74th Annual Golden Globes, Sit and Sip in Style posted in: Entertainment, Events, Food and Beverage, How Tos, Recipes

Hollywood award season kicks off this Sunday with the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards airs this Sunday, January 8th on NBC at 8PM EST/5PM PST. This year’s host is Jimmy Fallon, so even if you’re not typically into awards shows, Fallon just might make you a believer with his sharp wit, boyish charm and spot-on impressions. And if you are into awards shows, AND all of the fashion pomp and circumstance that goes along with them…then you can get your eye candy fix by tuning into E! News at 6PM EST/3PM PST for the red offering up close views of your favorite stars’ attire and accessories.

Whether you plan to enjoy the evening with your BFFs all dolled to the nines, stay in and channel Zsa Zsa in a silk robe, heeled Marabou slip-on and favorite chandelier earrings, or opt for low-key lounge-out in your comfiest althleisure wear, you can get festive by preparing a few easy appetizers to serve with this year’s official Golden Globes cocktail.

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This year’s signature drink, “The Moët Diamond”, was created by model and Actress, Olivia Culpo. Sit back and sip in style with this smooth creation:

The Moët Diamond

Ingredients:
3 ounces Moët Imperial Brut Champagne
½ ounce orange liqueur
2 dashes cherry bitters
1 rock candy stick

Preparation:
Pour orange liqueur into champagne flute and add dash of cherry bitters. Gently pour chilled champagne. Garnish with rock candy coated swizzle stick.

If you’re feeling really enthusiastic, you can prepare your own version of the official Golden Globes menu created by Chef Alberico Nunziata that over a thousand of the biggest names in Hollywood will enjoy.

As for me, I’ve perused the offerings for inspiration for my own laid-back offering of easy eats. I plan to enjoy a nice salad and
Moët Diamonds paired with cream puffs.

Cheers!

Tanja Lynn, The Party Maven

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Selfie Suite posted in: Cool Products, Decorating Ideas, Entertainment, Events, How To, How Tos, Inspiration, Party Ideas, Trends

From Homecomings to Holiday Parties, photo booths are still a popular feature at events. If you would love to have one at your next event, but are feeling a squeezed by the budget, I  have a cost effective way to still create an interactive, fun activity for your event that’s easy on the wallet.

Create a Selfie Suite! A dedicated and decorated spot at your event that provides the fun elements of a photo booth, think themed or styled backdrop and props with the ability for guests to casually snapping their own pics at leisure. If this sounds like exactly what will fit the bill for your upcoming fete, read on for more inspiration and my…

5 Top Tips to Designing your own Selfie Suite

moshe zusman for ghtv. pohtobooth backdrop1.     Find your Suite Spot.
As with the event itself, location, location, location is key. The area needs to be easily visible and just off from a high-traffic area. Corners of a room are a great option, and the reason is few-fold. Corners are often wasted space in a venue – the forgotten red-headed step-child when it comes to décor, not a gravitational traffic pattern, yet with the right accessories everyone in the room will suddenly take notice of the corner.

2.     Frame the shot.
Set the scene, per se, that will be in the background. He key here is to ensure that the area seen in photos has a finished look (you don’t see outside of the created staged scene). You can use fabric, wallpaper, ribbon, crepe paper, or flowers to name a few cost-effective options of materials that can be used to create your backdrop. Choose a color or colors and materials that work with the compliment the overall event’s style or theme.

Depending on the material selected for your backdrop, you can either hang it directly on the wall (if permitted) or attach the material to a frame system. The key here is to be sure that your backdrop is securely installed. A backdrop or décor collapsing on guests would not only be a safety hazard, but a major #partyfoul.

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3.     Prop it up.
When selecting the backdrop material keep in mind any other items that you may wish to incorporate into the framed background, such as event name, themed décor, logos, etc. and any anchor furnishings such as a chaise, or oversize martini glass vases filled with colorful gumballs atop pedestals framing either side of the setting. Props definitely add another element to pictures. They instigators of spontaneous, silly fun -providing an awesome way for guests to make wacky faces or pose or parade an alter ego. Funky glasses, assortment of hats, a few boas and paper-style props go a long way! Begin by looking around your own home – you may be surprised by the great props you have laying around. In the paper props department, check out PaperandPancakes on Etsy. She offers some adorable options like  the french-themed pieces featured in the above collage (and I just love her store name).

4.     Light it Up.strike a pose signage3
Good lighting is essential. Be sure to do a few test shot in the space (and consider the time of day your party will be hosted to ensure you get it right). Adding lighting will provide a more polished finish and ensure picture quality. Using specialty lighting (think uplights, diffused photography spots, etc.) will give the suite a polished finish. If you opt to keep it really low-key, ensure there is ample house lighting in the area.

5.     Signage
Let guests know about the photo booth when they arrive your party, sure, having signage at the suite is recommended. It’s the final touch to inspire guests to take advantage of this fun feature and to encourage them to share their moments with you on social media. To be sure that you and other guests can enjoy the photos, highlight your personal or company profile page. You can also create a special hashtag for the event and include it on the event signage

 

So while creating a great selfie suite will take some effort, it’s worth it – promise. This fun addition to your event will provide you and your guests a way to capture the moment with sweet reminders of a top night long after the last song has run through on your party playlist.

If you’re interested in more backdrop inspiration, check out our pinterest board here.

So, what do you think of the “Selfie Suite” – is it a must have at your next party?

 

Cheers!

Signature Tanja & Co. Events

 

 

 

Photo Credits: (T toB, L to R): Moshe Zusman for HGTV, Paper and Pancakes , T&Co., Peg Hardee, and SnapDen

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This Group is Well-Strung posted in: Entertainment, Events

There’s a new kind of boy band on the circuit, the singing string quartet, Well-Strung. The troupe presents themselves as a buff, pop-classical hybrid of juicy boy band and staid chamber group with a vocal component. New York Daily touted them as the “hottest thing with a bow since Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games”.

Well-Strung

The show, a clever choreographed musical comedy act featuring classically trained musicians clad in black T-shirts and black slacks who string together the musical works of classical composers with today’s pop artists’ hits and share their personal stories in between song selections. Their style is a unique mashup of muscles, Mozart and marketing.

Their music is a combining of excerpts from well-known classical works by the great Mozart, Vivaldi and Bach spun with string arrangements of today’s pop hits by artists such as Pink, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, and Taylor Swift.  Music selections range from Whitney Houston’s classic, “I Will Always Love You,” to Kesha’s ‘crunkcore’ hit, “Your Love Is My Drug, in which the group does a skillful job of giving a highbrow gloss. If it suits, the assemblage can even deliver bootleg classics with bluegrass flair.

The group began performing live with a theater workshop of a show at Ars Nova in NYC in 2012. This opportunity led to a run at The Art House in Provincetown, MA and playing Off-Broadway at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in the fall of that same year. The group quickly gained national and international attention for their unique mash-up of string quartet and boy band. They returned to Off-Broadway in 2013, also making their European debut at the Leicester Square Theatre in London, and releasing their first album.

So, who’s are the maestros and the impresario behind the music and muscle? Well-Strung stars first violinist Edmund Bagnell, second violinist Christopher Marchant, cellist Daniel Shevlin and violist Trevor Wadleigh. The show is directed by international award winning creative artist,Donna Drake, who knows just how far to push the novelty before it begins to feel stale.

The group could provide a fresh take on entertainment for a milestone celebration, a bar/bat mitzvah or even a gala affair…given in the right execution. Have a look and listen!

Would you like to see this group perform at an event? Tell us your thoughts  in a comment below. If you enjoyed this post, please consider sharing it with a friend.  And if you’re planning a an upcoming event that you need to get just right, contact the event maestros at Tanja & Co. to design and  develop your special occasion into a bespoke experience that will be remembered long after the last song of the evening has performed.

Eventfully yours,

Tanja & Co. Events & Etiquette

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Last Minute Oscar Party Ideas posted in: Entertaining Essentials, Entertainment, Party Ideas

Wanna turn up the fun for this year’s Academy Awards but feel that you’re out of time? It IS possible to throw together a fun and entertaining Oscar night party that your guests will remember – you just need a few tricks! And best of all – these ideas will add some glamour to the evening…without bruising the bank account.

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Dressed up Décor
Purchase inexpensive costume jewelry (or check out what’s in the toy department) to incorporate in your décor. Think oversized cocktail rings for napkin rings, strands of pearls wrapped around the base of candles. Pickup a package of flat-bottom rhinestones and add a little bling to your food station menu item cards, trays and beverage coasters! Use golf card stock or paper to cut out star shapes (of varying sizes), attach the cut outs to fishing line, and hang them from the ceiling. The shining stars will add the perfect glitz to your party. To keep with the theme, create a red carpet for your spread using a red runner on your tabletop. Add gold confetti to give some sparkle to your own lil’ version of Tinsel Town.

Bring out the Bubbly

Champagne is a must for this celeb celebration. Pop the top of a quality golden champagne, dress with a fresh raspberry (for a pop of red), and toast to good friends and good times. You can also opt to serve up a champagne cocktail for the evening. Visit our facebook page today for a few of our fave recipes!

Pop It Like It’s Hot

For food – keep it simple and serve up some easy snacks. Think cupcakes (topped with edible golf flake confetti or a star), and big trend this year – popcorn. Setup a popcorn bar! Provide plain popcorn (buttered and non) and serve in paper top hats. Turn the hats upside down, line with gold paper and fill to the brim. Set out a variety of seasonings and toppings that guests can use to create their own signature gourmet popcorn. Yum!

 Ballots
Guessing the winner is a favorite pastime of Oscar-watchers. Make your awards night party memorable with DIY vote ballots that allow guests to pick their winners. The 
official Oscars site has printable ballots with the nominee names and categories, so your guests can play along with the event as it plays out. To make your ballots standout, stuff them in gold envelopes!

Picture Perfect

Hang a black or gold curtain to create a backdrop area to take photos of you and your besties all dressed to the nines. Set out fun accessories such as boas, costume jewelry big sunglasses….even add an Oscar statuette for some extra fun! Upload all the images of the evening to dropbox so everyone can have a copy of their favorite photos from the evening, or post an album on facebook (with your friends OK of course) and allow people to vote on best dressed – fun!

Regardless of how you decide to watch the Academy Awards this year, remember that what matters most is having fun and of course, feeling fabulous! Enjoy!

Tanja Lynn, The Party Maven

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The Oscars: Black Tie Affair Anywhere! posted in: Entertaining Essentials, Entertainment, Events, Food and Beverage, Uncategorized

There are many awards shows today but none compare to The Academy Awards with all their glitz, glamour and of course, gold! From decadently dressed stars to sentimental speeches, the Oscars are a favorite among movie buffs and fashionistas alike. This year, don’t just watch this 85 year old tradition alone in your PJ’s-have a glamourous black tie party with your friends instead!

It’s All in the Invite

Setting the mood for any party starts with the invitation. Show your guests what to expect by incorporating your color theme and any specifics like what to wear or bring. Get them excited with your choice of words and attention to detail.

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Encourage your guests to dress for the occasion! That means suits for the guys and cocktail dresses or evening gowns for the ladies! State in your invitation that you will be giving a “Best Dressed” award to get the excitement going and allow your guests to vote. Who doesn’t love a little friendly competition?

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Red Carpet Ready

Whether you live in a million dollar mansion or a quaint little condo, welcome your guests in Hollywood style by having a red carpet at your front door! These can be rented from party supply stores or can of course be purchased if you plan to make your Oscar parties a tradition. If you REALLY want to go all out, hire a professional photographer and have them snap pictures of your guests as they arrive like the paparazzi. This will instantly set the mood and have your friends feeling like they are the true stars of the evening!

And the Winners Are…Red and Gold!

Continue the theme of your invitations throughout the party by adding decorative touches of red and gold everywhere. This color combo is very Hollywood and will instantly transform your home from homely to glamorous. Use red roses for centerpieces and gold place settings and napkins to tie it all together. When paired with inexpensive sparkly fabric and your best china and crystal, the glitzy atmosphere will be sure to impress!

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Eat, Drink & Be Merry!

Now that you’ve wowed your guests with gorgeous invites, decorations and a red carpet, keep the surprises coming with the perfect treats and drinks. Since you want the focus of your Oscars soiree to be on the Oscars themselves, keep your cocktail and drink menu simple with decadent finger foods and a signature drink. And if you really want tokeep the theme going, name the drinks you serve after the evening’s nominees. After all, who wouldn’t want a tall glass of Bradley Cooper? 😉

Here’s one of our favorites that’s both simple to make and gold in color to blend perfectly with the rest of the decor!

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Gingered Pear and Brandy Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 cups pear juice
  • 1 cup cognac
  • 10 lemon rind twists

Preparation

  1. 1. Combine 1/4 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; cook until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Add ginger. Cover and let stand 15 minutes. Strain sugar mixture through a fine sieve. Discard solids. Chill sugar mixture 30 minutes or until ready to use.
  2. 2. Fill a large martini shaker half full with ice. Add sugar mixture, juice, and cognac; shake until chilled. Strain 1/2 cup mixture into each of 10 martini glasses. Garnish each serving with 1 lemon twist.
Have other party ideas you’d like to share? Feel free to leave us a comment!

Tanja Lynn, The Party Maven

 

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All the Single Ladies posted in: Entertainment, Events, How To, Uncategorized

Valentine’s Day is NOT only a day for couples. Being single doesn’t mean you’re alone! Celebrate some of the best love you’ll ever know with your best girlfriends, or take time out to love yourself!

1. Hit up your besties and head out to a hotspot. Enjoy an evening at your fave lounge,  restaurant, bowling lanes, etc.-whatever suits your fancy. Let your hair down, kick up your heels and revel in your ability to be yourself and have an amazing time in the company of good friends – no men needed – thank you!

2. Organize some Secret Valentine fun: Gather up a group of friends, draw names and then deliver Valentine’s chocolates,  flowers, and  pamper me pretties to each other  -so fun! And don’t girlfriends always give such fun gifts?!

3. Spend the evening with your celeb crush. Whether it’s George Clooney or Ryan Reynolds, rent a handful of his movies, mix your favorite cocktail, cozy up next to your tele, and treat yourself to an eye-candy filled evening!

4. Treat yourself. Give yourself recognition for just how amazing YOU are. Schedule a spa treatment….or three, make an appointment for a blowout and have your make-up done…then hit the town with your BFF!

5. Party at your place! Invite friends over for cocktails, canapés and conversation. Creative a festive atmosphere by throwing a theme party, which could be anything from an all Pink or ‘Pear’fect Lady party to Holding out for a Hero (everyone can have a laugh sharing their worst date ever story, or most embarrassing moment with a guy!).


Have other ideas? We’d love to hear! Leave us a comment.

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Serve with Love: Valentine’s Day Cake Recipe {In loving Memory of Heidi Peterson Brown} posted in: Entertainment, Food and Beverage, Recipes

My friend Heidi Peterson Brown sent this post to me for one of her favorite holidays. She was always sharing her heart…her love, of  life, for family and friends, and of food with others. Anyone who had the good fortune of knowing Heidi knows that among her many admirable qualities and talents, she truly had a servant’s heart, serving God and everyone she encountered with love.  So today, this post is shared in memory of a beautiful soul who truly knew how to love.

Valentine’s Day gives us so many opportunities to love! It is the only day set aside in the year for us to show those who are special to us how much we care. What better way to show someone you love them than showing them your heart?

We found a wonderful recipe for a strawberry heart cake. It is beautiful and oh so delicious!. Whip it up and set the table with red dishes and pink napkins. Use the cake as your center piece.  It will make a beautiful dinner event that will not be soon forgotten.

And neither will you dear friend. Love you to the moon and back.

Strawberry Heart Cake Recipe

Ingredients:
1 package white cake mix
1 (3 ounce) package strawberry gelatin
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/3 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
1 package (10 pounces) frozen sweetened strawberries, thawed
½ cup cold water
1/2 cup butter, softened
5 to 51/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
Red hot candies, optional

Directions:
In a mixing bowl combine cake mix, gelatin and flour. Beat in oil and eggs. Drain strawberries reserving ½ cup syrup for frosting. Add berries and water to batter; mix well. Divide batter between two waxed paper lined 8 in baking pans, one square and one round. Bake with love at 350 degrees for 30 -35 minutes (square) and 35-40 minutes (round) or until cake tests done.

Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely. In a small mixing bowl combine butter and reserved syrup. Gradually add in confectioners’ sugar; beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Place square diagonally on a 20 inch board. Cut round cake in half. Frost cut sides; place frosted sides against the top two sides of square cake, forming a heart. Frost sides and top of cake.  Decorate with red hots if desired. Serve with love.

Yeild: 12-16 servings



XOXO,

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The Official Color of 2013 is an Enchanting Empress- Are you Green with Envy? posted in: Entertainment, Events, Fashion, Holiday Decorating, Trends, Uncategorized

The 2013 Color of the Year is Emerald (PANTONE 17-5641), a lush, lively, radiant green!  We love this luxurious and sophisticated color!

Emerald - 2013 Official Pantone Color of the Year

Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®, has this to say about Emerald: “Green is the most abundant hue in nature – the human eye sees more green than any other color in the spectrum.  As it has throughout history, multifaceted Emerald continues to sparkle and fascinate. Symbolically, Emerald brings a sense of clarity, renewal and rejuvenation, which is so important in today’s complex world. This powerful and universally appealing tone translates easily to both fashion and home interiors.”  We couldn’t agree more emerald is an enchanting empress – holding high rank, commanding adoration and attention. Timeless and with aplomb, she radiates good energy and success. She is heralded as haute, adored by the masses, secretly making other colors green with envy of her royal beauty. Expect to see lots of this captivating color in event decor as well as in fashion, beauty, and home interior design in the coming year!

Emerald pairs beautifully with sunny yellow, bright orange, and other shades of green. The key to creating a palette that plays well together is – proper proportion.  Pink and green have a longtime relationship and navy and green are an all-time favorite as favored color combinations. When teamed with a soft muted tone such a grayed jade, the result is elegant, easy sophistication. Beiges, browns, grays and other neutrals work perfectly as an anchor with emerald in color palettes.

What’s great about Emerald is that it is a wonderful color choice for women’s formal and everyday wear, and especially accessories!  For men, Emerald also makes a strong statement in sportswear and ties!  It’s balanced and sophisticated and will make a great statement in spring, sumer, fall and winter!

Put this color on your radar. In coming weeks, we will post beautiful color stories for events using this haute hue.

To awaken and arouse your senses, we’ve put together a Pinterest board full of this beautiful Emerald hue to inspire you in 2013!  Take a look at our Emerald Envy.  Is this a color you will embrace in 2013?  Let us know in a comment below!

Have a colorful day!

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Happy National Brownie Day! posted in: Entertainment, Food and Beverage

‘Tis the season for family get together’s, office holiday parties and Christmas festivities with friends!  If you are looking for a great holiday treat to make any party merry and bright, you are in the right place – we have listed 3 brownie recipe’s from three of the most well known chef’s below!  You and your party guests will fall in love with these brownies!

Paula Deen’s Decadent Brownies

Ingredients
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted

Frosting:

  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup pasteurized egg substitute (recommended: Egg Beaters)
  • 1 teaspoon vanialla extract
  • 1 (1-pound) box confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13 by 9-inch baking pan.
Melt the chocolate and butter in a 2-quart bowl in the microwave on high for 3 minutes, stirring every 20 to 30 seconds until the chocolate is completely melted. Add the eggs, sugar, and vanilla and mix well with a spatula. Add the flour and stir to combine. Spread the batter evenly in the prepared pan.

Bake for 25 minutes.  While the brownies are baking, make the frosting. Melt the chocolate and butter in a medium bowl in the microwave on high for 3 minutes stirring every 20 to 30 seconds until the chocolate is completely melted. Add the egg substitute, vanilla, and sugar and stir with a spoon until smooth. Stir in the marshmallows; they will soften but not melt completely. Spread the frosting over the warm brownies. The frosting will set up when the brownies are completely cooled. When cool, cut into 1 1/2-inch squares and store in the refrigerator in a plastic container with a snap-on lid.

Julia Childs’ Brownies

Ingredients:
1 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
8 ounces unsalted butter
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4 large eggs
Center a rack in the oven and preheat the oven to 350°. Sift the flour and salt together and set aside.  Melt the butter and chocolate together in a medium saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently and keeping a watchful eye on the pot to make certain the chocolate doesn?t scorch (Alternatively, you can melt the ingredients in the top of a double boiler over, not touching, simmering water.) Add 1 cup of the sugar to the mixture and stir for half a minute, then remove the pan from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Pour the mixture into a large bowl.

Put the remaining 1 cup sugar and the eggs into a bowl and mix or whisk by hand just to combine. Little by little, pour half of the sugar and eggs into the chocolate mixture, stirring gently but constantly with a rubber spatula so that the eggs don?t set from the heat. Fit the whisk attachment to the mixer and whip the remaining sugar and eggs until they are thick, pale, and doubled in volume, about 3 minutes. Using the rubber spatula, delicately fold the whipped eggs into the chocolate mixture.  When the eggs are almost completely incorporated, gently fold in the dry ingredients. Pour and scrape the batter in to an unbuttered 9-inch square pan.  Bake the brownies for 25-28 minutes, during which time they will rise a little and the top will turn dark and dry.  Cut into the center at about the 23-minute mark to see how the brownies are progressing.

Rachael Ray’s Brownies

Ingredients:

  • 4 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Directions
Pre-heat the oven to 350°F.  Line a 9-inch x 9-inch pan with foil. Grease the foil with butter.
Melt the chocolate and butter and stir until all the chocolate is melted and the mixture is a uniform consistency (you can use a double boiler, but I just put a small bowl in the microwave and stir and check every minute or so to make sure it doesn’t burn). In a separate medium size bowl, beat the egg and sugar until it’s a light yellow color and creamy. Add the chocolate mixture and stir. Add the vanilla, flour and salt, mix until combined and pour into the pan.

Bake at the 350°F for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick just comes out clean. I start checking at 18 minutes – do not overcook.  You can jazz the brownies up with a dusting of confectioner’s sugar if you’d like, but they are equally delicious straight up.


We’d love to know which brownie recipe looks/sounds most delicious to you!  Leave us a comment below!  And if you have a brownie recipe you want to share with us, we’d love that too!

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Celebrating Election Day posted in: Entertaining Essentials, Entertainment, Food and Beverage, Holiday Decorating

Today is Election Day here in the USA!  At Tanja & Co, we are excited to celebrate our right to vote!  We’ve put together some really great ideas for celebrating election day and wanted to share them with you!

Let Freedrom Ring!

When you think of America, you probably think of Red, White and Blue!  So, be sure to decorate for Election Day with these festive colors!  If your political party has a mascot (think elephants or donkeys), find cute ways to incorporate these into your décor!  And, be sure to fly your American Flag high!

Election Day Treats

Don't Bite My Head Off!

If having guests over to watch the election results come in, serve simple Americana foods!  We love the idea of adding a festive touch with some adorable cake pops from Candy’s Cake Pop’s (pictured above)!  We also have pinned some really cute patriotic treats on our Election Day Pinterest Board!

Celebratory Cocktails

Let's Celebrate!

As adults, we all have the right to vote….and the right to enjoy a nice cocktail too!  At your Election Party, why not serve some delicious festive cocktails?  We’ve pinned some really great recipes for Election Day cocktails here!

All In Favor of Music Say ‘I’!

If your atmosphere and guests are open to music (not advisable for those hosting die-hard information hounds), we suggest fun tunes similar to Party in the USA!  Other great songs would be the National Anthem and Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA”.  If music isn’t right for your crowd, be sure to tune TVs to your election coverage of choice in every room guests will be in during the evening – because this audience typically doesn’t like to miss one minute of commentary and poll updates.

Regardless of any party affiliation, we can all celebrate this wonderful country we live in, and send out our best wishes for a positive and prosperous future!

Happy Voting!

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