Easy Halloween Cupcakes and Gift Wrapping Idea

by Dagmar Bleasdale on September 28, 2016

easy Halloween cupcake ideas, DagmarBleasdale.com This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine.

Halloween is just around the corner, and I was recently challenged by The J.M Smucker Company to show you how I “mix up a moment” and make baking for Halloween a fun family activity.

Pillsbury™ Funfetti® Halloween Cake Mix and Pillsbury™ Funfetti® Halloween Vanilla Flavored Frosting

Landon and I created cupcakes with cute decorations I found at the craft store, plus I’ll show you how to package individual Halloween cupcakes as gifts.
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“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #135: Footed Metal Tray

by Dagmar Bleasdale on September 19, 2016

footed metal tray for fall decor, DagmarBleasdale.com

Welcome to “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party No. 135

I meant to send this post an hour ago, but then I got distracted.

After getting Landon to bed, I saw on the news that 12-year-old Grace VanderWaal won America’s Got Talent, and then ended up catching up by watching all the YouTube videos I could find of her performances.

Grace is from Suffern County, so she is a local girl — just 30 minutes away from us in Westchester. Boy, is she talented! Good for her. {click to continue}


5-Minute DIY Shutters With Fence Pickets

September 16, 2016
DIY Shutters Made Out of Fence Pickets, DagmarBleasdale.com

DIY shutters in just five minutes? That’s impossible, you probably think. A couple of days ago, I blogged about the eight weathered fence pickets I bought at the Country Living Fair and promised to show you what I made out of them.

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Simple Fall Decorations: Fill Lanterns With Pumpkins

September 10, 2016
Simple Fall Decorations: Fill Lanterns With Pumpkins, DagmarBleasdale.com

I’m starting to decorate our porch for fall. Here is an idea for simple fall decorations: I already showed you the easy fall wreath I made for our front door, and yesterday I had a quick DIY idea I want to share with you. I have these two lanterns that I bought at Goodwill a […]

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