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A Legend of Sleepy Hollow Halloween: Washington Irving's chilling short story of Ichabod Crane and the headless horsesman inspired this Halloween tablesetting. The details are amazing; I especially love the Sleepy Hollow sign, the tombstone place cards and the spooky paper trees on the table. And that jack-o-lantern is pretty scary, too!

You are cordially invited to dinner at the Van Tassel home on this chilly October eve. I do hope you can join the Van Tassels, their lovely daughter Katrina and her two suitors, the schoolmaster Ichabod Crane and Brom Van Brunt, though you may know him as Brom Bones. It should be quite the feast… […]

Best Toys for Father-Son Bonding #TargetToys #Cbias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TargetToys #CollectiveBias. Read my full disclosure policy here. Families that play together stay together. I’m a firm believer in that. Even as our lives get busy and our kids grow older and more independent with their own interests […]

Hallmark Jumbo Poster Kids Cards at Walmart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #collectivebias Read my full disclosure policy here. Life lessons and teachable moments — you can never plan for them, can you? Who would have thought a movie about a bunch of misfit superheroes would be chock full of […]

Adding Curb Appeal: Experimenting with Front Door Colors with Modern Masters

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Modern Masters. It includes affiliate links. This front porch is the setting for a lot of memories. It’s always been one of my mom’s favorite spots to pose her children and grandchildren. Birthdays. Holidays. Prom dates. High school graduations. So much of our childhood was preserved […]

Love all these outdoor Halloween decorations for the front porch. So much spooky fun and inspiration at AttaGirlSays.com

I hear a real witch lives here. She lures you in with pretty pumpkins… and promises of sweets and treats… but before you know it… your head’s on a stake. Alas, poor Yorick, indeed! Welcome, friends, to my Halloween front porch. No need to be afraid. We’re all friends here, so let’s continue with the tour. That witch […]

Kids love playing with their food, so why not throw a Halloween bash that encourages it! So many great ideas for Halloween snacks, crafts and activities, like a drinkable potions bar at AttaGirlSays.com #spookysnacks #shop #cibias

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Post includes affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. #collectivebias It’s an undisputed fact: kids love playing with their food. So, I planned a fun pre-Halloween porch party for Jackson and some neighborhood pals. On the […]

Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins: Learn two different methods for making pretty fall pumpkins out of scrapbook paper

You know I’m always up for a party, especially a Halloween party that lasts all week long. Today, I’m sharing a tutorial for how to make gorgeous pumpkins for your fall and Halloween decor using scrapbook paper. It’s all part of the Halloween Bash Blog Hop organized by Toni at Design Dazzle. More than 110 […]

Planning a Star Wars birthday party? Check out these epic Star Wars party ideas -- food, decorations, games, party favors, cool invitations.

Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. When you’re planning an 8th birthday celebration for two superfans, you need epic Star Wars party ideas! We’re talking original Star Wars good, not second-rate sequels! Jackson recently celebrated his 8th birthday, and we had a joint party with his BFF since their […]

These painted metallic beaded bracelets are so easy to make with wooden beads, leather cording and metallic paint. The mixed metals look is hot in fashion right now, and these will work silver, gold, bronze and platinum accessories.

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DecoArt, but I only share products that I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. What’s not to love about fall fashion? Sweaters. Boots. Oversized handbags. Chunky jewelry. Today, I’m sharing a painting project that is all about making something pretty for  you — not your home. You can […]

These 6 tips for choosing furniture for your home will save you from costly mistakes. And they'll help you design and furnish a home you love, now and in the future. Read more at AttaGirlSays.com

I had purchased “grownup furniture” before. But I don’t think I was ever so excited about a furniture delivery as I was on that Saturday morning when the china cabinet arrived. The cabinet was our first purchase together as a married couple, and I was so excited to fill it with our china, crystal and […]