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Today: some festive ideas for the Halloween season. I want to specifically mention that these adorable mini pumpkin cocottes from Staub are on sale and would be so fab for serving French onion soup, chili, or even a little bowl of dip/guac/etc this fall. And if you’re in the market for woven/rattan pumpkins to decorate with but don’t want to spend as much as the options at Pottery Barn and Juliska, these ones at Grandin Road are a good price. Finally, this Embers candle from Linnea is probably my favorite candle I’ve ever burned from the brand. It smells a lot like Diptyque Feu de Bois and has more throw than Linnea’s other scents.
01. BAT WREATH // 02. LINNEA EMBERS CANDLE // 03. REBECCA GARDNER KNIVES // 04. MINI PUMPKIN COCOTTES // 05. JAMIE SHELMAN HALLOWEEN CARD // 07. RATTAN BAT // 06. VELVET PUMPKINS // 08. VELVET SOFA // 09. JULISKA WOVEN PUMPKIN // 10. PUMPKIN WREATH // // 11. MESSERMEISTER PUMPKIN CARVING KIT // 12. FOR PETE’S SAKE POTTERY PUMPKIN // 13. BAT IRON STAKE // 14. PAPER MOTH SET // 15. CERAMIC VASE // 16. PERSONALIZED GINGHAM TO-GO CUPS // 17. FAUX PLUM TREE BRANCHES
And a few fun seasonal finds for families with young children, too. I especially love this Halloween book — we actually read it year-round. It has adorable illustrations and I love the overall message of hypothesizing and testing multiple different solutions to solve a problem. I’ve also loved the book The Humbug Witch since I was a little girl. My mother used to come into our class and read it every year! I now read it to my children!
01. GHOST MYLAR BALLOON // 02. BONAPARTE FALLS APART // 03. GHOST BANNER // 04. GILBERT THE GHOST // 06. J. CREW KIDS JAMMIES // 07. SUGARFINA “VAMPIRE DONUTS” CANDIES // 08. GHOST MINI WAFFLE MAKER // 09. GHOST TRAY // 10. PETITE PLUME JAMMIES // 11. PAPER BAT FIGURES // 12. GHOST TREAT BOXES // 13. MON AMI DOLL // 14. GHOST TUTU // 15. SPRINKLES
I haven’t yet figured out the treat cards / treats we’ll be sending in to school for class parties, but I love the ones Erin Wallace does!
P.P.S. More recent children’s finds — including a bunch of Halloween activities for littles and a Christmas gift to buy now and sock away for the holidays.
P.P.P.S. Small home and travel improvements.