Gifts and Crafts · Miscellaneous

Hot Chocolate Snowman

By Amber Keiper I always find that I have to most fun looking for (or making) gifts for the kids. They get a kick out of everything fun, whimsical and creative. This year especially, there are a lot of kids on my Christmas shopping list so I decided to go the homemade route with them.… Continue reading Hot Chocolate Snowman

Decorations · Food and Drink

A Very French Birthday Party

By Amber KeiperI think it's every girl's fantasy to visit Paris. It's portrayed as such a romantic city - full of love in the air - what girl could resist? And with my deep love of french cinema, you can imagine just how irresistible the thought of visiting the "the city of light" is to… Continue reading A Very French Birthday Party

Decorations · Food and Drink · Invitations · Miscellaneous · Planning and Organizing

Tea Parties Are Not Just For Girls Named Alice

By Amber Keiper and Susan Keiper Ever since I was a little girl I loved to read. It was my favorite way of leaving wherever I was and transport myself into another world…a world where I could enjoy someone else’s life and embark on an incredible journey. Of all the stories and novels I read as… Continue reading Tea Parties Are Not Just For Girls Named Alice

Food and Drink · Miscellaneous

Recipe Review: Pinata Sugar Cookies

I found this recipe online at sheknows.com - it's a sugar cookie that when you break it open, has a candy surprise inside, mimicking a Mexican pinata. I thought this was such a creative idea that I just had to try it out! My bestie, Samantha threw a Cinco de Mayo-themed birthday party for her… Continue reading Recipe Review: Pinata Sugar Cookies

Food and Drink · Miscellaneous

Agua Fresca: Simple Horchata Mexican Rice Drink Recipe (for Cinco de Mayo)

By Amber Keiper My mother taught me this easy horchata recipe because she knows how much I love this "agua fresca" (refreshing flavored water). There are many flavors of agua fresca. Some of my favorites are: jamaica (a tart drink made from hibiscus flowers), fresas (strawberries), sandia (watermelon), melon (cantalope) and of course, horchata, made… Continue reading Agua Fresca: Simple Horchata Mexican Rice Drink Recipe (for Cinco de Mayo)