Honey N Tea Party!!!!

We almost forgot to post the pics from our latest event!  On Labor Day weekend, we had the opportunity of hosting a Fun event we called the Honey N Tea Party!

The theme for this event was inspired by Classic Winnie The Pooh. I organized this event for some close friends of mine and their children. Being that we live in the city of Boston, It’s not that likely that our city kids or their parents will ever attend a tea party. Anyone can host a tea party and it doesn’t have to be for any particular reason. Any reason is perfect to dress up, look good and eat good. So the Honey N Tea party was born!

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 One of the major components for this event was the Honey Snack Bar. The overall design concept for the snack bar was a woodsy-rustic feel with a hint of elegance, being that it was for a tea party. All the snacks on the snack bar were all Honey flavored except one. The snacks included:
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Honeycombs Cereal
Honey Teddy Graham Crackers
Fried Dough Pops
(All food items were purchased from Family Dollar. The Pizza dough purchased from Stop & Shop was rolled into balls and dropped in a deep fryer. Then I coated them in powdered sugar and cinnamon a few moments before the tea party began!)
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Design Elements For the Snack Bar: 
Handmade  “Honey Bar” Banner (S.H.E. Event Planning)
Beehive Basket (found/purchased at local thrift shop)
Mini Bee’s( A.C. Moore)
Honey Pots( Spray Painted Yellow, purchased at A.C. Moore)
Vintage Milk Bottles (S.H.E. Event Planning)
Honey dippers (craftparts.com)
DIY materials for Banner and Invitations : 
Banner Template
Card stock Paper
Printer
2-3 1 yd. rolls of Lace Trim
Scissors
Twine
Hot Glue Gun
Elmer’s Glue
Duct Tape
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The Honey N’ Tea party table was setup for 8 special guest with multiple floral arrangements, wooden garden chairs and a simple but very pretty lace table cloth. The menu for the tea table included:
Tea (Apple Juice)
Tea Sandwiches ( Peanut Butter + Jelly)
Cheese and Crackers
Ambrosia( Fruit cups)
Pudding
Vanilla Sugar Cookies
Cupcakes (provided by Stop & Shop)
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Design Elements for Tea Table:
Floral arrangements( My Personal Garden)
Wood Garden Chairs (Be Our guest Party Rental)
Tea table place settings (S.H.E. Event Planning)
Lace table cloth (local Thrift Shop)
Hand made Labels (S.H.E. Event Planning)
DIY materials for Food Labels
Label Template
Card stock paper
Printer
Laminator
Scissors
Label Stands
The Honey N Tea Party Activities: included story time and a Scavenger Hunt. I wrote and created a personalized story book called the Honey N Tea Party Adventure. The story was about Pooh and his friends getting ready to go to a Honey N Tea Party where they must bring and share their favorite things. But Pooh and the Gang can not find their favorite things so they must get help from the Guests at the Tea Party( here I listed our actual Tea Party guests in the book!)
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After I read to the kids we began the scavenger hunt. All the kids received a scroll which acted as a map for all the items they must find.
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The Scavenger Hunt items were:
Pooh’s Honey Pot (small mason jars)
Piglet’s Blankets (old pink sheet cut into strips)
Eeyore’s Tail (black and gray felt, pink ribbon A.C. Moore)
Rabbit’s Carrot (whole carrots from Stop & Shop)
Owl’s Notebook( A.C. Moore)
Tigger’s Slinky (Iparty)
Guest Favors:  I purchased small jars of Honey and each jar was labeled with a tag that said ” Thanks for BEE-ing Here!”
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DIY materials for Honey Jar Labels:
Label Template
Card stock paper
Printer
Scissors
Hole Puncher
Twine
 Event Design Credits: S.H.E. Event Planning
Photography Credits: Allyson Voner Photography www.Allysonvoner.com
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Plan Ahead & Get Back On Track!

We’re Back and Summer is now Officially over! I know, I know, how sad. But here’s some Quick tips on how to make a smooth transition back into your daily Fall routine!

  • Make a Weekly Activity List ! –  With a Hectic work schedule, and multiple after school activities, creating a visible weekly activity list for the whole family will keep everyone track and one step ahead of the game each week!

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  • Balance Time & Eat Right! –  We all know how hard it is to cook a full course meal every night, let alone eat healthy throughout the day. Pack something tasty, light and nutritious for those mid day cravings! Try a new flavored greek yogurt or sip on a delicious fruit or veggie smoothie when hunger attacks!  

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  • Try Something New! – Get out of the house & replace that same ol routine of School, work, School, work and join a new class or pick up an exciting new hobby!  Plan to take Fun classes like pole aerobics, spinning ,paint night or even quilting can put some life into your fall season!

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  • Stay Fit- No need to rush indoors quite yet! Keep yourself in shape with some easy outdoor exercises. Enjoy the fall foliage while rock climbing, hiking or even enjoy some quality time with the kids while apple or pumpkin picking !

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  • Fall into Fashion!-  The best part of any season changing is switchin up your fashion style. Get creative this Fall and experiment with your everyday ensemble choices. Dont be afraid to sport those bright autumn colors and be adventurous with your hair! If you usually wear your hair straight try rockin it curly! And remember Fall fashion always calls for a vintage suede or leather jacket and cowboy boots!

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Got any more helpful tips or suggestions that help you transition this fall?

We would love for you to share, feel free to leave a comment below!!

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