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5 Tips for Hosting a Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Carving Party

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Every year our family looks forward to picking out the perfect pumpkin and carving it before Halloween.  The past few years we've decided to make it an annual tradition and invite friends over to join in the fun.  Over the past few years, I've learned a thing or two and I've decided to share my top 5 tips for hosting a kid-friendly pumpkin carving party. One of the things I often hear from readers is that they wish they could host parties like me, but they just don't have the time … [Continue reading...]

DIY Halloween Monster Tote Bag with Cricut EasyPress

Monster halloween trick or treat bag

Let's make a Halloween Monster Tote Bag for trick-or-treating with the Cricut EasyPress and iron-on vinyl. I'm sharing this easy Halloween monster tote bag as part of a Halloween Blog Hop with some amazing crafters.  So for those of you joining me from Toni at Design Dazzle, welcome!  And make sure that when you reach the end of my post you hop over to see what Tauni from Tauni Everett created!  I’m never disappointed with the amazing ideas they come up with! This monster … [Continue reading...]

Fall Picture Frame with Metallic Texture

Fall texture picture frame

I have a confession to make, I'm terrible at printing out and updating 0ur picture frames.  I take lots and lots of pictures, but they usually end up in a folder on my desktop. They typically get forgotten about until the kids have a school project they need photos for. But, I'm trying really hard to get better at filling our frames with photos from our favorite adventures.  And this month I decided to not only fill the empty frames, but I also decided to make a new fall picture frame … [Continue reading...]

FREE Wicked Good Time Halloween Party Printables

Pastel o ween header

Happy Halloween! I absolutely love this month and all of the fun things the month of October brings with it . . . cooler temperatures, falling leaves, apple cider, harvest festivals and of course all of the fabulous Halloween PARTIES! Whether you have a party you are in the middle of planning or just want to add a little fun to your home this Halloween, you are going to love our FREE Wicked Good Time Halloween Party Printables! I have been inspired all of the black and white trends this year! … [Continue reading...]

Mini DIY Succulent Pumpkin Place Cards

Fall pumpkin succulent placecard

The little details are key to creating memorable events.  Whether you are hosting a Fall Dinner party or in charge of Thanksgiving for your entire family, place cards are a guaranteed way to make your guest feel special.  I am a big believer in place cards, even at a simple dinner party with friends.  Not only do I think that it helps guest feel extra special, it takes the pressure off of everyone trying to figure out where to sit.  Mini DIY succulent pumpkin place cards are … [Continue reading...]

8 Tips for a Stress-Free Fall Dinner Party

Fall farmhouse table setting and centerpiece

As the weather starts to cool off and the leaves begin to change, it's a sure sign that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is just around the corner.  Fall always inspires me to enjoy the bounty of the season and puts me in the mood for a party!  Whether it's a kid-friendly Halloween party, a fall inspired coffee date with girlfriends or an intimate dinner party, nothing beats celebrating with your favorite people.  This year I'm spicing up our fall calendar and … [Continue reading...]

DIY Trick or Treat Halloween Sign

Everyday party magazine diy halloween sign

Welcome to October, I’m a little behind getting my house ready, and if I’m going to be honest, the thought of digging through decorations in the garage when the temps are tickling 100* is not my idea of a good time! So, rather than dig out old decorations, I decided to make a DIY Trick or Treat Halloween Sign! I created this fun spider trick or treat SVG for my shop, use code GIGGLES to get it for just $1. My nephew has asked me to make him a trick or treat bag for him with this design. … [Continue reading...]

DIY Halloween Candy Treat Poppers

Trick or treat yo self candy poppers

DIY Halloween Candy Treat Poppers will take your trick or treat game to a whole new level of fun.  Filled with candy and other goodies, they're the ultimate Halloween party favors!   I created mine for our Colorful Trick or Treat Yo' Self Candy Cart, but these fun party favors can be customized to fit any party theme.  You've probably heard me mention it before, but I love using my Cricut Maker to make holiday gifts.  It's such a fun and easy way to personalize … [Continue reading...]

Colorful Trick or Treat Yo’ Self Candy Cart

Colorful halloween party

When it comes to Halloween you can never have too much candy.  A Colorful Trick or Treat Yo' Self Candy Cart is the perfect way to pass out Halloween candy!   Whether you are looking for a unique idea to pass out Halloween candy or you want to host a simple play date for your kids, this Colorful Trick or Treat Yo' Self Candy Cart is a fun way to celebrate Halloween.  I love Halloween and hosting parties all month long, so I'm always looking for fun and unique ways to … [Continue reading...]

How to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Gothic glam 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 … [Continue reading...]