Party Favors :: Inexpensive DIY Favors {Homemade Cookies}


You don't need to spend a lot of money to make an impressive edible party favor.  Homemade cookies stacked in a neat pile in a cello bag and tied with ribbon, yarn or twine are always a huge crowd-pleaser and make excellent party favors for just about any occasion.  Who doesn't love a homemade cookie?!? I like to make espresso chocolate chunk, … [Read more...]

Recipe :: DIY Monkey Cake


I've been on a monkey kick for parties lately - between a sock monkey theme baby shower and a monkey themed 1st birthday party - there are a lot of cute monkey ideas swinging around in my head.  Today I'm sharing a recipe for a monkey cake, which is amazingly impressive and doable even for non-bakers.  This cake doesn't require any real shape … [Read more...]

Monkey Mix Party Favors


Here's a super simple party favor idea for a monkey theme party.  Buy or make a great trail mix (mini peanut butter cups from Trader Joe's make this mix special), fill glass jars with the mix (I repurposed glass bottles from Nirvana coconut water; Starbucks frappuchino drinks have a similar shape) , then add a label and some ribbon or yarn (or a … [Read more...]