Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink

Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink

Mark your calendars for Tuesday March 5, 2019

Happy Mardi Gras!!

You can't throw a Mardi Gras bash without food and especially a cocktail or two.  We have all the party drinks and snacks you will need to make your guests feel like they are celebrating Fat Tuesday the real New Orleans way.  To throw an authentic Mardi Gras party you have to include the traditional King's Cake with the plastic baby doll surprise inside, whoever ends up with the baby has to throw next year's party.   How cute would it be to bake individual cupcakes with decorative picks or plastic babies on top as a new spin on King's Cakes!

The food and drinks don't have to stop when the party is over.  Send your guests home with personalized candy bar wrappers, or to go hurricane glasses filled with beads, coins and candies.  How cute would it be to use colorful Mardi Gras Lollipops as a decoration for a dessert bar or as edible name place cards for your guest.  The possibilities for Mardi Gras food and drinks really are endless –  just be festive and have fun!

Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes

Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes

Since we all know a great Mardi Gras party is centered around the food and cocktails here are some great Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes to spice up your celebration including recipes for jambalaya, gumbo, cajun burgers, fried okra, remoulade sauces, bourbon chocolate cake, and candied pecans.  Want a full proof way to prepare the perfect hurricane?  Pick up a package of  Pat O'Brien's Hurricane Cocktail Mix.

Mardi Gras Party Inspiration

Let Party Idea {Pros} inspire you to throw the most festive Mardi Gras Party outside of New Orleans!

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Mardi Gras Masquerade Theme Party Inspiration Board

Mardi Gras Masquerade Theme Party Inspiration Board

Mark your calendars for Tuesday March 5, 2019

Happy Mardi Gras!!

There is no better party than a Mardi Gras Masquerade party!  Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of your celebration providing professional recommendations on just about every detail including including invitations, Decor, Party Favors, Gifts, Masks, Beads, Fun and Game ideas, and lots and lots of little extras. Continue Reading →

Free Printable Thanksgiving Menu and Place Cards & Printable Thanksgiving Games

 

Free Printable Thanksgiving Place Cards

Free Printable Thanksgiving Place Cards >> Bloom Designs Editable PDF

Free Printable Thanksgiving Place Cards

Update! Download and prepare your Thanksgiving printables this weekend! Do not wait until the last minute – remember everything takes longer than you think it will!

If we have said it once, we've said it a hundred times, in party planning the details matter.  So this Thanksgiving, in addition to the hours you spend preparing a fabulous meal, add a little extra style to your Thanksgiving table with these free printable place cards, table tents and other fun free Thanksgiving printables. All you need to do is download the PDFs. We agree with Bloom Designs, print them out on kraft colored card stock for an chic, organic Thanksgiving look.

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A Little Ladybug Baby Shower Planning, Ideas, Gifts & Supplies

Ladybug Party Supplies

A Little Ladybug Baby Shower >> Party Supplies

A Little Ladybug Baby Shower Planning, Ideas, Gifts & Supplies

We happened across these adorable ladybug baby shower invitations and were inspired to look for coordinating party supplies. What we really liked was that we envisioned a more sophisticated baby shower in soft hues of pinks, and golds with pops of red and black.  We loved that we could mix and match the best of the best party supplies and create this fabulous look which is just the right mix of baby and sophisticated. Continue Reading →

Printable Mustache Bash Game

Printable Mustache Bash Game

Printable Mustache Bash Game

OMG – Look what we found!  

A printable mustache bash game that goes perfectly with our Mustache Bash party package and is especially good if you are hosting a boy baby shower.  We are stoked. (So sorry – we just double checked and this game is no longer available  Turns out Funsational, our favorite printable games merchant, closed her shop this year so this game is no longer available but it might be worth trying to print it directly from the above image.  It probably will not come out as clear as we might like but it may just be “good enough”.)

As you well know, we never give up some searched and searched for alternative and have found a handful of other adorable mustache bash games now available on Etsy.  Enjoy! Continue Reading →

Halloween Costume Exchange Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Costume Exchange Party Invitation

Halloween Costume Exchange Party >> Invitation

Halloween Costume Exchange Party

In times of economic uncertainty, many of us are cutting expense yet looking for creative ways to maintain a full and vibrant life style. For years, Americans have gone all out for Halloween celebrations often sparing no expense in assembling frighteningly elaborate costumes and accessories.  There is really no need for Halloween 2018 to be the year of the ghost.  Re-fold your old sheets and get ready to double your fun. In addition to your annual Halloween party festivities, host a pre-Halloween or even last minute pre-trick or treating costume exchange party. Continue Reading →