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Best Scary Movies for Halloween

– Posted in: Fall Season
Best Scary Movies

Are you planning a Halloween Movie Night?  If so, dim the lights and grab some cozy blankets.  Now is the time to invite your bravest friends over for a fearsome film fest!  Here is a list of some of the scariest movies ever produced.  There are two categories – one for those fans that love… Read more

Halloween Party Checklist Printable

– Posted in: Fall Season, Halloween
Halloween Party Checklist

Are you in the midst of planning a Halloween or Pumpkin Party?  I have made up a free and printable Halloween Party Checklist for you to utilize during this spooktacular event. Even if you are not planning a party – but still want to get in the “spirit” of things – I think this little… Read more

Apple Cider Cups

– Posted in: Fall Season
Apple Cider Cup

The autumn season seems to softly remind me of the beauty and sweet flavor of apples.  While we can certainly enjoy this nutritious fruit throughout the year, it is during the fall months that they seem to shine and become relevant.  We recently made these Apple Cider Cups, and before I could even finish hollowing… Read more

Flaming Orange Perfection

– Posted in: Fall Season, Tablescapes
Flaming Orange Perfection

Autumn’s brisk air beckons us to embrace the majestic season of falling leaves and seasonal fruit.  This year I stepped out of my comfort zone and decided to set my table with the bold color of orange.  In fact, the color is called “Flaming Orange” … and never in a million years did I think… Read more

Which is the Apple of your Eye?

– Posted in: Fall Season
Which is the Apple of your Eye?

September brings us to the beginning of Autumn, with leaves changing color on the trees and temperatures cooling down a few degrees. September is also National Apple Month!  It’s that much anticipated time of year when family and friends go apple-picking, bringing home those delicious balls of fruit.  Since there are so many different types… Read more

Mystical Witches’ Tablescape

– Posted in: Fall Season, Halloween, Tablescapes
Halloween | Mystical Witches' Tablescape

This Mystical Witches’ Tablescape is perfect for a night of spooky treats and devilicious delights!  This year I decided to go with a traditional black and orange theme, with a little white mixed in.  I gathered up a ceramic pumpkin or two, some colorful leaves, and anything else that would contribute to our ghoulish table… Read more

Halloween Eyeball Ice Cubes

– Posted in: Fall Season, Halloween
Halloween | Eyeball Ice Cubes

Are you looking for an easy party idea for your next Halloween celebration?  If so, serving Halloween Eyeball Ice Cubes with your delicious beverages will certainly be a nice trick or treat for all your party guests!  They are extremely easy to prepare, and will provide a festive display.  The shape of the eyeballs are… Read more

Croton Plant

– Posted in: Fall Season
Croton Plant

The croton plant is a colorful shrub that reminds me of autumn colors all year long!  When all the maple and oak leaves are starting to drop, this plant will be full and vibrant.  The croton (Codiaeum variegatum pictum) is actually a tropical plant, and for those living in the Tropical South, these shrubs can… Read more

Fostoria American Goblets – 10 oz.

– Posted in: Fall Season
Fostoria | American | 10 oz. Goblets

These are the 10 oz. Fostoria American Goblets, bearing hexagonal feet.  They are substantial pieces of glassware, approximately 6⅞” tall.  Fostoria’s Goblets have long stems, which add to their stature and beauty. Though these treasures were introduced back in 1915, they still look timeless and elegant today.  The many facets of glass within their cubed design pick up all light… Read more

DIY Apple Pie Scent

– Posted in: Fall Season
The Scents of Fall - Apple Pie

Do you love the smell of Apple Pie, but don’t have the time to actually bake one?  Well, I have some good news!  You can now enjoy your own DIY Apple Pie Scent by simply dropping a few ingredients into a simmering pot.  Simmer this mixture over low heat for as long as you wish… Read more