Saturday, February 27, 2010

Mehndi Spice Cookies

How amazing & creative are these spice cookies from Sprinkle Bakes??

I love them for a wedding shower, bachelorette party, or for anyone who could use some good fortune!

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Sweet Stands

Check out these cuties from Hello Hannah...

What a fun way to present your cupcakes!


Introducing the latest rage in our elementary school....SMENCILS! Smencils are gourmet scented pencils that are made from 100% recycled newspaper & biodegradable plastic.

They come in 10 different flavors (watermelon & black cherry is a household fav)

They also have colored pencils

& home kits which you can flavor yourself (great party craft)

This is a BIG deal at our school & the kids are slightly obsessed with them! It is a great fundraiser item too! Find all the information here.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Meri Meri Party

Meri Meri party goods makes hosting your next children's party SO easy & super cute! Their collections include invites/thank you cards, plates, napkins, cupcake kits, garlands, centerpieces, & favor bags-OH MY! Their collections include:

Space Cadets (why didn't I find this for Evan's robot party last month??)

ROARRRRin' Party

Ready Set Go

Pirate's Party

Princess Party

Animal Parade

Fairy Wishes

Twinkle Toes

Teddy Bear Fun

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Lego Ice Cube Tray

Regarding my earlier post this morning, I completely agree the tutorial for the Lego soap mold was a little intimidating! But LOOK what I found on Amazon! Not only can you make you make your own Lego soap, you can make gummy Legos, jello Legos, chocolate Legos, lollipop Legos, crayon Legos-anything Lego you can imagine!

Monday, February 22, 2010

Lego Soap

This could be the cutest little boy soap EVER! Melissa, Avi would LOVE these!

Check out the full tutorial from Roots and Wings Co. here.

Easter project

I saw this kids craft project on Martha Stewart & thought it would be an adorable centerpiece hanging over our Easter buffet! I am thinking a family of cute little bunny's & chicks & now I just have to find the time ...

Friday, February 19, 2010

Sweet Olympic Love

BOTH my boys have a serious crush on U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn & have been really into watching the Winter Olympics. I thought it would be fun to make some Olympic inspired treats this weekend...

like these yummies from Coco Cupcakes

with the bronze medal going to Cakespy for these

the silver medal to The Decorated Cookie

& the gold medal to Sweetopia for their adorable Olympic mascot cookies

don't forget this medal winner from The Kitchen

& this Olympic dessert pizza from Taste of Home

Who are you watching in the Olympics?

(Vonn photo via NY Daily News)

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Jackson & Katie's Birthday Carnival

Can you guess what I have been working on this week??

We are having so much fun putting together this birthday carnival! More details to follow...........

(invitation design by Polka Dot Moon)

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Pom & Circle Garland

Melissa from ISLY created this adorable pom pom & circle garland for her daughter's nursery

How cute would this garland be for your Easter celebration? Instead of cut out circles, you could add bunnies, flowers, chicks, eggs.....the possibilities are endless!

Monday, February 15, 2010

And they call it Puppy Love

My girlfriend is throwing a puppy party for her daughter's birthday next month & asked me if I had any ideas for centerpieces.......

I found these cute puppy baskets from Flowers by Frannie. We are using white carnations & red gerbera daisies but real, not artificial.

I think they are so adorable & make such a fun centerpiece idea! What do you think?

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Sweet Bunco Love

In our neighborhood, a few of the girls get together once a month to hang out, have a few cocktails, & play Bunco. Thursday night was my turn to host & we had a Pajama Party at my house! We ordered pizza, wore our cutest pj's, & had a great time! Of course, you can't have a PJ party without sweet treats...

like kettle corn, m & m's, & red licorice

red & pink starburst

& heart dice favor boxes (it is Bunco after all)

the whole sweet spread

we needed something to wash it all down

like these yummy pomegranate margaritas

figured we needed something healthy, so I made chocolate covered strawberries (hey, it's a fruit, it counts right?)

with the left over chocolate, I made yummy pretzels

& these fortune cookies (inside each cookie I placed a number in which the girls had to open to determine their order in the gift exchange)

we also had a "prize" for the cutest jammies

prize was the movie, "13 Going on 30"

& here was my gift for the beauty product exchange

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Cupcake Tote

Nichole Heady has created the sweetest cupcake tote...

all of this

adorably packaged

perfect for giving & receiving

You can learn how to create your own by going here.

Love Photo Garland

LOVIN' this photo garland from Scrapper Girl.

Can't you just picture photos of your family hung over your fireplace?

Get the full tutorial here.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

It all started 365 days ago.....

Can you believe it has been a year since I started Poca Cosas? It has been such an incredible year! I am SO thankful to everyone for their support & kindness! I am excited to see what the next year brings!

Monday, February 8, 2010

Rockin' Valentines

Jake thinks his Ipod valentines we made for his friends this weekend ROCK!