How to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Halloween is the perfect time to dress up and create a spooktacular themed party.  Murder mystery parties are an excellent way to engage and entertain friends this Halloween.  Not sure where to start?  Don't worry, I'm here to share my favorite tips and show you how to host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party that is to die for! I recently teamed up with Oriental Trading to create this bone chilling Murder Mystery dinner party.  It's full of spooky Halloween decorations, to die … [Read more...]

10th Birthday Tradition and Surprise Birthday Sign

Around here birthday's are a big deal.  I believe in celebrating moments big and small, and I especially believe in making everyone feel extra special on their birthdays!  I love coming up with fun ideas to surprise my kids the morning of their birthday, and this year was a big one.  My twins recently celebrated their 10th birthday and I put together this fun 10th birthday morning tradition and surprise birthday sign.   Turning 10 is a big deal, it's the official … [Read more...]

Spooky Halloween Boo S’mores Kits with Free Printable

Hi, this is Julie from Sprinkled with Paper. Today, I'm going to be sharing Spooky Halloween Boo S'mores Kits and one of my favorite Halloween traditions: "booing" our friends, family, and neighbors! What's "booing"? It's where you secretly drop off yummy Halloween treats or fun surprises and include a note with your delivery that encourages the recipient to keep the fun going by doing the same to at least two more houses. After being "booed", you display a "We've been booed" sign, which is … [Read more...]

15 No-Sew Group Halloween Costume Ideas

  There are two kinds of people when it comes to Halloween costumes.  The kind who meticulously plan, sew or prepare their costumes well in advance of Halloween, and then you have the others who wait until the last possible second to pull something together.  When my kids were little I used to fall into the first category, but over the years I've definitely found myself in the "Oh my goodness we need a costume TOMORROW!" category.  If that sounds like you, don't fret, I have … [Read more...]

Simple Modern Farmhouse Fall Mantel Decor

The official start of fall is this Saturday, and while it still feels like summer outside I am more than ready for all things fall!  I can't wait for chilly autumn evenings, football games, pumpkin spice everything and of course all the fall decor.  I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create simple modern farmhouse fall mantel decor that will transition all the way from Halloween to Thanksgiving. I've shared with you before that my living room is my favorite spot in our home, and … [Read more...]

Stress-Free Back to School Meal and Snack Ideas

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com.  Now that the school year is in full swing and everyone has adjusted to waking up early, homework and busy schedules it't time to focus on making life as stress-free and efficient as possible. Back to school time is often rushed and chaotic, but I'm here to today to share my tips for stress-free back to school meal and snack ideas along with coupon codes that will make tackling meal time a breeze! One of the challenges we face as moms is … [Read more...]

Pink-o-Ween Halloween Ghoul’s Night Party

Halloween is one of my very favorite holidays to celebrate.  I love everything about it from dressing up, transforming my home into a spooky Dead & Breakfast Inn and of course celebrating with spooktacular parties!  A night in with the "ghoulfriends" is always good for the soul, so I'm planning a Pink-o-Ween Halloween Ghoul's Night Party to eat, drink and be scary! While I love Halloween, I don't necessarily love the traditional black and orange color scheme.  I typically … [Read more...]

4 Fun DIY Halloween Napkins with Cricut EasyPress 2

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cricut. The opinions, ideas and text are 100% mine. If you've been around for a while you know that Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  I get excited about everything from the decorations to the parties. As you know, for any great Halloween party you’ll need to think over all the details, and if you want to make it EXTRAORDINARY you will need to focus on the details. That’s why you are going to love this tutorial for 4 Fun DIY Halloween … [Read more...]

Easy Tailgate Snack and Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #KickoffWithGreatTaste #CollectiveBias It's that glorious time of year where the weather gets cooler, the holiday season begins and football fills our weekend!  I love this time of year and I always look forward to football games.  Whether we are heading to the local high school game or tailgating at the match up between major rivals I love game day! I've teamed up with my … [Read more...]

Baked Artichoke Pesto Chicken

Now that school is back in session and we are getting back into the routine of schedules, homework, and sports practices.  And after a long summer of traveling, camping and lazy afternoons by the pool and eating out WAY too much, I'm finally getting back in the kitchen and focusing on making wholesome and healthy meals my whole family will love. This Baked Artichoke Pesto Chicken has just 4 ingredients and is perfect for those busy weeknights. Our basil plant is thriving right now, and I … [Read more...]