Party Favors :: Chocolate Wedding/ Bridal Shower Favors


I know I may seem a little obsessed with the mini version of wedding cakes (see prior post on mini wedding cake candles), but Godiva's delectable little version is noteworthy.  The "Couture Favors" come individually wrapped in an ivory box.  The mini cakes will appeal to both milk and dark chocolate lovers alike - they are made of milk chocolate … [Read more...]

Party Favors :: Rosh Hashana Honey Favors


A jar of honey is the perfect favor for Rosh Hashana.  Wish your guests a "sweet" new year by buying local jars of honey from your farmer's market.  Attach a honey dipper to the bottle with a ribbon tied around the lid of the jar.  Add a homemade label, if you like, with the year (the Jewish New Year is 5769 for 2008) and a greeting.  These are … [Read more...]

Stylish Secret :: Use Scarves As Table Runners


A fruitless search for gold or silver table runners for a holiday cocktail party made me think outside the proverbial "housewares" box.  I found long silver and gold scarves at a discount department store (Filene's Basement) and used those as my runners.  They were even nicer than any runner I would have found, and were much less expensive ($10-15 … [Read more...]

Bubbly Party Favors


  Champagne and sparkling wines are the ultimate festive drink.  Mini bottles of these bubbly libations make great party favors for any celebratory event.  Many companies are now producing mini versions of their larger champagnes and sparkling wines, and by ordering them by the case you can often get a small discount.    For my sister Sara's … [Read more...]

Chalk It Up


You don't have to sacrifice style to keep track of drinks with these fun chalkboard glasses.  They're perfect for a casual dinner party or wine and cheese get-together.  Leave white chalk on the bar in a silver mint julep cup or juice glass to dress up the sidewalk staple.  Unlike other chalkboard cups, these glasses are reusable.  Simply erase … [Read more...]

Chinese Takeout Candle Holders


Check out these adorable Chinese takeout container-inspired candle holders.  Use them to give your table a glow even if you're just ordering in.  These would also make great favors for a Chinese New Year party. Chinese Takeout Box Candle Holders from Beau Coup - $8 each … [Read more...]