5 Steps to Carve The Perfect Halloween Pumpkin

Carving a pumpkin can be as easy as sticking a paring knife in the pumpkin and then just frees-styling your own design. It can also be a big mess and the face may not come out great. If you do a little planning your carved Halloween pumpkin can turn out great! 1. Choose ... Continue Reading . . .

The Top 10 Kid Friendly Halloween Movies on Netflix

Are you ready to be scared silly? Halloween is almost here and Netflix has a slew of creepy, scary, and frightful movies to keep you and your kids busy. Our favorite of all time favorite Halloween movie is Hocus Pocus starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy ... Continue Reading . . .

How to Make a Ghost Garland for Halloween

Here is a simple craft to make for Halloween. Decorate the mantel, front door, bulletin board and more with this quick and easy ghost garland. You will need some tissue paper, wax paper, or other thin paper that is easy to shape. You will also need stuffing or cotton balls, black ... Continue Reading . . .

5 Important Halloween Safety Tips

Are you Trick Or Treating this year? Here are some safety tips you should read to make sure you have a fun Halloween night. Make yourself noticeable in the dark! It's fun to dress up in a costume but if cars can't see you it could be dangerous. Carry a flashlight, use glow ... Continue Reading . . .

Favorite Halloween Recipes for Kids and Adults

With Halloween just around the corner, here are some Cute, Creepy, and Easy Halloween Recipes for Kids and Adults. From snacks, to drinks, to entrees and even desserts, you will get great ideas for themed drinks, snacks, entrees and desserts. Chocolate Mummy Pretzels Photo ... Continue Reading . . .

Ninja Halloween Costume from Oriental Trading Company

Paisley decided she wanted to be a Ninja and have mom make the costume look like Zane from the LEGO movie. Zane is the white ninja and a main character in The LEGO Ninjago Movie. We found a nice, white Ninja costume on the Oriental Trading Company's website that worked just ... Continue Reading . . .

Pirate Princess Halloween Costume from Oriental Trading Company

Halloween is such a fun time of the year. Kids, and some grown ups, get to dress up and be someone they aren't in real life and have always dreamed of being. Everyone likes to play dress-up and pretend, I know I do. Ava figured out what she want to be for Halloween and Oriental ... Continue Reading . . .

Easy DIY Kids Halloween Costume Instructions

Here are some Easy DIY Halloween Kids Costumes you can make with complete instructions. For him, a scary Frankenstein costume and for her, a pretty princess. Frankenstein Costume Instructions Supplies Needed: 1-gallon milk jug scissors primer green and black ... Continue Reading . . .

Halloween Decor, Snacks and Costume Ideas from Joann Crafts

Do you need a little inspiration for Halloween decorations, party snacks and Costumes ideas? JoAnn Crafts shared some of their fun Halloween ideas with us and we think you will find inspiration for your Halloween party or trick or treating adventures too. Halloween ... Continue Reading . . .

Make an Easy Wooden Bunny Banner for Easter

Let's make a Wooden Bunny Banner. It's super easy and the kids can get involved too. I received an Easter Bunny Banner kit from Oriental Trading to help me with my article. Each kit contains everything you need - 8 wood 3" x 5" bunny cutouts and a 5 ft piece of twine. We ... Continue Reading . . .

Let’s Get Ready for Easter with Oriental Trading

As I watch the snow fall I am dreaming of warmer weather - Spring, flowers and Easter. I'm getting my house dusted off and brightened up with Easter eggs, bunnies, flowers, and colorful candy for Easter. Oriental Trading has everything you need for Easter. They sent me some ... Continue Reading . . .

How to Dye Easter Eggs And Keep Them From Cracking

It's that time once again to dye eggs for Easter and here are a few tips to help keep them from cracking and make them easy to dye. Did you know that Americans dye and decorate more than 180 million eggs during the Easter season each year. First, you must gather your supplies to ... Continue Reading . . .