Sunday, January 31, 2010

Featured on ...

Check it out, Sara Hicks the author of the Party Perfect blog was kind enough to feature a link to my post on the Oscar's Party I hosted last year. Thank you! Party Perfect always has the most inspiring selection of parties and is a daily read for me.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Friday Fun!

Starting a few months ago, we have been celebrating Fridays at my office with a special treat! It's something different every week - hot chocolate, root beer floats, cupcakes. Today it was Chocolate Covered Strawberry S'Mores! There were delicious - the perfect mix of chocolate, strawberry and gooiness - not too mention that sweet pale pink color! The secret ingredient of these s'mores is Strawberry flavored marshmallows that I found at Target. The possibilities are endless ...

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Monster Bash Favors

Sorting out photographs from my other Halloween party, a children's Monster Bash. Most have children in them which I'm hestiant to post. Will post some of food soon. These were the favors for each guest - most items came from Oriental Trading or Target. I love the glasses with the noses and furry eye brows!

Planning my next celebration ...

I'm working on invitations for my next party - stayed tune for a Mardi Gras dinner on February 16th!

Very belated posting of Halloween celebrations

As I posted about earlier, I celebrated Halloween with two very different celebrations. The first was a very elegant affair for friends nicknamed, Dracula's Ball. It was a multicourse dinner party at my place with guests of the vampire, dracula and even Twilight fan variety!

Invitation at left ordered from

From the top left: party guests in costume, a vampire serves pumpkin soup in a very appropriate vessel, the drinks station include pina ghoulade and vampire kiss martinis, a close up of the soup appetizer

Decorations and festive napkins awaited all who dared enter!

From top left: close up of place setting, the table awaiting the feast, place card that doubles a favor, cupcake for dessert

The buffet and one of favorite details: black candelier decals on the wall!