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Sweet and Fun Robot Party for a Girl or Boy

Sweet and Fun Robot Party for a Girl or Boy By:NotSoIdleHands.com

Our youngest just turned 6 last week, so to match her awesome Halloween costume we decided to throw a robot party and combined it with my nephews who had birthdays close to hers. The resulting shin~dig turned out pretty cute with the blue and pink together. It was super fun creating the tags and thinking up cute names to call the snacks and treats. The "nuts & bolts" were a hit....the kids … [Read more...]

29 Out of This World Caramel Treats

29 Out of This World Caramel Treats @NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, so we all know how popular caramel has gotten these days {totally warranted, of course!} and during the Fall season our taste buds seem to salivate more for this sweet saucy stuff. So, in the spirit of cooler weather....and packing on pounds....I want to share some of these delectable~looking recipes with you all. And yes, I added several recipes for caramel sauce so you can pick the one that … [Read more...]

17+ Ghastly Grubs Ideas For Your Halloween Party

17+ Ghastly Grubs Ideas For Your Halloween Get Together @NotSoIdleHands.com

It's only a week before Halloween and it's time for all the ghosts and bats to start floating and flitting from party to party. Here are some fun things you can serve up to make sure your shin~dig is the yummiest on the block! Let's start with these cute Ghostie Cupcakes I made a few years back! Owl Cupcakes from One Charming Party. Mummy Pretzels by Mid Western Girl. Zombie Boogers at … [Read more...]

15 Festive Christmas Treats and Katiedid Designs Giveaway Winners!!

15 Festive Christmas Treats @ NotSoIdleHands.com

Are you like me and always realize too late before a holiday party that you have nothing to bring.....again? Or just the plain 'ol boring thing you brought last time? I always get so bogged down this time of year, that I forget to search for fun and yummy desserts to throw in my Tupperware and slap out on the treat table to share. I love having fun and tasty things to share...always makes me smile … [Read more...]

Wicked Magic Potion Cupcakes

Wicked Magic potion Cupcakes by NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, Halloween is almost here and so are all the fun parties (if not already). If you're still looking for a cute treat to bring to one of those fun parties...try these. I LoVe making cupcakes, but I'm not the best at decorating them the cutest. So, I started trying to think of something that was cute and simple to whip up for that ward or neighborhood party you head to this coming … [Read more...]

Spooky Cupcake Ghosties Plus Easy Fondant Recipe

Spooky Cupcake Ghosties Plus easy Fondant Recipe by NotSoIdleHands.com

Today I wanted to show you a really cool Halloween treat that you can totally make with the kiddos and is easy and fun. This is a re-post from a few years ago, but we made these at our house again recently and they are still a big hit around here so I thought I would show them again. The fondant recipe is also great to have on hand for anytime you need to make a cute cake....or cupcakes too! … [Read more...]

Don’t Get Pinched! Shrinky Dink Shamrock Pin

Don't Get Pinched! Shrinky Dink Shamrock Pin By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Happy St. Patty's Day!Well, today is St. Patty's Day, so I thought I would share a super-fun craft we did for our Mother/Daughter shamrock party last week! Remember Shrinky Dinks????? If you do, you're probably old like me (or older :) Anyhoo, I got some Grafix shrink film from Joanns and I made this CA-UTE shamrock pin! It's soooooo easy! Other than the shrink … [Read more...]

Spooky Cupcake Ghosties Plus Easy Fondant Recipe

Spooky Cupcake Ghosties Plus Easy Fondant Recipe By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, here is the second treat I made for my daughter's Fall Festival. I saw this a few weeks back on Martha Stewart's site, but just couldn't bring myself to pay tons of $$ to buy the fondant to make these. Then, about 2 weeks ago, I found this gal and she had an awesome (and EASY-PEASY) marshmallow fondant recipe that turned out great. Plus, it tastes REALLY yummy! So, in this … [Read more...]