10 Fun Free Halloween Apps and Some Snazzy Free Halloween Printables for Kids

4 Free Halloween Printables from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

10 Fun and Free Halloween Apps and 4 Free Halloween Printables for Kids The countdown to Halloween is beginning!  Can you believe it's almost the time of year when everything seems to go by so quickly ~ first Halloween, then Thanksgiving, then Christmas!  I'm already getting antsy and feeling behind.  Thankfully, I already have my youngest son's Halloween Costume Made ~ in case you missed it I made him … [Read more...]

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Costume

Homemade Halloween Costume Reese's Peanut Butter Cup #Halloween #Costume from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Me and 80+ blog buddies got together to bring you 80+ DIY Halloween costumes, including MAXWELL’S CHEESEBURGER BABY COSTUME! I'm teaming up with Jamie Dorobek and her handmade Halloween costume site, Really Awesome Costumes to bring y'all tons of easy ideas to craft up DIY Halloween costumes for everyone including your pets, family costumes, and even a trunk or treat idea! IS THIS NOT THE CUTEST CHEESEBURGER YOU’VE … [Read more...]

Apple Pie Sweet-Potato Dessert in Mason Jars

Apple Pie Sweet-Potato Mason Jars from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Fall is in the air and that means it's time for me to start baking again.  I tend to not bake much in the summer because when I do the whole entire house heats up and then I'm miserable.....I really do not like to be hot.  My kids and husband have been asking when I was going to start doing my 'thang' again {that means cooking and baking} and with the cold snap we've had recently I don't have any excuses not to … [Read more...]

The Elegant, Rustic and Free Way to Wrap Potted Plants

How to Wrap a Potted Plant for free ~ a rustic look for gift giving, weddings and parties cupcakesandcrinoline.com

The Elegant, Rustic and FREE Way to Wrap Potted Plants for a Get Together or for Gift Giving A few weeks ago I was at Costco and they had a great deal on mums in a box of 4.  I was having a party the day I was there and bought the plants to give as gifts to those attending my son's birthday.  I got home with little time to spare before the party {I went with one of my son's and after I was all DONE … [Read more...]

16 Amazing Pumpkin Crafts and Recipes ~ What a Great Idea!

Pumpkin Crafts and Recipes

Project Inspire{d} Features: Pumpkin Ideas It's Pumpkin Time and this weekend Malia  is here sharing some Delightful Pumpkin Ideas, both recipes and crafts, that YOU shared last week at Project Inspire{d}: Button Pumpkin Door Sign by Little Miss Celebration Pumpkin Vignette by Anderson and Grant Framed Pumpkins by Country Design Style Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty … [Read more...]

The 10-Minute DIY Pallet Frame {Fall Home Decor Tour}

DIY Pallet Frame made from salvaged pallet wood at cupcakesandcrinoline.com #pallet #frame #diy #rustic

10-Minute DIY Pallet Frame I have barely begun to decorate for fall.  I have a big bin in the garage that I need to go through to pull out my autumn items but I did start with a few small things to work my way into it.  I hung my fall flag with a scarecrow and pumpkins on it out front off the arbor, I put a wreath on the front door and I made a frame.  Made a frame, you may ask?  Yep!  I want … [Read more...]

Blog Tour of Cupcakes and Crinoline and a Few of My Favorite Blogs and Bloggers

Blog tour at Cupcakes and Crinoline

Hello dear friends.  Today I’m doing something a little different than I normally do but I think you'll like it!  I was invited by my friend Heather from Setting for Four to be part of a Tour of Blogs.  I was thrilled to be invited by her ~ we have been blog friends for ages sharing hostess duties for Project Inspire{d} in the past and we also share a birthday.  Heather is an amazingly talented … [Read more...]

9 Mason Jar Ideas ~ What a Great Idea Project Inspire{d} Features

Mason Jar Ideas

I can't seem to get enough of mason jars and what you can do with them, can you? This week's Project Inspire{d} Features are all about Mason Jars ~ 9 Ideas to be exact! Almond and Macadamia Nut Butter by Kleinworth & Co Homemade Marinara by My Frugal Adventures DIY Olive Oil Sugar Scrub by Living Frugal with Erika Homemade Ranch Buttermilk by Fluster Buster Instant Oatmeal in a Jar by A Mom's Take Fall … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil and Coffee Hand and Body Scrub

Make and all natural body and hand scrub from coconut oil and leftover coffee grounds from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

All Natural Coconut Oil and Coffee Hand and Body Scrub   This started out as a body scrub {and is a GREAT one} but I found out by accident that this makes a great hand scrub for gardeners.  I like to dig around in my garden.  Sometimes I wear gloves, most times I don't.  I like to feel the dirt and work with it and gloves get in the way.  This, for me, means I'm not a manicure gal. … [Read more...]