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Saturday, May 16, 2009

May: Red Glass Party Ideas!

Wanna host a book party in honor of Red Glass? Laura Resau has some ideas for a colorful, musical fiesta!

Invite: Star-shaped invitations with The Little Prince quotes Under the Same Moon, Like Water for Chocolate, El Norte, The Motorcycle Diaries

Food: Mangos, fruitcake (um, if you're not into fruitcake, how about quesadillas?), red Jell-O -- and lime juice squeezed over EVERYTHING!

D├ęcor: Scatter around little white flowers and hard corn kernels, red glass beads or marbles, chicken feathers, a map of the US, Mexico, and Guatemala (to trace Sophie's route)

Movies: Under the Same Moon, Like Water for Chocolate, El Norte, The Motorcycle Diaries

Craft: Learn to dance salsa, meringue, or cumbia; make corn tortillas


3 comments:

Lorie Ann Grover said...

These are awesome suggestions for a party! If anyone holds one, send us pics.

Thanks for the imagery, Melissa!

holly cupala said...

Star-shaped invitations - what a great idea.

Keegan said...

Dancing is a lot of fun and relaxation for whole of my pear group.And when it comes to salsa we blast it.We found a versatile website always updated videos with latest and mind blowing salsa steps.