My Favorite Things Giveaway for the Hostess and Entertainer

I am thrilled to join 29 creative bloggers for the 5th annual Favorite Things Giveaway. Not only do we get to gift 30 people amazing prizes, but we also hope to give you ideas for your holiday shopping! Scroll below to see all the prizes, and hop to each site to enter their giveaway for a chance to win! Here are MY favorite things, perfect for the hostess and entertainer, that I'm giving away to one lucky winner: Now, here is a sneak peek of what my fellow bloggers are loving right now. … [Read more...]

Bubbling Key Lime Mousse Cauldrons

Double, double, toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble! I couldn't let Halloween slip by without sharing this Halloween dessert with you.  Earlier this month I shared this spooktacular recipe with my friends at Eighteen25 for their Spooktacular September series.  I think you are going to love these Bubbling Key Lime Mousse Cauldrons.   These light and refreshing treats are fun and simple to make so you can whip them up for your Halloween in no time.  My kids loved digging in to these … [Read more...]

CarnEVIL Trunk or Treat

Tonight we participated in one of my favorite Halloween traditions, the annual Trunk or Treat at the church.  I look forward to coming up with a fun new theme for our trunk each year. Previous themes include a Double, Double Toil & Trouble, Black Hat Bake Shoppe and Gypsy Caravan.  But, this year's CarnEVIL Trunk or Treat theme is officially my favorite!  Come one, come all and let's take a look at my favorite Halloween tradition. When it comes to Trunk or Treating I … [Read more...]

Kid-Friendly Halloween Party Ideas

Jess from Celebration Stylist, here to bring you my Kid-Friendly Halloween party. I love creating fun and easy kid’s holiday parties. Perfect for so many different Halloween events. It’s great for right before you go Trick or Treating, a Pumpkin Decorating Contest, or just a Halloween themed party. My daughter is only 2 and a half and she’s already totally into holiday parties. This one is easy to put together but super fun for the kids. You can even have them help you set up! I started … [Read more...]

Colorful Painted Feather Thanksgiving Place Cards

When you love to entertain you usually get put in charge of hosting major holidays like Thanksgiving. I have been hosting Thanksgiving at my house, for both sides of our families, for the past several years.  I love having our home filled with family, laughter and good food...but I'll be honest my favorite part of hosting Thanksgiving is decorating the table.  I've started working on the kids table, and I'm almost certain everyone is going to want a seat at this colorful Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Simple and spooky Halloween donuts + FREE printables

Halloween time is easily one of my favorite seasons out of  the year! During Halloween I like to make our snacks a little more fun. One of my go-to's for parties or gatherings are store-bought treats. I recently whipped up some simple and spooky Halloween donuts! They're so easy to make, it's frightening! Having a Halloween party soon? Printable party decor is also a quick and easy way to add some fun touches to your every day table, bar, etc. I'm sharing my free downloads for Halloween … [Read more...]

Colorful Halloween Monster Mash Party

I personally love everything about Halloween, it's one of my favorite holidays, and I like to incorporate everything from creepy skeletons at my Murder Mystery party to a silly DIY Monsters.  One of my favorite Halloween decorations is this DIY Halloween Sign that says "Beware: The wicked witch and her little monsters live here."  My crazy kids certainly remind me of a bunch of monsters from time to time so I thought it was only appropriate to plan a Halloween … [Read more...]

Halloween Monster Party Cups

When it comes to Halloween do you want creepy or cute?  There is nothing creepy about these cute Halloween Monster Party Cups that can double as place cards and party favors.  Whether you are planning a simple Halloween family dinner or a play date party for your kids, these cute cups are sure to make your little monsters squeal with delight! I love using common items I always have on hand to create one-of-a-kind ideas that can easily transform a party from ordinary to … [Read more...]

Halloween CarnEVIL Rotten Candy Stand

Step right up, and get ready to celebrate Halloween with thrills, horrors and lots of freaky fun!  Come one, come all, the CarnEVIL is in town..get ready for ghoulish games and spooky snacks at the deadliest show in town!  We all know the best part of going to the carnival is the treats, so today I'm sharing this spooktacular Halloween CarnEVIL Rotten Candy Stand.   Halloween is one of my favorite holidays to plan parties for, and when it comes to ideas I have lots of them! … [Read more...]

Mad Scientist Halloween Ice Cream Party

October is finally here and I am ready for all things Halloween!  When it comes to entertaining Halloween is one of my favorite holidays to plan and host parties.  There are so many fun and creative ways you can celebrate all hallows eve.  You can go all out and plan a spooky Murder Mystery Dinner party or if your looking for something a little more kid-friendly you host a Mad Scientist Halloween Ice Cream Party!Step into my laboratory and let's get crazy with some spooky lab … [Read more...]