Theme Layout

Boxed or Wide or Framed

Theme Translation

Display Featured Slider

Featured Slider Styles

Centred

Display Trending Posts

Display Instagram Footer

Dark or Light Style

Powered by Blogger.

About Me

My photo

Cristina Riches aka Bird, is the founder of BirdsParty.com. She's also a creative mom of two, published author, graphic designer, freelance photographer, magazine editor and unconditional party lover. Her party ideas and photos have been featured on numerous publications such as Forbes.com, CNN Entertainment, Parenting Magazine, Celebrate Magazine, All You Magazine, Elle Decor and MarthaStewart.com. She also regularly creates content for brands such as PBS Parents, HGTV, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few. 
Showing posts with label Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Recipes. Show all posts

Pimm's No. 1 Cup Cocktail Recipe


Pimm's No. 1 Cup Cocktail Recipe
Pimm's No. 1 Cup Cocktail Recipe - a delicious, refreshing, big-batch cocktail that is so easy to make and  perfectly suited to any summer party! by BirdsParty;com @birdsparty #cocktail #pimmscocktail #pimmsnumberonecup #britishdrink #summercocktail #cocktailrecipe

Summer is nearly here and I can't wait to take my party game outdoors to enjoy the garden, the warm sunshine and all the fabulousness that come with the season!! Speaking of which, today I'm sharing a delicious cocktail that first made an appearance in our Tea Party a couple of weeks ago!

Pimm's No. 1 Cup is a delicious, refreshing, big-batch cocktail that is perfectly suited to any warm temps soiree, and would also be ideal for a Father's Day celebration coming up in a few weeks!

Continue Reading »
by
0 Comments
Mexican Mule Cocktail Recipe

Mexican Mule Cocktail Recipe

Cinco de Mayo is nearly upon us and it's the perfect time of year to celebrate all things Mexican. Starting with the delicious, colorful cuisine, which of course includes some of my favorite fiesta cocktails! Last year I shared my cocktail recipe twist on the classic Mojito here . So this year I thought I'd do the same and re-visit another classic cocktail (the Moscow Mule), to inject a Mexican twist to my happy hour! 😉

Continue Reading »
How To Decorate Flower Cookies The Easy Way!

How To Decorate Flower Cookies The Easy Way!

Despite the cold and rain some of us are having, spring is  actually here. And I thought I'd share some easy-to-make flower sugar cookies for all those seasonal spring parties you may be currently planning. 'Cause let's face it, no party is complete without cookies. And no spring party is complete without flower sugar cookies! Thinks mother's day, spring brunch, bridal showers, tea parties, bee themed birthday...these cookies also make great homemade gifts for teacher's or to give out to guests as favors at your spring party!

Continue Reading »
How To Make an Easy Rainbow Cake

How To Make an Easy Rainbow Cake

This post is sponsored by Welch’s® Fruit Rolls . I am being compensated for this post. All comments and opinions are my own. Hands up if you love rainbows! It's the perfect theme for parties at this time of year, don't you think? This rainbow cake is gender-neutral and offers such a fun color palette for so many occasions and celebrations! So whether you're planning your child's birthday party, a baby shower or spring event, I'm showing you today how to bake and decorate a rainbow cake to adorn your party or dessert table with this colorful theme!

Continue Reading »
Party Recipe: Tuna Fishcakes with Mango Salsa

Party Recipe: Tuna Fishcakes with Mango Salsa

Shop Wild Selections White Albacore Tuna in Water by clicking the image above. Thank you Wild Selections® for sponsoring this post. For a more sustainable meal, be sure to check out Wild Selections® premium seafood -- it’s always healthy, always Marine Stewardship Council certified, and always delicious! The weather is getting warmer and all I can think about is entertaining outdoors! And al fresco parties rhyme with fresh and delicious party food and appetizers, like these delicious tuna fishcakes with a side of refreshing mango salsa!

Continue Reading »
Gluten-Free Vegan Watercress Spring Soup

Gluten-Free Vegan Watercress Spring Soup

I used to think that soups are reserved for winter months only. But my husband convinced me otherwise with some of his delicious spring soup flavors, like this gorgeous watercress soup that also happens to be gluten-free and vegan! Truth be told, I'm not really a soup kinda gal...but this watercress soup is so yummy (and my favorite of all!) that I had to share it here in the blog! Plus, it's green color means it would be ideal as part of a St Patrick's Day dinner party menu, or served in mini cups for a dainty appetizer this Spring or Easter!

Continue Reading »
Gorgeous Oscars Party Food Ideas

Gorgeous Oscars Party Food Ideas

The Oscars are this Sunday, and if you need some dazzling, gorgeous and glam recipes, but that are also a cinch to make ( 'cause we need time for dressing up too!), then this post will come in handy! I love watching the Oscars at home with my gals, and making it a girls' night-in event with manis, pedis and general girly fun. But the boys have been known to sneak in from time to time... mainly because of all the delicious treats on offer! 😁 So here's a selection of family-favorites to help make your Oscars Party a winner!

Continue Reading »
No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Parfaits Recipe

No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Parfaits Recipe

Valentine's Day is 'round the corner, and if you need a simple, yet totally delicious (not to mention adorable-looking) dessert, then we have your back, girlfriend! We added a raspberry note to this tasty parfait to counterbalance the sweetness going on with the delicious cinnamon-flavored cookie crumb layer and the Irish Cream liqueur cheesecake filling!  Oh, and did I mention it's also a NO-BAKE dessert? Talk about the perfect love day recipe, right?! 😍

Continue Reading »
New Year's Eve Quick & Easy Party Food & Drinks

New Year's Eve Quick & Easy Party Food & Drinks

Champagne New Year Cake Hey party lovers, are you excited for 2018? I sure am!!  Even though I have high expectations for 2018 and am hoping for a year of prosperity, joy and blessing...I'm not one to really go to town with parties on New Year's Eve, I have to admit.  I think by the time New Year Eve comes 'round, I'm all partied out! 😋 Having said that, we always have nibbles and drinks at our house on the last day of the year. Whether we have company or not. 

Continue Reading »
Party Recipe - Pomegranate Moscow Mule Cocktail

Party Recipe - Pomegranate Moscow Mule Cocktail

Christmas is 'round the corner and if you need a delicious party cocktail for entertaining this season, then today's recipe is for you! It's such a simple cocktail to make, and you can mix it all directly in a copper mug, so no need for cocktail shakers or muddling! Plus, it also looks super festive with its crimson color, topped with pomegranate seeds and a rosemary sprig garnish!

Continue Reading »
The Perfect Holiday Party Snack

The Perfect Holiday Party Snack

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chex™. The opinions and text are all mine. The holidays are upon us and our to-do lists as a hostess/mom are endless this time of year. There is lots to accomplish - people to entertain, gifts to buy, kids to feed....I could go on and on! That is why I always have a “secret weapon” in my recipes/entertaining arsenal. Something tasty, quick and easy to prepare, and one that pleases both young, and young-at-heart-kids! 😉

Continue Reading »
Apple and Frangipane Tart Recipe

Apple and Frangipane Tart Recipe

Frangipane is an almond based French cream. Now that we've got the vocabulary lesson out the way, let's move on to the cooking, shall we?! 😉 This delicious apple and frangipane tart is the bom diggity of tarts, and it's one of my favorite recipes to make this time of year, especially for Thanksgiving as you saw in my Boho Chic post here ! 

Continue Reading »
Party Food | Spiced Mexican Cheese & Onion Dip

Party Food | Spiced Mexican Cheese & Onion Dip

Thank you Breton for sponsoring this post. Make everyday entertaining better with Breton! Having a go-to crowd pleasing recipe for those impromptu celebrations and parties is something I can't recommend enough as a hostess. You know, something quick, easy to make, and super delicious to serve that will be popular with any guest?! Yep, this is where this spiced Mexican-inspired cheese and onion dip comes in super handy!

Continue Reading »
Watermelon & Rosé Granita Cocktail

Watermelon & Rosé Granita Cocktail

Watermelon rhyme with summer, right?! But so does a chilled Rosé wine. So I thought, why not combine the two for a tasty and easy to make semi-frozen granita (or slushie) cocktail?! So that's what I did! And now do, most times when I'm hosting a get-together or summer party. Mainly because this watermelon and rosé wine cocktail is super refreshing for hot summer days, but also fun and mega simple to make. And can we take a sec to appreciate how pretty it also looks?! Win-win! 😊

Continue Reading »
Red, White & Blue Summer Berry Parfaits

Red, White & Blue Summer Berry Parfaits

4th of July is 'round the corner and if you need an easy, tasty and quick to make NO-BAKE recipe , then this is IT! This red, white and blue summer berries parfait is just parfait!  😊 It uses all seasonal fruits, but you could also change up the flavor combos to suit your taste or occasion. For the 4th of July celebrations, we had to go with red, white and blue berries for the patriotic touch, of course!

Continue Reading »
Cherry Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe

Cherry Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe

Our cherry tress are currently heavy with fruit. And besides gorging ourselves right off the trees, I'm trying to use cherries in as many ways possible in my cooking before the birds eat them all! Yes, it's a battle for survival in the country, what can I say?! So brace yourselves for cherry everything coming to the blog. You're so welcome! 😋

Continue Reading »
Styling a Smoothie Bar for Summer

Styling a Smoothie Bar for Summer

Summer is the perfect season to try and eat healthier. With an abundance of fresh produce in season, summer's when I create lighter and fresher meals at home. One of my favorite quick snacks/drinks to serve my family is a smoothie. We love it for breakfast, we love it in a bowl, we love it as a tasty treat... So I got thinking it would be so fun to set up a smoothie bar for a party! Such a refreshing idea for a bridal or baby shower, summer brunch or any summer celebration!

Continue Reading »
[name=Cristina Riches aka Bird] [img=https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-rgs8z050PyY/WunXdXzZ5VI/AAAAAAAAxjc/qiDi9XqWXLwHWPcat9CjHUSxy-f2PaTNgCK4BGAYYCw/s277/P1470392.JPG] [description=Cristina Riches aka Bird, is the founder of BirdsParty.com. She's also a creative mom of two, published author, graphic designer, freelance photographer, magazine editor and unconditional party lover. Her party ideas and photos have been featured on numerous publications such as Forbes.com, CNN Entertainment, Parenting Magazine, Celebrate Magazine, All You Magazine, Elle Decor and MarthaStewart.com. She also regularly creates content for brands such as PBS Parents, HGTV, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few.] (facebook=https://www.facebook.com/birdparty) (pinterest=https://www.pinterest.com/birdsparty/) (instagram=http://instagram.com/birdsparty) (youtube=http://www.youtube.com/birdspartytricks) (twitter=http://twitter.com/birdsparty)

Follow @BirdsParty