4 Easy Tips for Hosting a Halloween Party

4 Easy Tips for Hosting a Halloween Party

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We’re just a few weeks out from Halloween so today it only seems right that we talk about Halloween parties! Specifically, tips for hosting an easy fuss-free party that will have your guests feeling super special without making you crazy over the prep work. Halloween is on a Friday this year so I love the idea of …

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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For those of you who are long-time readers, you may remember seeing this recipe before. My oatmeal chocolate chip cookies! It’s one of the first recipes I ever shared and it’s made at least one other appearance since then. These are my absolute favorite go-to cookies. I’ve made them a zillion times, whether it be to munch on with coffee on a weekend afternoon or to stack up on a pretty plate to bring to a party. They’re super simple …

A Pineapple Jack O’Lantern

A Pineapple Jack O’Lantern

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I’ve seen a lot of cool variations on the classic carved pumpkin over the years. Gourds, squashes, little fruits like apples and oranges. But this? This pineapple jack o’lantern takes the cake by far in my book! Something about the texture of the pineapple and the spiky leaves resembling hair make it look so spooky. We make it a point to spend an evening carving pumpkins each year, but this year I’m definitely thinking we need to try our hands …