Reader Giveaway!

Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the random winner is: Commenter # 7 - Dawn.

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You can check out her great blog at Not Just a Mommy. Congratulations Dawn and I hope you enjoy your prize.

We have a fun new Giveaway for all my special readers today!

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Favor Affair is a fabulous website that carries tons of elegant favors and unique, personalized favors for every occasion.  This week, they are offering a $25 gift certificate towards anything on their site to a lucky reader.

You will find everything from unique party favors for birthday parties,wedding showers, baby showers and personalized favors.

If you are getting ready for a Graduation Party, they have some great products like these “Unexpected Treasures” Tin and these Graduation Photo Frame/Place Card Holder.

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Pictured below are some wonderful Spring Favors.  I love the Mini-Lanterns for a Garden Party.

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Be sure to check out all the unique Personalized Favors that they have too.

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How to Enter:

*  Post a coment here telling us which items from the Favor Affair site that you would love to get if you win.

*  The Giveaway ends Thursday, May 7th at midnight.  The winner will be chosen randomly and announced on Friday, May 8th.

Good Luck!

May Day Celebration

May is here and it is full of celebrations like graduations, Mother’s Day and end of school parties.  Before the craziness begins, celebrate the first day of May with your girlfriends.  Enjoy this tasty Lemonade Champagne Cocktail from Sandra Lee.

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She also has a recipe for a May Day Centerpiece Cake.

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Martha shares the recipe for this Maypole Cake and Cupcakes.

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An old May Day custom is to hang a basket on a loved ones door.  Martha also shares some great ideas on how to make your own May Basket.

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As we say good bye to April Showers, I hope that everyone has a wonderful start to May!

Throw a Cinco De Mayo Party

Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse to throw a party, eat Mexican food and drink margarita’s.  Here are some tips to help you plan your party.

Evite has a variety of invites that you can choose from for Cinco de Mayo.

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Decorate with lots of wonderful colors, and include fun items like sombreros, Mexican blankets and pinatas.

This Cinco de Mayo Table Topper would add great color to your table.  You can make it easily with dry beans.

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Hostess Jo has fiesta items like this one on sale right now!

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Entertain Exchange has a tutorial on how to make these easy and fun centerpieces.

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If you are having a large party, don’t foget to hire a Mariachi band to really get your guests in the mood.

Pinatas are a Mexican tradition so this is always great to have for the kids or the adults.  Martha Stewart has instructions on how to make your own pinata.

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Of course, for food their are so many great recipes to serve.  Have a buffet and serve fajitas with beans, guacamole and queso to go with it.  Don’t forget the margaritas!!

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Toast Mexican culture and celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style!!

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