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Oct
19

{one pretty pin} Monster s’mores

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Eeeee! How cute are these monster s’mores! I just love their little faces, and the photo is really gorgeous, too. It’s from Candy Aisle Crafts by Jodi Levine – a really exciting looking new book (available here)! You can get the recipe for the monster s’mores over at Say Yes. Featured pin • Original source: Candy Aisle Crafts: Create Fun Projects with Supermarket Sweets by Jodi Levine as seen on Say Yes • Photography: Amy Gropp ...
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Monster s'mores from "Candy Aisle Crafts" by Jodi Levine
Oct
16

Free printable Halloween potion labels

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Double, double toil and trouble… this is such a fun Halloween party idea! Would you dare to add “Truth Serum” to your drink? How about “Goblin Snot” or “Zombie Virus”?! Kids and adults alike will get such a kick out of creating sinister Halloween potions! Here’s the secret… the potions are just water tinted with food coloring. If you serve a clear drink like Sprite or flavored seltzer water, a splash of “potion” has enough coloring ...
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Free printable Halloween potion labels - use the potions to mix (and color) spooky drinks!
Oct
15

Cute and EASY Halloween desserts

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Just because a homemade Halloween treat is super cute doesn’t mean it has to be hard to make. All of these cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and even the truffles are a cinch to create and decorate – no advanced skills (or fondant) required! Ghosts, pumpkins, mummies, bats, spiders and more… all easy Halloween desserts! 1. Chocolate peanut butter spider cookies by A Spicy Perspective 2. Candy covered marshmallow pumpkins by The Happier Homemaker ...
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Cute and easy Halloween desserts!
Oct
12

{one pretty pin} DIY bat garland

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This DIY bat garland for Halloween is easy to make, cute, and also pretty chic, too! I love this picture of it. Learn to make a bat garland over at The Sweetest Occasion. Featured pin • Original source: Studio DIY for The Sweetest Occasion • Pinned to: Halloween

DIY bat garland
Oct
09

How to throw a pre-trick-or-treat party

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Today’s blog post is a guest feature with Tiffany of Fizzy Party! Every year my friend’s daughter goes trick-or-treating with her friends. To help the kids from getting tired and cranky and eating every piece of candy as soon as they get it, my friend throws a pre-trick-or-treat dinner party. This is fun for the kids, easy on the parents, and can be stress free with these tips! 1. Keep it simple ...
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How to throw a pre-trick-or-treat party - a mini party that's fun and easy!
Oct
03

Links I’m Loving: Halloween party food

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One of the best parts about Halloween has to be the food. Not just the candy and desserts, though – the “real” food can be a whole lot of fun, too! Here are 5 fun (and silly or spooky or both!) ideas for Halloween party food: Mummy hot dogs via Frugal Coupon Living Spider pizza via Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons Eye of newt deviled eggs via Susi’s Kotchen Und ...
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Fun Halloween party food!
Sep
26

Upcycled Halloween crafts

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Don’t throw away those toilet paper rolls, coffee cans, mason jar lids, or cereal boxes just yet – you can upcycle them into some seriously cute Halloween decor! Here are 12 adorable upcycled Halloween crafts that are easy and fun to make: 1. Make painted pumpkin jars (with handles!) with Make It and Love It 2. Who knew toilet paper rolls could be THIS cute?! Turn them into cute bats ...
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Upcycled Halloween crafts and decor
Sep
09

Party Palette: Fall party

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This is just an absolutely perfect color palette for a sophisticated fall party! Instead of bright orange, there are pretty shades of brown, peach, and even a bit of coral. It absolutely screams “fall” without using a single leaf (and only the tiniest of pumpkins). Really lovely. Photo: Oh My Little Dears Check out more “Party Palettes” (color palettes to inspire your party planning) here. You can also follow my special “Party Palettes” Pinterest board.

Fall party #colorpalette
Sep
05

Links I’m Loving: “Cookout” desserts

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Believe it or not, all of these are sweets! I just love, LOVE the idea of a dessert buffet that looks like it’s “regular” food… but it’s NOT. How fun would that be! Hot dog cookies by Butter Hearts Sugar Corn on the cob cupcakes by Martha Stewart French fry cookies by Ellie’s Bites Decorated Cookies Donut burgers by Tastes of Lizzy T’s Fried chicken cake pops by Haniela’s

Fun "cookout" desserts. Yep, all of these are SWEET!
Aug
29

Links I’m Loving: Easy back to school party!

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Why not throw a little party for your kiddos to celebrate going back to school! Or if school has already started where you live, why not celebrate a successful first few days or weeks? Any day is a good excuse to throw a party, in my book. ; ) Here are some great ideas that will help you throw an easy back to school party! DIY apple balloons via Studio ...
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Quick and easy ideas for a little back to school party!
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