October 20th, 2015 |



Halloween can be such a busy time for Mamas – between making (or purchasing!) the kids costumes, helping at classroom parties, and getting the candy prepared for trick-or-treaters – most ladies don’t have a second to enjoy the festive holiday! I thought it would be fun to gather up some of my favorite “witches” for a little good old-fashioned Halloween dinner party this past weekend. […]

October 21st, 2014 |


party favor cone

Join Kelly in planning her Grumpy Cat pumpkin-carving party – today, she shares ideas and free printable templates for a candy corn paper cone and gift tag, as well as DIY steps for adding a glittered initial to your pumpkin. […]

October 14th, 2014 |


pumpkin drink detail

Kelly Lyden shares her tips for creating meringue ghosts and pumpkin soda bottles for her upcoming Grumpy Cat theme Halloween party in partnership with Friskies and Petsmart. […]

October 4th, 2012 |

Personalize Your Placesetting

leaf placecard

Add dimension to your placesetting by introducing new elements to your table. Use a galvanized tub, a small colander or a basket to contain your napkin, silverware and a fall embellishment, such as a pumpkin or gourd. Personalize a leaf with a metallic pen to serve as the placecard.

For more Fall entertaining ideas, read […]

October 1st, 2012 |

DIY Pumpkin Topiary

pumpkin topiary 1

Things have been so hectic around here lately between some big projects, the start of fall parties, and finishing up {what I consider to be our BEST} holiday collection, so I haven’t had much time to decorate for the change of seasons.  I decided to take 30 minutes out of my Saturday to dress […]

October 24th, 2011 |

Patterned Pumpkins

I have totally fallen in love with the idea of creating patterned pumpkins using paper.  I found this image and the do-it-yourself instructions on Country Living….think I may just give it a try this weekend with some of […]