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All About: Personalized Styrofoam Cups

24 Mar

Personalized Styrofoam Cups

Personalized foam cups are a great way to keep hot beverages hot and cold beverages cold as they are insulated. They’re perfect for a coffee bar, bridal shower tea, baby shower beverage station, corporate meetings, tailgating or a birthday celebration. Our cups are ideal for a hot coffee, hot tea, hot cider, hot cocoa and soups and also work well for cold sodas, juice or iced tea.

Love the custom cups…..so easy and fun to design. Will definitely order for another occasion !!!” ~ Rebecca P.


Did custom artwork on styrofoam cups for a tailgate and could not be more pleased. The quality, price, and turnaround time were all excellent.” ~ Blakely W.


Our yearly reorder. Love these cups!” ~ Julie S.

What size cups should I order? 

We offer many sizes including 8 oz., 10 oz., 12 oz., 16 oz., 20 oz., and 24 oz.  Our most popular sizes are 16 oz. and 20 oz. cups which are ideal for coffee, tea, hot cocoa, juices and sodas.  They are also a great option for tailgating where you can include mixed drinks or warm soups/chili and a larger 20 oz or 24 oz size would be ideal.  Some of our customers keep these at their work or home year-round to use for get togethers or drinks-on-the-go.  You can order optional lids to make your beverages easy to take with you.

How many cups should I order?

This can depend on how you will be serving your beverages.  If you set-up a self-serve beverage station, your guests may place their drink somewhere and forget where they left it.  Keeping this in mind, it’s wise to plan on 2-3 cups per person to be safe.  Even if you are handing out your drinks, it’s best to order more than you think you may need to be safe.  If you have leftover cups, why not use them when in a pinch?  Or you can use them to start your garden early indoors with a fun view of your plants growing!

We hope this is helpful in planning your next party!

XO,

Jennifer

 

5 Tailgating Ideas

15 Oct

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Tailgating season is underway!  No matter if it’s your favorite NFL, college or high school game, tailgating can be a lot of fun.  Besides bringing your folding chairs and favorite drinks, there are other ways to have some fun before the game.  Here are a few ideas to inspire your next tailgate

Host a Chili Cook-Off Football Treat Cups

Why not have everyone bring their own chili and host a cook-off?  Have everyone vote on their favorite chili and the prize could be anything from a homemade trophy to a game souvenir.  You can serve your chili in these fun new tailgate chili cups which also make clean-up so easy! Here’s my favorite go-to recipe that has won me a few cook-off’s:

CHILI RECIPE

1 lb. ground beef (I suggest 90% lean so you don’t have to drain the fat)

1 lb. ground turkey

1 packet McCormick’s chili seasoning

1 packet McCormick’s Hot chili seasoning

1 green bell pepper – diced

1 red bell pepper – diced

1 onion – diced

2 tsp garlic

2 15 oz cans diced tomatoes

1 can light kidney beans (drained)

1 can dark kidney beans (drained)

optional: red pepper flakes

Directions: Mix beef and turkey in a crock pot with onion, garlic and chili seasoning packets.  Cook until meat is brown (keep chopping up and mixing meat with seasonings).  Test to make sure meat reaches 165 degrees.   Add remaining ingredients and let cook on low for 4-5 hours.  Stir every so often.


Play Baggo / Corn Hole

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Who doesn’t love a fun game of corn hole / baggo?  You can buy boards for your favorite team or even make your own and paint them. Baggo is great fun for sports fans of ALL ages (and keeps the little ones busy while you cheer on your team!).


Set up a Taco Bar / Walking Tacos

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A taco bar is a great way enjoy portable eats before the game.  You can either cook and bring the food to set-up or you could order it to-go from your favorite taco place.  Keep warm foods in crock pots and cold foods (like cheese and sour cream) in coolers before set-up.  An alternative is to set-up a walking taco bar. Get a box (from a warehouse store) of small bags of Fritos® and you pour chili, cheese and other toppings into the bag.  Some topping ideas include squeezable sour cream, green onions, salsa, etc.  The nice part is you can walk around with your “walking taco” with no mess!  Here’s a great recipe: https://tastesbetterfromscratch.com/fritos-taco-salad/


Personalize your Party Supplies

We Tailgate Harder Than Your Team Party Collection

Impress your guests with personalized tailgate party supplies you can coordinate with your favorite team color.  You can make set-up and clean-up a breeze with personalized plates, napkins, cups, koozies and much more.


Set-up a Bloody Mary Bar

Row of assorted Bloody Marys in plastic red cups.

Score a touchdown with a Bloody Mary bar!  Assemble all the essentials and let guests pick their favorite garnishes.  You can “up” your Bloody Mary game by adding candied bacon, shrimp, chicken wings, olives, beef sticks, cheese cubes, etc.  Don’t forget long wooden sticks (we have personalized stir sticks which would also be great!), worcestershire sauce and hot sauce.   You could use personalized plastic cups for easy clean up, too.  Bloody Mary’s are the official “pre-beer” drink perfect for Sunday games.

Cheers to tailgating!

Enjoy,

Jennifer