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FREE Thanksgiving Cell Phone Wallpaper

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One of the things I like most about this time of year is focusing on the gift of Thanksgiving itself. I know some people say Thanksgiving gets overlooked because people like to start decorating as soon as Halloween is over for Christmas, but even if you are one of those people (I am!) it doesn't mean Thanksgiving has to be forgotten. No - I think if anything, it tends to be the "official" start to the 'giving season' and carries a huge significance as the holiday that has the honor of kicking … [Continue reading...]

Mason Jar Lid Pies for Thanksgiving

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With Thanksgiving quickly approaching I’m in full on entertaining prep mode.  Over the next few weeks, I'll be focusing on everything from cleaning the house to planning and preparing the menus.  I'm a big fan of mini desserts and I can't wait to serve up these Mason Jar Lid Pies for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorite meals, but in all honesty, it's the huge selection of pies for dessert that I love most.  However, sending home slices of different pies … [Continue reading...]

Buffalo Plaid Thanksgiving Table Setting + Printable Conversation Cards

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, in fact, there are only 18 days until Turkey Day!  It's hard to believe, but it's not too late to start planning your Thanksgiving table setting.  You can set a gorgeous Buffalo Plaid Thanksgiving Table Setting that will wow your guest with these helpful tips! Buffalo plaid is one of 2018 hottest holiday trends, which means it's super easy to find products that will elevate your decor.  In fact, I recently teamed up with Oriental … [Continue reading...]

Holiday Decor with Cricut Maker vs. Explore Air 2

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As the holiday season approaches one of the things I get lots of questions about from readers is which Cricut machine to buy. Whether you are planning to hit up the Black Friday deals or hoping that Santa leaves one under the tree for you, I'm here to help you decide which machine is right for you. I have been a Cricut owner since 2010 and over the years I've crafted with each of their machines.  You are probably familiar with the two most recent machines, the Cricut Explore Air 2 and … [Continue reading...]

DIY Snowman Holiday Napkins with Cricut EasyPress2

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I love finding creative ways to make the holidays feel extra special.  Over the years I've learned that it doesn't have to be an over the top production or party. Sometimes it's the simple things that they remember most.  Like, baking cookies with mom, or the special holiday glasses.   You may remember that I recently created a set of 4 fun DIY Halloween napkins with my Cricut EasyPress2.  My kids had so much fun using these monster themed napkins all month long, and … [Continue reading...]

Trunk or Treat Decorating Ideas & Tips

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Does your neighborhood or church host a trunk or treat? Or, are you sitting there asking yourself...what the heck is a Trunk or Treat?  Trunk or Treat events are one of the latest Halloween trends that lots of communities are embracing.  Think of it as a festive Halloween tailgate party where children "trick or treat" from vehicle to vehicle in a safe environment.  If you aren't were to start I have a ton of Trunk or Treat Decorating Ideas & Tips to share with you … [Continue reading...]

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

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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

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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

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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...]