Freak Shake

With the winters around for some time now  I always start craving for summer around this time! Although we know that we are gonna get a real good taste of summer! But still we humans!

To bring some of the summer back I treated myself to this freakshake

And loved it soo much I ended up using it for the CARS Birthday Party I recently held for my 3 year old!

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Its a very simple very delicious very (may I say) gorgeous Freak Shake!!

It relies on one of the principle ingredients Nutella to derive its flavour and fun from.

Topppings!!! hmmmm well they vary!

I chose the toppings I relied on the most! a.k.a oreos, and maltesers and a chocolate straw!

Nutella Ice cream shake

Ingredients:

vanilla ice cream                             1 cup

milk                                                     1/2 cup

nutella                                                2 Tbsp

Method:

  1. In a food processor blitz together milk, ice cream and nutella.
  2. Take a mug and smear some nutella on the inside with the back of a spoon. Than using same spoon smear some on the outer rim of the glass. Take oreos and stick them to the chocolate.
  3. Pour the ice cream smoothie in the Mugs and top with chocolate cake and some whipped cream or some more ice cream!!! Add chocolate straw and chocolate syrup or nuts!
  4. Enjoy!!

Cars Birthday Party

When you have a 3 year old who cannot get enough of cars you knid of knowww what theme you are going to choose for him.

Throw him a Cars party!!!!!!!!

Works like a charm! 😉

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I had the most amazing time planning and throwing this party!!! And like any parent my focus was to achieve more visual appeal with little effort! I simply hate the stress and how the moments which are actually meant for you and your little one are lost in cakes and cookies and cake pops!

I am not willing to pay that price! But I am not looking to question or sacrifice the aesthetics! So I was left with the hardest task of all. To find the fine balance!!!!

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On the dessert table my favorite was the cupcakes adorned with cutest 2 min flag I glued to the stick and plop there you go!

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These chalkboard cuties are a must for all my dessert tables! I looove the fun they add to it!

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And whats a cars party without some repair!!!! 😀 I set up this cute donut repair station!! Not that they needed any! So kids went creative and some did cupcakes and some just helped themselves to the repairing stuff!! 😀

hey no rules!

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Oreo stack was an absolute hit! It was the perfect muching between the games they would come and grab and go back to the game zone!

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The other absolute party hit was this Nutella Freak shake!!!! It was the first thing everyone reached for on the table! It was suuuuuper delicious and oh so fun!! The recipe will be on the blog soon so watch out for that!

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Here is how I did it:

5 Ingredient Dessert table

  1. The Cake: I opted for a 3D cake! I saved some bucks and did it myself!! You can either go for a custom cake or simple butter frosting cake with some cute cake toppers!! If you are going for a simpler less demanding cake you need to set them on the pedastel so they shine! a.k.a the cake stand!

  2. The Cupcakes: Evvvvvery dessert table needs cupcakes!! Coz evvvvvvvveryone loves the!! So some eaaasy chocolate frosting and some easy cupcakes recipe! If you want to take the simpler road just use the same batter for your cake, and if you are not baking the cake you can buy some packadged ones and dress them up in your frosting!!

  3. The decor:I set up a Decorating table!!! Kids aaaddddddore decorating their cupcakes!!! They looooooove the decorating! So i just popped in some mnms some sprinkles and donuts!!! To decorate!!!

  4. The star: Add some fun! The star of this table was this Nutella Freak Shakes!!! Eveery one just grabbbbbbed them!! As soon as they could and they were a suuuper hit!!!

  5. The munchies: Pre packaged cookies for munching!!!How awesome is that!! And oreos fit right into my theme!!! Who can say no to them!?

So there you go! 5 ingredient dessert table!

I have to say it was a gorgeous evening!!!! With family and food and games and fun and looooots of laughter! Exactly how  a party should be!! :):) Minus all the stress!! 😀

Home design Trends 2017

We have already reached to the end of jan and the hype of the new year quitened a bit!

Lets look at my favorite aspect of the New Year!!

Design Trend alert!!!!!!!!

i gobble down all sorts of design gurus come New Year and I love to set my mood for the Design projects ahead!

It helps me focus and kind of nails down some of the looks that I am looking forward to creating!

Last years design prediction was a ceiling makeover! And I never in my life thought That I would dare lay a finger on my ceilings!!!!

But here I am with the most admired post of the year Painted ceiling revealblack and white striped ceiling 19

And I am still very much in love with it!!!!!!

So for this years Design trend alerts and some of my favorites:

COLOR OF THE YEAR

Color of the year is green!!!! :/

NOooooooot very fond of it!! The Pantone colors always confuse me I ended up loving cobalt trend but so far i have not been able to make much use of them so lets see if this year is any different or not!

In: MARBLING

 

YAYYYYYY!!!!!!! I AM ECSTATIC!!! I absolutely adddddore love worship marbling effect and anything marbled!!! And i am so glad its here to stay!!!

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My hands are already full with some gorgeous paint mixing and some beautiful marbled projects coming this way!!!

Subway Tiles:

I loooooove Subway Tiles!!! Its a shame I have nowhere to implement them! 😀 But I am sooo glad this trend moved to this year as well!!!

MeMphis:

I have some design trend people whispering the return of the Memphis!!!! And I cannnnnnot be more ecstatic!! I am in looooove with the whimsy and the creativity and the natural flow of a memphis design!! And I jsut cant wait to dig in!!

Indoor Greenery:

With the pantone color of the year Green! There is no better way to introduce green than to add bunch of plants! I can see my future self surrounded with a bunch of gorgeous lush greeeeens! And apparently the philosophy is the more the better!!

Here is to evolving and exploring design trends for many more years to come!!!

Happy Designing everyone!!