I’m always looking for new ways to decorate my home for different Holidays! Sometimes, the traditional colors & styles get to be boring! It’s nice to shake things up once in a while! Family Circle has done just that with these fabulous ideas for an elegant Gothic Halloween. These ideas are simple to replicate & inexpensive. That’s a trick AND a treat that makes Halloween a Simple Joy!
It’s time to turn our thoughts, & homes, to Autumn. Adding small seasonal touches to your home can do so much to brighten things up. Midwest Living offers a variety of ways to decorate your home for Autumn. I especially like the project in the photo. So simple yet so colorful. Much like Autumn itself!
At first glance, the decorations in the photo may seem difficult for you to make. Look closer! The layering of colors adds depth to the table. The use of cake stands adds height. In fact, this is very simple to recreate in your own home! Add color & interest to your home this Fall with these wonderful ideas!
One of my favorite things about Fall is the colors. My next favorite thing is how easy it is to decorate my home & table using the beautiful colors of Fall. Create a warm Autumn welcome for friends & family with these easy ideas. Family Circle offers a simple & elegant table using the colors & materials that make Fall so special.
A colorful garden doesn’t end with the last days of summer. Transition your garden into Autumn with these wonderful ideas from BHG.
Welcome guests into your home with one (or more) of these beautiful & simple Autumn wreaths! The perfect projects for a fall weekend!
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!
Are you longing to add some Autumn & Thanksgiving decorations to your home but you just don’t have enough time to create anything? Or perhaps you are craft challenged, wanting to make your own decorations but all thumbs when it comes to the actual projects. BHG to the rescue with these easy & quick Autumn crafts for your home. You may find just what you want & impress yourself with your ability! Enjoy!
Time to go old school this year. These fun games and activities for kids are perfect for 4th of July or any family gathering. Psst! They’re not just for kids! The grown-ups can play too. Aren’t we all kids in the summer? From BH&G
This summer, enjoy a patriotic themed party any day, any time. Decorations are simple. The menu is even simpler. Just focus on summer favorites and fresh food and you have a winning event every single time.
- Hot Dogs
- Potato Salad
- Cole Slaw
- Corn on the Cob
- Baked Beans
- Crudites with dressing
- Ice Cream
You can add and subtract dishes as needed depending on the size of the crowd at your event. The beauty of the menu is how easy it is to make more if late arrivals show up. Just keep the grill fired up and you can have fresh hot food ready in minutes.
Extra salads and desserts never go to waste. They make great leftovers following your event.
Decorations are even easier. A trip to The Dollar Tree offers you a variety of red, white & blue tableware & decorations. I found plates, napkins, tablecloths in all three colors. I also found the same items in solid colors. You can mix & match items to make things more interesting. I also found red, white & blue leis, beads, centerpieces, balloons and more. The hard part was stopping myself from buying more than I needed.
While at The Dollar Tree, I also found games that can be played during your event. These include things for the kids to play with during the party. They also had plenty of condiments and snacks that can be used during your event.
Need lots of products for your event? Buy in bulk at the Dollar Tree website.
Every mommy should know the first rule of entertaining is “Attend Your Own Party!” With this incredible menu and products from The Dollar Tree, you can be the #1 guest at your events all summer long!