"Candy Cupcake Favors* Fill a sandwich baggie with jelly beans and tie it tightly. Place baggie, closure side down, in a paper cup cut in half, then glue a red pom-pom to the top" cute idea for kids classrooms.
Frozen vodka, courtesy of Martha Stewart. The ice is frozen in a block AROUND the vodka bottles. They are not giant vodka popsicles, which is what I thought they were at first. It got me really excited for a couple of minutes.
Ice bottle cooler -- Neat idea for parties -- if using non-alcoholic beverage be sure to watch out for freezing too long with the beverage in the container itself. Need to have to keep it weighted down in the form as it freezes the surrounding ice cooler
Jello in a vase and drop flowers in it. Use half the water that jello recipe calls for for more vibrant color. you could use lots of different colors, use lots of stuff to toss in there and use them as centerpieces for any party!