10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats

Thanksgiving is a holiday all about family, friends, and expressing your gratitude over the blessings in your life. While love and gratitude are the most important parts of the special day, the food plays a large role, too. We all know what the staples are, but if you want to spice things up and add a little creativity to the day, a great way to do that is with some fun DIY treats.

My family and I love getting creative with food. There are so many ways to bring the spirit of the holiday alive and make the experience extra fun.

Your guests are sure to be delighted by the following Thanksgiving treat recipes that include both sweet and savory ideas for appetizers and desserts. They’re all cute to look at, easy to make, and delicious to eat.

DIY Thanksgiving Treats

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comThese no-bake chocolate acorns are easy to make and even easier to eat.
Tutorial: Bellyfull

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comYou can feel less guilty about indulging in pumpkin pie with these small bite-sized versions.
Tutorial: Sugar Apron

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comHow adorable are these Oreo cookie balls decorated like turkeys?
Tutorial: Snack Works

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comHere is another adorable acorn-shaped treat, this time made with Oreos!
Tutorial: The First Year

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comYour kids will love these teepee dirt cups that mix several tasty treats.
Tutorial: I Can Teach My Child

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comIt looks like pumpkin pie, but it’s actually a giant Rice Krispie treat.
Tutorial: Just a Taste

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comThese pumpkin dinner rolls are sure to be a hit at Thanksgiving.
Tutorial: Carlsbad Cravings

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comBring a whimsical touch to the holiday with these Oreo pumpkin pops.
Tutorial: Suburban Simplicity

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comRice Krispie treats take on the form of turkey legs for a sweet twist on the Thanksgiving staple.
Tutorial: The Bearfoot Baker

10 Fun and Creative Ideas for DIY Thanksgiving Treats | MeganMorrisBlog.comThese little almond cookie Turkeys are almost too cute to eat! (Almost.)
Tutorial: The Happier Homemaker

Which ones are you going to try?

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start

As I’ve mentioned many times on this blog, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. There are so many fun ways to get creative and use your imagination. One of my favorite ways to do that is with food. I’ve already put together several lists of my favorite Halloween treats and desserts that you can make. However, if you’re planning to throw a Halloween party, then you’ll definitely want to check out today’s round-up of Halloween appetizer ideas.

There is no better way to get your party off to a great start than with a delicious appetizer. Instead of just putting some chips and dip on a platter, go the extra mile and give it a festive treatment. There are some very easy, delicious, and creative ideas that are sure to delight your guests from the get-go.

Here are 10 of the best Halloween appetizer ideas on the internet.

Halloween Appetizer Ideas

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comThe perfect start to a night filled with ghouls and skeletons: graveyard chicken enchilada dip.
Tutorial: Delish

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comYou won’t want to stop eating these cheesy bones with a delicious dip.
Tutorial: Kraft

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comYour guests won’t be able to keep their fingers off this delicious cauldron dip.
Tutorial: Woman’s Day

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comYou’ll have your guests cracking up over (and enjoy the deliciousness of) this jack-o-lantern chips and dip.
Tutorial: Tasty

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comIs that a pumpkin? Nope, even better: it’s a Halloween onion ranch cheese ball!
Tutorial: Sandy Toes & Popsicles

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comHow adorable are these wonton bats?
Tutorial: For Women First

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comYour guests will be excited to dive into this amazing Halloween snack platter.
Tutorial: Foxes Love Lemons

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comMeatball mummy crescent rolls are easy to make and even easier to devour.
Tutorial: Pillsbury

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comSushi lovers, here’s a fun way to indulge in your craving on Halloween: monster sushi.
Tutorial: Brit.co

10 Halloween Appetizers to Give Your Party a Spooky Start | HomeandEventStyling.comReady to ‘nom nom nom’ on some monster sliders?
Tutorial: Courtney’s Sweets

So many delicious (and adorable) ideas!

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas

One of the best parts of any holiday is the delicious treats that you get an excuse to eat. Halloween is no different. Personally, cupcakes are a staple for every holiday because not only are they delicious, but they are a lot of fun to customize, too. It’s easy to get creative with them and do some really fun, out-of-the-box designs to make them even more fun to eat.

For Halloween, it’s all about giving them a spooky twist. There is no shortage of inspiration for designs and flavors. Though the characters portrayed on them may be scary in other places, on cupcakes they somehow become adorable and delightful. Everything is cuter on a cupcake! These small desserts are the perfect place to stretch your imagination and come up with something unique.

Here are 10 great DIY Halloween cupcake ideas that will have you getting into the spirit of the season.

DIY Halloween Cupcakes

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThe only thing scary about this delicious grim reaper cupcake is how fast it will be gone once you take a bite.
Tutorial: Mom Foodie

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comYou’ll want to dive right into these cupcakes just like the Wicked Witch has.
Tutorial: Your Cup of Cake

Home Tour: Jesse Tyler Ferguson's Charming 1928 Spanish Colonial | HomeandEventStyling.comSkeletons have never been more adorable than the ones on these cupcakes.
Tutorial: Woman’s Day

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThese Frankenstein cupcakes are as adorable as they are delicious.
Tutorial: Your Cup of Cake

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comHow amazing are these little cauldron cupcakes? So much creativity!
Tutorial: A Pumpkin and a Princess

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThese zombie brain brownie bites are definitely “brain food.”
Tutorial: Sugar Hero!

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comPretzel spider cupcakes will satisfy both your salt and sugar cravings.
Tutorial: The Novice Chef

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comHopefully, these bat cupcakes won’t fly away before you have the chance to eat them.
Tutorial: Today’s Parent

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comThere is nothing scary about these adorable scarecrow cupcakes.
Tutorial: Enza’s Bargains

10 Wickedly Good Halloween Cupcake Ideas | HomeandEventStyling.comBe sure to keep an eye on these sea monster cupcakes.
Tutorial: Reader’s Digest

Which ones will you try this year?

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats

My favorite part of Halloween is all the creativity that goes into it. From decorating your house to have a festive, spooky flair to designing your costume, it’s all about using your imagination. You can even use it in the kitchen.

No Halloween party is complete without delicious treats. Even if you don’t plan on throwing a party, expressing your creativity in the kitchen with some themed desserts and snacks is a fun way to get into the spirit of the holiday. If you have kids, they’re sure to have a lot of fun pitching in, too.

There are so many great ideas out there for DIY Halloween treats that it’s hard to narrow it down to just a few. Every year, I pick some of my favorites, so here are 10 more of my favorite DIY Halloween treats that I think would be a blast to try.

DIY Halloween Treats

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comFollow this easy tutorial to create some adorable mummy brownies.
Tutorial: Pretty Providence

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHow decadent and delicious does this chocolate spider trifle look?
Tutorial: Lil’ Luna

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comIf you love the Nightmare Before Christmas, then you’ve got to try making these Jack Skellington Oreo pops.
Tutorial: Big Bear’s Wife

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHalloween muddy buddies are the perfect treat for a scary movie night.
Tutorial: A Pumpkin and a Princess

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese mummy pumpkin cookies are almost too adorable to eat.
Tutoria: OMG Chocolate Desserts

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comDress up some Nutter Butters for Halloween by turning them into little ghosts.
Tutorial: Home Made Interest

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comLove how unique and fun these red velvet skull cakes are.
Tutorial: Shore Society

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.com“I’m melting, I’m melting!” … into delicious melted witch bark!
Tutorial: Lil’ Luna

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comThese Rice Krispie treat monsters are perfect for a not-so-scary kids’ Halloween party.
Tutorial: One Little Project

10 Creative and Yummy DIY Halloween Treats | HomeandEventStyling.comHow about a little brain food?
Tutorial: Bren Did

So many fun ideas to try this year!

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons

It’s safe to say that macaroons are having a moment. The delicious French treat has become hugely popular in the States recently for their delicious taste, variety of flavors, and charming look that is as fun to photograph for Instagram as it is to eat. Kids and adults alike are falling in love with macaroons.

Another great thing about them is how easy they are to make – and to customize! There are a ton of easy and creative DIY macaroon recipes out there that the whole family can enjoy. They are great for parties, too, because of their easy-to-serve size. I’ve put together a collection of some of my favorite macaroon tutorials that are as adorable as they are delicious.

If you love macaroons, definitely check out these 10 fun and creative DIY macaroon tutorials and let me know which ones you try!

DIY Macaroons

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comThese colorful macaroons look like refreshing bites of citrus treats.
Tutorial: Sugar & Cloth

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comHow adorable are these birthday cake-inspired macaroons? Perfect for the birthday girl or boy who loves macaroons!
Tutorial: Bakers Royale

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comThese salted caramel macaroons look absolutely delicious and decadent.
Tutorial: Oh, Sprinkles!

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comThese gold leaf macaroons are almost too pretty to eat.
Tutorial: Sugar and Cloth

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comLove Fruit Pebble cereal and macaroons? This recipe is your wish come true.
Tutorial: The Novice Chef

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comCombine two more dessert obsessions with these donut macaroons.
Tutorial: The House That Lars Built

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comWhat is there not to love about s’mores macaroons, especially with those beautiful Tiffany blue shells?
Tutorial: Oh, Sprinkles!

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comThese Boston creme pie macaroons are a new classic in the making.
Tutorial: Miss Hangry Pants

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comHow adorable are these unicorn macaroons?! Love all the colors!
Tutorial: Kimspired DIY

10 Delicious (and Creative) Recipes for DIY Macaroons | HomeandEventStyling.comYou may think these are burgers and hot dogs at first glance, but take a closer look!
Tutorial: Chokolat Pimienta

Macaroon lovers, what are your favorite flavors?

Warm regards,
Megan