Cinco de Mayo Dessert Table Party Ideas!

Cinco de Mayo Dessert Table Party Ideas!

Cinco de Mayo is only a few weeks away (and it’s on a Saturday this year – party on!), so it’s time to start planning your fiesta! A Mexican themed party is a super easy color-scheme to work with – stick to red, white and green (to go with the Mexican flag) for your main colors and add in a little yellow and orange to spice things up. Party City.

Super Colorful Rainbow Dessert Table!

Super Colorful Rainbow Dessert Table!

I came across this amazingly colorful dessert table from a birthday party while perusing Baby Lifestyles (an excellent resource if you’re searching for birthday or shower ideas!) and just had to share it.  It has my most favorite thing: a super-duper colorful candy buffet! This candy rocks because the party planner has gotten maximum color out of a fairly minimum amount of candy.  How’d she do it?  Here’s what she.

Get the Scoop! What Scoops to use for your Candy Buffet!

Get the Scoop! What Scoops to use for your Candy Buffet!

One thing that can really make your candy buffet stand apart is having unique scoops for serving up your treats. It’s easy to forget how important scoopers are, but if you are serving unwrapped candy (like M&Ms, Skittles, etc.), you’re definitely going to want something to scoop with to keep little kids grabby-hands from spreading germs through your buffet.  Scoops are also essential if you plan to dispense your candy.

Halloween Party “Specimen Table” (aka: Candy Buffet)!

Halloween Party “Specimen Table” (aka: Candy Buffet)!

Here’s a really fun and creative way to have a candy buffet at your upcoming Halloween party – make it a “specimen table” and label all the candy spooky names like “Freshwater Leeches” (Black Licorice Wheels) and “Human Blood Capsules” (Hot Tamales).  You can download a free printable of spooky specimen names here, and we’ve provided a list below of the candy to purchase to match the specimen name.  Have.

Real Life Party Pics & Candy Buffet: Mickey Mouse!

Real Life Party Pics & Candy Buffet: Mickey Mouse!

M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E ! What a sweet birthday party theme this little Mickey Mouse party turned out to be.  The bright colors and familiar mouse ears make it obvious why these theme is a timeless classic for little kids’ birthday parties.  The candy bar is delightful and we’ve recreated the list here.  That way, if you decide to have your own Mickey Mouse themed party with a candy bar, it’s all.

Real Life Party Pics: Sweet Shoppe Birthday Party!

Real Life Party Pics: Sweet Shoppe Birthday Party!

These party pics that we saw on www.TheTomKatStudio.com are simply adorable.  What a lucky little kid who was the recipient of this beautiful “Sweet Shoppe” themed birthday party.  Take a look at these pics! All photography is from www.PillowThought.blogspot.com via www.TheTomKatStudio.com

Real Life Party Pics: Candy Party!

Real Life Party Pics: Candy Party!

I came across these party pics on the amazing blog GloriousTreats.com.  I love that the party theme is simply “Candy”, leaving the party planner open to a broad range of a candy, decor and games. GloriousTreats.com actually has multiple blog posts detailing her planning process, including sources for where the apothecary jars that hold the candy were purchased and she has some great tips for others who many want to.

Baby Girl Shower Candy Buffet

Baby Girl Shower Candy Buffet

Last week we offered some tips on what candy would make an excellent Baby Boy Shower Candy Buffet, featuring yummy candies in blue hues, and since that color scheme is only good for about 50% of baby showers, we want to offer some tips for Baby Girl Shower Candy Buffets! Stay tuned for next week and we’ll give some great tips for those showers where the baby’s gender is a.

Memorial Day / Summer BBQ Party Ideas!

Memorial Day / Summer BBQ Party Ideas!

Wow, Memorial Day and the (un)official start of summer is just around the corner!  What a perfect time to have a friendly BBQ bash with your friends.  And speaking of friends, our friends over at Hostess With the Mostess just published a great article about summer BBQ’s and included links to free printouts to help with your buffet table decor.  Perfect timing! Hop on over the Hostess Blog for their.

Birthday Party Idea – Fashion Diva!

Birthday Party Idea – Fashion Diva!

I ran across this birthday party idea and thought it was just the cutest thing for a young girl!  BirthdayPartyIdeas.com has so many awesome party ideas with details on all aspects of the party – decor, games, goody bags, food, etc. Check out this link for the specifics, but one thing they did leave out was a really awesome candy buffet table – that’s where we come in! Nothing makes.