1. Decorate your Bar Cart for Halloween

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    I have been having so much fun decorating the bar cart on my patio, and while my Fall display was beautiful, the kids were excited to shift gears towards Halloween ever since we started brainstorming costumes! To create my Halloween Bar Cart I added cutesy details like a cup full of Halloween straws, and assorted size jars filled with m&ms in candy corn flavor {yes, that’s a thing!}, faux pumpkins, and copper accents like this hammered pitcher. Then the finishing touch was twirling an autumn garland {similar} around the side of the cart!

    But the real fun part was whipping up a cocktail recipe for my moscow mule mugs, which ended up being an apple cider sangria {I was inspired by this awesome list of apple cider cocktail recipes on RealSimple.com}. I know sangria at this time of year sounds a little strange but I am such a wine lover, and the fresh peaches are the perfect color for Halloween! I created a full shopable list of the items I used to style my bar cart below!

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  2. Kids Halloween Party with Nestlé Pure Life


    I’ve partnered with NESTLE® PURE LIFE® to create this post! Enjoy! I love Halloween! I love dressing up, I love the pumpkins, and I love the time of year! My kids also love the holiday and have been talking about Halloween for months – what costume they want to be and how they want to carve pumpkins. It’s so sweet! But I have to say what I don’t love about the holiday is the overloading on sugar. It feels to me like the holiday has shifted away from the fun and games and become way too focused on the sweets….

  3. Pretty your Tailgate Party


    Football season is here! I must admit that this time of year wasn’t always something I looked forward to, in fact it used to be a huge struggle because my husband sat glued to the TV all Saturday and Sunday, rarely coming up for air. I quickly realized if you can’t beat them, join them. So I started hosting fun tailgate parties alongside my laser focused husband, with a hearty lunch, endless snacks, and of course lots of drinks. Our house quickly became “the” place to go… dare I even say the guys thought I was cool? {It was probably in my…

  4. Dinner Party Spotlight: Randi Garret Design


    I have been a long time fan of Randi Garrett Design… she creates beautiful tablescapes, she has decorated the most gorgeous home, and she’s a mother of five {talk about goals!!}. Simply check out her Home Tour {or more recently her Fall Home Tour} and you too will fall in love with every space she touches. For today’s tablescape I asked her to create a Halloween inspired table, and of course she was able to make it extra glam. So read on for this fun interview and a look at what she used to bring this table together! Q & A: FH:…

  5. Four Fall Tablescape Ideas

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    Infusing a dose Fall into your next dinner party can be as easy as adding a few small details to each guests table setting. So today I wanted to share four quick ideas that will have guests swooning at your next Fall gathering. Starting with above, a basket of apples. Head to your local craft store and pick up mini baskets, line with romain lettuce wedges, and fill with mini apples! These are fabulous take-home gifts for guests as well. One more touch, swap your usual drinking glasses for mason jars! Next up, secure a few sprigs of rosemary with string and…

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