Pumpkin Themed Dinner Party Menu

Sometimes you just need a little pumpkin in your life. And sometimes you just want pumpkin EVERYTHING. Today’s idea board is for a pumpkin themed dinner party. I know my mouth is just watering looking at all these delicious recipes – wait to you hear the lineup:

Pumpkin Themed Dinner Party Menu

Pumpkin Themed Dinner Party Menu

Get all of these fantastic recipes for you collection here:

The Table:

Pumpkin Food Buffet Display – shared in a roundup on By Stephanie Lynn

Pumpkin Food Buffet Display – shared in a roundup on By Stephanie Lynn

Pumpkin Food Buffet Display – shared in a roundup on By Stephanie Lynn

Pumpkin Centerpiece – shared in a tutorial by Gwen Moss

Pumpkin Centerpiece – shared in a tutorial by Gwen Moss

Pumpkin Centerpiece – shared in a tutorial by Gwen Moss

The Appetizers:

Spiced Pumpkin Punch – recipe shared by Domesticate Me

Spiced Pumpkin Punch – recipe shared by Domesticate Me

Spiced Pumpkin Punch – recipe shared by Domesticate Me

Pumpkin Pie “Cheese” Ball – recipe shared by The Girl Who Ate Everything

Pumpkin Pie “Cheese” Ball – recipe shared by The Girl Who Ate Everything

Pumpkin Pie “Cheese” Ball – recipe shared by The Girl Who Ate Everything

Roasted Pumpkin Sage Soup – recipe shared by Skinny Taste

Roasted Pumpkin Sage Soup – recipe shared by Skinny Taste

Roasted Pumpkin Sage Soup – recipe shared by Skinny Taste

The Dinner:

Roasted Pumpkin Quiche with Caramelized Onions, Gorgonzola and Sage – recipe shared by Closet Cooking

Roasted Pumpkin Quiche with Caramelized Onions, Gorgonzola and Sage – recipe shared by Closet Cooking

Roasted Pumpkin Quiche with Caramelized Onions, Gorgonzola and Sage – recipe shared by Closet Cooking

Savory Pumpkin Rolls – recipe by Flour Arrangements

Savory Pumpkin Rolls – recipe by Flour Arrangements

Savory Pumpkin Rolls – recipe by Flour Arrangements

Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce – recipe shared by FEAEST

Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce – recipe shared by FEAEST

Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce – recipe shared by FEAEST

The Dessert:

Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart with Mascarpone Cream – recipe shared by Tartelette Blog

Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart with Mascarpone Cream – recipe shared by Tartelette Blog

Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart with Mascarpone Cream – recipe shared by Tartelette Blog

Now- after I put this idea board together, I realized that THIS cocktail would be a yummy after dinner drink. What do you think?

What is your favorite pumpkin dish?

 

 

 

 

Burgundy Ombre Fall Wedding Ideas

Have you ever just seen something and instantly knew THAT would be your inspiration? I had one of those moments while browsing Pinterest, like you do at 10 o’clock at night. It just so happened that this gorgeous dress found its way into my feed. Isn’t it stunning?

If you follow my inspiration boards, you know I’m not one to normally include people, let alone clothing or dresses into my boards. But in this case- it was just necessary.

Here’s the inspiration board I put together around this incredible dress:

Burgundy Ombre Fall Wedding Ideas

Burgundy Ombre Fall Wedding Ideas

See where I found these images:

Ombre Wedding Dress – shared on Brit + Co

Ombre Wedding Dress – shared on Brit + Co

Ombre Wedding Dress – shared on Brit + Co

Red Ombre Flower Cake – spotted on Pinterest

Red Ombre Flower Cake – spotted on Pinterest

Red Ombre Flower Cake – spotted on Pinterest

Ombre Coral Red Bouquet – shared by Mayesh Wholesale Florist

Ombre Coral Red Bouquet – shared by Mayesh Wholesale Florist

Ombre Coral Red Bouquet – shared by Mayesh Wholesale Florist

Ombre Coral Red Flowers – shared by Mayesh Wholesale Florist

Ombre Coral Red Flowers – shared by Mayesh Wholesale Florist

Ombre Coral Red Flowers – shared by Mayesh Wholesale Florist

Colorful Wedding Invitation – spotted on Pinterest

Colorful Wedding Invitation – spotted on Pinterest

Colorful Wedding Invitation – spotted on Pinterest

Ombre Tablescape – shared on Violets are Blue

Ombre Tablescape – shared on Violets are Blue

Ombre Tablescape – shared on Violets are Blue

Ampersand – Custom Wine Label – Made by DesignMyWine on Etsy

Ampersand – Custom Wine Label – Made by DesignMyWine on Etsy

Ampersand – Custom Wine Label – Made by DesignMyWine on Etsy

Dark Red to Cream White Ombre Petal Wedding Aisle Runner – spotted on Pinterest

Dark Red to Cream White Ombre Petal Wedding Aisle Runner – spotted on Pinterest

Dark Red to Cream White Ombre Petal Wedding Aisle Runner – spotted on Pinterest

What ombre color themes do you love seeing?

Outdoor Fall Wedding Ideas

Don’t you just love a cozy outdoor wedding? I wish we had a proper “autumn” season here in Florida so I could plan weddings like this. I’m envisioning beautiful red, yellow and orange roses with lots of vibrant hues from fall leaves scattered on the floor. Warm blankets for guests make an extra special touch that they are sure to appreciate. After the ceremony is over, everyone heads inside to celebrate the reception in a lavishly decorated room, with elegant chair covers, floral arrangements and warm up lighting around the perimeter of the room.

Here’s a little snippet of what I had in mind:

Outdoor Fall Wedding Ideas

Outdoor Fall Wedding Ideas

These great ideas were found from….

Keep Warm Guest Blankets – shared on Elle

Keep Warm Guest Blankets – shared on Elle

Keep Warm Guest Blankets – shared on Elle

Printable Fall Autumn Tree Wedding Invitation Set – sold by NotableAffairs on Etsy

Printable Fall Autumn Tree Wedding Invitation Set – sold by NotableAffairs on Etsy

Printable Fall Autumn Tree Wedding Invitation Set – sold by NotableAffairs on Etsy

Emma Chiffon Red Dress Chivari Chair Cover – available on Wildflower Linen

Emma Chiffon Red Dress Chivari Chair Cover – available on Wildflower Linen

Emma Chiffon Red Dress Chivari Chair Cover – available on Wildflower Linen

Fall Leaves Wedding Aisle – shared on Brides.com

Fall Leaves Wedding Aisle – shared on Brides.com

Fall Leaves Wedding Aisle – shared on Brides.com

Autumn Wedding Cake – shared on Project Wedding

Autumn Wedding Cake – shared on Project Wedding

Autumn Wedding Cake – shared on Project Wedding

Fall Wedding Bouquet – spotted on Flower Shop Network

Fall Wedding Bouquet – spotted on Flower Shop Network

Fall Wedding Bouquet – spotted on Flower Shop Network

Grape and Floral Centerpiece – shared by Preston Baily

Grape and Floral Centerpiece – shared by Preston Baily

Grape and Floral Centerpiece – shared by Preston Baily

Round Rose Tablescape – shared on Courtney Price

Round Rose Tablescape – shared on Courtney Price

Round Rose Tablescape – shared on Courtney Price

Autumn Wedding Aisle Décor – shared by Elizabeth Jane Events

Autumn Wedding Aisle Décor – shared by Elizabeth Jane Events

Autumn Wedding Aisle Décor – shared by Elizabeth Jane Events

What else would you like to see at an outdoor wedding in the fall?

Pumpkin Patch Birthday Party

Happy Wednesday!

Today I’ve got a fun party idea board to share with you. I originally envisioned a fall birthday party for kids, but I think a lot of these elements would be great at a school carnival or neighborhood block party. Between the cute pumpkin cupcakes to the pumpkin bowl games, kids could have a lot of fun just running around and enjoying the beautiful weather outside! If you wanted to take this event to the next level, I’ve shared this post with tons of ideas for hosting a pumpkin decorating party. Here’s what I was thinking:

Pumpkin Patch Birthday PartyPumpkin Patch Birthday Party

Pumpkin Patch Birthday Party

 

See where these fantastic images were found:

Pumpkin Patch Party Customized Cupcake Toppers – made by CutiePuttiPaperie on Etsy

Pumpkin Patch Party Customized Cupcake Toppers – made by CutiePuttiPaperie on Etsy

Pumpkin Patch Party Customized Cupcake Toppers – made by CutiePuttiPaperie on Etsy

Pumpkin Patch Printable Birthday Party Invitation – made by GraceandGuy on Etsy

Pumpkin Patch Printable Birthday Party Invitation – made by GraceandGuy on Etsy

Pumpkin Patch Printable Birthday Party Invitation – made by GraceandGuy on Etsy

Pumpkin Bowling – shared in a fantastic round up from My Life and Kids

Pumpkin Bowling – shared in a fantastic round up from My Life and Kids

Pumpkin Bowling – shared in a fantastic round up from My Life and Kids

Welcoming Haystack Front Door – shared by Mix and Match Family

Welcoming Haystack Front Door – shared by Mix and Match Family

Welcoming Haystack Front Door – shared by Mix and Match Family

Custom Pumpkin Patch Sign – made by HenwithaHammer on Etsy

Custom Pumpkin Patch Sign – made by HenwithaHammer on Etsy

Custom Pumpkin Patch Sign – made by HenwithaHammer on Etsy

 

What was your favorite autumn activity as a kid?

Afterschool Midweek Treat – Candy Corn Themed

Happy October! And a happy Wednesday! It’s really a double treat today- it’s hump day (Friday is so close!) AND it’s the start of Fall, as far as I’m concerned.

So to celebrate, I thought it would be fun to throw a little midweek party. If I was a kid still in school, I would be surprised and so excited to come home and have a candy corn themed dinner.

Here’s what’s on the menu:

Afterschool Midweek Treat – Candy Corn Themed

Afterschool Midweek Treat – Candy Corn Themed

Grab all the recipes here:

Candy Corn Quesadillas – shared by Julie’s Eats & Treats

Candy Corn Quesadillas – shared by Julie’s Eats & Treats

Candy Corn Quesadillas – shared by Julie’s Eats & Treats

Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies – shared by Averie Cooks

Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies – shared by Averie Cooks

Candy Corn and White Chocolate Softbatch Cookies – shared by Averie Cooks

Payday Caramel Corn – shared by Shugary Sweets

Payday Caramel Corn – shared by Shugary Sweets

Payday Caramel Corn – shared by Shugary Sweets

Healthy Halloween Snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail – shared by Family Fresh Meals

Healthy Halloween Snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail – shared by Family Fresh Meals

Healthy Halloween Snack Candy Corn Fruit Cocktail – shared by Family Fresh Meals

Candy Corn Veggie Tray – shared by Real Housemoms

 

Candy Corn Veggie Tray – shared by Real Housemoms

Candy Corn Veggie Tray – shared by Real Housemoms

What’s a sweet treat that you can go for on a Wednesday afternoon?

Comic Book Party Ideas

So it turns out tomorrow, September 25th, is National Comic Book Day! Who knew? I didn’t know they had this holiday, but apparently it’s been around for a while. Did you know it was an official day?

I thought I would put together an inspiration board to help get your creative juices flowing if you were throwing a little get together to celebrate. This could also be a helpful resource if you were having a super hero party, a hero party, a villains party….or really a lot of kid party ideas. Here’s what I’m thinking:

Comic Book Party Ideas

Comic Book Party Ideas

 

See where these fantastic images were found:

Superhero POW! Comic Book Piñata – made and sold by LaLasParty on Etsy

Superhero POW! Comic Book Piñata – made and sold by LaLasParty on Etsy

Superhero POW! Comic Book Piñata – made and sold by LaLasParty on Etsy

Comic Book Favor Tags – made and sold by cakeadoodledoo on Etsy

Comic Book Favor Tags – made and sold by cakeadoodledoo on Etsy

Comic Book Favor Tags – made and sold by cakeadoodledoo on Etsy

Superhero Photo Invitation Printable – made and sold by DigiGoose on Etsy

Superhero Photo Invitation Printable – made and sold by DigiGoose on Etsy

Superhero Photo Invitation Printable – made and sold by DigiGoose on Etsy

DIY City Skyline Photo Backdrop – shared on the Evite blog

DIY City Skyline Photo Backdrop – shared on the Evite blog

DIY City Skyline Photo Backdrop – shared on the Evite blog

 

Super Hero Comic Book Food Labels – my and sold by DizzyDesignStudio on Etsy

Super Hero Comic Book Food Labels – my and sold by DizzyDesignStudio on Etsy

Super Hero Comic Book Food Labels – my and sold by DizzyDesignStudio on Etsy

 Want even MORE ideas for a super hero or villain party? Check out my Pinterest board dedicated to this theme HERE.

A Holographic Birthday Party

…..Let it shine, let it shine let it shinnnnneeeee!

This birthday party inspiration is for the young girl who is alive and full of life! High energy and excited to celebrate are what this birthday girl is all about. And how could you blame her, with a custom holographic dance floor, iridescent balloons everywhere, lots of great music pumping, and lights flashing all over the room?

Here’s what I had in mind for this party:

A Holographic Birthday Party

A Holographic Birthday Party

Check out where I found these great images:

Iridescent Meringues – spotted on Pinterest

Iridescent Meringues – spotted on Pinterest

Iridescent Meringues – spotted on Pinterest

Holographic Curtain Panels – sold on Koyal Wholesale

Holographic Curtain Panels – sold on Koyal Wholesale

Holographic Curtain Panels – sold on Koyal Wholesale

ASOS Skater Dress in Holographic Sequins – spotted on ASOS

ASOS Skater Dress in Holographic Sequins – spotted on ASOS

ASOS Skater Dress in Holographic Sequins – spotted on ASOS

Holographic Party Floor – shared on PartyFloor

Holographic Party Floor – shared on PartyFloor

Holographic Party Floor – shared on PartyFloor

Happy Birthday Star Balloon – sold on OEMPROMO

Happy Birthday Star Balloon – sold on OEMPROMO

Happy Birthday Star Balloon – sold on OEMPROMO

Qualatex Holographic Foil Star Balloon – sold on The Lincolnshire Balloon & Party Company

Qualatex Holographic Foil Star Balloon – sold on The Lincolnshire Balloon & Party Company

Qualatex Holographic Foil Star Balloon – sold on The Lincolnshire Balloon & Party Company

Holographic Star Gift Tags – made by artbybarri on Etsy

Holographic Star Gift Tags – made by artbybarri on Etsy

Holographic Star Gift Tags – made by artbybarri on Etsy

Holographic Waves Gift Bag – sold on Card Factory

Holographic Waves Gift Bag – sold on Card Factory

Holographic Waves Gift Bag – sold on Card Factory

What makes you shine at a celebration?