Friday, January 2, 2009

My M&Ms



Oh, my bloggy friends, I have so much to tell you!

Christmas was great - Evie woke up without a fever and had a great time opening her gifts. We had a wonderful day with my family, then packed up and headed to Atlanta to spend time with Chris' family. We had a great visit, Evie played with her cousins, and we had an unexpected phone call that we made it into a February IVF cycle! More to come on all of this later...

But, I'm going to ease back into the bloggy world and tell you about the cute little candy you see.

A few weeks ago, the nice folks who make M&Ms offered to send me a few bags of My M&Ms. Basically, they allow you to make customized M&M candies. You can choose your own colors and messages and... wait for it... PICTURES to be printed on M&Ms. Since Evie's birthday is just around the corner, I jumped on this chance!

The ordering process was easy - I clicked on the colors I wanted, typed in three different messages, and uploaded a photo of Evie. I think these are going to make perfect favors for her party! You know Evie is my little Candy Girl, so imagine how excited she will be to see her own sweet face on candy! My mom saw them today, and loved them - what Grandma wouldn't?

Now I have to figure out how to package them as favors. Any ideas? We're having a tea party theme.

17 comments:

Scarlet O'Kara said...

How cute are those M&Ms!

And yeah for you all in February!!!

Greg B said...

Those are awesome. And it sounds like you have some other news...can't wait to hear more about it.

Heather said...

ACK! You lead with IVF and then switch to M&Ms??!!

What am I saying, I heart candy. And those are too adorable to eat. I'll be thinking of favor possibilities in the meantime....

Mrs4444 said...

Those are a great idea; what will they think of next?!

Prasti said...

those m&ms are cute! maybe give them away in miniature tea cups?? i don't know where you would be able to find those (marshalls??).

newlyweds said...

WOW, those are too cute!!

And congrats on the IVF cycle, how exciting. I will be hoping for twins, lol!

Stam House said...

Those candies are too cute!!! And IVF how exiting!!!! I was reading another blog just before yours and it was about IVF too!!!

Praying for the 2 of you to get preggo!!!!!

the voice of melody said...

How cute is that?! One more reason to love M&Ms. :)

Momma said...

those are sooo cute! what a great idea for party favors! I have seen those kind of things wrapped in clear packaging. Maybe try that with some pink ribbon wrapped around.

I can't wait to hear about your IVF!!

Semi-Slacker Mom said...

I love those! My crew would be all over them! BG named her fish M&M. As for the party, I'd put them in clear cellophane bags tied with ribbon. Good luck w/ the IVF.

hotomom said...

Check these out - super cute and might go with your color scheme! I love putting parties together. Especially birthday parties.
http://www.celebrateexpress.com/celebration/pages/products/Product_BD.aspx?sku=BD00255
Congrats on the IVF news. YEAH!!!

Momisodes said...

I just love those M&M's! that is so clever.

I can't wait to hear more about Feb!

Jackie @ Our Moments Our Memories said...

Super cute, girl! I love it...she is going to be SO excited when she sees those. We did little candies like that for a baby shower once and we cut out circles of tulle, brought the edges up and filled it with candy, and then tied it with ribbon. It makes it look pretty and feminine and whimsical.

I CANNOT wait to hear more about your other news....wow!

Fiona said...

I'm with Heather - more info, please!

What if you made little tea bags full of candy? Maybe with rice paper folded (there's an easy origami fold that makes a little envelope) and then you could staple on little fake tags like on real tea bags, except they could say "thanks for coming!" or "one sugar, or two?" And you could use different colors...

I love parties.

Sara said...

Those are great.

As for serving them, get coffee filters, or tulle, and make tea bags!!

I see Fiona already gave the idea to you. But I think it would be great. We just had a tea party too!

Anonymous said...

Very cute idea! *Lisa

Nell @ Casual Friday Everyday said...

AWWWWWW Now that is way too cute!

Nell