Asian Style Peanut Noodle Salad

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We have been enjoying this Asian style pasta salad for years and it is always a fan favorite. It is the perfect side dish to bring to a pot luck in the summertime, or to serve during an Asian themed dinner party. The marriage of flavors from peanut butter to soy sauce to coconut milk […]

Halloween Costume Party + Themed Food

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There is so much emphasis on Halloween candy and treats, but what about some real sustenance for the kids before they head out for their sugar high? I created this Halloween supper & costume party for Celebrations using invitations from Pear Tree Greetings as inspiration. I set up a playful table for the kids to […]

Halloween Framed Silhouette Wall + FREE Downloads

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Add some spooky wall art to your Halloween decorating this year with a framed silhouette display. I found these printable silhouettes from Value Village and they add a great focal point. I put together this wall of frames as a backdrop to my Gothic Glam party design, and I love how it turned out. It’s […]

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

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There’s not much I like better in the fall and winter than my slow cooker filled with comfort food, especially for weekends. Last Sunday I made my classic and EASY vegetable beef soup recipe and it was delicious served with a piece of crusty French bread. The “secret” is in the seasoning and letting it […]

Halloween Gothic-Glam Ladies Night

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I hope you’re in the mood for a ladies night Halloween party with Gothic-Glam style. My latest contribution for Celebrations is full of ideas from table decor, to an appetizer I like to call “flesh & bones” for the occasion, a Black Widow cocktail, a Halloween “coffin” cake, and clever white chocolate skeleton favors, all […]

“Green Goblin” Punch Recipe

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Try this adult punch recipe for Halloween and give it a creepy name like “Green Goblin” punch, or “slime.”  The color also lends itself nicely to a St. Patricks day party, or any party based on a green color scheme.  The melon and coconut flavored liquors make this punch delicious year round.  Green Melon Punch […]

8 Ways To Dress Up Your Drink For Halloween

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Whether you are hosting an adult soiree or a family friendly gathering for Halloween this month, here are 8 ways you can dress up your drinks for the party. Half the fun of Halloween after all, is the decor and these range from cute to creepy! These GHOSTLY bottles of milk (seen on my Kids Halloween […]