Make Your Own Ice Cream Sandwiches

August is National Smile Week, but in the 100 degree weather, even the simple act of smiling can make you sweat.  So, it’s about time we gave you something to smile – or scream – about and that’s ice cream!  But instead of your typical ice cream … [Continue reading]

Lovin’ the Leftovers!

With a Thanksgiving season of homemade food and family gatherings comes a fridge full of leftovers!  Sure, we’ve all seen the Friends episode with Ross’ coveted leftover Thanksgiving turkey sandwich, complete with a “moist-maker” layer, but there’s … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Time!

October is finally here!  It’s a month of leave crunchin’, sweater wearin’ and cider sippin’…and of course…pumpkin carving! We’ve found some of the best sites to download free and easy pumpkin carving templates, visit pumpkin patches in Illinois, … [Continue reading]

Serving Up Summer Dessert!

We’ve got the perfect solution to your summer savings that won’t break the bank every time you want to entertain: homemade popsicle recipes!  It’s far less-expensive to make these delicious summer snacks using your own ingredients than it is to buy … [Continue reading]

Splishin’ and Splashin’ Pool Party Games

Want to break in the swimming pool to kick off the summer season?  Throw a pool party! Whether you have a pool in your backyard or vacate to the nearest public swimming pool, it’s always a good idea to have some swimming pool games up your sleeve … [Continue reading]

College Care Package!

Hallelujah! The high school graduation parties are over and the college books have been bought.  You’ve waited 18 years for this: your child has finally moved out of the house and has gone on to bigger and better things. There’s only one problem: … [Continue reading]

How to Host a Graduation Party, All Your Graduation Party FAQs Answered

From grade school through the college years, May and June are the graduation party months of the year. Whether or not it was for a nephew, niece, friend, or neighbor, chances are you’ve been invited to one. But going to a grad party and hosting one … [Continue reading]

Fish Fry Party Ideas

Whether you’re following religious restrictions or just in it for a good meal with good friends, there is nothing quite like the Friday Night Fish Fry. That’s why we put together this guide to hosting the fishiest fish fry in town. No need to … [Continue reading]

Toga, Toga, Toga!

Beware the Ides of March! Actually, this year, the only thing you’ll need to beware is how to properly secure your costume for this month’s party theme: A Toga Party! But before diving in head first (or wreath crown first, as the Romans did), … [Continue reading]

Backyard Baseball Parties

The crack of the bat, the smell of freshly cut grass, the taste of plump hot dogs washed down with icy cold beer… we’ve missed you baseball season. And in your honor, we’re throwing you a preseason party. That’s right. It’s finally March. Baseball … [Continue reading]