8/31/09

Toy Sale!

You know those little miniature toys that come in packs of 8 or 10?

The ones that are great for little kid party favors, or prizes for carnivals, fish ponds, classroom games, or potty training rewards?

We have those. Millions of them - seriously!
And this week, they are on sale.

BUY 5 BAGS, GET 1 FREE!

If you find yourself needing these little toys once in awhile, it would be a
great time to stock up.

Most bags of toys are $1.00
(with either 8 or 10 toys in each bag)

8/26/09

Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizzas

I found this idea the other day
and wanted to share it with you.

I have seen the big sugar cookie pizza recipes that you cook on a pizza pan, but I like how these are miniature.

Anything mini is just cute!

So here are the instructions for the easiest version:

Bake or buy your sugar cookies.
Spread strawberry cream cheese on top.
Slice strawberries, kiwi, grapes, etc., and decorate each cookie. Keep it simple.
Arrange your mini fruit pizzas on a pretty platter and there you have it.
Done.

Here is a recipe I found on another site that has a variation of the cream cheese topping. It sounds good, too.

INGREDIENTS

1 (18-oz.) pkg. (20 cookies) Pillsbury® Ready to Bake!™ Refrigerated Sugar Cookies
1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
1/2 cup powdered sugar
10 fresh strawberries, quartered
1 kiwi fruit, peeled, cut in half lengthwise and cut into 10 slices
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup fresh raspberries

DIRECTIONS

1. Bake cookies as directed on package. Cool 10 minutes or until completely cooled.
2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine cream cheese, limeade concentrate and powdered sugar; beat until smooth.
3. Spread each cooled cookie with 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture. Arrange fruit on top of each. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hou
rs.


I think these would be so cute for a bridal or baby shower, your next girls night out, a little girl tea party, or just for a fun dessert for your family.

Happy End of Summer Party-ing!

8/25/09

Do you have a Missionary?

If you do, we can help!

If your elder or sister is in the MTC, we offer same-day delivery Monday thru Friday.
We even have packages that are all ready to send.

Just add a note and send it on its way...


Pick-up time is 12:30


8/21/09

And the Winner Is...

#10 - Lindsey!

Congratulations!
You can go on a mini shopping spree!

$15 dollars could buy you
an awesome balloon bouquet...
or 3 whole lbs of chocolate covered cinnamon bears...
or a personalized banner...
or 175 copies...
or 6 survival kit goody bags...
or 2 baby headbands...

You get the point.

Email the store and we will hook you up.

(Just FYI, I used random.org to generate the winning number...)

Thanks to everyone else who left comments!
It is nice to hear some of the voices of our wonderful guests!
Have a great weekend...

8/17/09

Feedback and Giveaway!

So I am ready to hear something, ANYTHING, from you readers out there!

Leave a comment and you will be entered in to win a $15 gift card to our store.

Did you see us on Studio 5? Has anyone tried the candybar wrapper? Have you seen something in our store lately that you love (or like, or don't like)? Enlighten us.

If you want an extra entry, become a "follower" of our blog... then leave another comment telling me. If you already are a follower, leave a comment reminding us!

You have until Friday at noon to enter to win!

8/14/09

As seen on T.V... Back to School Survival Package

72 Hour Back to School
Survival Package
Includes:
1- Back to School Survival Kit
3-Back Pack Snacks
1- Teacher Gift
all for only
$11.99
This is a great way to make your kids Smile,
and let them know you are thinking about them
those first few days back at school!
+ the Teacher will love the cute little
Back to School Fuel
& note she recieves from your child.


Here is the link to the Studio 5 presentation, in case you missed it!

Sliding Candy Bar Wrapper - How To


We found the cutest way to "dress up" candybars or gum! These make darling favors or handouts for church. And it's easy.

Anyone can do it - even if you don't feel like you are a "crafty/scrapbooky" person! So here goes...


Choose your paper

Measure the candy you are using and cut your paper accordingly (you'll need enough paper to wrap around it just one time).

Using double stick tape, wrap the paper around the candy. Not too tight! You want the candy to be able to slide out easily.

Take out your candy and squeeze the two edges together... then punch your hole through both sides at the same time.

Grab your ribbon and wrap it around the candy about so... and cut. You can leave the ribbon a bit longer so you can tie a bow, or leave it short and just tie a knot.

Now just slide the candy into the wrapper (with the ribbon still around) until the candy is sticking out the other side. Thread the ribbon through...

And tie your knot or bow.

Now you can be creative! Add more ribbon around the edges, layer your paper, add a tag to personalize for birthdays, favors, thank you's, etc...


It is seriously addicting to slide the candy in and out of the wrapper, just because it is so darn cute to see it just magically appear!

Have fun!