toy story: halloween edition

Ever since I decided to start making my costumes, the world of possibilities has seemed endless.  I usually start planning the following year’s ensemble November 1st (or really October 28th if I’m being honest), and then force Craig into some male counterpart that he never wants to be, but does because he loves me.  We’ve been a Tiffany’s box and gemologist (Craig thought he was … Continue reading toy story: halloween edition

galentine’s 💖

I love Valentine’s Day…it’s a day devoted to celebrating candy, pink, hearts, glitter…basically all of my favorite things.  This year I had a few girlfriends over to enjoy wine, cheese and crafts, and even though we said No Boys Allowed wed, we had some (very adorable) party crashers Food & Drink:   Cheese boards & Wine pairings:  Lauren Conrad’s party planning Bible “Celebrate” gives perfect … Continue reading galentine’s 💖

eat, drink, eat more and be merry 

My love language is gifts, and nothing gives me greater pleasure than creating the perfect present for the fabulous people in my life.  This year I wanted to create custom edible (or at least practical) gifts for each of my recipients, and using simple household items I created baskets or kits that were (almost) too pretty to eat. Munchie Basket: (FYI my cricut had a … Continue reading eat, drink, eat more and be merry 

friends giving at friendsgiving

I love fall and all of the opportunities it provides to have theme parties.  Usually I throw an annual pumpkin carving party, but this year my kitchen renovation stood in the way of planning that event, so I opted to have a Sunday Friendsgiving/Football potluck instead.  It was a ton of fun, and a nice chance to get together before everyone had family obligations. Prior … Continue reading friends giving at friendsgiving

we all scream for halloween 

I love love love Halloween.  It’s the perfect opportunity to make your boyfriend and dogs wear costumes of your choosing so that they coordinate with your own.  I usually start planning my outfit November 1st, and try to top my diy one from the previous year.   I’ve been my spirit animals (a flamingo and a unicorn), celebrities (Ke$ha and Vanna White), and my all time … Continue reading we all scream for halloween 

erin duhs the holidays

There are two things I love– decorating for the holidays, and theme parties.  Luckily the Christmas season allows ample opportunity for both!  I forced my friends to don ugly sweaters and shove their faces with food, and they happily obliged for the blog.: Food: I made three dips, crab, cheese and spinach, and put out an assortment of chips, crackers, bread and of course veggie … Continue reading erin duhs the holidays