Halloween Party Idea – Pumpkin Drink Holder

This Halloween pumpkin makes a super drink holder for your holiday party.

It’s happy hour – Time for some cocktail recipes, or a fresh bottle of beer – Halloween style!  Of course, you can just use a regular ice bucket for your party drinks but this cute DIY idea features a pumpkin instead. The pumpkin makes a great decorative touch to your party table and works as a…

Candy Corn Pecan Fudge Recipe

October 30 is National Candy Corn Day.  Celebrate this special foodie day with this candy corn pecan fudge recipe. It is rich and creamy and the perfect sweet treat for your Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert table. Many national days are associated with food. What more perfect way to celebrate than with a piece of your…

20 Spooky Halloween Cocktail Recipes

Spooky halloween cocktails

Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  It lets the kid in every one come out.  What makes you feel more youthful that dressing up in a fun costume and just plain acting out?  These 20 Halloween cocktail recipes are sure to set the mood for any adult Halloween party.  These spooky Halloween…

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 just perfect for making cute decorative pieces like these DIY Halloween scrap wood ghosts. These DIY Halloween Scrap Wood Ghosts are a Fun Project. Always the Holidays is a participant in the Amazon Affiliate…

20 Halloween Sweet Treats – For a Great Party Table

These are Halloween Sweet Treats Your Whole Family Will Enjoy. Halloween is such a fun time of the year. Both young and young at heart seem to get into the mood when this holiday rolls around.  These 20 Halloween sweet treats will be perfect for your party table and are fun to take to school…

5 Tips to Set the Mood for a Halloween Party

Good Halloween parties rely on plenty of atmosphere to be successful.  It’s not enough to simply send out invites and hope for the best.  A great Halloween party needs to set the mood in just the right way. Do you want to set the mood for a Halloween Party?  Follow these tips for an eerie…

Peanut Butter Eyeballs

Peanut butter eyeballs

Printable Recipe:  Peanut butter Eyeballs Halloween is that one time of the year when purple and orange seem to be a perfect match.  How fun is that?  What a delight these peanut butter eyeball cupcakes would be on your Halloween table. Now, if you read my blogs regularly, you will know that I have a…

Spooky Mummy Cake Balls

mummy cake balls

Add a Whimsical Look to Your Halloween Table with these Mummy Cake Balls. Dontcha just love this time of the year?  For me, it’s a time to dust off my cake decorating supplies and skills and have tons of fun in the kitchen making adorable and festive Halloween treats.  These mummy cake balls are so…

Banana Ghosts & Orange Pumpkins

Healthy Halloween Snacks for your Kids There is so much in the way of sugary snacking going on this time of the year. Why not feed your children something much more healthy? These banana ghosts and orange pumpkins will have them squealing with delight, while making sure they get the nutrition from healthy food instead…

Autumn Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins

scrapbook paper pumpkins

DIY Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins. These DIY scrapbook paper pumpkins are simple to do and require only a few supplies.  If you are someone whole loves to scrap book, this project will appeal to you!  I love holiday projects that are easy to do, are not intended to last long (so they don’t need to be…

How to Host a Halloween Cookie Exchange

How to Host a Halloween Cookie Swap

This Halloween, plan a Cookie Exchange. Every Christmas, people get together for cookie exchanges.   But this fun idea does not have to be limited to just the festive holidays.  Why should cookies be limited to just the winter?  I’ve put together some tips for hosting a Halloween cookie exchange. There are dozens of great Halloween…

Christmas Home Tour – My Santa Claus Collection

My Santa Claus collection

Ring in The Holidays with a look at My Santa Claus Collection I have always been a kid when it comes to Christmas.  I come from a very large family. Although we did not have a lot of money as I was growing up, somehow my parents always made Christmas very special for us.  I…

Round up of Christmas Sweet Treats

30 of my favorite holiday recipes

These are some of my favorite Christmas Sweet Treat recipes. The holidays are such a fun time in the kitchen.  There are so many occasions when you can bring out your favorite Christmas sweet treats to share with loved ones.  Whether it is the dessert table for Christmas day, your annual cookie swap, or a…

17 Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

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Wrap your Gifts in Style with one of these Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas. If you wander through the stores during the holidays, you will be overwhelmed with all of the choices for holiday gift wrapping.  You can buy supplies for wrapping,  of course, but if you take the time to come up with a…

The Many Faces of Winter

Inspirational winter scenes

Winter Scenery Photos For me, winter is a time of reflection.  I think back on the year that has passed and ahead to the one which is yet to come.  As the days get shorter and so much colder, I hunker down and do things that I neglected over the summer when all I did…

Santa’s Phone Number – Fun for the Kids

Fun for the kiddos! Let them call Santa on his very own phone number!

Be sure to Give Santa a Call on his special Phone Number! Hey kids!  Did you know that Santa has his very own phone number?  You can give him a call at the North Pole and he’ll wish you a Merry Christmas and ask you to leave your wish list in a message.It is that…

Christmas Music – You’re Here by Francesca Battistelli

Nativity Scene Listen to Franceso

Beautiful Rendition of You’re Here by Francesca Battistelli I love all types of Christmas music, and am always looking for pieces that I feel are worthy of sharing with my readers.  This beautiful song by Francesca Battistelli is called “You’re Here” and gives us a reminder of the reason for the season. Francesca Battistelli is…