Creative Hostess Gifts

Published August 10, 2016

Arriving at an evening dinner party with a little something for the host is always nice. It doesn’t have to be an expensive gift but it can be something special that shows a little creativity. Here are a few affordable... Continue reading →

Retirement Party Ideas….by Lita Lane

Published September 15, 2014

Retirement Party   A well-planned retirement party should be both light-hearted and fun while still honoring the career of the retiree and reflecting back on the accomplishment and contributions that the individual made during their tenure with the company.  ... Continue reading →

Great Household Tips from Friends

Published May 30, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2082" align="alignright" width="218"] Gold Staples are a nice touch to party invitations[/caption] I love it when my friends pass on creative ideas to share with readers. I'm always amazed how much creativity and talent there is when I attend... Continue reading →

A Pre-Teen Slumber Party by Lita Lane

Published April 25, 2013

Earlier this year I asked my 11 year old daughter what was on her birthday wish list.  She looked at me with her beautiful big brown eyes and enthusiastically said …. “Pleeeeeeese Mom I really want a slumber party, nothing... Continue reading →

Homemade Stationery

Published April 10, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2033" align="alignright" width="199"] Fasten a tag to the front of a coloured envelope for your next invitation[/caption] Recently I was in a restaurant where the back of the menus were hand-drawn illustrations done by the local school children. It... Continue reading →

Revival of the Invitation…by Lita Lane

Published March 14, 2013

Invitations are making a revival and even in this modern age of convenience and computerization everyone, like generations before, feels slightly jubilant when they receive one. It bestows them the feeling of importance and uniqueness. In the past invitations were... Continue reading →

Homemade Blarney Pop Treats for St.Patrick's Day

Published February 27, 2013

St Patrick’s Day Homemade Blarney Pop Treats                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lita R. Lane   These treats are sooooo easy and quick with only two or three ingredients that you probably have in your pantry.   Ingredients: Cake Pop plastic sticks or... Continue reading →

Making Your Invitations Special

Published September 19, 2012

I'VE always admired pretty invitations. Every special occasion deserves a well thought-out invitation. After all, the invite sets the tone and theme of the event so a little planning and design is probably warranted. It's not always easy to create... Continue reading →

Pretty Papers Outside Glass Cylinders

Published July 20, 2012

It's easy to dress up even the simplest of glass vases. Retail stores are brimming with beautiful, decorative papers in all sorts of patterns. Arriving just in time for seasonal celebrations, these papers can be used in a variety of... Continue reading →

Children's Party Invitations

Children can be very creative so why not put their creative juices to work in designing their own party invitations? They are actually fun to design and the kids really enjoy the process. Be sure to use lots of colours... Continue reading →