Posts in the ‘Food’ Category

How To Play Hooky With Your Kid

by Jillian Leslie on

How To Play Hooky With Your Kids | CatchMyParty.com

Last Wednesday, my husband and I picked our daughter up from school on her early dismissal day (1:05pm), and we all headed to Chuck E. Cheese's for a mid-week break. It really felt like playing hooky!

Wednesdays are usually one of our busiest days filled with school, after school activities, work, homework, laundry, etc.

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Summer Citrus Sangria

by Jillian Leslie on

Summer Citrus Sangria perfect for summer parties | CatchMyParty.com

Julie from Crowing Details is here with a delicious summer citrus sangria recipe, perfect for outdoor entertaining. Plus she designed fruit slice straw toppers to make your drinks look extra festive. Thanks, Julie!

She's included an alcoholic version and a mocktail version, so all your guest can enjoy sipping sangria on a hot summer day!

Homemade Fortune Cookie Recipe

by Jillian Leslie on

Homemade Fortune Cookie Recipe | CatchMyParty.com

Have you ever wondered how to make homemade fortune cookies? Well check out this video and you'll see it's not hard. Plus there's a cool mug trick to get the perfect fortune cookie shape.

These would be great to serve at all kinds of parties because you can put your own fortunes inside. Picture disclosing a baby's gender at a gender reveal baby shower with a fortune, or sending your guests home with a cute thank you fortune, or as a creative way to celebrate a birthday girl or boy!

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Cute Halloween Treats

by Jillian Leslie on

Cute Halloween Treats! | CatchMyParty.com

I'm always looking for cute Halloween treats to serve my little guests (read: daughter and friends). So here's a roundup of some of the things I've made. I kept them all very simple so anyone (including kids) can make them. I've got cookies, pretzels, and even ice cream sandwiches all dressed up for the holiday!

Candy Corn Halloween Cookies

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My New Year's Resolution: More Salads

by Jillian Leslie on

Delicious salad recipes

I told my husband that 2014 is going to be "the year of the salad" for us. We are good at eating vegetables. David and I both love them (Lainey is another story), but we typically eat them cooked... sauteed really, unless they're Brussels sprouts, and then we bake them.

But it's starting to feel boring and a little too predictable. I believe it's time we seriously expanded our vegetable repertoire and for me that's expanding into the world of salads. But how? The problem is that when I think about lettuce and dressing, I'm just not that inspired.

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