FREE Printable Thanksgiving Name Cards

FREE Printable Thanksgiving Name Cards

Download your FREE name cards for your Thanksgiving dinner! Personalized name cards add a touch of class to a Thanksgiving meal and lets guests know that they belong! Our free designs will make it easy to dress up your place settings–simply print on quality white cardstock and personalize with a fine-tipped marker or pen! You […]

FREE Halloween 2020 Printable Door Signs

FREE Halloween 2020 Printable Door Signs

Use these adorable, FREE printable door signs this COVID-19 Halloween! Halloween looks different this year, and trick-or-treating is going to be trickier! Some families are celebrating Halloween in alternative ways, and others will be venturing out to do some classic trick-or-treating. Door signs help trick-or-treaters know if you will be handing out candy or not […]

Non-Horror Halloween Movies List

Non-Horror Halloween Movies List

Looking for non-horror Halloween movies that won’t scare your pants off? This post is for you. Halloween is one of our FAVORITE holidays at This Blue Dress! We love dressing up, eating lots of candy, and decorating our homes with fall decor. Halloween is usually a holiday for horror-lovers, but that is not our thing. […]

Kid-Friendly Halloween Activities

Kid-Friendly Halloween Activities

These ‘spooky’ activities are kid-friendly, cheap, and fun. Our favorite alternatives to trick-or-treating will make for a fun and memorable Halloween for all ages! Halloween might look a little different this year, but the magic of dressing up and celebrating this spooky night is still totally happening! Besides, I’m actually looking forward to staying indoors […]

Easter in Quarantine: How to Pull it Off

Easter in Quarantine: How to Pull it Off

Hey y’all. Easter is this weekend. A time of year usually spent in beautiful new spring dresses and suits, hunting for eggs filled with treats in the grass of a large lawn. This year, that looks a little bit different. So what can we do to still make Easter fun? Here are some classic Easter […]

21 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Boxes

21 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Boxes

It’s Valentine’s Day! And you know what that means. Every single one of your elementary school age kids will be wanting a Valentine’s Day box to take their classroom holiday party. If you waited till last minute to decorate your children’s boxes, you are not alone! That’s why we have put together this list of […]

Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family

Stocking Stuffers for the Whole Family

Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for everyone on your list? We’ve got you covered with our stocking stuffer ideas that we love to give and receive–the good stuff! Oddly enough, one of my favorite Christmas traditions is stocking stuffers. As a child, it was awesome waking up to find my white stocking overflowing with […]

Ice Cream Santas

Ice Cream Santas

Making a new Christmas treat is one of our favorite Christmas traditions! My daughters and I had so much fun creating ice cream witches, wizards, and turkeys, so trying out a Santa version was a no-brainer. And I think Ole Saint Nick looks truly adorable in ice cream form. You’ll have as much fun making […]

Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

These last-minute Halloween costume ideas are cute and cheap, using clothes and materials you already have at home! And if you need more ideas, here are 1000 more to get that Halloween spirit going! There are two kinds of people: the ones who start planning their Halloween costumes back in July…and then there’s us. So […]

Ice Cream Witches and Wizards Tutorial

Ice Cream Witches and Wizards Tutorial

Looking for a great Halloween activity without the horror? You’ve come to the right place! Inspired by the Baskin Robbins clown cones I adored as a child, these witches and wizards are the perfect desserts to serve during the spooky season! I made a colorful good witch, a classic evil witch, and two different wizards. […]