9 Graduation Party Ideas for Your Graduate

Can you believe it's almost here? It seems like just yesterday you were holding your baby in your arms, and in a few shorts weeks he'll be graduating high school. {Or, kindergarten. Or, college.} Our kids really do grow up too fast. Are you planning to host a graduation party in his honor? I've gathered a few of the most fun and unique party decor ideas from around the web, and put them all right here for you! /1/ Giant Photo Display - Create a larger than life, eye-catching display of photos of the graduate throughout the years.  Careful, though, a flood of memories will come each time you glance at that beautifully displayed wall! /2/ Grad Party Yard Sign - Don't worry about answering calls from those who can't spot your house in the midst of welcoming guests ever again. Let … [Read more...]

Graduation Party Appetizers, Finger Foods and Desserts

Graduation season is upon us and if you want to do something special for your graduate at their party celebration check out these amazing graduation party recipes. Some of these are simple, some are more complex, all are sure to please and catch the eye at a graduation celebration! Diploma Sandwiches from Taste of Home - What a clever way to serve a traditional sandwich platter with a graduation twist. Fun! Graduation Fondant Cupcakes from Glorious Treats - This DIY will show you the step-by-step process of making these adorable fondant cupcake toppers for your graduation party. [sc:adsense ] How to Make Graduation Cookies by Sweet Sugar Belle - This in-depth tutorial tells you how to do the icing on both a diploma cookie and a graduation hat cookie. Perfect for … [Read more...]

Are You Ready To Pay For College?

(Sponsored) This post was sponsored on behalf of Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET). All opinions stated are my own.   May brings showers, flowers, and graduations. Most of us know at least one High School student who will don the cap and gown this month or next and graduate to their future.   For most students, what’s next is college. College comes in many different forms – community colleges, public universities and private universities. Two-year programs, 4-year programs, grad schools - there is a world of learning out there. However, there is one thing all institutions of higher learning have in common. Tuition.   Tuition – it’s a word you start hearing at your baby shower. “What are you going to name the baby? Have you started saving for … [Read more...]