Monsters Ball Halloween Party!

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Monster Party Decor
Monster Halloween Decor

Halloween is (basically) here! Are you going to any Halloween parties this week? Perhaps throwing your OWN? Today we have a cute MONSTER'S BALL sent in by Little Pickle Photography & Design! I absolutely adore the Witch Hat Cupcakes made with sugar cones. See them above? LOVE! And the Brain Cake? Oh my word, you have to check it out. It's super spooky! Jessica Bender of Little Pickle said, … { read more }

12 CUTE Halloween Party TREATS!

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I can't even BELIEVE that Halloween is a little over a week away! Aah! As you get ready for fall festivals, neighborhood Halloween parties, trick-or-treaters, etc: consider these 12 cute Halloween party treats to serve up! Some are cute, some are a little spooky, but they are ALL delicious for sure. LINKS TO RECIPES! Clockwise (Top to Bottom, Left to Right) Chocolate Witch Hats Frankenstein … { read more }

{Halloween Recipe} Puff Pastry Mummies!

How to make Halloween Mummies out of Puff Pastry on Pizzazzerie.com
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How to Make Halloween Puff Pastry Mummies! Pizzazzerie.com

You might remember my recent post about puff pastry with the recipe for Pumpkin-Praline Mousse Cornucopias! I was thrilled to be asked by Pepperidge Farm to participate in their Puff Pastry Challenge. I made their cornucopia recipe a couple of weeks ago but this time, I got to create my own! I love a challenge! Working with puff pastry, however, is hardly a challenge because it's truly one of my … { read more }

Fun invitations, stationery, + gifts for Fall!

Fall Invitations, Stationery, + cute gifts

One of my favorite places to shop for paper items + cute gifts is Polka Dot Design! I wanted to share some of my favorite fall items from PDD! If you’re hosting a fall party or if Thanksgiving is at your house this year, take a look at these cute invites + party supplies! They are the perfect way to celebrate the season in style. FALL FAVES Spiced Tartan Invitation Asian Grillwork Bamboo … { read more }

How to Make Pumpkin-Praline Mousse Cornucopias with Puff Pastry!

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Fall baking is absolutely my favorite. The flavors of pumpkin, maple, cinnamon, apple, etc are just delish! There are so many unique combinations you can bake up + so many sweet treats to try. So, when Pepperidge Farm asked me if I wanted to participate in their Puff Pastry Challenge - I was thrilled! I'm excited to help showcase a couple of recipes to show how easy it is to achieve "Puffection" … { read more }

Breast Cancer Awareness Printables + Party Ideas

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Two very close family members have suffered through breast cancer as well as several friends. It's a cause dear to my heart that I hope all of you will spread the word about! Host a party to raise money or simply use these printables for a little gift. You can find out more about breast cancer awareness month here: NBCAM. 1. This set of breast … { read more }

How to Make Donut-Shaped Pies!

Donut Shaped Mini Cherry and Apple Pies
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I like pie. I like donuts. I also like baking the "wrong" item in the "wrong" pan. Why not? So began my attempt to make pie donuts. Or donut pies? Pienuts? Dopies? I don't care what you call them but I'm calling them delish. Q: "Aren't they just mini pies with a hole in it?" A: "No no no! You go make a mini pie, cut a hole out of it, then tell me what happens. Now you could cut the hole … { read more }

Sophisticated Black + White Halloween Party!

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black and white themed halloween party!
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Hi, I'm Courtney and I'm addicted to black and white stripes. They were my wedding theme so when this Halloween party hit my inbox from Debbie of Wants & Wishes, I about died. Love it. Black and white is the perfect color combo for Halloween because it truly allows pops of orange, lime green, purple, or even pink (remember this?) to POP! Debbie sought to create a Halloween collection … { read more }

Spooktacular Halloween Spider Party!

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Spiders, spiders everywhere, it's a Spooktacular Halloween party submitted by Giggles Galore!  This classic black and orange Halloween party features creepy crawly (but super cute) printables from Swish Designs.  Mariah focused on the darling spider in the printable package and the traditional orange and black color scheme. A lace spider web table cloth layered over a white table cloth created the … { read more }

Candy Making For Kids: SAMPLE RECIPE!

Halloween Candy Making For Kids by Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie

With Halloween on the horizon, I thought it would be fun to share a sample recipe from my latest book CANDY MAKING FOR KIDS! It's really fun to eat candy, right? But try making the candy, spending time in the kitchen with your kids, and truly making a memory out of the "sweet" treats! That's why I love this book! It encourages kids to stretch their imagination in the kitchen with candy (but not … { read more }