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Halloween Cootie Catcher – Free Download!

Halloween Cootie Catcher – Free Download!

Just in time for Halloween, we have a fun cootie catcher to share with our readers that coordinates with the Halloween decor we shared earlier this month. Many thanks to Alex Tebow Designs for this design. Download, print, and share this fun activity with your kids. Who remembers making these in elementary school?? Has it [...]

Halloween Printable Downloads

Halloween Printable Downloads

In celebration of the beginning of October, and all things Halloween, we wanted to share these free printable downloads courtesy of one of our graphic designer mamas, Alex Tebow Designs. All you need is some white paper or card stock, a color printer, tape, and scissors. Have some fun with your kids decorating for Halloween! [...]

Trick-Or-Treating with Food Allergies

Trick-Or-Treating with Food Allergies

For my family, the scariest part about Halloween this year won’t be the skeletons hanging in doorways and the zombies roaming the street. Instead, it’ll be the bucket of treats my kids collect when they go door-to-door trick or treating. My 2.5 year old son, L, is allergic to corn. That’s the biggie— corn and [...]

Painting Pumpkins

Painting Pumpkins

While not a mess-free alternative to carving a pumpkin, allowing your toddler to paint their pumpkin is a fun and safe way to get your little one involved in the Halloween spirit! Last year, E LOVED to color, so I knew she would have fun painting. We used finger paints and kept things simple by [...]

The Teal Pumpkin Project —Making Halloween Safer

The Teal Pumpkin Project —Making Halloween Safer

It’s October and Halloween is almost here! M&M’s, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Skittles and Kit-Kats – the stuff that every kid dreams of. Every kid except those with food allergies. For many children that endure the inconvenience and threat of food allergies on a daily basis, Halloween can be a slap in the face. Dress [...]

DIY Family Toy Story Costumes

DIY Family Toy Story Costumes

We love dressing up for Halloween as a family. We let my son choose his costume then my husband and I base ours on the theme of his. This year he wanted to be Woody from Toy Story. His costume was on sale for cheaper than I could buy the parts to make it so [...]

DIY Halloween Alien Crash Yard Decor

DIY Halloween Alien Crash Yard Decor

Halloween is my favorite holiday. I love creating costumes and festive decor. This year I wanted to do something different for our Halloween yard. Our neighborhood is full of mostly very young children so I didn’t want anything too scary but still keep the spooky Halloween vibe. I decided it’d be fun to turn my [...]

Candy Bar Brownies

Candy Bar Brownies

When Halloween was over this year, I stashed away some leftover candy in the freezer . I had seen multiple posts on Pinterest for candy bar brownies (i.e. brownies with candy bars baked inside) and thought, “Hmmmm… I’m sure I’ll NEED to make those sometime soon.” As November came to a close and I was looking [...]

DIY Mini-Pumpkins for Fall

DIY Mini-Pumpkins for Fall

Fall is in the air and Thanksgiving is on its way! This time of year always makes me both happy and homesick. It also tends to awaken some sort of decorating instinct that lies dormant between the time that the Christmas ornaments get packed up and the time that the leaves start to blush red [...]

2013 Pumpkin Carving Party!

2013 Pumpkin Carving Party!

We love seeing all of the awesome pumpkins that our readers submitted via our FB page. Thank you to everyone who submitted your pumpkins. Check them out! Let us know in the comments which one is your favorite. Can’t wait until next year! Happy Halloween!

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