San Diego, Ca 619 339 8024sandi@balloonutopia.com

Author archive: Sandi Masori

New Commercial

Why Balloons?  Why indeed?  Check out our new internet commercial…  (experimenting with the medium) By the way, the music is by Kevin MacLeod

Challenges, Slow Economy and Working on a Budget

Challenges, Slow Economy and Working on a Budget This year has been a year unlike any other.  Unless you’ve been living in another more affluent country, or in a self sustaining environment, chances are that you’ve also been hit by the recent economic crisis.   For us here at Balloon Utopia that means that we’ve been…

4 Steps To a Great Life

Before I started in balloons, I was learning magic.  I find it difficult to say that I was a magician, as I never was very good, but I learned everything I could find in a book, or that my magician friends would teach me.  Today I was browsing the site of one of those magician,…

Repurposing Decor

Repurposing Decor Budget Stretching and Greenness Recently we did a really interesting multi-day event.  The event itself was fantastic, but what made it really different, and slightly challenging for us was streching a small budget over 3 days, and getting a completely new look.  Usually, when we do multi- day events, either the decor stays the…

More Instructional Clips From Balloon Utopia

Balloon Utopia Instructional “How To” Videos   We will be uploading various video clips from some of Balloon Utopia’s (the San Diego Balloon Experts) instructional DVD’s.  Check back for new uploads. The newest uploads are geared toward an intermediate skill level.  Click here to see How to Make a Balloon Diva and How to Make…

More Video Picks From Sky

Sky added to his favorite YouTube videos… Enjoy!!   For all your San Diego theme party needs, be sure to check out Balloon Utopia’s Theme gallery.  We specialize in kids parties.  Click here for more…

New Video Blog

Balloon Utopia Instructional Videos On You Tube Here’s something that we’re really excited about, we’ve started uploading instructional videos to You Tube! We’ll also have a stream here on our site on the videos page of the blog.  Want to see what we’ve got?  Click here to go to the Balloon Utopia video page of…

Kids Video Fun

Some Fun Stuff For Our Younger Viewers These videos have been picked as favorites by the Balloon Utopia kids.  Sky’s Picks (Toddler Tunes) Clay Play  To the Garden  “Elephant Song”   Shor’s Picks (8 year old Bakugan Fan) Bakugan Episode 43- part 1   Bakugan Episode 43 part 2   Bakugan Episode 43 part 3…

Sunrise Ice Cube

Orange Juice and Grenadine   Fill ice tray 2/3 with orange juice and top off with grenadine.  The heavier grenadine will sink to the bottom making a cool color effect.  Goes well in Shirley Temples, Lemonade, Ginger Ale and Pineapple Juice.  For Alcoholic Drinks try with any rum based drink or fruity vodka, or tequila…

Hiring a Balloon Artist for a Birthday Party

Here is a link to an article I wrote on Squiddo.com about hiring a balloon artist for your child’s birthday party.   This article discusses various styles of balloon entertainerment and which is best by age.  For ideas on birthday party decorations and entertainment, check out the San Diego Birthday Party page. To see lots of birthday…

Balloons Are Green!!!

Many people wonder about the environmental impact of balloons.  Contrary to popular belief, balloons are one of the most environmentally friendly decor mediums around!  Here are a couple of fun facts about balloons’ greeness. Balloons come from the sap of the rubber tree, Heveabrasiliensis, which grows in Malaysia.  This sap looks like milk and is…

Hiring a Balloon or Decor Company

Hiring a Balloon Artist or Decor Company By Sandi Masori Putting on an event is always a huge task. There are so many little details to keep track of, from the venue, the catering, entertainment, and of course the decor. The decor will really set the ambiance for the event in a way that no…

Governor Schwarzenegger and California Balloon Laws

This is a reprint of an article that I wrote in October, but the information is still important and is worth reposting…. Gov. Schwarzenegger saves the balloons! In April 2008 Senate Bill 1499 was introduced in the State Senate Public Safety Committee. Introduced to the Senate by Senator Scott and the power companies, who contended…

Coffee Ice Cubes

This month’s ice cube is a Coffee Ice Cube. Mix up your favorite coffee and pour it in an ice cube tray and freeze. It’s that simple. Recommended ways to use your flavored cube… add it to Ice Coffee for flavor that won’t dilute. It’s also good in Kahlua, Baileys, and any other drink that…

Ice Cube of the Month

Check back every month to see the newest ice cube of the month!  This month’s ice cube is a Myers Lemon Ice Cube.  Myers Lemons are sweeter and less tart than regular lemons, so that makes them perfect for ice cubes!   This month’s ice cube is pretty easy.  Get some cheesecloth, an ice cube tray…

Menu