October 31, 2014

My First Princess Halloween

princess halloween

      Last Halloween I had a major milestone as a parent. Having a baby girl after 10 years as the mother of boys brought some changes. For the first time, I could go shopping for Halloween costumes down the pink aisle. It became my first "Princess Halloween" and it was a … [Read more...]

Holiday Craft: Toilet Paper Roll Ornaments


 Isn’t it fun to push a spoon into the seam of a pre-made biscuit dough container and watch it pop into a spiral? That was the inspiration for this fun and easy ornament craft. Well that, and the fact that we started going through a lot more toilet paper once my daughter potty trained. I felt I … [Read more...]

Healthy Halloween Treat – Bat Bites

Bat Bites

I don't mind if my kids have a bit of sugar around Halloween but it can all be a bit much. Sure, it's tasty, but that gross feeling after you've overdone it isn't fun for anyone. If you are looking for a fun and healthy Halloween treat, we've got you covered!  Bat Bites are a sure-fire hit at any … [Read more...]

Frugal Decorating: Metallic Pumpkins

decorative pumpkins

When it comes to holiday decorations I have two rules. I don't want to spend a lot of money and I don't want to waste a lot of time. Now I realize that if you enjoy crafts and decorating, time may not be an issue. I have a lot of really crafty friends and for them, creating beautiful decorations is … [Read more...]

Halloween Freebies: Stop Zombie Mouth

Zombie Mouth

I'm not anti-candy when it comes to Halloween, but considering my kids don't have much a sweet tooth I always love it when they get something other than candy in their trick-or-treat bags. The American Dental Association has a great Halloween promotion going on this year. They are giving out … [Read more...]