50 Recipes That Call For Candy: Inspiration & Ideas For Leftover Candy

50 Recipes That Call For Candy: Inspiration & Ideas For Leftover Candy

Hi my friends. Hope your week is off to a wonderful start. By now I am pretty sure many tummies have already been filled with a fair share of sweet treats. Although Halloween is just one night, the piles of candy collected can be pretty tempting and linger around for months. With the holidays right around the corner, I thought I would share some recipes today that call for candy and could possibly help reduce your surplus. Since candy freezes well {up to a year} there is nothing wrong with pulling some treats out that pile and using them in Continue reading

Seventy-Five Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets

Seventy-Five Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets

Halloween 'treats' go far beyond the bagged candy widely found in stores this time year- It seems as if a touch of festive whimsy can dress up just about any type of edible sweet.   This weeks ideas & inspiration post highlights fun Halloween recipes for seventy-five festive treats n' sweets. Many of the treats listed below are even quick and easy ideas that consist of simply embellishing prepackaged store bought items. Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets White Chocolate Dipped Owl Pretzels via Continue reading

Halloween Projects featuring the Silhouette {and four special bundled promotions}

Halloween Projects featuring the Silhouette {and four special bundled promotions}

In spirit of the upcoming seasonal festivities, the Silhouette Team has put together Four Special Silhouette Bundles that will be starting today Along side of every day crafting projects, I can not tell you how much I have come to rely on my Cameo when holidays and celebrations come around. Among the many features this little machine can perform, the vinyl and paper cutting abilities have become my go-to source for super quick and easy decor. Here are just a few Halloween projects from the archives created with the Silhouette Check Continue reading

Vera Bradley Pattern Pumpkins {Guest Post featuring Crafting Rebellion}

Vera Bradley Pattern Pumpkins {Guest Post featuring Crafting Rebellion}

Happy Halloween! You all know my little crush on Vera Bradley so when these Vera Bradley Pumpkins landed in my inbox this weekend, I was instantly smitten. I'm thrilled to have Crafting Rebellion here tonight to show us all how easy these fabulously stylish pumpkins can be!Hi Stephanie Lynn Fans! I'm the Rebel Crafter from Crafting Rebellion. We are a brand spanking new site, started about one month ago, with fun and fresh tutorials posted weekly. Everything we do is easy and unique, like our Vera Bradley pumpkins featured here. If you love Continue reading

Antiqued Skeleton Bones – Using Acrylic Paints

Antiqued Skeleton Bones – Using Acrylic Paints

Happy Friday my friends - Just one last spooky project to share before the tricks and treats begin. One of the projects on my fall to-do was a set of the popular glitter skeleton parts see around this year. I really thought it would be a fun project to get my little helper to help me with, though after a few hours of playing with the 'sprinkles' {as my little guy calls them} most of containers seemed to have disappear...like right into the carpet disappear - To say we had glitter everywhere is a complete under statement}. So I decided to Continue reading

Super Easy Treats for My Simple Halloween Dessert Table – My Tuesday {ten} No.20

Super Easy Treats for My Simple Halloween Dessert Table – My Tuesday {ten} No.20

For this week's Tuesday {ten} I thought I would share some super simple ideas I used to put together this Halloween dessert table a couple of weeks ago. Since my little guy has been taken off of food it really has been a struggle for me to even think of any kind of tasty treat. The thrill I used to have putting together parties isn't quite the same, though food is such a social part of society, it is kind of hard hosting a gathering without incorporating it some how. So despite what it may seem, this table was incredibly easy to put together Continue reading

10 Uses for Your Pumpkins after Halloween – My Tuesday {ten} No.19

10 Uses for Your Pumpkins after Halloween – My Tuesday {ten} No.19

With Halloween quickly approaching, there will soon be plenty of pretty pumpkins left over from all the spooky festivities. We usually wait until the last week before Halloween to carve a few since I like having them around to enjoy as long as possible. Whether you have carved your pumpkins already or not - there are plenty of ways to use your pumpkins after Halloween. For this week's Tuesday {ten} I have rounded up some creative ideas to keep in mind before you toss your pretty pumpkins aside. Many of us spend a good amount of time picking Continue reading

Halloween Dining Room Buffet – Console Decor {my faux ‘mantle’ decorations}

Halloween Dining Room Buffet – Console Decor {my faux ‘mantle’ decorations}

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! As October is quickly coming to a close I thought I would share some of our Halloween decor today. I know I have said before that I am not that big on decorating specifically for Halloween, as I like to generalize the season and put up decor that typically gets me through fall, but this year I felt the need the break out the black and orange a little more for my little guys Halloween party we are hosting. Since we do not have a mantle, I like to 'do up' our dining room buffet - and since it's only one Continue reading

50 Pumpkin Recipes for Fall {appetizers, dishes, and desserts using fresh & canned pumpkins}

50 Pumpkin Recipes for Fall {appetizers, dishes, and desserts using fresh & canned pumpkins}

It's definitely pumpkin season and while there are lots of pumpkins to carve, there are plenty of pumpkin recipes to cook. From appetizers to condiments, adding a little pumpkin can transform pretty much any recipe into a festive fall favorite. This week's Saturday Inspiration and Ideas showcases 50 different pumpkin recipes - using both fresh and canned pumpkin. While I have not really gone outside the dessert world with my own pumpkin concoctions, some these tasty treats look pretty enticing. Cream of Pumpkin Soup with Cranberry Continue reading

Make a Yarn Ball Pom Pom Garland {and a wall of free Halloween graphic printables}

Make a Yarn Ball Pom Pom Garland {and a wall of free Halloween graphic printables}

I have another super easy and fun garland to share today - this one a pom pom garland made from yarn. Like the paper garland I shared last week, garlands are a simple way to add to your seasonal decor as all you have to do is switch up the colors and your ready for a whole new holiday. I like the vintage homemade feel of the pompoms and they only require an inexpensive skein of yarn which can be picked up at your local craft store, or even Walmart for just over a dollar. One skein goes a long way - as with this garland I used three colors and Continue reading