Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Weekly Wonders: July 25th, 2012



I love throwing a good party, from Valentine’s crafternoons to Thanksgiving potlucks.  The other weekend, Mom decided to throw a party in honor of my graduation and B’s adoption. She even made me come home from Miami to teach her how to pin things on pinterest because she kept seeing all these ideas and did not know what to do with them. At first the theme was food on sticks, because there are so many cute ideas out there.  Then we realized not everything could be on a stick so we wanted mini things. Pinterest kept filling us with unrealistic expectations for how our party should be (Exhibit A and Exhibit B). All the bright colors made us realize that we wanted more color in our theme, so we went with rainbows. We did not have any actual rainbows just tons of rainbow colors. Later this week, I will show you how we made these delightful cheesecake sticks. They were a hit! Do your parties ever evolve like ours? They start off trying to be one thing and end up being something completely else?

P.S. It was not until halfway through the party, I managed to grab a few pictures, so excuse the half-eaten displays!




Our collection of colorful things purchased/repurposed for the party





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