parties + party ideas
Ever since Halloween candy has started popping up in grocery stores, I’ve definitely had sweets on the brain! Make these candy toppers to decorate cupcakes for your Halloween party this year. And an added bonus – if you spell out “trick or treat” like we did, the message fits perfectly on a dozen cupcakes!
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by Alix Sorrell
Did you know September 13th is National Peanut Day? What better way to celebrate than with these fun peanut boxes. These treats make a great snack to bring to baseball game for would be fun favors for a birthday party. Popcorn also works great in these boxes just in case you’re planning a popcorn party!
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Last month when my daughter and I were wrapping a birthday gift to bring to her friend’s party, the result was sort of underwhelming – especially for a 5 year old! “Mom, that gift looks kind of small” was her reaction once we had finished wrapping up the lovely little present we had bought. So, I thought “let’s make it bigger!” and came up with this easy giant bow gift wrap. All you need is a little more gift wrapping paper and you can make a big impression with an ittybitty gift!
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by Alix Sorrell
When I was looking through a list of silly holidays in September, I came across the National Hollerin’ Contest held on September 13th. Whether you want to exercise your hollerin’ skills, cheer for your favorite football team, or just do a shout out to your friends, this easy-to-assemble megaphone necklace is the perfect accessory to get your voice heard!
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