Thursday, September 20, 2012

End of Summer Get Together

The tween(can't call her that much longer!) hosted a few friends for an end of summer get together before school started.
She planned the menu of light fare: popcorn and fruit with Passion iced tea and Izze drinks.
As well as these scrumptious coconut cupcakes.
They were really the stars of the party.
The recipe is from Ina Garten,The Barefoot Contessa.
You can find it here.
 It was my our idea to toast the coconut for the cupcake tops.
Don'tcha like their snazzy zebra cupcake liners?
She's become quite the cupcake baker!
The girls were coming over to hang out, eat and enjoy the deck and hot tub.
She set the table up outside.
I also thought they would hang out around the fire pit and roast marshmallows and I had a mason jar/glow light project I wanted to try with them but we never got to it.
Another time...

I had to be sneaky to grab a few shots of the party.
But it looked like they were having fun!

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9 comments:

Debbiedoo's said...

Looks like the girls had fun Heather. Those cupcakes looked delish!

Creations By Cindy said...

Looks like fun was had! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

YolandaR said...

Its looks like a bunch of fun!

Katie said...

This looks like so much fun! What a perfect way to celebrate the end of summer!

All of the food looks so delicious! The toasted coconut zebra wrapped cupcakes look awesome!

French Girl in Seattle said...

Ah, Ina Garten. Can't miss a recipe following this wonderful woman's advice-- and I am not a baker, unlike your pretty daughter! Lovely end of summer celebration chez vous! Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

Sarah said...

Sweet way to end the summer before heading back to class. ;-)

The Tablescaper said...

Great way to end the summer!Great to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Charla said...

AWESOME!!!!!!!!! As usual Dear! Cool party!!!! I soooo want a cupcake now :)

Morgan said...

That spread looks so nice! What a fun summer evening :)

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