Halloween Party Projects

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 If you are looking for some cute DIY projects to do for a Halloween get-together, check out these ideas from Value Village. There are printable templates and step-by-step instructions for each of these projects, and more.  A few of my personal favorites are the glasses with the “eye balls,” the painted spider web stemware, and […]

Pumpkins Pumpkins Everywhere!

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There are so many options in decorating with pumpkins these days…carved, painted, real, faux, large, small…the list goes on. I’ve gathered together some of the coolest ideas I’ve found on the web so far. I think the white pumpkins are so interesting and can give a very modern feel. Think about painting patterns on them, […]

Autumn Party Cones

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Display all your Halloween, autumn, or Thanksgiving favors or snacks from a pumpkin. Fill cones with nuts, seeds, popcorn, or trail mix and display them inside a hollowed out pumpkin, or a faux pumpkin from the craft store.

Halloween Place Card-DIY

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Park your guests in the perfect spot with these broomstick place cards from Country Living. Paint a dowel black for the broom handle. Fold strips of raffia in half and attach to the handle with a piece of string. Cut looped raffia ends to create bristles. Write guests’ names on pieces of ribbon and hot […]

Black & White Halloween Soiree

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I think it’s about time to start planning some Halloween parties! Right now I’m really digging the idea of a black and white soiree for adults. Something a little “spooky” but also a little sophisticated. Think wine and desserts. Start the buzz by sending out an invitation from Tiny Prints, above. All of their halloween […]

Let’s Have Some Spooky Sips!

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How about a Dirty Martini served with Eyeballs?! These eyeballs are made by peeling radishes, leaving small strips of red to represent the blood vessels. Then carefully scoop out a small hole.  Stuff a green olive, pimiento side up, into the hole. Now pour that martini, extra dirty, please! Or maybe you’re in the mood […]

Fun Food For Halloween

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Looking for some fun themed food for Halloween? Here are a few items to try… You could eat these “bones” as part of an appetizer buffet or a side item with dinner. Just start with refrigerated bread stick dough and parmesan cheese. The “pumpkin” cheese ball recipe is very good served with crackers. It uses […]