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Celebrate Oscar Night with a Personalized Party!

Set your Oscar night apart with some cute personalized party goods. In this post, we include everything from award-worthy cups, napkins and coasters to adorable custom popcorn boxes. Pair with on-theme snack and drink recipes and you’ll be nominated for best party host in no time!

Oscar Night

“Red Carpet” Velvet Cake Truffles

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Rolling out the red carpet for your guests will be easy with deliciously simple red velvet cake truffles. We love this recipe from The Spruce Eats! You can even make these three-ingredient treats the night before your Academy Awards soirée, giving you more time the day of to make your party Oscar-worthy.

The next-best thing to serving these fancy treats on a silver platter is some cute personalized cocktail napkins! Go full out with an Oscar-themed design or amaze your guests with a stack of fun monogram napkins that can be used for events to come.

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Serve up your truffles while watching favorite stars walk the red carpet or as a sweet treat once the show begins. Either way, your guests will be asking for the recipe by the time Best Picture is announced.

Black Tie Popcorn

It’s not a movie night without fresh popcorn on hand, so take your Oscar-worthy party up a notch by dressing up this classic snack. We suggest celebrating the year’s best movies with these fun popcorn recipes courtesy of Paper & Stitch that is sure to pop with your guests!

Bring this fabulous snack to the next level in cute custom popcorn boxes to ensure each guest has plenty to munch on throughout the show. Choose the Rosemary Thyme Black Pepper Popcorn for a sophisticated snack, or try them all and set up a DIY popcorn bar that is sure to steal the show.

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We love how these adorable boxes work for every event. Think –  Easter, weddings, birthdays, baby showers, and more! No matter the occasion, you’ll be sure to find us with a personalized popcorn box in hand.

Pro tip: wrap a clear goody bag around treats and tie off with ribbon for guests to take home their own personalized popcorn party favor! You can continue to fill with your savory popcorn mix, or go sweet and fill with your favorite candy.

Bottoms Up!

Champagne will always win best supporting role! Keep your guests buzzing with any of these next-level champagne recipes from The Spruce Eats. Serve in your own glass flutes or opt for one of our personalized cup options. We love these hard plastic clear cups that can continue the customization. These cute cups are shatterproof to prevent party mishaps and sturdy enough to double as a reusable gift for guests to take home. Not to mention – cleanup has never been so easy! Whether you use glass flutes or cups, incorporate a little Hollywood glam with personalized coasters. They may be paper, but customizing them with your favorite movie quotes will dress them up in no time.

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Now sit back, relax and enjoy the show… all your guests will be winners as they head home with their new favorite champagne glass and post-show popcorn!

 

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Customized Oscar-theme napkins:  https://www.twofunnygirls.com/Linun-Napkins-Black.html

Personalized popcorn boxes:  https://www.twofunnygirls.com/Personalized-Cardboard-Popcorn-Favor-Boxes.html

Customized champagne glasses: https://www.twofunnygirls.com/Personalized-Hard-Plastic-Christmas-Party-Cups-9-Ounce.html

Customized coasters: https://www.twofunnygirls.com/Custom-Chipboard-Coasters-Round.html

 

Real People, Real Parties: The Hopkins County Stew Fundraiser

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Deep in the heart of East Texas is a tradition like no other. Good food, great company, and a little friendly competition is what people get to experience at the Hopkins County Stew Contest.

While the official contest began in 1969, this tradition dates back to as early as the 1800’s. Back when the competition was first documented in 1969, the county had around 100 schools, all of which would participate in the end of year stew celebration. An iron pot, an open fire, and whatever food you could find in your house were the foundational components of this stew. The meat, more than likely squirrel at the time, was added to a pot filled with various vegetables.

Because there was never an official recipe documented, the Stew Contest just encourages participants to include the five ingredients always known to be in a good, hearty bowl of Hopkins County Stew: chicken or beef (they have opted out of using squirrel these days), corn, potatoes, onions, and tomatoes. Prizes are awarded in two categories, chicken and beef.

A school in Dallas, Texas decided to bring the stew to their school as the Hopkins County Stew Fundraiser. Lake Highlands Elementary School sold tickets for homemade Hopkins County Stew to help raise money for their school. Two Funny Girls made personalized stadium cups as well as personalized napkins for the event, and it was a huge success. The Hopkins County zip code is 75482, while Lake Highlands Elementary School’s is 75238, hence the cup design.

Here is a recipe to make your own Hopkins County Stew, courtesy of The Food Network:

Stew Ingredients:

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pounds skinless chicken or cubed beef
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt, plus one teaspoon salt
  • 4 medium potatoes, diced (about two pounds)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 15 ounces of tomato sauce
  • 14 ½ ounces of canned tomatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 teaspoons paprika
  • 16 ounces of canned whole kernel corn
  • 16 ounces of canned cream- style corn

Directions:

Heat 4 cups water to boiling in a 5-quart saucepan on top of stove. Add chicken or cubed beef and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. Reduce to medium heat and simmer until meat is tender, reserving liquid. If using chicken in your recipe, remove pieces from pan and allow cooling before boning and dicing meat.

To reserved liquid, add potatoes and onions. If necessary, add just enough water to cover the ingredients and simmer on medium heat until potatoes are tender.

Add diced chicken or beef, black pepper, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, chili powder, and paprika and bring to a boil.

Add cans of whole kernel and cream-style corn while stirring stew on high heat to prevent scorching.

Reduce heat to a simmer. If necessary, add water to bring stew to desired consistency. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes, stirring as needed.

Other ingredients may be added to suit individual taste. Serve with saltine crackers or cornbread, cheddar cheese, and dill pickles.

Crawfish Season is Here!

It’s Crawfish Season! Let the good times roll even if you aren’t from Nawlins. Create your own authentic Southern crawfish boil with no details left undone! Here are some of our favorite personalized crawfish boil party supplies to help you host a memorable peel and eat gathering:

How to Boil Crawfish 

Unless you grew up in the South and learned from your parents, a good boil is hard to pull off! If you are looking for a how-to guide, look no further because it’s crawfish season! Here is a delicious crawfish boil recipe with detailed instructions and a spicy seafood dipping sauce recipe (a must have)!

Personalized Napkins

crawfish napkin Crawfish is messy, so make sure you have enough monogrammed cocktail napkins on hand for the whole gang. Our personalized napkins are made of 3 ply paper and are a cheap and inexpensive way to add a pop of color and personalization to your event. They come in several different colors and sizes.

Festive Table Cover

Our crawfish table cover is a great way to cover your tables and simply throw them away when you are done. Each roll is made of brown Kraft paper and measures 30 inches wide by 32 feet long. Kraft paper roll printed with crawfish down the center and “mud bugs – cold beer – good times” along the edges. Ships in 2-3 business days from Dallas.

Personalized Cups

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Get your go cups!  Personalized plastic stadium cups are party perfect for outdoor events. These 16 oz cups are great for any drink. We also have personalized Styrofoam cups in all sizes. These cups are generally used in drinks that don’t need ice, so if you are serving beer from a keg you can keep it cold! A can of soda is 8 oz, so if you are serving soda and ice, you might need a 16 or 20 oz cup. These are great for beer, sodas or margaritas.

Seafood Picks

Make it easy for you and your guests to extract every bit of sweet meat from their favorite shellfish with these dedicated seafood picks featuring a spear tip for easy, efficient digging and picking. Perfect for kids or first-timers!

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