit’s Cupcake Bakeshop, is one of my absolute favorite cupcake recipes of all time, and it’s worth the extra effort it takes to prepare. Plus, if you make a double batch of the Horchata, you’ll have enough to serve as a beverage during the … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Square Labels in Boxicle style and Pinwheel Clasp Boxes.) Days are becoming longer and the air bites less, bumblebees are dancing from bloom to bloom. Spring is such an inspiring season! It was difficult to choose from all the creative treat shapes and themes out there for my niece’s 2nd birthday. It was important for me to pick a recipe that didn’t include a ton of sugar, as to not terrorize my sister or any other parents of Lucy’s little friends— therefore I … [Read more...]