Gobble ‘Till You Wobble! Kid’s Thanksgiving Party

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Thanksgiving is a just few days away so while you're grabbing ingredients for your Thanksgiving dinner, cleaning the house, and getting ready for Turkey Day, we have a few ideas for keeping those young ones happy at the Thanksgiving Kids Table! Welcome to Jennifer Carver of Banner Events who has brought a super-cute "Gobble till you Wobble" design to share with all of you! "Nobody will … { read more }

{Lindt} Easy, Holiday Truffle Treats!

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Easy Holiday Truffle Treats! I love chocolate, I mean LOVE! Chocolate is always an element in my holidays. This  year, I'm going to be using Lindt Truffles in a variety of ways Truffle Cupcakes: Simply push a Lindt Truffle down into your batter pre-baking for an extra creamy, chocolate surprise. Try the various flavors like Hazelnut, Dark Chocolate Peppermint, or Peanut Butter Chocolate! … { read more }

Happy Harvest Table from Piggy Bank Parties!

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happy harvest fall party by piggy pank parties
happy harvest fall party by piggy pank parties

A few weekends ago, I headed to Memphis with lots of Children's Party Network gals including sweet Do of Piggy Bank Parties. She instantly became a sweet friend and mentor. She's talented, creative, selfless, and genuine! Adore her and this Happy Harvest Party she recently designed! The tree centerpiece is my absolute favorite element of this party. I think this would be perfect for a kids table … { read more }

Chilly “Chili” Dinner + S’more Bar!

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I am thankful for a LOT this year, including the talented readers, designers, and photographers who send in their parties + shoots for me to share. I'm VERY thankful for this one sent in by Jenny Raulli of Bloom! She designed a backyard Chili Dinner Party "under the oaks" that has me ready to host a fall party for all my friends! Set up a dinner in your backyard and enjoy some chili in the cooler … { read more }

{FREEBIE} Thankful Dessert Flags!

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I'm tickled pink to have Jen of Little Sprout Creations here to share a cute Thanksgiving freebie to add a little pizzazz to your Thanksgiving desserts! I'm hosting my first Thanksgiving this year with the future in-laws at my house! So you better BELIEVE I'll be printing out these cuties for my pumpkin pie, apple cake (little plug - the recipe for the apple cake is in my new book), and even more … { read more }

Fall Movie Night + Free Printables!

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free thanksgiving fall movie night printables

With the beautiful fall weather, why not host an outdoor movie + treat night?! That's what Brandy Ketler of Simply Creative Insanity recently did with her neighbors! Pumpkins, bails of hay, and scarecrows lined the "movie watching area". Glowing lanterns added just the right amount of glowing light while watching the cute movie - "Up"! Nothing makes a fall night better than SMORES! Brandy … { read more }

Free Fall & Thanksgiving Printables!

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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! Here are some fabulous (and FREE) Thanksgiving Printables for your turkey day.... These free … { read more }

Fall Treat: White Pumpkin Marshmallows

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marshmallow pumpkins ingredients
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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. "I made these white pumpkin … { read more }

Today Show goes Royal for Halloween!

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Today Show, Halloween Style! 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! Everyone from the Queen's corgis to Pipa and the cousins were there. The costumes were brilliant - absolutely hilarious! Did any of you catch … { read more }

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! Upper Left: Williams-Sonoma Upper Right: Wilton Bottom Left: Sweetopia Bottom Right: How To Build A Gingerbread House (book) How To Make a … { read more }