Dead and Breakfast Inn Halloween Front Porch

Guests will be dying to get a reservation at this haunting Dead & Breakfast Inn! But, trick-or-treaters beware, you won't be able to get much R&R at this Halloween themed inn. Come on in, and I'll give you a tour of our Dead and Breakfast Halloween Front Porch. In the past our front porch as been decorated as a haunted mansion, but this year I teamed up with Oriental Trading to give our front porch a spooky makeover and I am so excited to show you how we turned our yard into a … [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...]

Harry Potter Inspired Halloween Wood Signs

Anyone else a huge Harry Potter Fan, like me (The Organized Mama)??  I'm a huge fan and that movie always make me think of Halloween! I have been trying to figure out the best way to make Harry Potter inspired Halloween wood signs for a few years now. None of them have turned out how I had envisioned in my mind, until now! Materials Wood Arrows Black and White Spray Paint White, Black and Blue Cardstock Cricut Maker Mod Podge Glitter Xyron Creative Station with … [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...]

DIY Halloween Gift Card Tags

This Halloween forget the tricks and just give a sweet treat, along with one of these spooktacular DIY Halloween Gift Card Tags! These cute little holders make great gifts for teachers, co-workers or friends.  I personally love spoiling my kids teachers, they are amazing people who go above and beyond daily, and this little gift is a nice way to say "thank you." I've teamed up with Thermoweb to show you how you can make these fancy and fun gift card tags.  You are going to love … [Read more...]

The Purr-fect Halloween Party

Remember when I told you how much I love the month of October and Halloween?  Well, it's true.  In fact I'm back today and super excited to share The Purr-fect Halloween Party with lots of cute cats, crafts, and candy!   I stumbled on the cutest black cat plates at Michaels and I immediately knew that I had to plan a party with them.  After my daughter and I made these cute painted back to school cat shoes she has kind of been smitten with anything having to do with cats, so … [Read more...]

Haunted Hotel DIY Luggage Cart

Every year around the beginning of September I start thinking about this year's theme for our Halloween porch and parties.  I love Halloween and it's one of those holidays that I go all out for.  Every corner of our house, from the front porch to the kitchen, gets a spooky makeover this time of year.  For our theme this year, we are welcoming guest and accepting reservations at the Leeson's Dead & Breakfast Inn.  Over the next few weeks I'll be sharing some of the … [Read more...]

Magical Fortune Teller Halloween Dinner Party

Are you tired of the same old Halloween party themes year after year?  If you love Halloween as much as I do chances are you've used all of the traditional themes.  We've hosted all kinds of Halloween parties, everything from a Mummy and Me Soiree to a Murder Mystery Dinner Party, but this year I thought it would be fun to give Halloween a mythical makeover with a refreshing break from witches and ghouls.  You're invited to a magical night under the stars, join us for a Magical Fortune Teller … [Read more...]

Silly Halloween Felt Monsters

Halloween is just a few days away, but I'm still cranking out a few last minute Halloween craft projects. Add a touch of whimsy to your decor with these cute Silly Halloween Felt Monsters. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, it has been since I was a kid.  My mom used to always go all out for Halloween and some of my fondest memories come from this time of year.  There were elaborate costumes, fun parties, spooky treats and Halloween decor galore. I want to create the same kind of … [Read more...]