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Surf’s Up Party Food Ideas

Your party food can do double duty as sustenance for your guests and as part of the party theme.  Here are some food ideas for a Surf’s Up party, or any bbq, summer or luau-themed party.  These treats will keep your groms and wahines well-fed to enjoy their surfing activities! Grom Guacamole This is an ... Read More »

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Make Yo Gabba Gabba! Cupcakes

Yo Gabba Gabba! is a super-hot right now, not only among toddlers but even college kids – it even won a daytime Emmy. The funky and retro music, minimalist style and famous guest stars (Snoop Dog made an appearance in their live show) has made it a hit and hip phenomenon. So, like any good ... Read More »

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Spicy Party Fiesta Recipes

Spice up your parties with these hot pepper recipes! From gumbo to chili to fresh, home-made salsa, there’s a party recipe for anyone serving something hot for any type of celebration. First, learn the differences in heat between all of the different pepper varieties. A Scoville unit is used to measure the hotness of a ... Read More »

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Menu Ideas for a Princess Party

Princess parties call for for a proper menu of sweets fit for future queens.  Depending upon your party theme, different princess party menu items are in order.  Here are two sure-bet menus for princess parties, and some other tips for creating magical princess party menus. Princess Tea Party Menu Everyone knows that the most authentic ... Read More »

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Wine Tasting Party Ideas

Though they may seem chic and trendy, wine tasting parties have been around for years. These are a great way to get together and to enjoy the company of friends and some good wine in the process. If you are a bit of a wine connoisseur, then this may become a regular occurrence. Even if ... Read More »

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Buffet Bar Suggestions for Teenagers

Let’s be honest—teenagers love to eat! It seems as though they have an endless ability to shovel in the food and it’s anybody’s guess where it goes. You may feel as though you can’t keep up with the monthly grocery bill because your teenager is eating you out of house and home. Sound familiar? So ... Read More »

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Chocolate Party Desserts

Tired of taking the same old thing to parties you attend?  Want to have a chocolate dessert buffet, but you’re done with the mini-cheesecakes and bowls of candy? Read on for some fun and new ideas for chocolate desserts.  Everyone loves chocolate! (Right?) Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball This is an unusual and fun dessert, the ... Read More »

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Backyard Bonfire Party Treats

A Backyard Bonfire Party calls for Backyard Bonfire Treats!  Here are some ooey-gooey and fun snacks to serve at your next cookout party. Campfire Sweets S’mores Buffet Traditional s’mores are made from two graham crackers, a piece of chocolate, and a toasted marshmallow.  What we do is build our s’mores complete and place on a ... Read More »

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Traditional St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

One of my favorite St. Patrick’s Day treats is Colcannon.  It is a recipe that takes potatoes and cabbages and elevates them to a new level of delicacy.  You can also make it with Kale, which is how I prefer it.  Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat, until you add a ... Read More »

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Oscar Party Menu

What’s more fun than a fully themed-out party?  NOTHING! For your Oscar party this year, theme your menu to the ten Best Picture nominees!  Here are some ideas: 2010 Oscar Menu Avatar The land of blue creatures and fantastic plants.  How about an interesting salad with sauteed fiddlehead ferns, mixed greens, jicama and BLUE cheese ... Read More »

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