Pre-scoop ice cream for a party - brilliant idea!

Serving Cake and Ice Cream Like a Pro

what a great idea! such a time saver for birthday parties- scoop the ice Instead of Wedding Cake! Scoop ice cream into lined cupcake pans & put them in the freezer. then just pull them out when you cut the cake & serve!

Great party idea

Create Chocolate Bowls for some fancy deserts.that hopefully won't taste like balloon.Pour liquid chocolate into a bowl with a balloon inside for the shape and let it solidify. what a fun idea!

How to make ties out of ribbon, perfect for man gifts!

How to make ties out of ribbon, perfect for wrapping groomsmen gifts or father's day gifts! Or on father's day I could just use a real tie.

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Lemon Meringue Shots ~ recipe for pie shots. I wonder if we could do creme brûlée shots?

Ohh love this.

I really want Emma to have a very hungry hungry caterpillar first birthday party! The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday: Guides, Tips & Videos

A great tutorial on making your own cupcake tower.

A great tutorial on making your own cupcake tower. I would use a white/cream paper with glitter ribbon

pumpkin favors orange napkins with florist tape wraps

of Kids' Halloween Crafts Pumpkin Favor Pouches For party favors or treats on Halloween night, fill crepe-paper pumpkin pouches with tiny toys and candy eggs. How to Make Pumpkin Favor Pouches Next: Sock Skeleton

These are perfect for a brunch! Mini pancake appetizers with strawberries and whipped cream.

bite size - mini pancakes with strawberries & whipped cream skewers! a little maple syrup to dip and you are good to go. how fun are these. bite size - mini pancakes with.

the very hungry caterpillar

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" birthday party!--I'm about sure I'm doing this for Alaina's birthday party. If anybody steals this idea, prepare to get stabbed!

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Ever had to go to a fancy dinner with your boss? Wish you could go to a fancy dinner with your boss? Well, just in case, here's a place setting cheat sheet! Don't get caught using the wrong fork, and good luck in your efforts!

Which one is for what

Good Manners: Knowing Different types of forks - helpful to keep in mind if you're the host . or as a sneaky cheat sheet if you' a guest and are a little overwhelmed with multiple forks in front of you!

Western Table Manners

Do you get confused by which fork to use at a formal table setting or which foods are OK to eat with your fingers at a fancy restaurant? Use this helpful guide to brush up on your dining etiquette. tips-tricks-essentials-for-the-home

Table settings :)

Proper Ways to Set a Table. The student understands the history of food service and the use of the professional kitchen and is expected to demonstrate types of table setting, dining, and service skills.

Just in case the Queen comes to visit...

Correct Table Settings for North America ~ from "with enough coffee": The US & Canada (and some South American resorts) use this place setting as opposed to the Eurpoean standard that puts the Fish course before and the Salad after the Meat course.

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(PG) Never knew this about plate etiquette and the signals you give with your silverware. Good to know for the fancy places we have been going lately :-?

common wedding place settings.

How to set a table both formally and informally

here is a formal & informal place settings cheat sheet -- I can never remember, either!

This graph is incorrect. From a private chef, always put your main course in a last food position, followed by the bread. The main course is the most expensive dish, plates will fill up with sides before guests reach it. Napkins and flatware at the very end. Guests can grab these and tuck under plate without juggling them while serving themselves. Drinks should always be on a separate table. This extends the party to another area, and prevents congestion and beverage spills at the buffet…

How to properly set a buffet table. Most people set up a buffet with silverware next to plates making it cumbersome to carry them while choosing food. This is how I set up a buffet line makes more sense.

Popsicle sticks and some yarn (or ribbon if using larger sticks) make for a simple, effective decoration idea

I love the idea of keeping gift wrapping simple. This could be used year round: Craft paper wrap with popsicle stick gift tags (string color changes to match holiday)