31 10, 2010

Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2010|Categories: A Little Delightful|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Well I cheated a little and we had our Halloween party yesterday. It went really well and I am pretty sure all the kids had a great time!The food was all gone at the end so I’m hoping it was enjoyed by the kids and parents.Here is a little sneak peak at the stars {inspired by Bakerella} of the Halloween Buffet – more to come when we’ve finished cleaning up and had our trick or treaters turn up tonight!x

25 10, 2010

ghost bouquet

October 25th, 2010|Categories: crafts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This little Halloween craft turned out super cute. And it was so easy to do.What you will need:LollypopsWhite crepe paper {it’s a little easier than tissue paper} or you can also use paper towelRibbonBlack penVaseBlack tissue or crepe paperStyrofoam block, florist foam or pebblesLet get started!Make your little ghosts by wrapping some crepe paper over the top and tying a ribbon around the base of the lollipop, making a ‘neck’. Draw a face with black marker. Place tissue or crepe paper in your vase. Organise it so it is almost coming out the top. Place […]

19 10, 2010

get the party started : gorgeous halloween printables by Shindig Parties

October 19th, 2010|Categories: crafts|Tags: , , |1 Comment

I mentioned sometime last month that we were undecided on having a Halloween party. Well, we are certainly having one and I have been really enjoying all the bits and pieces involved in getting ready for a whole – lot – of – fun!I bought these gorgeous party printables from Shindig Parties TO GO! a couple of weeks ago and they really are too cute. Amanda has done such a fabulous job with these and they were just perfect as I was looking for a not too scary, very kid friendly design with your […]

14 09, 2010


September 14th, 2010|Categories: A Little Delightful|Tags: , |1 Comment

i love halloween.i know we live in Australia. But I just love it.I have hosted two Halloween parties since moving here eight years ago. That is not nearly enough.One of the reasons I haven’t hosted as many as I would like is that I am often met with disinterest, or a lot of “I don’t like Halloween”.What is not to like about Halloween? Dressing up, candy & lollies, parties, fun!I don’t really like really scary freaky Halloween. You can make it as kid friendly and age appropriate as you like. Not in to jelly […]

1 09, 2010

decorating + crafts + baking = beautiful parties

September 1st, 2010|Categories: crafts|Tags: , |1 Comment

Decorating + crafts + baking are my favourite things and themed parties and beautiful dessert tables are on my mind.{image from Imprintables}{image from Polkadot Prints}As I find + develop my mumma style when it comes to parties and occasions {and everyday life, really!} I seem to lean towards the same mumma style my own mother exuded through my childhood. She was always an excellent and creative hostess and as kids we absolutely loved our birthday parties, Halloween parties, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners and our Ausralia Day BBQ’s. {I come from a multi-national household so […]