Halloween charcuterie board

Halloween Charcuterie Board

It’s spooky season y’all (one of our favorites in this house)!  So you know what that means.  Tons of themed parties and dinners for kids and parents alike!  Now, we’re not showing up to these gatherings empty handed, are we?  Heck no! (Enter the Halloween Charcuterie Board 😂)  Well at least you better not be!  Even if someone says “No! Don’t worry about it, no need to bring anything!”  They’re just being polite….still bring something 😂.  Having said that…charcuterie boards are all the rage right now.  And understandably so!  There are endless ways to get creative with your boards!  So many fun themes and layouts!


BEFORE WE JUMP IN, AS ALWAYS, I JUST WANNA SAY REAL QUICK, THANK YOU SO SO MUCH FOR ANY AND ALL AFFILIATE LINKS THAT YOU MAY USE THROUGHOUT THIS POST.  I APPRECIATE MORE THAN YOU KNOW WHEN YOU SUPPORT THE BRANDS THAT HELP TO SUPPORT THIS LITTLE BLOG & OUR LITTLE FAM!!
ALSO, A HUGE THANKS TO WALMART+ FOR SPONSORING TODAY’S POST AND HELPING US CREATE THE spookiest Halloween treats

So this year, I decided to put one together for my friend’s annual Halloween Party.  I wanted one that would be both great for adults, but fun and kid friendly as well!  This is what I came up with.  What do y’all think? (Also, if you follow me on Instagram, I did some close up videos so you guys can see what it looks like live!)

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Fall Home Decor

Fall Home Decor

Y’all.  Our favorite time of year is FINALLY upon us!!  I heard on the radio today that it’s only 93 days until CHRISTMAS!!!  But let’s not get ahead of ourselves, lol.  We absolutely CANNOT skip all the fall festivities!  If you follow me on Instagram, you already know how much I love fall.  Literally, everything about it! But one of my favorite things about it is the decor!  #Gimmealllllllthepumpkins!!!!


BEFORE WE JUMP IN, AS ALWAYS, I JUST WANNA SAY REAL QUICK, THANK YOU SO SO MUCH FOR ANY AND ALL AFFILIATE LINKS THAT YOU MAY USE THROUGHOUT THIS POST.  I APPRECIATE MORE THAN YOU KNOW WHEN YOU SUPPORT THE BRANDS THAT HELP TO SUPPORT THIS LITTLE BLOG & OUR LITTLE FAM!!
ALSO, A HUGE THANKS TO Walmart FOR SPONSORING TODAY’S POST AND HELPING US create The coziest fall home

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Now, full disclosure here.  This year I had a harder time getting motivated to get up in that 100º attic to pull down all my pumpkins.  Call it age, call it laziness, call it I was too busy binge watching my latest Netflix addiction.  I honestly don’t know, but this year I decorated later than I ever have!  Usually I’m done before August is even over.  This year, halfway through September and it still looked like summer up in here.  All that to say, I finally got my butt in gear and found my motivation.  Wanna know where??  Walmart Home! They have some great Fall Decor this year, but as strange as this sounds….the bulk of my motivation was found inside the jar of a perfectly smelling fall candle!  Crazy, I know, but it always blows me away how smells can evoke such feelings!

Fall Home Decor



So, of course, I bought the candle and the inspiration just rolled on from there!

You guys shared with me the other day that many of you were also struggling to get motivated to decorate for the season so I decided to share some of my favorite fall decor picks from Walmart Home in the hopes it gets you guys motivated the way it did for me!  The fall home trends Walmart Home is offering this season are so warm and inviting!  And of course because it’s Walmart, it’s all affordable and can be found both in store and online!

My fall Favorites

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Happy Fall-ifying Friends!  Hope this helps get those autumn-lovin’ wheels a’turnin’!


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By the way, below is a Pinterest friendly pin-able image so you can save this post for later!

Oh and if you’re looking for more inspo, check out my other post Autumn Decor Round-Up: Simple Ways to Bring Fall Into Your Home w/out Breakin’ the Bank! ORRRRR if you prefer something spookier, I also have this post, How To Create A Spooky Tablescape—{Instantly Up Your Halloween Game With This Easy Trick!} where I share some fun Halloween decorating ideas!

 

Talk soon buddies!

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Kirklands Fall & Halloween Decor

It’s finally that time of year, y’all!!  Fall and Halloween decor have arrived at Kirklands!!  And this year, they have SUCH A GREAT LINEUP!!! I’m sharing my faves here but I also did a store walk through in my Instagram stories so you can head over there next to see the “live” version of most of these goodies!!

There are a few online only items below but if they had it in store I shared it over on IG. ☺️

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Creating a Spooky Halloween Tables Setting

How To Create A Spooky Tablescape—{Instantly Up Your Halloween Game With This Easy Trick!}

Huge thank you to Penguin Dry Ice for sponsoring today’s post!  And an even BIGGER thank you to you guys for supporting the brands that support this little blog and our little fam!  You guys help keep things running around here and we appreciate it more than you know!!

It’s Hocus Pocus time witches!!  I absolutely LOVE this time time of year!!  The pumpkins, the leaves, the crisp smelling air, the spooky, and of course THE WITCHES!  If you’ve been following for a while you know every year I create a spooky tablescape.  Well this year….I wanted to up my Halloween game!  (See last year’s photos below.)

As much as I loved my spooky tablescape last year, I knew this year I wanted to step up the creepy just a bit.  My kids are getting older and they LOVE Halloween as much as I do so I wanted to do something fun and creative for them (and for me lol).

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DIY Crackle Pumpkin Tutorial

Alright you guys, I have to be honest.  I’m probably not the craftiest blogger you follow, not by a long shot…but still, on occasion, I’ll bust out a good (and always easy) DIY that even I can be proud of, lol 😂.

What?🤷🏻‍♀️ I can be hard to please. 😬

Okay, so this DIY pumpkin craft only requires 4 supplies! Soooo easy!! Annnnnd I got all mine in one place. Can you guess where??  Michaels of course!  Lol!  Y’all know I love me some Michaels!

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Autumn Decor Round-Up: Simple Ways to Bring Fall Into Your Home w/out Breakin’ the Bank!

Who loves decorating for Fall?? 🙋🏻🙋🏻🙋🏻  This girl does for sure!! But I also know how expensive it can be decorating year after year, season after season.  Styles change, so do our tastes/preferences; & then add to that the constantly evolving trends…sometimes it feels like we need to spend an arm & a leg to decorate for the season.  Well, thankfully, that’s just not true!! We can definitely give our homes a little seasonal refresh WITHOUT breaking the bank!

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Favorite Fall Farmhouse Signs & Tips On Styling Them

I don’t know exactly what it is about fall, but something about its arrival makes me want to decorate my house like I’m living in my own little personal Hobby Lobby! 😂 I’m talking hours of arranging & rearranging & figuring out where to put my 1,500 fall signs,  350,000 pumpkins, & 2.5 TONS of faux floral.  Okay, maybe those numbers are slightly exaggerated (although if you ask my husband he’ll probably say they’re “dead-on-balls-accurate”— My Cousin Vinnie anyone??).  The point is, I’m obsessed with this time of year, and pretty much remain in design-mode until early January.  Sounds exhausting right? Well it can be, but I LOVE it!

Now, because I know not everyone goes all-out crazy like me, I decided to break up the fall blog posts into smaller (& less overwhelming 😂) chunks.  So, last week I shared my Fall Tablescape, today we’re talking about Fall Signs; & coming soon, I’ll be sharing a fun Fall Round-Up (basically some simple & affordable ways to bring autumn indoors).  Then, after that, we’ll be talking Halloween Table Ideas! So stay tuned for those.

Okay, so on to the main event! Fall Signs!

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