Happy October! I cannot believe how quickly the fall is moving by.  Our Halloween tradition every year has been to invite several families over for dinner and trick-or-treating. While I am not necessarily a big decorator for Halloween, I definitely love to set a great table. This year I am setting my table with a great finds from Walmart.

It might seem a bit early to be talking about Halloween party supplies but I always find that the cutest things are gone if I wait too long.  I’ve never really been into the ghoulish elements of Halloween but instead always try to make it lighthearted and fun for my girls.

My older girls are studying Spanish and I absolutely loved this Dia de Los Muertos collection I found on Walmart.com.  Also, using paper goods like these cups, these plates and disposable flatware make clean up a breeze as well.  I did add these great bamboo plates for adults, too.

I typically set a dinner buffet using an easy menu like this one but this year I’ll be serving tamales to keep with the theme. This makes it easy for people to eat as they are ready and allow the kids to rush out the door for trick-or-treating. I always have a fun drink option for adults and kids.  This year for the adults it’s Blood Orange Sangria in the drink dispenser (deleting the strawberries and substituting Blood Orange San Pellegrino for club soda in this recipe) and the same San Pellegrino Blood Orange sparkling water for the kids with cute straws.

How cute is this spider web runner!?!?  These sugar skull gummies are an easy way to make even store bought cupcakes look festive.  This is my favorite mix for baking them myself.

Another thing I love about shopping at Walmart is I am able to find great allergy-friendly candy as well as non-candy items that help me have an offering for children like mine who have food allergies.  We always participate in the Teal Pumpkin campaign so Walmart has everything I need to help kids with food allergies have a fun night as well.  I put the treats in these cute caldrons.

Here’s to a fun Halloween!

xo

Alicia

SHOP THE POST

Thank you to Walmart for sponsoring this post.  All selections and opinions are my own.

Photos by Audrie Dollins

Pin this post for future reference!

My Style

A fresh approach to classic style.

March Favorites Under $150

March Favorites Under $150

TGIF! I’m so excited Spring Break is just hours away for us!  To celebrate and give us a bit more Spring inspiration that I started yesterday, I’ve gathered my March Favorites Under $150 including this great dress from Draper James.



Best Spring Designer Styles from Nordstrom

Best Spring Designer Styles from Nordstrom

Finally some beautiful Spring weather to give us hope that Spring is near!  It’s the perfect time to talk Spring style and I’ve partnered with Nordstrom today to show you some great designer pieces.



Spring Home Tour | Styled for the Season

Spring Home Tour | Styled for the Season

I am so excited for spring! I hope is our last cold snap here. My family room refresh for the Styled for the Season Home Tour has me ready for warm weather!



Beauty

Discover Alicia's clean beauty favorites and skin care routines.


Introducing the Colleen Rothschild Luxury Body Collection

Introducing the Colleen Rothschild Luxury Body Collection

No matter the season my skin tends to be on the dry side. This this new Colleen Rothschild Luxury Body Collection is my year-round favorite.



Get Gorgeous, Youthful Skin with SiO Beauty

Get Gorgeous, Youthful Skin with SiO Beauty

Today, I’ve partnered with SiO Beauty to share details on one of my new favorite products. I was so impressed with the results I received from using them the first night that I continue to incorporate it into my skin care routine on a regular basis.



My Winter Skincare Routine

My Winter Skincare Routine

After seeing that you loved both my Morning and Nighttime Skin Care Routines, I’m sharing the my new Winter Skincare Rountine.  It is all about hydration!



Food & Entertaining

Here you'll find delicious recipes for just about any occasion. The perfect, most delicious recipe is just minutes away, as well as the essentials for entertaining with style and ease.

Food & Recipes

Family favorites and seasonal menus.

Tablescapes

Tips on setting a beautiful table.

Entertaining

Get inspired with entertaining tips.


Interiors

My Home

Welcome to my home. Enjoy the tour!

Interior Inspiration

All my favorite finds for beautiful, everyday living.

Travel

Some of life's greatest treasures are memories through travel.


Wanderlust Wednesday: My Travel Bucket List for 2019

One of my passions is travel and over the years we’ve been so pretty wonderful places.  Each new year brings the opportunity to have new experiences and plan new for new travel destinations.  I’m excited to share what is on my Travel Bucket List for 2019 and my ideas on what should be on yours, too!


Wanderlust Wednesday: What I Wore in Cabo

I love to write these posts.  One, because you love these round ups and refer back to them a lot.  And, two, it means I just got back from a trip! 



Best of Travel 2018

2018 was one for the books in the way of travel for me.  This time last year I had no idea it would be that way!  We created so many memories as a family traveling to Mexico, Rome, Florence and Venice.  Travel is something our whole family loves to do and I can’t wait to see what this year holds!