summer goodie bag giveaway

16th 08 2018. Posted in Parties by elliekelly

Every season I do a giveaway to my fun mail subscribers, this time I thought I would open it up on Instagram and Facebook as well.

Who doesn’t need a bag full of fun in the summer holidays!


The prize includes:

  • Bubble wand
  • Magic bubbles
  • Two set of stickers
  • Two mini puzzles
  • Chocolate coins
  • Haribo sweets
  • Activity book
  • Green and Blacks chocolate (for you!)
  • Cotton bag

To enter just head over to the Buttons Facebook page or my Instagram account and follow the entry info.

If you would like to join my fun mail then follow this link to the website and download my top party tips for free or just email with the subject line add me to you fun mail list.

Good luck

Ellie x


T&C bit

  1. The competition is open to any persons aged 16 years and over in the UK.
  2. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition
  3. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  4. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via and and
  5. Closing date for entry will be 10pm on the 21st August 2018. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
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13. The winner will be notified by email and/or DM on Instagram/Facebook and/or letter within 48 hours of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.

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easy party treats to wow guests

14th 08 2018. Posted in Parties by elliekelly


If your looking for some fast party treats to wow guests them these three shoudl be top of your selciton list.

Chocolate spoons: 


You will need:

  • Spoons (I’m cutting down on single use plastic so next time would use my own tea spoons) but if you already have plastic ones then they work just as well.
  • Chocolate of your choice
  • Decorations and sprinkles of your choice
  • Ribbon to decorate if you wish

Melt the chocolate (microwaves or on the hob). Lay your spoons out on a tray so the spoon bit is flat. You might need to rest the handles on something to do this. Then pour in the chocolate using a large spoon so you don’t do too much.

Add on sprinkles and decorations and pop the tray in the fridge. Once set add on your ribbon and pop in a jar on the table.


Crispy mallow bites 

You will need:

  • rice crispy
  • marshmallows (pink and white for this colour)
  • sprinkles
  • white chocolate
  • butter
  • Vanilla

I got the recipe from sprinkles for breakfast and this is a link to her post. I did use less mallow then she did and I used the pink mallows as well.


Chocolate dipped Oreos

You will need:

  • Oreos
  • Chocolate to melt (the blue I used is candy melt)
  • sprinkles
  • lolly sticks

Carefully push the lolly sticks into the centre of the Oreo and then melt your chocolate (microwave or pan). Dip the Oreo in and then decorate before they set. Candy melts will set fast and don’t need to go in the fridge, chocolate will need setting.

Once all set place in a jar and pop on the table! They won’t last long.


Share you party treats with me on facebook or instagram

Ellie x


Other posts you might like:

Party food 

Smartie race game

shorbread jam sandwich


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I'm Ellie, mum to Neive who is 2, founder of Buttons Parties and Wonderwood Explorers. I like to let the seasons guide me though the year with play, making and baking inspiration. Get yourself a biscuit and come in for an amble around.

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