Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Happy Halloween

 happy halloween cover-p001Last year’s Trick or Treat Halloween Party was so fun and cute that I thought it would be great to share!  It was bright and friendly for all our pint sized guests and they could not be happier with the sweet feast provided.

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My sister made these cute mummy cupcakes and she said they were fairly easy too!  I think they are just too cute!

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The party package is full of so many great printables to make your party that little bit more special!

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Happy Halloween!

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Halloween Sweets and Treat

 With Halloween around the corner, I wanted to share these really great sweets recipes that I have been collecting and planning to create this year, I hope you can find one or two things to inspire you to get baking! halloween treats blog-p0011 halloween treats blog-p0012 halloween treats blog-p0013 halloween treats blog-p0014

So tonight, our family went together to pick out the boys Halloween costumes. I would have loved to have done this sooner in the season because, as most last minute people know, it is slim pickings! However, it is not procrastination on my part, rather my boys change their minds so many times before Halloween that I have in the past, bought up to three costumes each before the big day. I am getting smarter each year and have outwitted them this time…hopefully, but only time will tell!

As the header of this post reads, “Halloween Sweets…and Treat,” I want to share my Friday Freebie as the treat!  It is a Happy Halloween Banner and Party Sign along with a Neighbourhood “BOO-ed” activity.  To download the printables, go to my “freebies” tab on my top menu bar.

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Happy Trick or Treating!



To credit the talented bakers and crafters, find links to the recipes below…

Halloween Strawberries

Skeleton Cupcakes

Undead Gingerbread

Along Came a Spider Cake

Candy Corn Krispie Treats and Gourmet Caramel Apples by Glorious Treats 

Pudgy Mummy Cupcake by Half Baked, The Cake Blog

Aloha Hawaiian Luau Party

luau blog post-p001In thinking about posting my niece’s 4th Vintage Cowgirl Birthday party that happened last month, I remembered that I hadn’t yet posted her 3rd Birthday Hawaiian Luau.  Custom designed with my spunky and adorable Mia in mind, the collection is bright and happy and the hibiscus flower as the main design!

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We assembled the grass cake skirt and it set the tone for the luau candy table.  We hot glue gunned the raffia grass skirt, ribbon and pom poms to a dark wood charger.  It was then placed on a high cake stand…fun and cute!

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Bright and colourful candy kabobs were a quick favourite!  I recommend making these the day of and laying them flat until your guests arrive as the candy will fall the longer gravity has its way!  Also in hindsight, I would use extra long lollipop sticks because they are safer for the kids to be walking around with.

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Birthday girl Mia, welcomed each of her guests with a a friendly ‘aloha’ and a festive lei.  She also send them home with a ‘mahalo’ treat bag to fill with all the party sweets!

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The beautiful cookies were created by Tara of Bambella Cookie Boutique.

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A fun activity was the Postcard Photo booth, where the kids could dress up and play with the many props provided.

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Happy 3rd Birthday Sunshine!

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The full party package is available in my Etsy shop, click here to view.