Cinco De Mayo

In the mood for Mexican? Here's a fun and simple menu your family can enjoy! Mexican food is a favorite at our house, so when we get great weather we turn on the grill and start cooking! I love throwing together all sorts of colors for a latin celebration, yet this time I chose to keep with a... Continue Reading →

Leprechaun Mischief Party

Create a few of your own shenanigans this St. Patrick's Day for the family to enjoy!  Leprechaun Mischief Party Another year for a chance to get our GREEN on! We have so much fun as a family on St. Patrick's Day. It's an annual tradition at our house to let the leprechauns play around all night while... Continue Reading →

A Tamale Tradition

Get wrapped up in some Latin fun! A Tamale Tradition For as long as I can remember, my family has made tamale's every year. It's a tradition in our family that I still do today. OK, my mom makes them and I eat them. The embarrassing part is that I still do not know how... Continue Reading →

Japanese Tea Party

Throw a fun Japanese Tea Party for that special little gal! Japanese Birthday Party I tried very hard to keep to my word, but I failed! I told my daughter we would try the 'every other year' birthday party plan and I was well on my way to following through, when this one centerpiece broke all commitment... Continue Reading →

A Latin Celebration

Celebrate with bold, beautiful colors! A Cinco De Mayo Celebration A Latin celebration means I can use a variety of bright, bold colors all at once and create a beautiful fun and festive Latin party! For a Latin celebration like Cinco de Mayo you may think to use the traditional red, white and green. Well,... Continue Reading →

Dia de los Muertos

Celebrate with bold, beautiful colors! This is one of my many favorites. I have this passion for color and when I can use a variety all at once it makes me very happy! This bright and happy holiday despite it's name is one we can all share with our families and remember our ancestors and... Continue Reading →

Taste of Ireland

Mini Bite Size Portions can be the Perfect Plan for an Awesome 'Taste of Ireland' Evening. Sometimes, all it takes is a fresh new Cookbook to help kickoff a fun party idea. In this case, it happened to be an 'Irish Pub' Cookbook filled with loads of traditional classic meals and a few modern creations.... Continue Reading →

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Cheers to St. Patty's Day! This is a MUST celebration at our house! Every year we get to share a little bit of my husband's Irish roots with family and friends. Corned Beef and cabbage fill the air, green is dispersed throughout the house, and glasses are raised to cheer some Irish luck and welcome... Continue Reading →

Asian Themed Birthday Party

Celebrate with a Pretty in Pink Asian themed setting! Pretty in Pink After setting the table for our annual Chinese New Year family dinner my daughter asked, "Mom, why does China like pink so much?" This was the perfect opportunity to teach her a little more about this celebration and my take on an Asian themed... Continue Reading →

Chinese New Year

Wishing for love, long life and good luck! Give me a reason to throw a party and I'm on it. I jumped in on this one first, because I LOVE Chinese food and second, because I will take every chance I can get to invite good luck, wealth, and posterity into my home! So turn... Continue Reading →

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