Tag Archives: Halloween

create your own: popcorn bar

TGIF!!!! All caps, all enthusiasm – trust me on this.  It’s been crazy trying to get everything put back together after the pumpkin party, and then my sister’s graduation + party, and then you know, working 40 hours a week + … Continue reading

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pumpkin party 2014

Oh, hey! Happy Halloween! Guess what? I’m baaaack! Cue the theme music. Haha! As promised, I’m here to share our Pumpkin Party 2014 details with you.  You ready? Got something to drink? All comfy? Here, let’s start with this: How … Continue reading

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no carving required: pumpkin decorating ideas

This one’s for my co-worker Jenn, who requested some ideas for pumpkins that don’t require carving.  Since she hasn’t committed to Pinterest yet.  Sheesh.  Oh, but wait, how are you? How was your week? Can you believe it’s already October?!? … Continue reading

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create your own: pumpkin carving station

TGIF ladies and gentlemen! I hope the week has been good to you! Pumpkin Party planning is in full swing, now that I had a semi-panic attack about how close it’s getting.  We are in our … hum, I think … Continue reading

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pumpkin party 2014: planning

Hello, hello! Uhm, where did September come from? I am usually all over the Pumpkin Party planning, at least six months out – remember last year’s posts? (here, here, here, here and here) This year, though? Haha, yeah.  Snuck up … Continue reading

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create your own: bloody mary bar

Now that the straw has settled a bit, I thought I’d share our Bloody Mary Bar how-to’s.  We did this for our Pumpkin Party, but it would be great for the morning after a bachelor or bachelorette party, Thanksgiving, Chili … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Party 2013

me and my husband, dressed up as Napoleon Dynamite and his brother, Kip Man oh man, am I exhausted! This last week and weekend was such a whirlwind of party prep and birthday fun, I feel like I’m in some … Continue reading

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party planning rules

So by now you’ve probably caught on that our annual pumpkin party is a pretty huge deal around here. And since my husband and I both come from large families, the number of guests that are related to us alone … Continue reading

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crafting a cloth pumpkin

So, I admit it.  I have a slight tendency to collect decorations.  Birthday party, Pumpkin party, Christmas, you name it.  I store them nice though, OK? Unfortunately, because I hang on to things so long, they start to deteriorate after … Continue reading

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creating fall curb appeal

Hey there! How’s it going? I’m just chugging along over here.  Trying not to freak out over all the stuff we have going on in the next few weeks.  Mostly succeeding, too! 😉 I thought I’d share some more pictures … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, FALL!

Happy Sunday, everyone! We are enjoying the day by finishing up our Fall decorating, alternating with being lazy on the couch.  Gotta love a little moderation, right? HA! I decorated our front porch for Fall a few weekends ago, but … Continue reading

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autumn 2013 bucket list

HOORAY for October! It’s one of my favorite months.  Between all of the birthdays this month, our annual Pumpkin Party, and the fact that it’s finally Autumn, I’m seriously giddy! The temperatures in Phoenix really start cooling down now, and … Continue reading

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pinterest project month: halloween paper flowers

Is it me or did this work week take a while? Maybe it was the anticipation of the long weekend…or maybe it’s because I crammed a lot into this week! Either way, I’m glad for a break and thought I’d … Continue reading

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pinterest project month: creating a halloween topiary

Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a great week.  I know mine flew right on by, and that’s the way I like it! Give me a weekend any time.  Last weekend I went to LA to visit a dear friend, … Continue reading

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planning our pumpkin party: three months out

I am SO looking forward to Autumn.  Not just for the cooler weather, but the heat is seriously starting to get to me already.  Autumn is just such a better season than Summer.  I know there are people who would … Continue reading

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Planning Our Pumpkin Party: Six Months Out (Part Three)

As you’ve probably figured out by now, our annual Pumpkin Party is a pretty big deal around here.  We start planning the moment our party is over every year by taking notes on what worked and what didn’t.  I always … Continue reading

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Planning Our Pumpkin Party: Six Months Out (Part Two)

Idea time! In my last post, I shared some pictures from Pumpkin Parties past to remember what went right, what went wrong, and what to add.  The next step for my planning process is to collect ideas for this year’s … Continue reading

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Planning Our Pumpkin Party: Six Months Out (Part One)

I know, I know, it’s a little early to be thinking about Halloween! But if I don’t start now, I’ll get overwhelmed and won’t finish everything that I want to do.  Every October, we host our Annual Pumpkin Party for … Continue reading

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