DIY Candy Gift Bags

DIY Candy Gift Bags for Kids

So, making candy gift bags for 100 children is more than a good dose of a sweet tooth. These frosted tin-tie bags add to the fun of the party as they give a soft hint as to the delightful treats that hide inside. Soft shadows of candy sticks, gum balls and sour sticks look beautiful… 

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DIY Crayon Favors

Handmade Crayon Favors

Making your own crayons is a popular craft and a great activity you can do with your kids. I used a mini cupcake mold to make our crayons, but you could also try using a fun shaped silicon mold as well. My niece and I had a lot of fun making up a big batch… 

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Simple Gift: ‘Soda-lighted’ Soda Block Party Favors

Soda-Lighted You're My Neighbor!

Block parties are a great way to get to know the people who also call your street home. Where neighbours are friendly, there is an increased sense of community, reduced crime, and pride of ownership (or rentership!). This is why there is a community small grants program where I live where neighbours get together and… 

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Mini Strawberry Shortcake Favors

Miniature Strawberry Shortcake Favors

This is the absolute sweetest favor I have ever made! These mini strawberry shortcakes were packaged lovingly for my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah. The labels, which matched the decor, made them stand out and added that personal touch. A simple addition to these favors were the wooden forks, which were hand-stamped to match the color of… 

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Saturday Sips! Flavored Waters

Saturday Sips! Flavored Waters

Flavored waters are super easy to make, and add a special touch to outdoor parties, wedding receptions, picnics and gatherings with their burst of color and subtle hint of fresh flavor. The best thing about them is that they are all-natural, and can be made by using fruits and herbs that are growing right outside… 

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DIY Soccer Party Favors

DIY Soccer Party Favors

My friend’s daughter, Ashley, LOVES soccer. She loves the game so much that she asked for a soccer themed party for her 12th birthday. Party planning is one of my favorite hobbies, so I volunteered to put together some fun beaded bracelet soccer favors that I know she will love sharing with her friends. These… 

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Simple Gift: Individual Lemonade Packets

Simple Gift: Individual Lemonade Packets

Lemonade stands are a big part of my best childhood memories. This summer, why not make your Lemonade Stand STAND OUT! To say ‘thank you’ to customers, simply give them a longer lasting taste of lemonade with these individually packaged lemonade packets. These little packets are not only awesome to make, but even more ‘cool’… 

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Decorated Mason Jar Mugs

DIY Decorated Mason Jar Mugs

With summer in full swing, I’m looking forward to hosting backyard get togethers. I’ve been on the lookout for some fun, affordable glassware to serve my homemade cocktails in and was excited to discover this DIY over on Soul Makes. This project is perfect for anyone looking to add something special to their outdoor wedding,… 

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Mason Jar Ice Cream Cake

Mason Jar Ice Cream Cake

This portable treat is perfect for picnics, birthdays, or just about any occasion, such as Wednesday. Wednesday seems like the perfect reason to celebrate summer with a personal-sized ice cream cake, doesn’t it? You made it through more than half the week and so I say, “Ice cream for everyone!” The best part about this… 

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4th of July Root Beer Float Kits

Root Beer Float Kits for 4th of July with Personalized Liberty Labels from Evermine (www.evermine.com)

4th of July is coming up and this year I’ve decided to gift Root Beer Float Kits to my friends and family. To me, a root beer float is the classic American treat, and what better time to enjoy one than on July 4th! Creating this kit was both fun and easy, and will make… 

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