Mummy and Me Play Date

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 and discuss toddler frustrations. Fast forward a few years and we no longer have weekly play dates, but with Halloween just … [Read more...]

Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year.  Growing up my mom always made a big deal about Halloween and I can remember her hosting lots of fun themed parties to celebrate.  Over the years I have planned lots of fun kid-friendly Halloween parties, like our Mummy and Me Halloween Soiree or the Mad Scientist Halloween Party, but I've always wanted to host a haunted evening of fun just for the adults. So this year I decided to host a mysterious and suspense filled evening with a Murder … [Read more...]

DIY Bubble Bath Halloween Costume

Splish, splash takin' a bath on a delightful Halloween night!  It's October which means it's time for Halloween costumes and today we are showing you how to have lots of squeaky clean fun on Halloween with our DIY Bubble Bath Halloween Costume. rr Halloween is creeping up on us and this month our Michaels Makers project is all about helping you get into the spirit with a unique DIY Halloween costume that takes little time to make and cost less than $15.  Whether you’re into spooky sights, … [Read more...]

Free Printables for Fall and Halloween!

Is it Fall weather where you live yet?  It is almost October and there's a slight chill in the air.  State fairs are rolling into town- which usually means cooler weather comes soon after!  I thought I would gather up some of the free printables for Fall and for Halloween too so that you could start preparing for decorating and maybe even a party!  Whether your decoration style is whimsical and classic or spooky and colorful, there's something for everyone! Celebrate Fall with some candy … [Read more...]

17 Fun Halloween Treats

Pumpkins, ghosts, witches, oh my! There is no limit to what you can be for Halloween- just as there are LOTS of fun Halloween Treats that you can make for parties, classrooms, favors, or just because!  Surprise your guests, students, and kids with these spooky treats that they are sure to love.  It is also a great way to get your kids in the kitchen with you creating memories.  And yummy treats, at that! Make a monster cake that is the centerpiece of the dessert table, complete with monster … [Read more...]

Monster Brownie Sandwich Cookies

This creative recipe is part of a sponsored post brought to you by Imperial Sugar, however as always all ideas and opinions are 100% my own. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home and I would have to agree.  I have so many memories of spending time in the kitchen helping my mom make dinner and standing on a stool licking the beaters and baking cookies.  It's been a while since I've baked treats with my kids so I decided to fix that with these Monster Brownie Sandwich Cookies. I love … [Read more...]

The Munster Mansion

Did you ever watch The Munsters as a kid?  I remember watching the black and white reruns of this unusual American family of benign monsters and we even catch old reruns from time to time and watch them with our kids.  But my husband is the real fan!  A few years ago he stumbled on a website for The Munster Mansion (don't ask me why he was searching for The Munster's house, I quit asking questions a long time ago.)  :)  And to his surprise an actual, real-live replica of The Munster's house … [Read more...]

Black and White Pumpkins #TrickYourPumpkin

My pumpkins got a sparkly makeover for Halloween and I'm pretty smitten with my new Halloween vignette. I'm a big fan of black and white Halloween decorations, just take a look at my Mummy and Me Halloween Soiree (which by the way was featured in the October issue of Yum Food & Fun for Kids Magazine!)  While black and white is classic every now and then you have to add a little bit of pizzazz and #trickyourpumpkin.  And in my opinion you can never go wrong with gold glitter! Now … [Read more...]

DIY Rock Star Halloween Costume

When it comes to Halloween costumes I love easy, inexpensive homemade costumes. And this year my daughter is going to rock Trick-or-Treating in her DIY Rock Star Halloween Costume. If your kids haven't decided what they want to be yet for Halloween then you are in luck.  This months Michaels Makers challenge is all about DIY Halloween costumes with lots of inspiration on  Including this super easy and inexpensive idea for your music loving divas.  Doesn't every little girl have … [Read more...]

Halloween Monster Guts Punch

Halloween is always more fun when there are terrifying treats or creepy recipes involved.  Which is why your kids are going to love my new kid-friendly mocktail recipe for  Halloween Monster Guts Punch. This punch is perfect for parties, like our Mad Scientist Party or for an extra creepy Halloween dinner drink.  This sweet and bubbly drink may look frightening, but don't be afraid it's super easy to make and sure to be a hit with the kids. What's not to love?  This bubbly concoction … [Read more...]