Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween & Happy Friendsgiving!

So I'm sure you guys remember Meghan from the last time we switched blogs.  I love Meghan she is so sweet & her blog is great, my favorite thing to read about are her pups (they're so cute!).  We thought it would be a good idea to switch again since it was so much fun last time!  I am obsessed with the awesome thing that Meg is going to tell you about & it doesn't hurt that it coincides with my favorite holiday.  She also has the coolest picture collages to share!  Enjoy & make sure to hop over to Chasing Elephants to read my post that I did over there!
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Hiya Kristin’s readers!
I’m Meg and I blog over at Chasing Elephants.  Kristin and I just love one another’s blogs so much that we decided to switch for a second time!  We had been talking about Halloween since duhhhh it’s Halloween!  And I have to admit that I don’t have much to talk about on the topic of Halloween other than my kid days and slutty Halloween days. 

It’s not that I don’t like Halloween it’s just that this will be my 3rd year in a row that I have not had a costume or been to a Halloween party (insert shocked face here).  For a good solid week I had thought about having a Halloween Party but then somewhere and by somewhere I mean Pinterest I discovered Friendsgiving.  What a fantastic idea.  This year I won’t be around family for the thanksgiving holiday and I always get sad when I’m not with my family during these times.  This was a perfect solution.  Goodbye Halloween Party and Hello Friendsgiving!

I’ve never thrown anything like this before so it will most certainly be challenging, hilarious and interesting.  So I’ve been spending lots of time on Pinterest looking for ideas and preparing for the day, which I decided on November 23rd.  I got all fancy and even made invites and sent them by mail!  I wanted to go the extra lil bit and give it that personal touch. 
I’ve also put together a spreadsheet that includes everyone that was invited, did they RSVP, what dish are they bringing, are they bringing a date, do they need to stay over, and did I send the invite.  I think it’s super important to be organized a. I don’t want to be so stressed out that this day isn’t fun and b. we don’t want the same 5 dishes. 

Check out some of my d├ęcor inspirations!  Currently I’m obsessing over gold, which is weird because I used to despise it.   It’s funny to see how your tastes change over the years. 
There is still so much to do to get ready!  This evening a friend and I are going to try to have some of these pinterest inspirations come to life.  I’m def no Martha Stewart or Kristin for that matter so hopefully I can create something that is semi decent.  Also, I’m having the hardest time coming up with the menu.  I’m terrified of cooking a turkey because I’ve never done that before and all I can picture is my turkey coming out like on Christmas Vacation and it totally deflates.  But at the same time I’m excited because I enjoy cooking.  I gave my bf the job of finding a big enough table and additional chairs to fit everyone.  He’s got it easy!  I still need to find a table cloth, dinnerware, candles, pumpkins, and probably a lot more I just haven’t gotten that far. 

If you have thrown anything like this and have any tips and tricks please let me know because I’m over here like “I’m a dinner party host virgin”.  Thanks again to Kristin for letting me take over her blog for the day. You can find me on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Bloglovin!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

4 comments:

  1. Great blog. Love the way you displayed your pictures.

    Happy Halloween!
    Sofia

    stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

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  2. What a cute Meghan pumpkin! And I'm glad you switched the date.

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  3. what a cute idea. friendsgiving is a great idea :) Thanks for the lovely post! Make sure to check out my candle giveaway!

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  4. Happy late Halloween! I adore the picture in a pumpkin shape and the decorations are super cute.

    -Vogue&Heels
    www.vogueandheels.com

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