Happy Thanksgivukkah!

Happy Thanksgivukkah! | Cardstore Blog

Happy Thanksgivukkah! This year, for the first time since people started celebrating Thanksgiving, it happens to fall during Hanukkah – and it’s an even bigger deal when you realize that it won’t happen again for about another 70,000 years (give or take a few). So, light your menurkeys and nosh […] Read More »

Give thanks in style – free Thanksgiving printables to dress up your table

Give thanks in style - free Thanksgiving printables to dress up your table | Cardstore Blog

With Thanksgiving around the corner, we’ve been thinking about all the ways we celebrate with our family and friends, and how we’re thankful for this special time together. In my house, we’ve had anywhere from 5 to 40 people for Thanksgiving dinner, so you can imagine the seating arrangements got […] Read More »

Halloween Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treating {free printable download}

Halloween Safety tips for your trick-or-treating adventures! | Cardstore Blog

Halloween is super-fun for kids, and we’d like to help you make sure it stays that way. Here’s a quick list of Halloween safety tips to think about when it’s time to go trick-or-treating. See below for a link to download and print your list! Click here to download our […] Read More »

The Ultimate Halloween Playlist – 23 songs for your monster bash

The Ultimate Halloween Playlist - 23 songs for your monster bash | Cardstore Blog

Planning a Halloween bash? Our completely scientific, and meticulously compiled, Halloween playlist can help you get your party started. If you think of any we should add, by all means, please leave a comment! You may also like: The Ultimate Christmas Playlist – 30 songs for making merry The Ultimate […] Read More »

3 Fun Halloween Party Games for Kids {free printables}

Who’s ready for a little Halloween fun? Whether you’re throwing a Halloween party, or just looking for a few Halloween classroom activities, here are 3 (totally free) printable Halloween party games – perfect for almost any age and designed by yours truly :) Here’s a look at what you’ll find […] Read More »

Halloween cards – An inside look at the making of this year’s card line {show & tell}

The inspiration behind our 2013 Halloween cards {show & tell} | Cardstore Blog

I’ve always LOVED Halloween (aside from the super-scary TV shows). The pumpkin carving, the Halloween parties and the cute décor are all right up my alley. So, when I was asked to head up the Halloween card line this year, I jumped at the opportunity! Now that it’s all wrapped […] Read More »

How to make a gorgeous fall wreath for under $30 {DIY}

How to make a gorgeous fall wreath for under $30 {DIY} | Cardstore Blog

Fall is just around the corner, and here in Cleveland, we’re already breaking out our fall clothes and decorating our houses! Front door decorations are a must at my home, and this year it will be a burlap wreath. I think wreaths are a cozy way to welcome friends and […] Read More »

A Camping Birthday Party Adventure!

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It’s an adventurous kind of day on the blog! Today, I’ll be taking you on a tour of Camp Grizzly – an awesome, camping-themed birthday party for 4-year-old Jack, styled by our own Elizabeth Draeger – Cardstore’s senior product manager, and party-planner extraordinaire. When she’s planning a party, the first […] Read More »

2 super-tasty fall drinks to try at your next party {recipes}

2 super-tasty fall drinks to try at your next party {recipes} | Cardstore Blog

With the temperatures cooling down, I’m really getting in the mood for fall-flavored drinks. Everywhere I look, “fall flavor” seems to mean pumpkin, but for me, it means apple cider (which always reminds me of fall as a kid). I put together a couple of my favorite apple-cider drink recipes […] Read More »