Apple Pomegranate Martini Recipe

Apple Pomegranate Martini Recipe

Pomegranate martinis are one of my favorite cocktails. Doesn’t matter if it’s a night in or a night out I will either make or order it. I decided why not try to put a fall spin on my favorite cocktail. If you want to stick to the basic make sure you check out my recipe for a pomegranate martini here.

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Hot Spiked Apple Cider Recipe

Hot Spiked Apple Cider Recipe

As the weather is getting cooler my drinks are warming up. In fact I love ice coffee so much but the other morning was a bit chilly and I had a hot coffee. This is my thought with cocktails too. The cooler the night, especially if I am outside, I tend to go for a hot toddy. Today I am sharing the recipe for hot spiked apple cider.

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Caramel Apple Martini Recipe

Caramel Apple Martini Recipe

This caramel apple martini recipe is not only perfect for the fall but it will get you all the way through to Thanksgiving dinner. I have been making this recipe for years and I think every one of my friends and family has asked for this recipe. In fact when a friend found out I was hosting a Fall cocktail party with bloggers she immediately asked if I would be sharing this recipe. Well Kristine here it is.

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Buffalo Check Wooden Pumpkin

Buffalo Check Wooden Pumpkin

It may only be the beginning of the second week of September but I am in full swing for decorating for Fall. In my living room I am using traditional fall colors and making everything pop with orange buffalo check. I hand painted some buffalo check mason jars a few weeks ago. They came out great but I wanted to find a way to make a more accurate pattern. I knew that I had to make a stencil. 

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Apple Cinnamon Infused Whiskey Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Infused Whiskey Recipe

I look forward to Fall mostly just for the Fall flavors, well maybe the cooler weather too. I am the first in line for a pumpkin spice latte when it arrives... I even consider that day the first day of Fall. I am basic to the core and I embrace it. So why would you think it would be any different when it comes to my cocktails? 

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How to Paint a Buffalo Check Mason Jar

How to Paint a Buffalo Check Mason Jar

Mason jars are one for my favorite cheap ways to create DIY Fall decor for my home.  Most of the time I don't even need to go to the craft store I have a ton of mason jars from canning and past crafts. If we can remember the past couple Christmas' I have been obsessed with buffalo check. This buffalo check Christmas tree was one of my all time favorite trees I have ever decorated. Well when I was out at Joann Fabrics a few weeks ago I saw an orange buffalo check throw blanket that I had just fell in love with. I thought I wonder if I could incorporate orange buffalo check into my fall decor. 

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Fall Embroidery Hoop Wreath

Fall Embroidery Hoop Wreath

Fall wreaths are always one of my favorite things to make. I have been wanting to make an unconventional wreath for awhile now and I thought it would be fun to us an embroidery hoop or a quilters hoop. I was actually inspired by one of the heirloom challenges on the new show Making it with Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman. One of the contestants used embroidery hoops for an unconventional quilt. 

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How to make a stencil for wood signs

How to make a stencil for wood signs

I have to admit it I am counting down the days until it is Fall! I want to feel the cool autumn air, throw on a sweatshirt while apple picking and sipping pumpkin spice lattes. Well it is still 90 degrees here but I am going to crank the AC and pretend its Fall while I do some fall crafting. I love to make signs and work with pallets so today I thought I would make a wooden Fall sign and teach you guys how I make stencils for wooden signs and the paining technique I use so to get crisp lines. 

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Fall Farmhouse Decor

Fall Farmhouse Decor

Fall Decor might just be my favorite decor. Today I am rounding up a bunch of my favorite farmhouse fall decor ideas from some of the best bloggers around. From DIY projects to styling items you purchased Fall decor doesn't need to be difficult to be beautiful. This year I am definitely seeing a lot of farmhouse decor incorporated into fall. In fact I went full farmhouse with my decor this year, check it out here

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Halloween Mason Jar Mummy

Halloween Mason Jar Mummy

I am so excited to tell you guys that I joined up with a bunch of awesome bloggers to bring to you Mason Jar Crafts on the third Monday of every month. So this month's theme is halloween and I have one of the easiest projects for you! A Halloween Mason Jar Mummy that you can make in under 5 minutes and for about $5.

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DIY Fall Wreath

DIY Fall Wreath

Finally life has slowed down a bit and I am able to get into the fall mood that is beyond just ordering a pumpkin spice latte at a counter. This weekend one of my friends came up for a girls getaway and we decided to have a crafty relaxing Sunday making fall wreaths. The weather was so perfect 70's in October?! Yes, please. So since the weather was so perfect and wreaths can be messy we sat outside on my back deck and made them under the ever changing leaves.

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Washi Tape Pumpkin Art

Washi Tape Pumpkin Art

Hello Weekend Crafters! I'm so excited that Michelle invited me to share a project with you today. I'm Emily and I blog at Two Purple Couches, where I spend my time creating and crafting a colorful home. The project I'm sharing today combines some of the things that Michelle and I both love—washi tape, pumpkins and our Silhouette machines!

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13 Halloween Recipes

13 Halloween Recipes

One of my earliest memories is my Mom throwing a neighborhood Halloween party. I mean everyone was there I must've been 4 or 5. My Mom made all kinds of spooky food and had my favorite party game ever, where you raced to eat a donut with no hands that was strung above your head. It was just such a great party from what I remember. Which is why I think Halloween is my sister and I's favorite holiday. 

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Halloween Crack Recipe

Halloween Crack Recipe

Ok let's face it who doesn't love Christmas crack?! Why is it Christmas crack? In my family we make it all year long. I saw a picture floating around facebook of a Halloween bark. That's when it hit me. Let's make Halloween crack. I was actually in Joann Fabrics with my sister when we saw it. So I marched over to the candy aisle and picked up some eyeballs from Wilton

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Thanksgiving Chalkboard Tray and Silhouette Challenge

Thanksgiving Chalkboard Tray and Silhouette Challenge

Today I want to share with you an easy DIY chalkboard tray that you can easily pull together in an afternoon for Thanksgiving. It's a simple and thoughtful way to dress up your table or make an impression as a host gift. Make sure to stick around to the end for 18 other DIY gifts as part of the Silhouette Challenge.

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DIY Halloween Treat Bags with a Free Printable

DIY Halloween Treat Bags with a Free Printable

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I must admit I was one of those older kids that may have been a little too old to be trick or treating. One of the things I always took note of as a kid was the Halloween treat bags my Mom put together each year. We used to get about a hundred trick or treaters at our house and she would have a bag for each child. She would even start prepping weeks before stocking up on candy when she found it on sale. Today I would love to share with you a free printable to make your treat bags stand out from your neighbors candy bowls.

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