August 17th, 2010
Did you know the average margarita packs a whopping 750 calories or more!?! If you’re trying to save calories or need to watch your sugar intake, these low-cal margaritas are worth a try.
- 1 tub Crystal Light lemon-lime or lemonade flavored drink mix
- 2 cups water
- Juice of one lime
- 8 oz. tequila
- 6 oz. Grand Marnier
- 4 oz. Presidente Mexican Brandy (optional)
In a 2-quart pitcher, mix water with the Crystal Light.
Add all spirits.
Fill with enough crushed ice to make 1 quarts; stir and serve in salt-rimmed glasses. Garnish with a wedge of lime.
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August 16th, 2010
Frankenstein is Coming Halloween Invitation
Are you tired of having the same old Halloween party? How about mixing it up a little bit this year and throw a Monster Mash Party? These Frankenstein is Coming invitations will go perfect with the Monster Mash theme!
With a little inspiration from monster culture, Halloween can always have new and scary surprises that can transport humans into another realm of frightening fun. We’ve got Dracula invitations, skull invitations, vampire invitations, eyeball martini invitations, haunted house invitations and more.
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August 14th, 2010
Vampires are lurking everywhere these days and we love our Suave Vampire Halloween Invitation featuring a cool vampire in a white tux sipping a “red” martini against a city skyline. Perfect for a Halloween cocktail party invitation or a Halloween costume party invitation.
Suave Vampire Halloween Invitation
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August 13th, 2010
Friday the 13th - Are you afraid?
Triskaidekaphobia is “the fear the No. 13.” Are you aware of why today is conisidered unlucky, anyhow?
Can you turn to the person next to you, look them in the eye, and honestly say that you have never felt a twinge of concern in the morning when you realize it is Friday the 13th? It’s time for triskaidekaphobes to acknowledge their shared superstition, learn its possible source, and try to gain some insight into what it means for millions of people to hold such a belief.
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August 13th, 2010
Teal Hat Black Cat Halloween Party Invitation features a cute cat wearing a large teal witch’s hat, a happy jack-o-lantern, a bat, a spider and his web and a bubbling cauldren oozing green goo. This Halloween invitation is perfect for a small child’s Halloween party, a family Halloween party invitation, a kids Halloween Birthday invitation or a Halloween costume party invitation.
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August 12th, 2010
Birthday Numbers Invitations
Birthday parties are special days for the guest of honor, but what do you do with the rest of the family?
Siblings: If there is a younger sibling you need to decide if you will buy a small gift for them or tell them that they will have their own birthday and they will be the stars on their day. You may want to make plans to have Grandma or a babysitter be in charge of them so you can concentrate on the birthday child. If there are older siblings, you may want to have them invite a friend and then enlist their help with other party guests and games.
Pets: Party time is a good time to schedule your pet for grooming or let them visit a neighbor. If your animal doesn’t mind, you can put them in the garage or the laundry room, but don’t let them spend the time howling or barking. Don’t forget to put fish, hamsters and lizards in a safe place, too.
Get everyone involved in the action and have a great time!
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August 12th, 2010
A trio of pigs prepare a feast on the Porky’s Barbecue Invitation. This fun invitation is perfect for a bbq invitation, a picnic invitation or backyard party invitation.
Porky's Barbeque Invitation
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August 11th, 2010
Here in Southern California, we’ve had such a mild summer and really cool nights, it’s hard to believe Labor Day signals the “end of summer” and we celebrate with one last beach party, pool party, or barbeque. I like to think of it as “back to school” party instead of the end of summer.
So, if you’re planning a get together over the Labor Day weekend, how about throwing “White Party”? (Remember when it was frowned upon to wear white after Labor Day?)
Have your guests dress in, you guessed it, all white.
August 10th, 2010
Do you use Facebook?
Social media…are you using it or could you care less? If you’re on Facebook,
- can you ignore someone who friends you?
- if they’re an old boyfriend/girlfriend, is it best to ignore them or do you let them back into your life?
- what will your current significant other think if you friend an “x”?
- do you friend your mother or ignore her?
- how do you explain ignorning a friend request if your asked about it?
Chime in, tell us how you feel, email us other etiquette challenges.
The Etiquette Challenge is a regular blog feature we’ve brought over from our Facebook page (yes, we have a Facebook page, and we won’t ignore any friend requests!)