Beautiful Fall Living Rooms

The space you relax in deserves the full fall treatment. No living room corner goes overlooked -- from window ledge to mantel top -- in this collection of pretty fall looks and inspirations.

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4 Incredibly Cool Halloween Ideas

These must-see ideas are super fun accessories for your Halloween party. From a vampire place setting to a fresh spin on caramel apples, you'll be inspired to start creating.

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Pumpkin Recipes

Dazzle your holiday guests with our best pumpkin recipes, including pumpkin entrees and pumpkin desserts. Choose from savory -- pumpkin soups and pumpkin pastas -- or sweets, like pumpkin bars and cookies. Regardless, there's a showstopping pumpkin recipe for you.

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Easy No-Carve Pumpkins

Create quick no-carve Halloween pumpkins with a creative eye and some decorative tape. We share our technique!

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Halloween Drink & Punch Recipes

No goblin or ghoul will go thirsty at your Halloween party with these delightful party drinks and punch recipes. Concoct a kid-friendly beverage, or experiment with adults-only cocktail creations.

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Long-Lasting Halloween Wreath

This easy-to-make Halloween wreath can be used year after year. A few cheap supplies and some creativity result in a pretty fall wreath that's ready to display on your front door all season long. See how to make it!

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Pretty Front Entry Decorating Ideas for Fall

Use these pretty fall decorating ideas to add pizzazz to your porch this autumn. Whether it's a gourd, wreath, or full porch display, you're sure to find beautiful fall inspiration for your front entry.

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Latkes Ladino

Say "Hola!" to Hanukkah and the Sephardic culture.

For over a thousand years, Sepharad, the Hebrew word for Spain, was home to a thriving Jewish community. Formal, with a Spanish influence, this fiesta will make an unforgettable fete.

Tasty Potato Latkes: try dipping these traditional Hanukkah pancakes in salsa. Consider doubling this recipe to ensure you will have enough for your guests.

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Sopaipilla Chips: This sweet treat also makes a fun appetizer

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Gazpacho: Begin the meal with this chilled soup abundant in vegetables. Consider doubling this recipe to ensure you will have enough for your guests.

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Braised Chicken Thighs with Peppers and Olives: Boneless chicken served over saffron-flavored rice. Consider doubling this recipe to ensure you have enough for your guests.

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Purchased bakery bread

Matzo Brownies: Chocolate Brownies topped with matzo cake meal.

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Fruity Sangria: any kosher white wine can say ole.

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  • Historic and thematic, the illustration on the Temple Candelabrum note card ($1.95 each) from Pomegranate.com is taken from a 1384 Spanish Bible.
  • Address your invitations to Senora, Senor, and Senorita.

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Decorating Tips

  • Illuminate your heritage with the shiny brass Sephardic Branch Menorah ($46) from EverythingJewish.com or the cast brass Moroccan Hanukkah Lamp ($85) from The Jewish Museum.

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The Jewish Museum

  • Latkes will feel right at home on red square plates ($22.95, set of 2). Mix and match with black square plates ($29.95, set of 2) for a dramatic setting. Both sets are made in Spain, from Sur La Table.
  • Filled with gelt or dreidels for a festive centerpiece or presented as dramatic serveware, the large red bowl ($26.95) from Sur La Table brings a dash of panache to your table.

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Light up your holiday with this ornament decoration from E-judaica.com.
  • Add a touch of Ladino to your lighting with the breathtaking Jewish star lighted holiday ornament decoration ($65) from E-judaica.com, reminiscent of punched-tin luminarias.

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  • A swath of antique gold Barcelona lace ($8.49 a yard, 60" width) from FabricGallery.com would look stunning over an ivory tablecloth.
  • A swath of antique gold Barcelona lace ($8.49 a yard, 60" width) from FabricGallery.com would look stunning over an ivory tablecloth.

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  • Be bold -- use red candles in your menorah. The Chanukah candles ($1.30) come 44 to a box from JudaicaStore.com so one box should have enough red candles to fill your menorah, but order two just to be sure.

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  • Authentic semiprofessional imitation ebony castanets ($9 for 2) from Flamenco-world.com make great place card holders and lovely party favors.

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  • Serve a late dinner as they do in sophisticated Spain.

  • Give great gelt -- try the red foil-covered chocolate coins with embossed Hanukkah designs ($.25 per coin) from The Chocolate Bear.

The Chocolate Bear

  • Turn off the lights and let the romantic glow of red and gold mosaic votive holders ($34.95 for 4) from Sur La Table illuminate your holiday feast.

Sur La Table

Entertainment

  • Delight your guests with passionate Sephardic music from Los Pasharos Sefardis and Hatikvah Music International.

Los Pasharos Sefardis

Hatikvah Music International

Delight and amuse guests with some trivia.
  • With 800 questions to answer with a question, "The All New Jewish Quiz Book" by Barbara Spector ($11.96) from Amazon.com will amuse you and your guests.

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  • Children and teens will love the Draydel Pinata ($18) especially if you fill it with milk chocolate gelt coins ($16.95 for 24 sacks) and Elite Bazooka bubble gum ($10.95 for 100) from Jewishsource.com.

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