School colors. School spirit. School roses.

School colors. School spirit. School roses.

School Roses  

School colors. School spirit. School roses.

Update! 05.07.19

We are so sorry. It looks as if FTD is no longer carrying college roses 🙁 

Whether you are an entering college freshman or a university alum, FTD offers an extraordinary selection of rainbow roses that will help you celebrate your school colors and your school spirit. Although they do not yet have vases that represent every university FTD has indicated that it is working hard to forge relationships with more and more colleges across the county.

If you are a current student (or are related to one) these  fabulous  bi-color rose bouquets can both be given and received for such special occasions as birthdays and graduation but they also make festive additions to homecoming events, football games, Greek parties and “deliveries”, and best yet, to celebrate the many accomplishments and milestones reached throughout your life.

So next time your are looking for that little something special to represent your college colors and college spirit – think  college roses!

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The Ultimate Lip-Sync Duel >> Party Fun for New Years Eve (or Any Night)!

The Ultimate Lip-Sync Duel

Party Fun for New Years Eve (or Any Night)! 

Up until now we have not featured either karaoke or a lip-sync duel as a “go to”  party activity mostly  because I really, really do not like to perform. In fact, I think my husband's biggest fear is traveling to Korea on business and being dragged into a Karaoke club.

Having said all that, we love this Jimmy Fallon lip-sync duel and have to say, dueling karaoke does look like great fun. I can now definitely see this as a New Years Eve or late night party activity as good as, or maybe even better than, charades. Adding a lip-sync duel to your list of party games will appeal to guests of all ages! Choose your playlist based on your guest list. For example, if you are having lots of children, think about including some songs from Frozen. If your party is for adults only, it might be fine to include songs with lyrics that may not be as appropriate if children were present.Party Fun: Lip Sync Duel, karaoke, party fun, activities, games

What you need:

  1. Memorex MKS-SS2 SingStand 2 Home Karaoke System or any singing machine or karaoke machine with a microphone. (We just checked and you can still get this delivered to your front door before your New Year's Eve celebration begins!)
  2. A diverse playlist
  3. A great group of guests wanting and willing to party – in other words well versed in party etiquette!

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Stock up Your Costume Box! Superheroine Tutus are Perfect for College Theme Parties

OMG! At just $4.99 – that's 80% OFF, Izzy, the tutu queen, thinks these are the cutest tutus ever! She is already planning for next Halloween and is coaxing me to buy extras to stock up her costume box just in case one of the fraternities host a superhero party or just about any other theme party she can have an excuse to wear a red, blue or black tutu to. Plus, how cute would these wonder woman boy shorts be worn underneath the tutus (or just to feel strong, independent and powerful – perfect for exam days!)  These superheroine tutus would also make for an adorable group costume when 3 girlfriends want to coordinate their party look!

This is a limited time deal – so do not dawdle – this is a no brainer, must have for any tutu loving coed!  (12.27.13)

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Psy Gangnam Style Costumes for Gals

Gangnam Style Halloween Costumes for Gals

Glam Sequin Silver Gangnam Style ShortsPink Gangnam Style Shorts | Sleeveless White Lace Gangnam Style Tunic |  Gangam Style Pink Tunic Top | Sleeveless Hand Embroidered Tunic | White Chiffon Tank Top Sleeveless White Blouse | Retro Round-neck Chiffon Solid Lace Loose Fitting Long Tops | Drop Waist Coral Rayon Tunic

Gangnam Style Dancing Gals

We have had so much interest in our Psy's Gangnam Style Costumes we thought it might be fun to do a follow-up in response to the many requests asking for additional Gangnam style  costume ideas for gals.

Our most asked question is how to create female versions of the male characters.   Here are a few of our favorite female Psy costumes.  One piece of  advice – don't dawdle.  Most pieces have limited availability and are flying off the shelves!

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Mustache (Moustache) Bash Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Mustache Bash Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

We admit it — for months we have been dismissing one of this year's hottest fads, Mustache Mania.  The truth is we just didn't get it.  But it is one of those fads that has definitely grown on us (pun intended).  We love the simplicity of design and actually find ourselves smiling whenever we see a “stache bash” invitation. The magnificent mustache theme is perfect for bachelor and fraternity parties, both and adult and children's birthday parties, retirement parties, and even weddings (check out that fabulous Stache + Kiss Wedding invitation below) .

Even if you don't want everything at your next party to be mustached, adding a touch of “stache” whimsy here and there will undoubtedly product quiet chuckles amongst your guests.  We promise, these little touches will not only be noticed but they will be appreciated.  Not sure that any of you noticed, but if you look closely at our new image on our welcome page, you will find a small mustache inserted under the word {Pros} – yes, we put it there just because it makes us smile!

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Hats On! Hat Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Hats On! Hat Theme Party

Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Don your hats ladies, it is time to party!

A hat or fascinator party is a perfect party theme for Ladies Night Out Parties, Bachelorette Parties (Hen’s Night In), Bridal Showers, Birthday Luncheons, Retirement Parties, and even Quinceanera Celebrations, Teen Parties, Sweet Sixteen Parties, and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations (especially if you add a charitable element to your celebration).

I even hosted a wildly successful hat theme party while in college.  Like costumes, hats make great conversation starters without the fuss of finding the perfect costume.  My date and I simply took a ride to the local Burger King and picked up a pre-party snack and 2 Burger King crowns. 

One more idea — dress your holiday party up this year — add a hat element and leave your Christmas sweaters in mothballs in the back of the closet  or in the bottom dresser drawer!

The Inspiration for this party

Kate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's Fascinators

Kate Middleton, Fashion Icon & The Fascinator

Women across the world are wanting them and wearing them!

The fascinator is the new must have fashion accessory! What is it? It is an ornate hair accessory that features feathers, beads, flowers and other fancy trimmings. Kate (or should we say Princess Catherine) seems to favor fascinators with feathers. We like them all. Not only do fascinators add a whole lot of flair to any outfit, a nice fascinator does not have to set you back a pretty penny which is good because you will definitely want to own more than one!

Where to wear them? Everywhere!

  • Planning a ladies night out or bachelorette party? Call attention to yourselves by wearing these fun and festive head pieces.
  • Planning a birthday luncheon? Ask all your friends to wear fascinators or hats or any type!
  • Attending an afternoon wedding? Don a fascinator — the latest British trend to storm America's shores. 

Let's start with the hats

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