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Shavuot Ice Cream Party

Shavuot Ice Cream Party


What’s not to love about a holiday that’s celebrated with cheesecake, ice cream and flowers? A children’s ice cream party is the perfect ticket for getting the children (and adults) excited about the holiday of Shavuot!

I had a grand time putting this together, since there are so many great places to purchase the cutest party goods. The ice cream cups and wooden spoons I used were from the Sweet Lulu online store.

Sprinkles and chopped nuts are displayed in small Japanese tea cups from Sur La Table.

I transferred a variety of syrups into squeeze bottles from Walmart for no-mess pouring, and I used the new line of Martha Stewart office supplies from Staples for the labels.

Of course, I had to taste all the sundaes after the photo shoot. They were delicious!

Moussia and Yosef agreed!

Rita Brownstein is a designer and former art director. She is the author of Jewish Holiday Style and Jewish Weddings (published by Simon & Schuster), and currently blogs at
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Lisa Providence, RI February 12, 2014

Shavuot Ice Cream Party This is perfect, since Shavuot is a "dairy" holiday! Reply

Janet Nyc May 24, 2012

It's about time Finally, a breath of fresh air. We need more how-2 holiday guides for Jewish moms. Thanks Rita Reply

Anonymous amherst, ma May 24, 2012

shalom savta Great work!! Reply

Nechama Amherst, MA May 24, 2012

She has a blog Hey Esther in brooklyn... she has an AMAZING blog. You should check it out. There are tons of tips: Reply

esther brooklyn, ny May 24, 2012

NICE! would love more tips from this author, great pictures! Reply

Rita Weatogue, CT May 23, 2012

Ice Cream Party Hi Ruth,
Thanks so much for writing. Yes, I did put a LOT of love into this...glad someone noticed! Enjoy your granddaughter. Reply

ruth housman marshfield hills, ma May 23, 2012

This is VERY sweet My granddaughter is just three months BUT when she gets older, what a cute idea for a special party. You put so much love into this and the kids are "eating it up". Reply