Nightmare Before Christmas Party Ideas

One of my husband’s favorite movies is Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, making a staple in our household every holiday season from Halloween through Christmas! And since Disneyland transforms the Haunted Mansion into a this motif every year around this time, we were even more excited to have a Nightmare Before Christmas party inspired by this theme! Plus,… Read More »

Day of the Dead Trunk-or-Treat Ideas

This post is spon­sored by Oriental Trading Company, but as always, all ideas and opin­ions are my own! October is FINALLY here, which means it’s Halloween time and the first project of the season is a Day of the Dead trunk-or-treat! We started participating in the rather new trunk-or-treat tradition a few years ago when… Read More »

Halloween Mickey and Minnie Trunk-or-Treat

I can’t believe Halloween is only one week away!!! We are especially excited for the holiday this year, as we will be spending it at Disneyland for Mickey’s Halloween Party! It is our very first time attending this special event and are all ready with our costumes, which we can’t wait to share! In the meantime,… Read More »

Vintage Minnie Mouse at Disneyland

We spent last weekend celebrating Halloween at the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland! We didn’t attend Mickey’s Halloween Party {an event for which you have to purchase separate tickets}, but one of the main reasons my daughter, Anabelle, wanted to go during Halloween time was to dress up in a costume and partake in all the… Read More »

Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Trunk-or-Treat

I can’t believe Halloween is a mere TWO days away!!! We just returned from a trip to Disneyland to partake in all the Halloween fun they offer at the park, which included the perfect photo shoot setting for my daughter’s costume this year! And as soon as we got back, it was holiday celebration time… Read More »

Peek-a-BOO with this Halloween Ghost Cupcake Tutorial!

Can you believe Halloween is a mere TWO weeks away?! While my daughter’s costume is pretty much done, we still have a lot of holiday preparations coming up, including this year’s Trunk or Treat event {did you check out last year’s Charlie Brown theme?} and cupcakes for her classroom celebration. Her teacher usually sends an… Read More »

Book of Life Party for the Day of the Dead

This post is sponsored by World Market, but as always, all ideas and opinions are my own! As soon as my family and I watched the previews for the upcoming FOX animated movie The Book of Life a few months back, the gorgeous colors, graphics and story line had us immediately hooked! Here’s a quick synopsis of the… Read More »

It’s the Great Pumpkin Trunk, Charlie Brown!

Happy Halloween, sweet friends! What are your favorite Halloween traditions? Though we usually partake in fun school parties and parades, as well as trick-or-treating with our dear friends, we have never had a “Trunk or Treat” experience! Not only was that statement about to change this year, we also signed up to decorate our own… Read More »

Sweet Lalaloopsy Costume

The temperature has finally dropped here in Las Vegas, which is about time since Halloween is a mere three days away! As every year passes, my daughter, Anabelle, becomes more and more excited about her costume and going trick-or-treating, which also means I have less and less say as far as the theme goes!  Last… Read More »

No Evil Black Cat: Halloween Cupcake Tutorial

Believe it or not, All Hallow’s Eve is just around the corner and to celebrate, I created a Halloween cupcake tutorial for these black cats to embellish your treats this season! As soon as Fall rolls around, I always love making Halloween cupcake toppers and this year was no different! Since this holiday tradition can be… Read More »