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Social Network Blast! April 29, 2011

How Sweet It Is Candy and Confections – Order through April 30th using code MOMSROCK to save 20% and get your order by Mother’s Day!

Peanut butter balls

GemsandJewelsbyC- Sparkle and shine in this beautiful Amethyst and Tanzanite Swarovski Crystal Color Focused Contemporary Necklace. Use Coupon Code SOCIAL to save 10% when you order by May 8th!

Handmade necklace

heathermaizy- The Extra Large Owl Hair Clip is so cute for that little owl lover in your house!!!!! This barrette looks great in ponytails!! Use code BLAST for 15% off!!

Owl hair clip

Audry And Ulric- The Little Spring Sparkle Headband is a SHOW STOPPER:) This will go with any sort of outfit and will delight the little girl in your life! FREE Shipping on ANY item in the store!!! I brought this headband for my daughter and the real thing is even more gorgeous than the pictures!

Sparkle headband

A Party Studio– Ladybug birthday invite with photo! Price includes photo editing! Use code SAVE10 by May 10th to save 10%

Ladybug invite

thechristmascorner – Planning a wedding? Need gifts as mementos for your special day? Personalized Coasters.

Personalized coasters


4 amazing SWEET party favors March 24, 2011

I have been seeing some really fun party snacks recently. In fact, these are so cute that they also double as party favors when individually wrapped and tied with a party tag. When my daughter comes home with a party goody bag full of little plastic toys (aka choking hazards for my 10 month old) made in China, I cringe… and mysteriously, one by one, over a period of a few days, the plastic favors end up in the bin. Take a look at these alternatives and let me know what you think! You can make all these at home- you just need a few basic supplies, some patience and (I imagine) a couple hours undisturbed in the kitchen! If you click on the photos, you’ll be taken to a simple to follow tutorial. But if the thought of melting chocolate freaks you out, there are plenty of places on line where you can order these little gems!


1. Chocolate dipped oreo pops:

Chocolate-dipped oreo pops



2. Chocolate-dipped pretzel rods:

Chocolate-dipped pretzel rods

My son’s first birthday is coming up at the end of April so I’ll try making the chocolate dipped pretzels for that. I’ll let you know how it goes and if it really is as easy as the direction look! I figure that the toddlers and babies love gnawing on the pretzel rods and the other moms are going to love me when their babies come home on a sugar high! Actually, I’m sort of joking there… there’s not THAT MUCH chocolate on these… ha ha ha!

I actually think that the chocolate-dipped pretzel rods could be a fun project to do with my 3-year old daughter.



3. Cake balls:

Chocolate covered cake balls

Red velvet cake balls

Do you think these taste as good as they look? I love that they look like truffles… but are actually perfect for little boys and girls! So decadent! Again, these make fabulous party favors. Put some in a cute ‘Chinese’ style take away box. I love the  clear take out boxes which can easily be spruced up with a little ribbon and a party tag.



4. Cake pops:

Cake pops

These make such a cute alternative to traditional lollipops and are basically cake balls on lollipop sticks. I recommend perfecting the cake balls before moving onto this technique. Personally, I’m not that great in the kitchen so I’ll be buying these on the internet! You can buy cake pops on Etsy. A dozen for about $26. With shipping the cake pops cost over $3 each. I imagine this is a great deal considering the supplies you’d go through when trying to perfect making these!!!! Not to mention the time.


So, there you have it. Four of the most trendy edible party favors! Hope you enjoy and are inspired to do something a little different. Have you offered something special and unique at a party recently? Or seen something incredible? Leave me a comment. I LOVE comments and I LOVE hearing about people’s parties! Also, I have subscribers in England… I am curious about trends over there!



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