Wickedly Awesome Halloween Parties

Halloween is drawing near- do you have any plans?  It is on a Saturday this year and I am so excited about that!  It gives us the opportunity to do something the night before Halloween and then we still have ALL day Saturday to prepare for the evening festivities!  If you're thinking of throwing a party, you should check out these wickedly awesome Halloween parties that I just love!  Some of them are spooky and dark, and others are bright and fun.  You can get inspired by so many of these … [Read more...]

DIY Skeleton Drink Bucket

Halloween is just around the corner and we are gearing up for our party.  With Halloween being on a weekend this year I thought it would be fun to host a get together with our friends before we head out trick-or-treating.  Nothing too fancy, just a few Halloween treats and drinks. Of course that means we need a few festive touches to make it an extraordinary celebration.  And who wouldn't love grabbing a frosty beverage from our DIY Skeleton Drink Bucket. This year I've been obsessed with … [Read more...]

Chocolate Spider Cookies

It's funny how something that totally creeps me out in real life can be one of my favorite Halloween decorations and now treats.  These creepy crawly Chocolate Spider Cookies won't scare you, chance are they'll make you smile!  These cute spiders are the perfect Halloween treat for parties, teacher gifts or just because. I don't think there is a holiday that goes by that I don't spend time with my kids in the kitchen.  It's one of those things that not only gives you the opportunity to make … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

This post was sponsored by General Mills through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select.  While I was compensated to write a post about Pillsbury™ Grands! Cinnamon Rolls, all opinions are my own. Our weekends are usually jam packed and busy with kids sports activities, errands and the occasional get together with friends.  But on Sunday mornings we make it a priority to focus on spending quality time as a family.  And nothing says lovin' like warm fresh cinnamon rolls from the oven!  We are … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Bat BOO Kits

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #CollectiveBias During the holidays we jump at any chance we can get to spread a little cheer and joy to our friends and neighbors. Which is why when I first heard about the tradition of “BOO'ing” your neighbors I was all over it.  My kids were still itty bitty and there was no such thing as sneaking off quietly, but I insisted that we start this tradition so that it would … [Read more...]

Happy Owl-O-Ween Coloring Page

Halloween is just around the corner and will be here in no time! At our house we love the fun and happy side of Halloween- not the scary part yet. My kids love owls and I whipped up these fun coloring pages to color just for fun or to give to friends and family. This was such a fun activity for my preschool age daughter and her little friend. They had a blast coloring the owls! For bigger kids, they can coloring in all the details on the owls themselves. This would be such a fun … [Read more...]

DIY Skull Themed Halloween Cups

I'm slightly obsessed with skeletons this Halloween.  I have had lots of fun adding them to my Halloween decor, including them in Murder Mystery Dinner Party and now I'm getting crafty and adding them to our Halloween cup, because let's face in my opinion there is always room for more spooky Halloween fun! These easy DIY Skull Themed Halloween cups are perfect for entertaining or just a fun family dinner. I love entertaining my friends and family, especially during the holiday season. It's … [Read more...]

A Witch’s Soiree Halloween Party

Ghouls and goblins, come gather near. The witching hour will soon be here. It's time for a Witch's Soiree! I just love Halloween parties - almost as much as I love decorating for them. I've seen so many darling witch legs & boots in the stores recently, and I couldn't stay away from the cute decor. For our Witch's Soiree, I kept the colors in traditional Halloween tones: orange, black, white, and touches of green. A few sweet treats, and eye catching pops of color made for a fun … [Read more...]

18 Amazing DIY Halloween Costumes

For Halloween this year, don't go out and spend a lot of money on a costume that the kids will most likely only wear once. If you have never made your own costume, you're in for a treat.  Some of these amazing DIY Halloween costumes are so easy to recreate! And you can add your own touches to them to make the perfect costume for your kiddos. With so many amazing DIY costumes out there I thought I would gather some of our favorites to help inspire you to make your own for an extraordinary … [Read more...]

Mummy and Me Play Date

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackAndGo #CollectiveBias When my kids were younger I would dress them in their cutest outfits, load up the diaper bag and head out to a weekly play date where I got a much needed break and the chance to talk to other moms while my kids laughed and played.  Those play dates were vital to my sanity in the early years, it was comforting to talk to other moms about what was happening in our lives … [Read more...]