New Year’s Eve Party Inspiration

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” -Einstein A New Year’s Eve party idea cam about in the mid-1980’s. During New Year’s Eve (also a cousin’s birthday) we decided we wanted party hats but no one had bought any so

Guilt Free Gift Wrap!

“The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature.” ~Andy Rooney Do you ever feel guilty buying gift wrap paper when it’s only going to end up torn to shreds when the gifts are handed out? We know we do! We think that poor tree deserved better.

A Stress-Free Thanksgiving

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” -Epictetus The thought of the holidays can be stressful because there’s too much to do in too little time, and sometimes, for too many people. We ask, why do we do it […]

Accessorizing Your Halloween Bar

“At first cock-crow the ghosts must go back to their quiet graves below.” -Theodosia Garrison Accessorizing your Halloween Bar can be fun especially when you have all those cool Halloween bottle labels to stick on your booze!

Tip for Inexpensive Halloween Signs!

“Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble.” -Shakespeare “Macbeth” Go into any Halloween store to purchase some creepy signs to decorate for the Trick or Treaters or your Halloween party and you will discover they are not cheap!

Recycled Halloween

“I’ll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween.” -Author Unknown If you’re like us then you no doubt have a limited budget for Halloween.

Creative Colors for Halloween

“A nice blend of prediction and surprise seem to be at the heart of the best art.” -Wendy Carlos Halloween has evolved over the decades and so has our ability to celebrate it creatively.

Halloween Lantern Scene

“Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, “Tonight is Halloween!” -Dexter Kozen Halloween is approaching and it has become a multi-billion dollar business but don’t freak out because it can be done for less if you’re up for being creative.