Last Day for Giveaway

Be sure to enter the Favor Affair Giveaway!  Today is your last chance.  The contest will end tonight at midnight.

Published in: on May 7, 2009 at 6:46 am  Leave a Comment  

Mother’s Day Tea Party

*Don’t miss out on the Favor Affair Giveaway!  Be sure and leave your comment!!

In honor of Mother’s Day, try hosting a Mother’s Day Tea Party.  Country Living has some great ideas on an outdoor tea party.


This table looks beautiful and I love the chandelier hanging from the tree branch.


Serve special teas along with tea sandwiches.


Fruit tarts will be a tasty dessert after the tea.


Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
But only one mother the wide world over.
~George Cooper

Published in: on May 6, 2009 at 6:33 am  Comments (1)  

Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Break out the sombreros and get ready for the Mexican fiesta!  Here are some great recipes to try for Cinco de Mayo.

Start out with the Ultimate Guacamole.


You can’t go wrong with Grilled Fajitas.


These Creamy Chicken Enchiladas look delicious.


Churros are an easy but tasty Mexican dessert.


If you don’t want a regular margarita, try a tasty Mango Margarita.


For a change from margaritas, try this Sangria Blanco Recipe.


Hope these recipes help your Mexican Fiesta.

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

Published in: on May 4, 2009 at 6:02 am  Comments (3)  

Reader Giveaway!

We have a fun new Giveaway for all my special readers today!


Favor Affair is a fabulous website that carries tons of elegant favors and unique, personalized favors for every occasion.  This week, they are offering a $25 gift certificate towards anything on their site to a lucky reader.

You will find everything from unique party favors for birthday parties,wedding showers, baby showers and personalized favors.

If you are getting ready for a Graduation Party, they have some great products like these “Unexpected Treasures” Tin and these Graduation Photo Frame/Place Card Holder.

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Pictured below are some wonderful Spring Favors.  I love the Mini-Lanterns for a Garden Party.



Be sure to check out all the unique Personalized Favors that they have too.



How to Enter:

*  Post a coment here telling us which items from the Favor Affair site that you would love to get if you win.

*  The Giveaway ends Thursday, May 7th at midnight.  The winner will be chosen randomly and announced on Friday, May 8th.

Good Luck!

Published in: on May 1, 2009 at 12:57 pm  Comments (27)  

May Day Celebration

May is here and it is full of celebrations like graduations, Mother’s Day and end of school parties.  Before the craziness begins, celebrate the first day of May with your girlfriends.  Enjoy this tasty Lemonade Champagne Cocktail from Sandra Lee.


She also has a recipe for a May Day Centerpiece Cake.


Martha shares the recipe for this Maypole Cake and Cupcakes.


An old May Day custom is to hang a basket on a loved ones door.  Martha also shares some great ideas on how to make your own May Basket.


As we say good bye to April Showers, I hope that everyone has a wonderful start to May!

Published in: on May 1, 2009 at 6:00 am  Comments (1)  

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