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Category: Other Occasion Parties

TROLLS Birthday Party!

Birthday parties for children are so fun because of the bright colors and fun themes. One day while visiting my mother-in-law, she had a beautiful big tissue paper flower on a stick stuck in her garden. When I asked why she had a fake flower living in her vibrant blooming garden she said it was for my niece’s birthday. The chosen theme was Trolls, based on the DreamWorks movie. Just to let you know, some of…

And the Winner Is…the FOOD!

It’s awards show season! Are you hosting a viewing party or need to take a dish to a gathering? We have some winning ideas for you. An appetizer buffet is always a good idea because everyone can graze as they like while watching the show. My rules for a party like this: 1) the food can’t be too drippy or messy, no barbecued ribs when people are walking around and eating. And 2) the food needs…

Clink then Drink

Ahhhh, the holidays…..We love the holidays because they embody what we are about here at Great Eight Friends…Gr8 Food, Gr8 Friends, Gr8 Fun! And we hope that some of our posts have made your lives a little easier and a lot more Fun. When gathering with Gr8 Friends and Family to celebrate, it’s always nice to have a signature drink. Debbie and Phil always choose a signature cocktail and have a pitcher ready to…

Gr8 Fun and Spooky Treats

This is the time of year when we start having Gr8 Fun with our food! We’ve collected some fun fall and Halloween themed food ideas from a few of our favorite bloggers. So here we go, with 7 of our favorite… Spooky Treats! We often think of making seasonally themed desserts, but how about sending lunch for your kids with a Halloween theme? We met Shannon Carino of What’s for Lunch at Our House? at…

It’s My Party…!!!

As you know we LOVE a celebration here at Great Eight Friends; after all, what better way to say Gr8 Food, Gr8 Friends, and Gr8 Fun? We mark each of our birthdays by taking the honoree out for dinner. Generally we try to pick a restaurant that she hasn’t been to, but that we know she will love. So, when I recently celebrated the last birthday of my 50s (Yikes!), Kyle, Debbie, and Jurga planned an evening for…

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