Planning a Party: Martha’s Checklist

Hosting a Sangria party in a couple weeks! My guest count is around 15-18 guests.

Planning for family and friends can be stressful, but keeping a list and prepping ahead of time will bring you a peace of mind. Staying organized is key to enjoying your party and being a great host!

This checklist is for a small scaled event such as a house warming or dinner party. The great Martha Stewart has created a Party-Planning Checklist which I will walk you through. Also check out the additional posts where I go into more details. Continue reading

Wilton Level One Course-Fourth Lesson: Grand Finale

For the last lesson we had to come prepared with three colored icings, a cake single or double layered covered with icing. Before class I purchased a cake storage container, my second biggest cake supply purchase!

First lesson was learning how to write with piping bags. Since the weekend before class I spent time pipe icing crabs on cupcakes, my writing didn’t look so bad. Continue reading