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This adorable scarecrow wreath door autumn decoration will usher in the fall and delight the guests to your home, both young, old and young at heart. I’m so grateful fall is here – it’s my time of the year. As in, I bake and craft and decorate my way through the next four months and …

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These fall and Halloween wreath ideas will capture the spirit of the season in a spooky and fun way. From burlap wreaths covered with bats to a colorful Halloween mesh wreath made with a black kitty cat center, there’s an idea everyone will love! The days are getting cooler and the leaves are falling. I …

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It’s time to give your sweet tooth a workout. May 12 is National Nutty Fudge Day. This popular sweet treat has an interesting history. Many early stories about fudge show that it came about by accident when cooks were trying to make other types of candy. Confused about National Days and how they came to …

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Who doesn’t love the crunch of a handful of pecans? If this is one of your favorite nuts, you’ll be happy to know that April 14 is recognized as National Pecan Day. This is the perfect day to start snacking or to use the nuts in a favorite recipe or two. Today is a fun …

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Do you ever wonder what are national days? This guide to these special days is your go-to page for all the cool facts about zany, fun and food national days. Are you aware that every day of the year has many national days associated with it? Here at Always the Holidays, we love to celebrate …

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Easter is a fun time for both kids and grownups. Join in the Easter fun at your house with these DIY projects, home decorating ideas and yummy recipes. It is one of the few holidays early in the year that rivals the popularity of Christmas, Halloween and Thanksgiving. There are so many items that are …

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These delicious candy corn recipes have you seeing candy corn in a whole new way! It’s not just for snacking or handing out for Trick or Treat. You can use candy corn to make many delicious treats and desserts. October 30 is National Candy Corn Day. Many national days are associated with food. What more …

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Two of my favorite treats are haystack cookies and Halloween candy pumpkins. These cute pumpkin haystack cookies combine both flavors into one delicious recipe and will be the star of your Halloween party table. My mom used to make these for us when we were children and it’s always a recipe that is nostalgic for me …

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September 22 is officially recognized as white chocolate day. And what better way to celebrate this day with one of these white chocolate desserts? Pretty much everything out there has a national day and new days come along each year. Each month several food or drink national days and White Chocolate Day is one them! …

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Fall is such a fun time of the year. I get to be a kid again, making fun Halloween recipes and DIY projects. This easy to make wine cork pumpkin comes together in a few hours and looks great in any fall vignette. Pumpkins are on our minds this month. They’re major symbols of Thanksgiving …

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Looking for a fast and easy decoration for your tabletop for fall?  What could be easier than this hurricane lamp popcorn table decoration? This pretty vignette is made from supplies you may have on hand or outside and looks wonderful on the dining room table. It is perfect for a fall table and can be used …

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It’s September folks and you know what that means? 3+ months of all things pumpkin! This delicious salted pumpkin fudge is my paleo and vegan alternative to a normal high sugar fudge recipe. Fudge is one of the most popular forms of candy, especially around holiday time. There is even a national candy day in …

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These adorable Halloween party favors are super easy to make and will give your party guests something to take home with them. This makes the a win-win for everyone. If you are planning a Halloween party this year, be sure to check out my list of over 70 adult Halloween party ideas for the best party …

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Breakfast will be a delight in your house with these banana pumpkin pancakes. They are super tasty and perfect for the season. Autumn arrives in September and so does a long round of what is affectionately know online as “everything pumpkin season!” While we joke about this, there’s a deeper reason pumpkins are so prevalent …

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These delicious peanut butter chocolate truffles are a delicious sweet treat that will welcome in fall in a scrumptious way. And best of all, these are a NO BAKE sweet treat! For an extra special chocolate experience, enjoy these chocolate truffles with a glass of chocolate milk. Autumn is my favorite time of the year. …

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October 24 is National Food Day. What better way to celebrate than with this collection of Halloween recipes featuring both sweet and savory ideas, all designed to thrill and chill your friends, family and Halloween party guests. They are the perfect snacks to enjoy for your annual pumpkin carving night, or to bring to a Halloween …

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These pumpkin shaped chocolate truffles are the perfect treat for your Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert table. These Brazilian treats are called Brigaderos. Today’s featured recipe is a Halloween take on the Brigadero that is perfect for the holidays. For an extra special chocolate experience, these little sweet treats are great when served with a glass …

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During Halloween, you’re bound to see ghosts everywhere, from ghost-themed snacks, to easy DIY costume ideas. My favorite way to incorporate ghosts into the holiday is by making these DIY Halloween scrap wood ghosts. The local home stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s often have scrap pieces of 4 x 4 timber. This size is …

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