For Christmas dessert parties, place several mini fondue pots throughout a table rather than one large one to ensure everyone gets served without too much fuss or mess! It also gives you a chance to vary the fondue flavors by serving both white and dark chocolate fondue, or even cold dips like yogurt or peanut-butter. Label each fondue pot with a printable buffet card.
When leaves bring the color, the show never stops. These gorgeous foliage plants fill shady pots or planting beds with season-long good looks. One way to create an eye-catching display is to plant pots with one type of shade-loving annual. Cluster the pots together to create a striking garden tableau. This shade garden features (clockwise from bottom center): glowing gold millet grass (Milium effusum), Kong Red coleus, a hanging basket of Emerald Falls dichondra, Chocolate Mint coleus and Kong Rose coleus. These plants all grow best in full shade to part sun.
Kids big and small will have a blast making (then devouring!) these cute, easy-to-create treats. You will need the following supplies: 12x12 mint-green scrapbook paper (each sheet will make 10 trees), 6" paper doilies, lollipop sticks, marshmallows, milk chocolate morsels, baking sheet, double-boiler or 2 small pots, wax paper, scissors, glue stick, clear tape, pencil and ruler.