Easy Pumpkin Patch Candy for Halloween

Looking for a super easy and SUPER cute candy to take to the preschool party this Halloween?  This pumpkin spice flavored recipe is as cute as it is delicious. This is perfect for any fall gathering or as a fun recipe for kids to make! Ingredients 16 ounces White Melting Chocolate (aka "chocolate bark"; white chocolate chips will work also) 1 ½ teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice ¾ cup Mellowcreme Pumpkins ½ cup Green Sprinkles ½ cup Green M&Ms Instructions Place the … [Read more...]

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Harry Potter Bath & Body Potion Recipes

Did you know this year is the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Harry Potter book? If you have a Harry Potter fan in your house, I'm sure you've already discovered that. My 9 year old son, Garrett, is OBSESSED with all things HP.  He is planning to dress up as Harry for Halloween, and we have not one but THREE Harry Potter themed events to attend between now and October 31st. Since we are in full-on Pottermania up in here, I thought I'd share some kid-friendly potions to conjure … [Read more...]

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Creepy Halloween Party Treats

Looking for some creepy Halloween party treat ideas for the kids? I gotcha covered, my witches.  Check these out. Serve up these super scary Frankenstein Toes, Sp-cookie Ghosts, Mummy Fingers and Werewolf Claws! These are so easy you won't even break out in a cold sweat. And talk about a hit at the Halloween parties!  You could also stuff 'em in goodie bags and give them away as treats for the classmates or neighbors. So, whatcha waiting on? Melt some chocolate and get to dipping … [Read more...]

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20 Cute Halloween Crafts for Kids

Happy Halloween! Your kids may celebrate by trick-or-treating or dressing in costume, but these 20 Halloween crafts for kids will have them celebrating the holiday all month long. Enjoy these fun activities with your kids, a play group, or at school or preschool parties. You will all be in for a treat (or two) with these hauntingly cute Halloween crafts for kids. 1. DIY Bat Corner Bookmarks via Easy Peasy and Fun A perfect craft to make with your favorite bookworm, these adorable … [Read more...]

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Things Not to Miss at Mickey’s Not So Spooky Halloween Party

Mickey's Not So Spooky Halloween is a fun multi-night event at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom where you and your family get to Trick or Treat at Disney World, while meeting special characters and hopping on rides a lot faster than on your typical day to the parks. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is a special ticket event and takes place on select nights from August through October. We attended many years ago with Garrett, and I would love to go back and do it again with … [Read more...]

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How to make a Banana Split Trunk or Treat Decoration

Caroline dressed up as a Banana Split this year for Halloween.  This sweetie-pie is too cute for the creepy costumes, so we went with something a little more on the sugary side. When Garrett was a little dude I always decorated my car for his preschool Trunk-or-Treat to match his costume, so the tradition continues!  I made a giant DIY banana split decoration for Caroline's Trunk-or-Treat today. Here is the big ol' banana split in my trunk: It was fun to make it, so I … [Read more...]

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30+ Halloween Crafts for Kids

  With less than two weeks until Halloween, I'm on the search for some cute crafts for the kids that are not too hard to create.  I thought you guys might want to see what all I've found along the way, so here's a quick little roundup of 30+ Halloween Crafts for Kids... Kid's DIY from dreamalittlebigger.com DIY Halloween Treat Bags With Duck Tape from thecountrychiccottage.net DIY Silly Ghost Balloons from studiodiy.com 12 Fun And Creative DIY Masks For Kids from … [Read more...]

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Ultimate Halloween Desserts to Flop Your Lips On

Planning a Halloween party soon?  Any ghoul knows that the best part of a Halloween party are the devilish desserts. We went to a FUN Halloween party that was all decked out with tricks and treats, including a pumpkin puking spinach dip (awesome)... And "Goblinade" punch. Inside there were bloody handprints on all the doors and skeletons at the dining table. It was awesome!  The kids loved it. But the part the kids loved the most were the desserts. Today I've got a … [Read more...]

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Host a Neighborhood Outdoor Movie Night + Free Printable Invitation

This post contains affiliate links. School is out and we are raring to go for a summer of fun around here! First order of business? Hosting an outdoor movie night for the neighborhood! When we moved into this new house, I volunteered to be the Special Events Coordinator for the entire neighborhood (I know, I know…I couldn’t help myself). One of the summertime bucket list things I’ve always wanted to do is host an summer movie night.  I intended to do it last summer but I was like 40 … [Read more...]

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Giveaway: City Farmhouse Popup Show + Matthew Mead Frighteningly Fun Halloween!

A few weeks back when I traveled to Franklin, Tennessee, one of the places I somehow missed out on seeing was City Farmhouse. This store has been on my bucket list for quite a while, since I am a huge fan of their facebook page and website.  When I found out that the City Farmhouse Pop-Up Show was happening the weekend of October 17th and 18th, it shot straight up to the top of my priority list.  I WILL be there fo' sho! You won’t believe all the vendors that are going to be attending this … [Read more...]

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