A Witch’s Soiree Halloween Party

Ghouls and goblins, come gather near. The witching hour will soon be here. It's time for a Witch's Soiree! I just love Halloween parties - almost as much as I love decorating for them. I've seen so many darling witch legs & boots in the stores recently, and I couldn't stay away from the cute decor. For our Witch's Soiree, I kept the colors in traditional Halloween tones: orange, black, white, and touches of green. A few sweet treats, and eye catching pops of color made for a fun … [Read more...]

Free Printables for Fall and Halloween!

Is it Fall weather where you live yet?  It is almost October and there's a slight chill in the air.  State fairs are rolling into town- which usually means cooler weather comes soon after!  I thought I would gather up some of the free printables for Fall and for Halloween too so that you could start preparing for decorating and maybe even a party!  Whether your decoration style is whimsical and classic or spooky and colorful, there's something for everyone! Celebrate Fall with some candy … [Read more...]

17 Fun Halloween Treats

Pumpkins, ghosts, witches, oh my! There is no limit to what you can be for Halloween- just as there are LOTS of fun Halloween Treats that you can make for parties, classrooms, favors, or just because!  Surprise your guests, students, and kids with these spooky treats that they are sure to love.  It is also a great way to get your kids in the kitchen with you creating memories.  And yummy treats, at that! Make a monster cake that is the centerpiece of the dessert table, complete with monster … [Read more...]

The Black Hat Bake Shoppe Trunk or Treat

Welcome to The Black Hat Bake Shoppe, can I interest you in a slice of Dead Velvet cake? I know I say this a lot, but this little party may be one of my favorites.  The idea for this witches bakery all started back in June after my conversation with Better Homes and Garden about Trunk or Treat tips.  While on vacation my mom and I were talking about what we could do this year to top the previous years Double Double, Toil and Trouble trunk.  That's when we started creating … [Read more...]

Tips for Throwing a Wicked Halloween Party

Halloween is a holiday that allows hosts to play up the magical and mysterious  and entertain on a theatrical scale.  I recently had the privilege of sharing my top tips for throwing a Wicked Halloween Party on my local TV station, The Broadcast.  You too can throw a wickedly fun Halloween party with festive ideas for invitations, decorations, drinks, party favors and more with these entertaining tips for both adult and kids parties alike. Witches are a popular Halloween icon and can be … [Read more...]

Broomstick Party Skewers

This Halloween turn mini donuts into a magical treat with these DIY Broomstick Party Skewers.  We all know that every good witch needs a trusty broomstick and with a project this simple she'll have plenty to choose from! I loved how Paula at Frog Prince Paperie cleverly displayed "donut broomsticks" at her Bewitching Halloween Party and decided to whip up a few of these for my recent witch themed TV segment on The Broadcast.  They are incredibly easy to make, yet it's that little extra detail … [Read more...]

Witches Party Invitations and Free Download

In today's technology driven society invitations are often overlooked in the party planning process, but in my opinion they are one of the most important elements of your event. Whether you are throwing a birthday party or a frightful Halloween fete the invitations set the tone for your event and get guest excited about what's to come.  Set the tone for your wickedly sweet Halloween party with these sophisticated and fun Witches Party Invitations. Carli from Dimpleprints created two different … [Read more...]

Wickedly Sweet Bubbly Cauldron Treats

Yay, it's finally October, one of my favorite months of the year!  Today's post has LOTS of bewitching ideas to get you in the mood for Halloween + a giveaway from the folks at Martha Stewart!  First up, I'm sharing my Wickedly Sweet Bubbly Cauldron Treats.  Don't they just sound fun?  Well trust me your little goblins are going to love this tasty version of the witches bubbly brew. October is one of those months were our dinners are a little more creative.  It's just too much fun not to … [Read more...]