Sterling “Ultimate Host” Challenge #3 {DATE NIGHT}

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There are 2 more chances to become a finalist in the Sterling Ultimate Host Challenge! That’s 2 more chances to become one step closer to a HUGE cash prize + trip to Napa’s Sterling Vineyards for 4! Finalists will join me (and the other judges + Sterling crew + Padma Lakshmi) in NYC THIS DECEMBER for the final challenge!

Pumpkin Painting 1st Birthday Party

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Meredith Santucci, co-owner of MJ Paperie, sent in the most adorable pumpkin-themed 1st birthday! I love pulling in seasonal themes for birthdays. It makes the event festive and fun for everyone. Guests at little Avery’s 1st birthday enjoyed pumpkin painting and sweet fall treats. I especially love the invitations featuring a photo envelope liner (see above) – clever + cute!

Marshmallow Pumpkin Pops

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It never fails every year that we get hit up with making some sort of last minute treat for our children’s class party or get asked to bring something “simple” to a neighborhood party. These Marshmallow Pumpkin Pops are not only quick and easy, but a super fun treat for kids and parents alike.

{Recipe} Amaretto-Spiked Caramel Apple Bites

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Caramel apples are one of my favorite treats for fall parties, Halloween gatherings, + more! The only problem is that gnawing down on a huge sticky apple on a stick doesn’t make for a very flattering look for anyone. So when I spotted these cute caramel apple bites on Burwell General Store, I knew they would be the perfect solution for getting your caramel apple fix without the mess!

A Tasty Halloween from One Charming Party

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Hi everyone! Brittany from One Charming Party here. Halloween is a perfect time for parties, and we especially love to simplify prep time by using decorations for double duty. Today I’m going to share some of our favorite Halloween party decorations — which also double as tasty treats!

Throw a Halloween Horror Movie Night!

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Grab your fellow ghouls and goblins and throw a Halloween Horror Movie Viewing Party. Rent the classic horror movies like Dracula (1931), The Haunting (1963), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), and The Thing (1982).

Host a Princess Pumpkin Tea Party!

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Marcie Lenick (super talented party gal behind Celebrating Moments) loves the girly girl touches too! She is the designer behind this stylish and adorable Princess Pumpkin Tea Party! What a way to enjoy the Halloween season, huh?!