Free Fall & Thanksgiving Printables!

Free Thanksgiving version Keep Calm and Carry On printable

Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away! I’m so excited! My birthday is November 19th so I love this time of year for a lot of reasons. I do think poor Thanksgiving gets the shaft sometimes with Christmas right around the corner so I wanted to take some time to focus on this holiday. It deserves it!

Fall Treat: White Pumpkin Marshmallows

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We’re so lucky to have one of my dearest “party gal” friends swinging by to show us how to make these tasty little treats that are perfect for fall parties! Kori of Paper & Pigtails is quite the designer and stylist. I’m in awe of her creativity and talent on a daily basis. These cute treats are so darling and will definitely be making my Thanksgiving spread.

Elegant Thanksgiving Tablescape with Touches of Purple and Gold!

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Are you ready for your Thanksgiving table? Are you aiming for a traditional look with touches of modern elements? Try adding in an unusual color like purple seen here or even aqua/turquoise! The warm fall hues pair well with bright colors and patterns. Get creative and jazz up your Thanksgiving this year!

Pancakes and Pajamas Party!

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How much fun were sleepovers when you were little? They were always my favorite, and I remember hosting a sleepover birthday party – one of my most memorable birthdays. I adore this PANCAKES & PAJAMAS Birthday Party sent in by Nicolle of Libby Lane Press. She is oh-so-sweet and made the printable paper designs for this cute little girl’s birthday party.

Silhouette Advent Calendar + Promo Code!

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Christmas is right around the corner – can you believe it?! Growing up (heck, even now) I loved having an advent calendar to count down the days. This is SUCH a cute Christmas gift for anyone with kids. You use the Silhouette Machine (see my post on this amazing craft machine here). This machine is like a miracle worker – it made me monogrammed napkins

Announcing PUSH-UP POPS (Spring 2012) by Courtney Dial Whitmore!

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Hi everyone! I’m very excited to announce my book topic + share the cover! I have been working on this since last summer, and I’m so very thrilled to share more information with ya’ll! The book is off to print and will be released in the spring, so stay tuned for pre-order info!

Today Show goes Royal for Halloween!

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I’m working hard this Halloween on my 2nd book. It’s a busy day in the kitchen, but not without a few little minutes to watch the TODAY SHOW where the Matt, Al, and the rest of the crew turned the Plaza into the ROYAL WEDDING!

Haunted Halloween Gingerbread Houses!

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Looking for a last-minute Halloween craft for tomorrow night? Decorate with all that Halloween candy and make a Haunted House! Put it on display for friends and family! Take a look at these for inspiration and full recipes + directions below!