February 11, 2013

Having a Valentine party???

I'm not.  Unless you count this 14 Days of Love thing I've been doing for my husband.  (Note: THAT'S where I got the peach rings I devoured last week.  Instead of attaching a note to them that said, "You're just peachy!", I ate them while he was at work.)

However, if I WERE having a Valentine party, I would order some fun party invitations from Tiny Prints.

Tiny Prints contacted me with Valentine Party invitation ideas, so I decided I'd match up some of my desserts to their invitations.
I enjoy a creative challenge.

So, let's have a Valentine party!  I'll pretend that my many (many) real-life friends are coming over...

Sparkling Splendor

I think we should start with an appetizer of Red Velvet Muddy Buddies (recipe at the bottom of post).

Bold Blackboard

For a main course?  Cake, obviously.  Ice cream cake.

A Hoot
Then, dessert.  For the caramel/chocolate combo lovers out there...

And for those peanut butter/chocolate combo lovers...

Gotta have something for everyone, right??

Triple Sundae

So that's what I would serve you if you came over for a Valentine Party.  
I'd love to have an excuse to use cute, fun party invitations like these.  I'd actually have a hard time deciding between the ones in this post.  Which do you like? 

Red Velvet Muddy Buddies
inspired and adapted from Cupcake Muddy Buddies

1 cup white chocolate chips
3/4 cup red velvet cake mix
1/4 cup powdered sugar
Rice Chex cereal, about 5 cups

In a large bowl, microwave the chocolate chips at 30 second intervals unless smooth.  Stir in the cereal with a big spoon or spatula.  Sprinkle in the powdered cake mix and sugar. (I use a glass pyrex bowl, and then put the lid on it to shake.)

Store in an airtight container for up to a week.  Don't worry, they won't last that long.  (Oh, right.  You're serving them at a "party".  You totally won't eat them all yourself.)

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  1. I sure wish you were having a valentine party and I was going bc all of those treats look amazing. Invites are super cute too. I'm a sucker for anything with owls :)

  2. Haha I'm still laughing at your peach ring story

  3. These are all awesome ideas, especially all the desserts haha. :)

  4. Now I want to throw a Valentine's party but that's not gonna happen so I'll just dream about it. Those invites are all super cute and everything looks and sounds so good!

  5. Great ideas - I'd love to try out that red velvet ice cream cake!!

  6. Yum! That red velvet ice cream cake looks goooood.

  7. Those invites are cute - almost makes me want to throw a Valentine's party. Key word being "almost." ;)

    Would you believe this town does not sell red velvet cake mix?? I needed some one time and could not find it ANYWHERE.

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  9. Great desserts! Thanks for throwing in the Hershey's Kiss cookies for me! ;)

  10. I love creating invitations. LOVE. It's too bad I don't have more parties, and that people expect evites!

  11. People have Valentine's parties? I'd go as long as they had yummy treats like this!

  12. Great. Post a recipe for Muddy Buddy when I'm trying , and failing MISERABLY, to eat better and avoid all things delicious for a few weeks.

  13. I'm so glad for view of wonderful desserts and also it's like a full fledged taste.
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