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Kick Back and Relax with a Summer Cocktail

2 Jul

The long 4th of July weekend is finally here and I plan to kick back and relax. Are you doing any summer entertaining?

We have a family get-together planned this weekend and are looking forward to a few days away and doing not too much! But I did want to try a new summer cocktail. I’m not a big sweet drink person, but I love mint and since I’m growing it in my backyard, I’m going to clip a bunch of it and bring this great recipe with me so we can all try it!

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This classic cocktail from Cuba is packed with fresh mint, lime juice, and rum and topped with club soda. Serve it in style in our Maestro Deluxe Highball Glassware.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons white sugar
4 sprigs fresh mint
1 fluid ounce club soda
1 lime, halved
2 fluid ounces light rum
1 1/2 cups ice
2 fluid ounces club soda
1 sprig fresh mint

Directions:

Muddle sugar and mint with soda water in pint glass. Squeeze both halves of lime into the glass leaving one hull in the mixture. Add rum, stir, and fill with ice. Top with club soda.

Garnish with a mint sprig.

I find a lot of really delicious recipes and inspiration on AllRecipes.com and recommend you do too!

Happy 4th and be safe.

Best wishes,
Renee

DIY: Emoji Cupcakes & Win a Personalized Emoji Party!

27 Jun

blog-emoji-cupcakeHopefully you’ve had a chance to make our homemade cocoa Emoji meringue cookies.  Now we want to share how we made our DIY Emoji cupcakes for our Emoji Birthday Party.  We simply made chocolate cupcakes and let them cool.  Once cooled, you’ll need the following:

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Once cooled, level cupcakes with a knife so the tops are flat.  Spread a thin layer of frosting on the cupcakes.  Roll out the fondant according to directions.  Once rolled out, use a small cup or circle cookie cutter that is the size of the cupcake.  Make as many circles as needed as there are cupcakes.  Using the foodwriter markers, decorate each circle with Emoji faces.  Use Emoji images from your smartphone for inspiration.  Once decorated, lay the fondant on top of the cupcake and gently press the edges onto the cupcake.  Store in a plastic container once finished.  Serve within 2 days or the colors may bleed and the fondant can get hard.

Emoji cupcakes are a big hit from little kids to big kids!  Just add some personalized emoji products from The Stationery Studio and your Emoji party will be a big success! And don’t forget to enter our Emoji Party Sweepstakes for a chance to win a personalized emoji party package worth up to $350 from The Stationery Studio and Wilton!  Hurry … you need to enter by June 29, 2016.  Winners will be announced Friday, July 1, 2016.

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DeVille Napkins for Luxury Entertaining

25 Jun

blog-june2016-deville-001When entertaining, it doesn’t get more luxurious when it comes to printed napkins than our DeVille napkins.  These are the type of napkins and guest towels you will find at many country clubs and 5-star restaurants. They feel thick to the touch and are excellent quality.  Now you can enjoy the same quality at your own event and in your own home.

With a linen-texture finish, these are excellent weight paper napkins and guest towels which also feature a superior finish.  They are available in beverage and guest towel sizes and are offered in a white stock with your custom imprint in your choice of imprint color.

blog-june2016-deville-002You will be very pleased with the wonderful look of these napkins too.  We offer an extensive selection of designs and monograms to fit every occasion and style.  They are ideal for everything from an elegant wedding, rehearsal dinner, birthday party celebration, bridal luncheon or a special anniversary party.  If you are planning a Christening, graduation or Christmas celebration, enjoy a touch of elegance at your luncheon, dinner, appetizer stations or bar.  From elegant imprint to their great absorbancy, you will be proud to showcase these high quality DeVille napkins and guest towels at your next occasion.  Shrink wrapped in sets of 50, these are made and printed in the U.S.A.

The DeVille guest towels will make a very elegant accent to your powder room too.  For other personalized party accessories, gifts and party supplies, visit our Wedding boutique, or our Party Supply boutique for printed plastic plates, disposable cups, printed ribbons, party favors and more.

Enjoy your upcoming celebrations in beautiful style.

Happy entertaining!

Renee