Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Pumpkin Gala

While fall-time has been a very busy season for us thus far, we did manage to plan and host a pumpkin-inspired gala with a small group of girlfriends.
First stop- Gary's Farm to choose the perfect pumpkin!
Leaves and pinecones Lara gathered along a sidewalk.

Each person received an envelope containing the recipes we used for the gala.
Pages were torn from an old dictionary and scattered along the table, making a fun backdrop for the centerpiece we created out of items gathered in nature and small bird figurines.

Before dinner, we split into groups of two and worked on pumpkin-inspired treats.
Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies! 

Pupmkin butter for each guest to take home.

Pumpkin Chocolate Bark with Almonds and dried Cranberries

After dinner, we brought out our chosen pumpkins for a craft time. 

Mod Podge and paper napkins is all it takes!

A collage of pumpkins!
We're already thinking of next year... perhaps a hazelnut-inspired gala!

1 comment:

  1. Very fun! Your family always has creative things to do!


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