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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Christmas Brights!

Hello Everyone! 
I was lucky enough to be able to do a Christmas party for a wonderful photographer here in Phoenix. I was lucky enough to get to work with a ton of WONDERFUl vendors on this table.  I LOVE LOVE LOVE the way it all turned out! 











                                      

                                    





Party Styling and printables – Rylie Boo Events
Cake – Decadent Delights
Cookies – The Cookie Jar
Balloons- 
Polka Dot Market
Cake plates –
Meant to Bee
Pillows and Ho Ho bookend
Peace Banner –
Pig Castle

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

FREE New Years Printables!

OK...I know, I know, you are thinking that this is close to New Years, but I didn't want these adorable printables to get lost in the Christmas shuffle.  But they are way to cute not to show and give!  There are 3 different printables that are FREE.  And, here is the best part, if you are a "follower" of this blog and you get 5 friends to "like" Rylie Boo Events on Facebook and follow my blog, I will CUSTOMIZE and email you these printables in plenty of time for your New Years Bash!!!  So get requesting and I will get you your printables ASAP!!!! 







I hope you enjoy!
Thank you to The Cookie Jar for the amazing cookies, Gallery 360 for the adorable champagne cork table card holders and Mandie Candy and of course Rylie Boo Events did all the custom printables!!!!

Don't forget to get your CUSTOM printables!
Happy New Years!
Serena

Monday, December 27, 2010

Where the Wild Things Are

I was able to have the privilege to do an adorable baby shower that was themed Where the Wild Things Are after the adorable vintage book.  It was so fun.  I hope you love the details to this adorable party.









Thank you to The Cookie Jar was the amazing cookies! I loved them!!! 
Enjoy!
Serena

Sunday Recipe - A Day Late!

Look at these delish little cobbler!



Ingredients

  • 6 large (about 8 cups) Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and sliced (use Granny Smiths for a more tart flavor)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 quart store-bought pumpkin ice cream
  • Store-bought caramel sauce

Yields: 6 servings

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325°F.
Step Place apples in a 13x9” baking dish. Sprinkle with lemon juice and toss to coat.
Step In a medium bowl, mix together 2 cups sugar, flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt and the cinnamon. Add milk and melted butter, and mix well. Pour batter evenly over apples and set aside.
In a small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and 1 teaspoon salt. Sprinkle over batter. Evenly pour the boiling water on top then transfer to the oven and bake for 50 minutes, until golden brown and bubbling.
Can be served warm or at room temperature, topped with a scoop of pumpkin ice cream and drizzled with caramel sauce.

Sounds so so good!  Let me know if you try it out!
http://www.rachaelrayshow.com/food/recipes/spiced-apple-cobbler-pumpkin-ice-cream-and-caramel-sauce/

Sorry that it was a day late...Christmas was a fun filled family weekend.  I hope you had a good holiday as well!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Sunday Recipe - Monkey Bread




Sunday Recipe Time!!!

Today I was lucky enough to be able to throw a monkey themed shower for a Mom to be with a little baby boy! So, needless to say, I had fun with this theme! We had banana runts ( mini bananas! ), monkey cookies, a banana split bar and of course MONKEY BREAD!!! So, here is the recipe. I did not make mine, I had the wonderful Melissa with Decadant Delights make it for me. It was so pretty and delish!
So, have fun baking and enjoy your week!
Monkey Bread
Ingredients:
4 cans refrigerated biscuits1 cup packed brown sugar 1 1/2 sticks butter (3/4 cup)1/2 cup white sugar 2 Tablespoons cinnamon 1/2 cup raisins (these are optional, it's great with or without them)
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 9-10 inch tube pan.
2. Mix white sugar and cinnamon in a medium sized plastic bag. Cut the biscuits into halves or quarters and place six to eight biscuit pieces in the sugar cinnamon mix. Shake well.
3. Arrange pieces in the bottom of the greased pan. Continue layering until all the biscuit pieces are coated and in the pan. If you are using raisins, place them among the biscuit pieces as you are layering.
4. In a small saucepan, melt the butter with the brown sugar over medium heat. Boil for 1 minute. Pour over the layered biscuits.
5. Bake for 35 minutes. Let bread cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a plate. Pull apart and enjoy!

Icing Recipe
Ingredients:
1/2 pound cream cheese1/2 pound butter1 pound powdered sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon lemon juice
Directions:
1.Allow cream cheese and butter to get to room temperature.
2. Beat butter and cream cheese together in a large bowl with a mixer.
3. Slowly add in the pound of powdered sugar.
4. After all the powdered sugar is added mix for 12 minutes (do not mix less than that).
5. When almost done, add in the extract and lemon juice.






Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Cake Pops!

If you have not heard of Bakerella....You are under a rock!  She is an amazing artist that makes the best "cake pops" that I have EVER EVER seen!  Just amazing!  I mean look at some of these
Candy Cane Christmas Trees

Wedding Cake Pops

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And today she made these amazing cookies and she even posted a FREE TEMPLATE!!!  Check it out! 
My FREE downloadable tags ( http://www.scribd.com/doc/44569872/Thank-You-Christmas-Drink and http://www.scribd.com/doc/44569873/Thank-You-Christmas-Gingerbread )  would be a great addition to these for party favors!
http://www.bakerella.com/santas/

And I found the most amazing tray to hold my cake pops tonight...Facebook advertising works!
http://www.cakepopstand.com/default.php

Enjoy!!!
Serena

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Gingerbread Whoppie Pies!

Ok...so here is a new feature on Rylie Boo Event's blog.  Every Sunday, I am going to post a new recipe to try!  Either a tasty treat or a delish dinner! This week, I made Whoppie Pies for a cookie exchange!  They were gingerbread flavored and they were delish!!!
OK....so here is my first attempt at photographing as I cook!  Here you go!













I hope you loved it.  Once they were done, I put them into a cupcake liner and then tied with red and white baker's twine!  SUPER SUPER CUTE!
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