Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Celebration Favor

Hi Peeps!!! Hope you all enjoyed the holidays. I'm glad I "survived." LOL.

Recently, we had litle family dinner at the Imiloa Sky Garden Restaurant in Hilo to celebrate my hubby's birthday and son's graduation. If you ever visit Hilo, this restaurant is a must if you love Prime Rib and Salt and Pepper Shrimp. Everything else from the buffet is yummy too. They even think of people like me by keeping several pieces of well-done slices of Prime Rib in a covered / heated dish. Oh btw, Prime Rib is served on Fridays and Sundays. Are you getting hungry?

I made some favors using a stamp that signifies good luck.

Here's a peek inside. It fits 3 mini Kit Kats perfectly.





And here's five of them. I didn't make one for myself....no need. :-)




Unfortunately, our eldest son and girlfriend couldn't make it. He caught this nasty and icky flu with full-on body ache, headache, fever, and chills. THEN these little bumps started appearing on his nose, hands, and feet. YIKES!!!! In all my years, I've NEVER heard of anything like this. Doc told him that's the type of flu that's going around and it's a virus so he had to just let it run its course. How thoughtful of him to stay home so he wouldn't "share" this "thing" with us. And his girlfriend is very sweet and chose to take care of him. Now that's true love. Otherwise, he'd be eating with a bunch of "blue" people because we'd be holding our breath to avoid catching that "bug." LOL.


Truthfully, we were sad they couldn't make it because it was supposed to be a celebration for her too as she also graduated from college. That's OK though, my cousins from L.A. will be visiting next week so we'll go out then.

Supplies: Box Shaker die by Sizzix, good luck stamp by Mari and Me, Spellbinder dies, Copic Markers, Edge Punch by EK, Washi paper from Japan, Satin Ribbon by Offray, and Distress Ink.


Take care, keep healthy, and thank you VERY MUCH for stopping by.

15 comments:

Danni said...

Such cute little favor boxes! Hope your son is feeling better..that virus sounds really bad!!

sweet said...

These are really cute and the image is totally a must have! Hope your son gets better soon and that everyone is safe from it.

Leanne said...

Aw, awesome favor box! How fun for the recipient to receive.
Yikes, hope ur son is feeling better. that does not sound like something anyone should be going through. his gf sounds like a keeper. i'm sure once he's up and feeling lots better you guys can celebrate again!
have a gr8 evening!
;)

Creations by Shirl said...

HB and congrats to you hubby & son....
Glad you all had a great dinner....and what cute pink favors, this is the same die that I gave to my daughter to play around with since it was a bit too small to store goodies in their...

Mimi said...

Cute stamp and great little favors! Hope your son feels better soon! Congrats to all your family's events! Have a great day Karen! ;)

coops said...

aw these are gorgeous.i love the image and really fab design :D
i hope your son is feeling better soon, his virus sounds really nasty.

xx coops xx

Joy said...

Happy Birthday to your Hubby and Congrats to your son and his girlfriend. Really cute favors!
I like my prime rib well done, too and yes, you're making me hungry! Guess I'll have to settle for a Kit Kat right now!

Happy New Year!

Lynn said...

Those candy holders are sweet, especially with the candy inside. I like the way that you used that stamp. Thanks for the information about the prime rib at the Imiloa restaurant. I'm going to try it soon....love prime rib!

Colleen said...

The favors that you made turned out great. I am sure that everyone at the party loved them. I have the box shaker die for awhile, but never played with it. Hopefully I will get to soon. LOL! I am sorry that your son has the flu. It sounds pretty bad. I sure hope that your son's girlfriend doesn't catch it. Both of them will be in my prayers. Dinner sounds yummy too. We have some great prime rib restaurants in SoCal that I would love to take you to if you ever visit. :)

Cely said...

Very cool! I'm jealous you went to Hilo! The last time the hubs and I went was 4 years ago. I'm long overdue!

Denise Marzec said...

Cute boxes!

Dora said...

These boxes are gorgeous Karen, love the colours and what a fab idea for the kit kat holders :) .. me too never heard of this flu.. hopefully he will be better soon. Hugs xxx

Handmade Cuties said...

OMG how cute!!! but how disappointing that your son couldn't enjoy the festivities. Hope you're all well and that icky bug is smushed.

i like my food well done too - blackened and burnt is better!

Cyndi said...

love the favor boxes! very creative! hope your son gets better soon!

Kim Y. said...

These are cute and sweet!