Mini Pumpkin Cakes

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 This time of year there are so many great food ideas. It starts with all the Halloween fun treats and continues through Christmas with lots of Holiday goodies. For your Thanksgiving dessert table, give these cute little Mini Pumpkin Cakes a staring role. Made with mini bundt pans, your choice of cake mix (orange spice […]

Creative Halloween Ideas

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With a little more than 24 hours to conjur up some spells, here are some last minute ideas to help you host a goulish gathering before or after Trick-or-Treating. For the adults, try some ‘spirited’ concoctions with creepy details. Floating eyeballs, blood rimmed glasses, test tube shots, and mad science experiments can get any party […]

Free Halloween Printables

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Just in time for Saturday (or Friday)! You can print out these circles for cupcake toppers or labels, and the coordinating band which can be used as napkin rings, or to wrap anything else. These are free from Accent the Party. Find the circle downloads here, and the wrappers downloads here.

An Autumn Entryway

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 Say “Welcome” with this pumpkin topiary from Southern Living. This has beauty, and function with the string lights added. Another bonus is that you can use faux pumpkins and use this year after year. Perfect for Halloween night all the way to Thanksgiving. Find the instructions here.

Vintage Is The New Modern

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Have you noticed? There is something about Vintage that is just so…….Modern! I’ve been noticing this for a while now, on many of the wedding blogs. Designers are taking vintage items and placing them or styling them so the look is very current, and not at all dated. With details like floral or vintage linens, […]

Creepy Cookies & Cool Candy Wrappers

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I love all the creative ways with food for Halloween! Seems there is an endless supply of ideas out there for cookies, cupcakes, dips, and more. These ‘Spider’ cookies from Betty Crocker are another super simple and super cute idea. To make it more convenient, use slice & bake cookie dough. With some Rolos, m […]

Halloween Eats & Treats

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Do you have any Halloween parties planned for this weekend? Here are some fun foods to make for the festivities! One of my personal favorites is this simple mix of candy corn and dry roasted peanuts. In fact it is the only way I even like to eat candy corn! The mixture tastes just like […]

Autumn Table Decor

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I found these ideas you might like to try for your Autumn or Thanksgiving table: Give pumpkins some interest and glam by adding colored glitter stripes and curly ting ting. Fill a small glass vase with some hay and mini pumpkins. Finish off the vase with a ‘skirt’ of fabric and coordinating ribbon trim.   Ideas and […]

Cutest DIY ‘Batkin’ Rings

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These are the cutest little bat napkin rings ever. This is one of those crafts that doesn’t really look “crafty.” I think they look quite elegant in the picture above!  These are easy to make in a few simple steps using black felt and a template. See the full instructions and download the template at […]

Red & ‘Chocolate’ Sweets Table

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I was recently asked to do a Sweets Table on short notice (like 3 days!) for an after-school birthday party. With an autumn color palette of red and chocolate brown, here’s how it turned out. Details: I printed the labels provided(free) by Creature Comforts. I found the backdrop fabric at Walmart(it’s actually a fabric shower curtain). […]