Friday, October 23, 2009

Recent Yard Sale Deals!

Oh yard sales, you are awesome! I spent $22 and got a lot of bang for my bucks!
Some of my treasures included a porcelain server with a lid and laddal, a retro fondue pot , two blue mason jars, and eight champagne glasses.
I got these four colorful margarita glasses for $1!
I also got three board games for just $2! Because no party girls entertaining supply is complete without some fun board games to break the ice!
I went yard saling with a friend and so I packed us a yard sale breakfast!
Here's what I packed:
-2 "yard sale sandwiches"
-two containers of chilled mandarine oranges
-iced coffee in a thermos
-and tater tots!

Peanut butter and marshmallow fluff cookie sandwiches!

These days I find myself short on spending money, so what should I do when a friends birthday comes up ? Well, I never tire of baking and cooking for loved ones. I really enjoy finding or created recipes that are suited just to their taste! For my friend Amber, I decided on peanut butter and marshamallow fluff sandwich cookies! I used the recipe on Modern Marie for "babysitter cookies" ....and they were so quick and delicious! I made them mini  and just added marshmallow fluff in beteween!
The cute final birthday package!
I fit 9 cookies into a white square box I had in my gift wrapping stash.
..and a sweet note makes the gift complete!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

For The Birds Table Setting for Four

Here is a table setting I created the other night when we had some friends over for dinner and board games. The "table cloth" isn't really a table cloth at all, it's actually a bead spread from Urban Outfitters that I got for a cheap $10 about two years ago. In fact , I think that I have only ever used it as a table covering! I got the place mats from the Dollar Tree, and everything else is pretty much either from Ikea or from Target. ( Gotta love it!)
I wasn't really sure about the mix of plum in with the blue and the green, but I quite like how it turned out! 
There's nothing like going over to a friends house for a run of the mill dinner only to find a little fanciness ( is that a word? It is now!) injected into the everyday hum-drum of life! 
Why be plain? Insert some fun and mix it up!!

Monday, October 19, 2009

Sorry Readers!

I'm a bad blogger! I have neglected my blog for months now! Well, not anymore! 
My inspiration is renewed and I am full of new ideas! This week I will devote more time to getting some of the inspirations that are in my head out here for all of you to see!