Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Thanksgiving is only four days away! Have you thought about how you will style your table?  Luckily for me, my mother hosts Thanksgiving every year, so I usually don’t have to think much about it.  However, this did not stop me from putting together a few tablescape ideas while recently at her home.  With help from my mom we created three different table settings by

A Halloween Tradition – Movie Inspired Pumpkins

You may be able to tell by now that I love Halloween, but even more so I love keeping our Halloween tradition alive by carving pumpkins while watching a movie, and drinking cider!  Pretty common stuff here, except our tradition always includes a Steven Spielberg movie!  Since Jim and I have been dating we have watched the movie Hook every year while carving our pumpkins,

Halloween Party Tutorials – Painted Pumpkins

Confession: I along with a great majority of America am obsessed with all things pumpkin!  That means pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup, pumpkin beer and most importantly… carving pumpkins!  Now if you have browsed the blog world or Pinterest over the past few Halloweens, you may know that carving pumpkins is so 2011!  Now this is not to say that I am completely