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Festive Fridays: Thanksgiving Weekend Fun

Tweet If you’re like me, you’re in a flurry of planning and shopping and preparation for Thanksgiving day. There’s tons to organize and loads of kitchen time ahead. However, I’m also thinking about the rest of the long weekend and what we’re going to do to enjoy our time together. Whether you’re shopping, decorating, or […]

Festive Fridays: Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas

Tweet   One of the most anticipated things of the season is dessert after Thanksgiving dinner. For many people, this means pumpkin pie, piled with whipped cream. I know it may be hard to believe, but there are people in this world who don’t care for pumpkin pie or simply cannot partake for one reason […]

Festive Fridays: Early Thanksgiving Prep Tips

Tweet I can’t believe we’re already into November! As we count down to Thanksgiving, I’m already starting to pull together my thoughts and ideas about what our plans and menu are going to look like. It’s sometimes hard to think this far ahead, but some early prep will make things go much more smoothly as […]

Festive Fridays: Halloween and Harvest Party Theme Ideas

Tweet It’s time for gathering friends and family to celebrate all things fall! Whether you’re planning a costume party for Halloween or want to have a few friends over to appreciate the tastes of the season, we’ve got a few fun theme ideas for you. Hope this list sparks inspiration for your upcoming fall party […]

Festive Fridays: No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Tweet   This weekend, my kids are entering pumpkins into a contest that has only one major rule – no carving or puncturing pumpkins allowed. This left me scouring the internet, trying to find fun and creative ways to decorate pumpkins without breaking the skin. Here are a few of the fun ideas I came […]

Festive Fridays: Pick the Perfect Pumpkin

Tweet Fall is upon us and Halloween is just around the corner! It’s time to hit up your favorite pumpkin patch and get ready to create the perfect Jack-o-lantern or set up a lovely display on your front steps for everyone to enjoy. Everyone has their own ideas about what size and shape make a […]

Festive Friday: Fall Kid Craft Ideas

Tweet   There’s something about the fall season that makes me feel a little more crafty than usual. I’m not sure if it’s the beautiful colors or the promise of the holidays to come but every year in autumn, I simply want to create.  I love to sit down at the table with my kids, […]

Festive Fridays: Fall Outdoor Fun

Tweet The calendar says it’s fall, but around here days are still quite warm. This is really my favorite time of year to enjoy the outdoors, as it’s still short-sleeves weather but not as humid and stifling as those balmy summer days. I love to find reasons to be outside and am always on the […]