• Posts Tagged ‘pumpkin’


    by  • October 30, 2009 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    I just LOVE this time of year! The fiery coloured leaves lining the path on the way to work, the excuse to wear wooly hats when your hair ‘just won’t go’, and ‘that’ smell of autumnal evening bonfires. Plus, it’s HALLOWEEN, which means 1) costumes, 2) an obscene amount of sugar and 3) scary movies!

    I wish you all GHOULICIOUS Halloween weekend!! And if you need some last minute Halloween tips check out housetohome.co.uk‘s essential guide. We’ve been busy gathering up party ideas, hunting out spooky Halloween events and putting together free Halloween decorations for you to download. I’m so excited!

    And, if you fancy it, watch me getting down to some good ol’  pumpkin carving. I hope it’s helpful! And please excuse the cold – the one disadvantage with the autumn weather!

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    More Halloween decorating ideas!

    by  • October 27, 2009 • Desirable dining • 0 Comments

    I don’t tend to associate Halloween with adult behaviour – perhaps it’s the fact that people spend this spooky holiday trying to either scare people, trick people, take sweets from people and dress up other people (not exactly ‘boardroom behaviour’). All I associate it with is a whole ‘lotta’ fun!

    I saw this uber-sophisticated Halloween decorating idea on myhomeideas.com. It’s aiming to give the traditional Halloween pumpkin an adult spin with bronze nailheads and shimmering ivory hues. I think this would be fantastic for a swanky dinner party on the night, after all, why should the adults miss out on the fun?

    However personally, this year i’m sticking to the more traditional Halloween decorations. If you can’t bring out the child in you on Halloween, when can you, eh? … well not until Bonfire night anyway.

    roomenvy - halloween goes all grown-up

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    Halloween party ideas

    by  • October 15, 2009 • Desirable dining • 1 Comment

    I’ve been TEASING the children in my neighbourhood, by marching a parade of pumpkins into my house (it’s for a how to carve a pumpkin video, as opposed to a pumpkin soup obsession!) Now I feel even more pressure to get the house extra spooky and extra trick-or-treater worthy on Halloween night.

    So i’ve been on the hunt for lots of halloween decorating ideas. One of my favourites is this ghoulish guide to setting a haunted Halloween table from myhomeideas. It has everything from ‘murky menus’ to lace chandeliers – not sure the ‘death by chocolate’ halloween treats are going to last until the kids arrive though.

    roomenvy - halloween feast

    roomenvy - halloween feast

    What are you serving up for Halloween?

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