It’s not too late to plan a Halloween party for friends & family. To help you prepare your home, Country Living offers a selection of easy to make decorations to prepare your home for the celebration. What’s nice about some of these decorations is the way they help you transition your home from Halloween to Thanksgiving. The project in the photo is the perfect example of a transitional decoration. Enjoy!
Halloween is just around the corner & there are sure to be many events, big or small, that calls for one of these cute & tasty treats. Betty Crocker comes through for us once again with these wonderful Halloween recipes. Enjoy!
Expecting guests this holiday season? Make them feel not only welcome but right at home when you add a few cozy touches to your guest room. Country Living has a few suggestions for you. Your guests are going to love you!
Every year, Fall arrives with its plethora of pumpkin recipes. Everyone you know is so excited to get their pumpkin fix for the season. Everyone but YOU! If you can’t enjoy recipes that contain gluten, many of those pumpkin recipes are on your No-No list. Boy, that sticks!
Not so fast. King Arthur Flour offers this wonderful recipe for Pumpkin Cake Bars & they are gluten-free! Now you can share a pumpkin dish at the Autumn Potluck or prepare your family’s new favorite dessert. Now when people tell you how much they enjoy all the pumpkin food available in the Autumn, you can look at them & say, “Me Too!” Enjoy!
There is more to Halloween pumpkins than simply carving them. You can do all sorts of thing with pumpkins these days. Not sure how to begin? Country Living gets your creative juices flowing with this FABULOUS selection of pumpkin decorating ideas! Enjoy!
Halloween costumes can be SO expensive! You spend a fortune only to see 5 other kids wearing the exact same costume. Every kid wants to wear something unique for Halloween. However, making a costume takes time & can also be expensive… or not! Good Housekeeping offers you a great selection of costumes you can make with recycled materials! I LOVE these ideas! You know how much I love repurposing items. What better way to repurpose something than making a Halloween costume out of it! Enjoy!
I remember the first time I tried poke cake. HEAVEN! Poke cake allows you to combine flavors, creating moist unique cakes for family & friends. Poke cake are great for potluck events, parties, & small get togethers. Now that the weather has turned cool, it’s the perfect time to begin baking & poke cake is a great way to begin.
Betty Crocker offers you 9 wonderful cakes including the Salted Caramel Apple Cake in the photo above. Enjoy!
If you have been following this site, you know I LOVE my slow cookers. I love them so much that I have THREE of them! I am always looking for new recipes to try in my slow cooker. Preparing dinner in my slow cookers allows me to make great meals early in the day & then focus on other tasks. too many times in the past, I have gotten wrapped up in what I was doing only to realize it was close to dinnertime & I hadn’t planned anything! Anyway, Betty Crocker offers me (& YOU!) some fabulous recipes to help you plan & prepare meals this Fall. Enjoy!
What a lovely thought! Relaxing on a cool Autumn afternoon or evening with a warm beverage or glass of wine, seated in front of your outdoor fireplace! I have always thought each of us should create an outdoor living space, even if it is just a small patch of space where you place a table & chair. Spending time in your outdoor room allows you & your family to spend time in a natural & relaxing place. Southern Living offers you a variety of ideas to help you create your own fireplace & outdoor space. Even if you can’t go large, you can still use some of these ideas for your home! Enjoy!
Halloween is a big deal here in Old Towne Orange. Well, truth be told, in OTO, we look for ANY excuse to decorate our homes! You can join in the fun when you decorate your home, inside & out, for Halloween! Not sure where to begin? Family Circle offers a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing!