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25 Halloween Costumes w/Your LBD

The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

DIY Citrus Ice Cream Bowls


These adorable lemon bowls turn an easy summer dessert into super chic party food. All you need are a few knives and a melon baller or spoon to create these single-serve cups. I love the yellow contrasting with the raspberry sorbet. Though they don't make for the biggest ice cream bowls. If you want larger ones, you could of course use oranges or grapefruits using the same technique.


Step 1: Wash the lemons and slice each one in half. Cut off a small slice on each end so the cups will stand up straight. One bag of lemons is plenty, as one whole lemon produces 2 cups.

Step 2: Use a pairing knife to cut around the inside edge to break up the membrane. This makes it so much easier to clean out the pulp. I found that my bird's beak pairing knife was perfect for the job, but you can use any small sharp knife.

Step: Use a melon baller or spoon to scoop out the pulp and seeds. Don't cut all the way down to the pit on the bottom, because you might end up making a hole in the bottom, though you do need to get as much of the pulp out as possible and make sure the inside is thoroughly dry before you add the ice cream. If you don't, you'll wind up with a watery mess.

Step 3: Just before serving, spoon a scoop into each lemon cup and serve with a small ice cream spoon. Enjoy!




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  1. These are too cute. I have to try these for my next party. Such a fun idea. Thanks for sharing.
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