Beach/ Luau

Beach/ Luau, Party Eats

Coconut Mochi Cake Recipe – Gluten Free

Savor a taste of the Hawaiian islands with this scrumptious butter mochi cake which just happens to be gluten free. With extra coconut milk and sesame seeds, it’s a fantastic treat for any tropical themed party! Mochi is a Japanese cake made with rice flour. Plain mochi is delicious and one of my most anticipated treats when going to Little…

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Beach/ Luau, Mermaid Party, Party Decorations, Under the Sea

How to Make Striking Tabletop Coral Reef Decorations

My instructions on how to make a stunning full size coral reef have been so popular, that I decided to miniaturize the process for a striking tabletop decoration. Perfect for a mermaid party or under the sea party!  ***Check out the how to video below!*** The whole process was really very simple. First, I filled a paper lunch bag with…

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Beach/ Luau, Party Games, Pineapple Party

Pineapple Piñata Tutorial, the Good, the Bad and the Funny!

Piñatas are fun. They’re a little wild and colorful and messy, both during their creation and their destruction. So we’ve included one at just about every one of my girls’ birthday parties. And this year’s pineapple party was going to be no exception. But pineapple piñatas are hard to find. And when, the day before the party, my husband went…

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Beach/ Luau, Party Eats, Pineapple Party

How to Make Pineapple Macarons

I’d never made French macarons before. Let alone pineapple macarons. But they seemed like the perfect snack for our pineapple birthday party so I had to try! I thought maybe being French would give me some kind of macaron mojo but I had to muddle through my first batch of French macarons just like anybody else. This post may contain…

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Beach/ Luau, Party Eats, Pineapple Party

How to Make a Pineapple Cake that Looks Like a Pineapple

This pineapple cake is fun and easy to make. Made with a coconut batter and a pineapple buttercream, it was the show stopper of our party. A must for any “Party like a pineapple” themed party. This post may contain affiliate links so you know where to get all this cool stuff. You will need: 9 inch round cake pan…

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Beach/ Luau, Birthdays, Pineapple Party

Sweet “Party Like a Pineapple!” Birthday Luau – Loads of Fun Ideas

How do you “Party like a pineapple”? Well, to BE a pineapple you need to stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside. In any case, have fun! And we sure did! I’m very excited to share with you our pineapple party we crafted this year. This is a long post full of original ideas. You’ll find…

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Beach/ Luau, Party Eats, Pool Party

Easy Swimming Teddy Bears Jello Cup Treats for a Pool Party!

Easy, fast, inexpensive and a great crowd pleaser. These swimming teddy bears jello cup treats are the perfect after swim snack at a pool party. You start with clear plastic cups, Teddy Grahams, blue Jello and Lifesavers candy. It seems easy, but read on, I have some great tips that will save you some trouble. I set all my cups…

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Beach/ Luau, Party Decorations, Under the Sea

Amazing Under the Sea Decorations

Some outstanding talented people put together this amazing display of the bottom of the ocean for our Vacation Bible School. Our theme was Ocean Commotion. I attempted to take pictures of all the wonderful decorations and bring them to you here so you can get inspired for your under the sea party, mermaid party, or even luau. When you entered the…

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Beach/ Luau, Mermaid Party, Party Decorations, Under the Sea

How to Make a Stunning Coral Reef Decoration for an Under the Sea Party

Decorating for Vacation Bible School is always a daunting task and this years theme, Ocean Commotion had us all scrambling for ideas and exercising our Pinterest muscles. I ended up combining several techniques on 2 coral reefs and they became the spotlight of our craft room. This coral reef would be a colorful and beautiful addition to any under the sea…

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