Mini Pumpkin Carving Party Idea

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I was provided a free "Party in a Box" and gift card compensation for this post from Chex Mix, however, all thoughts and words are 100% my own. Earlier, I showed you how I made this yummy Candy Corn Chex Mix for a Pumpkin Carving Party we wanted to have later on! I got a Halloween "Party in a Box" from Chex Mix to create a fun little celebration for me and my family. Come see how I took a few easy things to make a special setup in our dining room AND enter to win a quick giveaway for your very own Halloween "Party in a Box!" YES! You can win one too! What I served: Candy Corn Chex Mix Candy Pumpkins Reese's … [Read more...]

Candy Corn Chex Mix

Candy Corn Chex Mix

A few years ago I got on a huge Candy Corn fix and did an entire birthday party for my son around the theme (Candy Corn Birthday Party). This year we're onto a typical five year old theme...Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles LOL. But it didn't stop me from coming up with a sweet Candy Corn Chex Mix treat for Halloween festivities upcoming. So here's a cute Candy Corn Muddy Buddy Chex Mix idea perfect for an evening of pumpkin carving or trick or treating! You use the same base recipe as my Superhero Muddy Buddies from a few weeks ago, except changing out a few ingredients! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:29] Later this week I'll show how I … [Read more...]

Bloggers to Watch: Blooming Homestead

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It's FRIDAY and although I'm a little late getting this up, I'm celebrating another great addition to my Friday "Bloggers to Watch" series with Marie from Blooming Homestead. Marie has so much talent and I always love her beautiful and fresh ideas that she posts on her blog. Let's check out Marie's site and a bit about her, shall we?! Here's a little about Marie: Hello! I am Marie from Blooming Homestead and I have a passion for all things crafty, this includes home decorating, organization, digital design, DIY, and cooking yummy comfort food! As a recent first time home buyer, I enjoy making our house into a home while sticking … [Read more...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

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It's LINK PARTY TIME!! Enjoy the roundup of our favorite below and then link up your new projects this week!! Farmhouse Cottage Kitchen Makeover | Cherished Bliss   Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub | Here Comes the Sun for Uncommon Designs Mid Century Modern Cerdenza | The Weathered Door   White Chocolate Pecan Caramel Corn | Love Grows Wild   Frozen Elsa Pumpkin | A Pumpkin and a Princess Creamy Peanut Butter Bars | Baked in Arizona Monster Cupcakes| Kleinworth & Co. Jen from Craft-o-maniac: Facebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+ Mallory & Savannah from Classy Clutter: Facebook || Twitter … [Read more...]

Spooky Halloween Party Food

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Today I've rounded up over 20 Ideas for Spooky Halloween Party Food for your Halloween party or get together! Check out all the fun ideas!  Black Light Lemonade from Girl Loves Glam  Bootastic Halloween Ghosts from The Casual Craftlete  Candy Corn Corn from Liz On Call  Candy Corn Punch from Simplee Thrifty  Easy Spider Cookies from Slapdash Mom  Ghost Marshmallow Pops from The Grant Life  Pumpkin Patties from Mom On Timeout  Easy Halloween Drinks from A Girl and a Glue Gun  Ghost Meringue Cookies from Self Proclaimed Foodie Ghosts in the Graveyard from Stockpiling Moms  Candy Corn Cake Bars from Baking … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pumpkin Chip Cookies

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Recently at Target I stumbled across two AWESOME seasonal chips...Halloween chocolate chips and PUMPKIN chips. Yes, you ready that correctly! PUMPKIN SPICE CHIPS! (no, this isn't sponsored by Tollhouse, but I had to link to them to show you just how fun this is!). So I decided to finally put a great cookie recipe I had on the blog, but to tweak it to make it Halloween and Fall friendly!! So today I'm sharing these delicious Chocolate Pumpkin Chip Cookies. Click here to continue reading... … [Read more...]

Halloween Printables Round Up

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Seems this week is full of Fall and Halloween fun, so I thought I'd share an easy Roundup of Halloween Printables for you today on the blog in case you were still looking for some easy Halloween Inspiration! Enjoy! Book Page Boo Banner from The Scrap Shoppe Blog Gravestone Cupcake Toppers from Chickabug Blog Halloween Pencil Toppers from The Casual Craftlete Got Candy? Pring from Liz On Call Halloween Chalkboard Printables (3 to choose from!) from A Glimpse Inside   Halloween Subway Art from Mom on Timeout   Halloween Costume Awards from A Girl and a Glue Gun Halloween Gift Tags from Creations by Kara Owl and Bat … [Read more...]

Frankenstein Layered Halloween Drink

Frankenstein Layered Halloween Drink from The Cards We Drew

Halloween is TWO weeks away! Are you ready to celebrate?! I'm sharing this Easy Frankenstein Layered Halloween Drink on the blog today...it may look hard, but it's SO super easy, you'll be surprised. AND it's a fun way to add an unexpected element to your party!! Click here to continue reading... … [Read more...]

Birthday Celebration KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway with Cupcake Diaries

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It's an exciting week here at The Cards We Drew and today is no different!! I love celebrating birthdays! This week Alli from Cupcake Diaries is turning 30. And to celebrate, I'm teaming up with her and some of my other blogger friends and giving away a KitchenAid stand mixer! I'm so excited about this giveaway!! And the winner gets to choose the color of their new mixer. Just in time for holiday baking! Check out the amazing group of bloggers participating in this giveaway! I'm so excited to be collaborating with such a fun group of ladies. You will love their blogs! Cupcake Diaries - Cutesy Crafts - FrugElegance - The Bitter Side … [Read more...]

Fall Pumpkin Wall Decor

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Back in July and August I had the pleasure of being contacted by Darice to work with them on a project that would appear in Pat Catan's stores in September. The project was to be a Fall Harvest themed project and would appear in an in-store endcap with all the supplies one would need to create the project. So today I'm FINALLY sharing with you my Fall Pumpkin Wall Decor that I made the the store!! Here's what you need for this project: 12-15 wooden rulers Americana Orange Acrylic Paint in a variety of shades Americana Chalk Paint in “Vintage” and “Yesteryear” Painter’s Tape/Washi Tape for striping White paint 12x12 wood … [Read more...]