~ CLOSED ~ Autumn is in the Air & Halloween is Just Around the Corner

Autumn is definitely in the air. The kids are back in school, pumpkins are popping up all over our neighbourhood, we've pulled out our wool sweaters, the leaves are changing colour and nearly every store you enter has an abundance of tempting candy and fall decor on display. This can all mean only one thing... autumn and Halloween will soon be here!  Witches, ghosts and pumpkins, oh my! I have found Hallmark to be the perfect place to buy all my themed home decor and party needs.  It's so … [Read more...]

Nero Di Seppia Spaghetti with Squash & Lobster Sauce

The kids have gone trick or treating, pictures have been taken, the doorbell has stopped ringing and the costumes have been packed away for another year. Since this year Halloween is on a Friday—that means you can set aside Saturday for a  grown-up dinner party with a Halloween theme. With its black noodles, orange squash topping and startling red lobster claw, this impressive and intricately flavoured restaurant-style entrée courtesy of the President’s Choice black label brand will dazzle … [Read more...]

Halloween Rice Krispies Squares

When it comes to spending time with your little trick-or-treaters, there is no yummier way than making some super easy Halloween treats, like these Halloween Rice Krispies Squares. These are so simple to make that even the littlest ghost or goblin will be able to help, feeling a part of the fun process.  All I did was take the recipe for Rice Krispies Squares that you find on the box and add some Halloween themed candies. I used some black and orange jelly beans but just about any themed … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Halloween Cat (w/LINKY)

We were going through some Halloween items last week and our little adopted kitty, Harper, decided she wanted to become a part of the fun.  She started rolling around in and playing with the feathers on this witch's hat! {Note the little feather stuck on her ear!} … [Read more...]

DIY Pumpkin Man ~ Perfect for Fall!

DIY Pumpkin Man ~ I'm not quite sure where this summer went? One day I was sitting on the deck clad in capris, a tanktop and sunglasses, sipping a chilled glass of wine; the next I was wearing jeans, a heavy sweater, wrapped in a wool throw and sipping hot chocolate. (dosed with Caramel Baileys - my newest obsession...lol). Honestly, I am not exaggerating, that is exactly how quickly it all happened this year. … [Read more...]

How to stay safe this Halloween, tips for teens & young adults! {Healthy Living}

I've been seeing lots of great tips for keeping the little ones safe this Halloween.  Being a mom of grown children, I started searching for tips to keep all the young adults safe too. Photo credit - gaudiramone, on Flickr (CC) … [Read more...]