7/19/16

Pioneer Day


Here at Pioneer Party, we take great pride in our state and city's heritage! We are proud PIONEERS (obvs, we even named ourselves after them)! July 24 in Utah celebrates the Mormon Pioneers arriving in Utah in 1847. Whether you need an idea for a church lesson, a family party, or just to celebrate on your own, here are a few of our favorite links:

http://teachldschildren.com/category/pioneer-day/

This link has a ton of different craft and game activities for kids, as well as links to stories about Pioneers from the Friend, and Pioneer songs.

http://livingmontessorinow.com/free-pioneer-printables-and-montessori-inspired-pioneer-activities/

This one also has games and activities, printable, and some real-life Pioneer activities to try!

http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/dress-up/paper-bonnet-craft

And here is a link to a pattern to make your own paper bonnet! Perfect for church classes or a kids family activity!

We also have a few gifts, handouts, and ideas in the store, so come check it out!



7/12/16

Balloons!

One of our most favorite products, and one that makes us unique, is our awesome balloons! We have a huge selection of specialty balloons and can make a bouquet that will be sure to brighten someones day!!

One thing we use that makes our balloons extra special, is a product called hi-float. It is a liquid solution that we put into our balloons before blowing them up. It coats the inside of the balloon and then dries, helping keep the helium inside 25-30% longer than it normally would. A balloon without hi-float will stay up for a day or so. With hi-float, it will usually last 2-4 days (we have had some reports of balloons lasting for weeks!!). All of our bouquets come with hi-float, and it only costs a little extra for single balloons or per dozen.

Some of you may not know, but balloons are very sensitive to temperature. They should always be kept in a climate controlled area, otherwise float time will dramatically decrease. We recommend customers transport in a well air-conditioned car in the warm weather, and a heated car in cold weather. Also, mylar balloons tend to shrink a little in cold weather, and expand in warm weather. We fill the balloon with this in mind. If you take it out in the cold and it shrinks, it should return to normal size when it gets back into room temperature. Pearlized and metallic balloons usually have a shorter float time - even with hi-float - because of the material they are made of. 

The party girls helped me find out the gender of my last baby! They filled a 3 foot black balloon with the color (pink) confetti, and tied a cute collar onto it made of pink and blue tissue. We had pre-odered it and simply called and told them what color to do on the way home from our ultrasound. Of course I found out at the ultrasound, I couldn't wait!! But if you chose to find out with everyone else, have the ultrasound technician put the gender in an envelope for you and take it to the store. We will fill it for you and you can be surprised along with everyone else! We picked ours up and took it right to the gender reveal party, here is the footage:
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Aside from specialty bouquets, we also do topiaries, arches, single balloons, by the dozen, and mylars. If you want something you don't see, ask us! We love learning new techniques and trends! 

Here are a few examples of the awesome things we can make for you! Remember you can always customize colors and prints! If you have questions on pricing or anything else, please call the store and talk to one of our balloon experts! 801-768-3549























7/7/16

July Home & Visiting Teaching Gifts


Our July Visiting Teaching gift is full of red, white, and blue and is sure to be a hit!  The message is entitled "Potential for Parenthood" and talks about how we all have the potential to be a parent - in this earth or in the hereafter.  We have put together a patriotic gift that says, "Let's Celebrate being "TIED" to an Eternal Family" and we have tied a red licorice rope to the gift.  Pick this gift up for only $3.50 and get your visits done in style this month!  



 Our dear prophet, President Monson, has written this month's First Presidency Message - and it is amazing!  He has such great stories and quotes.  We've packaged up a bag of peanut butter filled pretzels, added the message from the Ensign, and a darling tag that reads, "Following the trail of the Pioneers will lead us closer to Christ."  

Click here to buy online or check them out in our store today!



6/1/16

June Home & Visiting Teaching Gifts

Summer is finally here and we have June's Visiting Teaching Gift ready to go so you can get those visits done without any extra work on your part.  The message from the Ensign is entitled, "Temple Ordinances and Covenants" and we loved one of the phrases so much we decided to put it on the front of our gift!

  It says "The Source is God.  Our access to that power is through our covenants with Him."  Includes approximately 1/3 lb of sanded lemon drops along with the full message from the June Ensign.  Enjoy!





We've taken a box of Kool Aid popsicles and made a darling cover tag that says, "By following our Mentor, Heavenly Father, we can receive aid throughout our lives."  The message from the June 2016 Ensign is included in this gift!



5/2/16

May Home & Visiting Teaching


The Visiting and Home Teaching message for May comes from the April session of General Conference.  


There were SO many amazing talks and quotes, don't you think?  We chose a few of our favorite one-liners, and designed the handout so they can be easily read and enjoyed.  We've filled a clear plastic pouch (approximately 5.5"x 8.5") with the handout and approximately 15 pieces of delicious orange and cream salt water taffy (it really is so good!).  Finished off with a teal ribbon it's all ready to give, and your sisters will be happy to see you coming! 

Buy online here or stop by our store at 154 W Main in Lehi!

4/1/16

April Home & Visiting Teaching

April's Visiting Teaching gift is oh so springy and will brighten the day of the sisters you visit teach!  

The title of the message is, "Daughters of Our Eternal Father" and we have printed the entire message from the Ensign, along with an additional quote from President Dieter F. Uchtdorf - "You are Something Divine, more beautiful and glorious than you can possibly imagine."  A package of Tic-Tacs is wrapped up inside with a small note reminding us that we are "mint" to feel Heavenly Father's love.  


The combination of purple, pink and lime green is just beautiful - we hope you love it!





 For April's Home Teaching gift, we have taken a miniature clear favor box, filled it with Reese's peanut butter cups, and included a copy of the message from the Ensign.  

The tag reads, "To REESE-eive personal revelation, do your Homework."  




3/1/16

March Visiting Teaching Gifts

How Lucky we are to be created in God's image. This March, we are reminded in the monthly Visiting Teaching message to be grateful and remember always that we were created in the image of our God - we can do this through appreciating our talents, gifts, and simply loving ourselves. 



The gift we have made for you this March is a beautiful printable that can be used anywhere in your home to remind you all that you are capable, beautiful, talented, important - because you are created in His image.  This printable is tied to a "Granny B." Key Lime sugar cookie - which is green and festive for spring! The ladies you visit will love to see you this month, and they will especially love to receive this gorgeous (and yummy!) treat! Happy March!



President Monson's March 2016 Message "Learn of Me" focuses on being teachers and learners in the gospel. "I invite all Latter-day Saints to ponder their efforts to teach and to learn and to look to the Savior as our Guide in doing so. We know that this "teacher from God" was more than a mere teacher. he who taught us to love the Lord our God with all our hearts, all our souls, all our strength, and all our minds, and to love our neighbor s ourselves, is the Master Teacher and the Exemplar of the perfect life." - Thomas S. Monson


For March's Home Teaching Gift, we have packaged the message with Werther's caramel candies. The spring-inspired tag reads, "The Savior said, 'Learn of me' - We can do this 'Werther' it's through prayer, scripture, or the Holy Ghost."
This beautiful, March-themed gift is one your Home Teaching family will enjoy reading, and eating! Happy March!