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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. 
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Showing posts with label Super Bowl and Sports Parties. Show all posts
Party Food | Brazilian Kibbe Croquettes Appetizer Recipe

Party Food | Brazilian Kibbe Croquettes Appetizer Recipe

On with our Brazilian food week, today I bring you an easy to make savory appetizer that also packs a ton of flavor! Kibbe (also kibe or kibbeh) originally  a Middle-Eastern dish brought to Brazil by immigrants, but now it's been thoroughly embedded in Brazilian culture and cuisine, so you always find at parties, bars, restaurants...it's become one of their most popular dishes! And it's a perfect appetizer or snack when you're watching the Olympic Games in Rio this year! ;)

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Brazilian Coconut Beijinho Truffle Recipe

Brazilian Coconut Beijinho Truffle Recipe

The Olympics in Rio has truly kicked off (are you watching the games?), and in homage to the host country, we've embarked on a Brazilian culinary journey here on the blog, to bring you some of Brazil's most popular recipes and dishes! And today we bring you one of their most popular party treats, called beijinho , which in Portuguese means "little kiss". You'll see why when you taste them ;)

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Brazilian Lemonade Limeade Recipe

Brazilian Lemonade Limeade Recipe

Okay, so the title of the post is ambiguous. On purpose. You'll see what I mean once you watch the recipe video below ;) For now, let's juts say that we're super excited to watch the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games today! My mom lives in Rio, and she says the city is already buzzing with excitement and stunning displays to welcome the crowds!

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Fruity Beer Cocktail Recipe & DIY Football Coasters

Fruity Beer Cocktail Recipe & DIY Football Coasters

Beer rhymes with Super Bowl. We know that. But what if beer is not your thing? Or you fancy something sweeter while watching the game? Well, for my Super Bowl party I served this super tasty fruity mixer, which not only is the perfect pairing to wheat beer ; but can can be also added to lemonade, sparkling water or tonic to cater for kiddos and mocktail lovers alike!

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Recipe | Chocolate Brownie Super Bowl Footballs

Recipe | Chocolate Brownie Super Bowl Footballs

Any post that start with the word 'chocolate' is a winner, in my book. Especially when the recipe is easy, and you can make-ahead, and serve it in cute shaped football for a Super Bowl party , right?!  Earlier this week I shared some easy and cool ideas to pulling off a fab  Super Bowl party , and if you only copy one thing from that, then copy this recipe - It will be a hit with anyone, any age!

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How to Host a Fab Super Bowl Party

How to Host a Fab Super Bowl Party

American Football is not no longer a sporting event that's celebrated in the US alone. The love of the game and the NFL Super Bowl has taken over the globe, and I'm happy to see so many bars where you can now watch the Super Bowl in London, Paris and all over Europe! So a Super Bowl themed party was really a necessity 'round here.  Even, if like me; you're in it just for the food & the beer ;)

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Brazilian Appetizer Coxinha de Galinha Recipe

Brazilian Appetizer Coxinha de Galinha Recipe

Onward with our Wold Cup Party ideas, today I'm sharing another of my fave Brazilian recipes: Coxinha de Galinha . Coxinha come from the name for 'little thigh' in Portuguese, because these little morsels look just like...well, little chicken thighs. They are really popular, and present in most Brazilian parties and celebration buffets, so we couldn't have a Brazilian inspired World Cup party without them. Even Nigella has her own recipe for these! 

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Brazilian Pineapple & Coconut Batida Cocktail Recipe

Brazilian Pineapple & Coconut Batida Cocktail Recipe

Did you watch the World Cup opening match yesterday? Nail biting, right?  Well, with a few days of match-watching, celebrating and cheering for our favorite soccer / football teams; there's nothing better to get in the tropical spirit of things than with a  refreshing Brazilian drink! We all know and love the Caipirinhas ( try this cool twist ) , but have you heard about another popular cocktail called ' Batida '? The name literally means 'beaten' and derives from the fact that all the ingredients are well; beaten or blitzed in a  blender. Now, you can't get easier than that for a cocktail, right?! :)

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Gluten-Free Brazilian Appetizer Pão de Queijo Recipe

Gluten-Free Brazilian Appetizer Pão de Queijo Recipe

The football or soccer World Cup kicks off tomorrow, and what better way to celebrate, party and watch the games then with some traditional Brazilian recipes, snacks and appetizers ?!  They'd be cool for February's Mardi Gras or Carnaval also. These little pão de queijo (little cheese breads rolls) are typically served at breakfast or at afternoon snack, but these bite-sized morsels are also perfect appetizer to accompany a nice cold beer!! Tried and tested ;)

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Soccer Football Birthday Party Desserts Table & Printables

Soccer Football Birthday Party Desserts Table & Printables

My son is football ( soccer ) mad, so he was beyond giddy to see me style this party for Bird's Party Magazine ! And I must say, for a bird who likes pink, I really was surprised how much I enjoyed it too! So today I'm sharing all the photos and details to help you re-create the party look and desserts table at home. Oh, and I've also added a World Cup party page to the shop, including the favor bags, candy tubes, twine and paper lanterns etc used in this party; to help you style with ease and find all the essentials for celebrating your favorite world cup goals!! ;)

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