Monthly Archives: September 2008

Make Your Own Asparagus Vase!

The asparagus vase is always a hit! Everybody loves it and it?s so easy to make. Simply take the rubber band from around a bunch of asparagus and put it around a clear beverage glass. Take a stalk of asparagus … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Bounty – Fall Decor

I love the fall – as a stand-alone season! I hate the fact that it means the summer is over and that winter comes next, but fall is a nature?s bounty of beauty. A farmer?s market, green market, or fruit … Continue reading

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How To Choose Fresh Flowers

Look for flowers that are not yet fully developed. Most cut flowers, with the exception of some tropical flowers and fresh orchids, will continue to open after they’ve been put into the vase. A flower bud should be just slightly … Continue reading

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Flower Care

I believe that having flowers in your life on a regular basis, no matter how simple, makes your life a little nicer and a little more special. I will be sharing many ideas and tips on creative ways to bring … Continue reading

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Hosting an Emmy Viewing Party

Watching the Emmy?s can be fun but watching it with your friends is even better. Not only do you get to dish immediately but you can feel so much more a part of all the excitement. Decide how much planning … Continue reading

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Fun Finger Foods

A bright tray of Columbian and Mexican foods in a splashes of various colors: Arepas Electric Chimichurri Sauce Empanadas Paisas Tortilla chips All of these are fun finger foods. Garnish with fresh cilantro, peppers and sliced limes. You can get … Continue reading

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“Grey’s Anatomy” Make Your Own Drink Station

Glasses, a pitcher of Bloody Mary mix, and syringes filled with vodka for a ?make your own? drink station.

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“Lost” Viewing Party Mini Palm Trees

These came in plain white plastic pots. I sprayed painted them gold as a nod to the Emmy Statue and painted one of the six significant numbers (4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42) on each. It will be interesting to … Continue reading

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Daisies and Wheat Grass Centerpiece

What you?ll need: A tray that is a least 1? in height. A tray of fresh or faux (that?s what I used) wheat grass. Oasis ? if using faux wheat grass Daisy poms Step x Step: I bought a wooden … Continue reading

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“The Office” Pencil Vases

What you?ll need: A tall cylindrical beverage glass 25-20 pencils for each glass 5 rubber bands flowers Step x Step: Put at least 1 rubber band around the middle of the glass. Insert the unsharpened pencils between the rubber band … Continue reading

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