Bruschetta Bar

Bruschetta Bar  By Amy “Foodie” S | Appetizers, Party Planning Let’s talk parties! ...more

DIY Paper Fan Craft - decor, party

As a result of flipping through a crafting magazine, I decided to make a paper fan accordion style! What I like about this diy craft is that it is easily customizable in color, pattern and size! It wasn't too difficult to make, especially after making the first one. I hope you try this for your next party....more

No archery in the pizza place-a crazy birthday story

My family and I celebrated my son's 3rd birthday at a pizza buffet yesterday. Tuesday is kid's night at this restraunt.  Since it was kid's night, they had cotton candy, snow cones, and a clown making balloon animals. The clown's rule was that all children needed to eat their dinners first.  After that, they needed to quietly raise their hand and the clown would come over and make them a balloon animal.  I thought this was a great system.  My kids ate really well and then quietly raised their hands. ...more

A Bridal Shower at Home

A Bridal Shower at Home  By Amy “Foodie” S | Appetizers, Cocktails, ...more

Fancy Tea Party Hosting 101

I've been planning a tea party for Vaughn in my head for years now. Our little white table, outside under the trees, glass domes covering treats, vintage chandelier hanging above, no pesky bugs, and the perfect day, warm and sunny but not too hot. You know, no big deal. ...more

5 Tips for Having an Awesome 4th of July Party on a Budget

We’ve been talking about having our friends over for an outdoor party pretty much ever since we moved into our house a couple years ago. We even added our fire pit with the hopes that we could have some fun ‘couples nights’ sitting around a bonfire with marshmallows and wine....more
sandraleegarth Thanks so much! I also love Pinterest, but if I waited until my house looked ...more

Last-Minute Fiesta: Nacho Mama's Taco Party

I love to host gatherings at my house.  It gives me an opportunity to really clean my house and show off my limited Rachael Ray-ish party skills  Sure, spending time with family and friends is a bonus but what if you want to host a party with people who relatively strangers?Contrary to popular belief I am not the most outgoing gal, at least not on purpose. Oddly, I worked in the service industry most of my life and could fake it most of the time....more
sounds like a lot of fun AND yummy too!!more

How to Host a Wine Tasting Party

Have you ever been to a wine tasting party? Want to know how to throw a wine tasting party? You don’t have to know wine to have a good time at this party. You just have to know what you like. Hosting one is easier than it sounds. You get a bunch of friends together. Everyone brings their favorite bottle of wine and an appetizer to share. See, half of the work is already done! ...more
What a good idea! I live in the Finger Lakes Wine Country, and I think it would be cool to have ...more