The Halloween dilemma – what to do with the 4-6 lbs. candy we end up with at the end of the night?
Roasted pumpkin seeds are nutritious, yummy, and simple to make. Here’s my method. Cook along with me!
It’s the season for pumpkin everything. During the time from Halloween to Thanksgiving, the pumpkin craze extends far beyond pie. From lattes to pumpkin-flavored craft beer, the pumpkin has taken off in the world of food. But what about the lowly and rather slimy pumpkin seed? Here’s how to make this slimy seed into a […]
We got a “water fairy” costume at Wal-Mart for our daughter but it only came with wings and the dress. I couldn’t find an inexpensive ocean-themed crown or anything else, so I made my own by adapting her Cinderella Crown. Here’s what I did to make it. What I Need to Make the Ocean Fairy […]
The countdown to Halloween has begun and my kids are EXCITED! They love seeing the Halloween decorations in stores and in the neighborhood, plus all of the fall activities that pop up on the calendar. They especially love our Halloween books that come out of storage (they also love checking Halloween books out from […]
We live in a Happening Halloween Neighborhood. On the street where I grew up, kids were few and far between. Not here in townhouse land. We get overwhelmed by Halloween visitors every year, and I’m often in a vague panic about running out of candy. This chaos is kind of fun, even though I’m not […]
This month’s Lowe’s Creator challenge is fall or Halloween decor. I wanted to do something that would work indoors or outdoors. The kids love Jack O’ Lanterns, but last year we had a pumpkin malfunction when rain got inside and rotted our carved pumpkins into something truly terrifying. (Hey, I’m just keeping it real here.) […]
As a Christian home-school mom, I am aware that there is a yearly debate among some on whether or not Christians should even acknowledge Halloween. A few years ago, I wrote an article that addressed some of these concerns with Family Alternatives to Halloween. While some may not agree with me, and that is their […]
Keep your pet safe during the Halloween celebrations. Learn about the hidden dangers that can injure your pet or make him sick.
These fun Halloween Trick-or-Treat bags can be created in under an hour and they never come out the same way twice! Each character created will be unique so your kids will have a one-of-a-kind bag that can be reused year after year. What You’ll Need: Wonder Under fusible web (7″ x 11″: piece) Scissors Large […]
We decided to do pumpkin carving for our Jack-O-Lanterns this year because I wanted to use this cool, Free Jack-O-Lantern Stencil Kit from Blissfully Domestic and let the kids mix and match their pumpkin faces. Any child who’s ever played Mr. Potato-Head will quickly grasp the concept of these stencils. I cut apart the different faces […]