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Feather Halloween Wreath Tutorial

How to make a wreath Craft that is useful, spooky, and festive is easy as 1-2-3 with this DIY Halloween Wreath tutorial!  All of the supplies needed were purchased in one store, Michael’s.  Don’t you just love one stop shopping?  The best part is that you can make it in under 5 minutes.  Seriously!  Get into the spirit of […]

Halloween S’mores Pops {Eggo® recipe}

Halloween is one of our all time favorite holidays, and I suspect it is has something to do with the sweet things that go directly into our mouths.   I’m not a huge candy fan, but I do love all kinds of sweet treats, so these Halloween S’mores Pops using Eggo® Waffles are right up […]

Wordful Wednesday – Halloween 2013

Wordful Wednesday 411: Wordful Wednesday is like Wordless Wednesday, except WITH words. It’s for those of us that just cannot be wordless, no matter how much we try. Add my Wordful Wednesday badge to your post (right side bar under “WW”) if you really want to make me happy, and then add your post link to the […]

Halloween Printable Tags {free owl printables}

Halloween Printable Tags are one of my favorite things to play with during Halloween.  There’s so much candy giving, but I like to give homemade treats with printable tags.  That’s why I love these Printable Halloween Tags with adorable owls on them.  The owls are dressed up as a ghost, pirate and witch and I […]

Wordful Wednesday-Halloween 2012

Wordful Wednesday 411: Wordful Wednesday is like Wordless Wednesday, except WITH words.  It’s for those of us that just cannot be wordless, no matter how much we try.  Add my Wordful Wednesday badge to your post (right side bar under “WW”) if you really want to make me happy, and then add your post link […]

Halloween Candy Bouquet {free printable}

Halloween Candy Bouquets are not only fun to look at, they are fun to eat, too.  Halloween Candy Bouquets are the perfect Halloween Decoration and gift idea, so they do double duty!  They aren’t super inexpensive to make since you do have to buy all the candy plus a few extra supplies, but I think […]

Happy Halloween from Tide! {$50 Giveaway}

Happy Halloween, y’all. In honor of this ghoulish day, I’m giving away a $50 gift pack of Tide Products!  If you are like me and have kids that are using face paint and going to parties, you’ll need it! Tide knows all about fake blood and white makeup (I have a feeling there are going […]

Wordful Wednesday – Halloween Preparation Edition

Happy almost Halloween Y’all!   I figured I’d better say so now, before I forget later, which I’m wont to do. In an effort to up the awesome of Wordful Wednesday, Amanda and I are instituting a fun new way to participate! As we’re not super creative, we’re pretty much just gonna call it Wordful […]

Halloween. May it live on in my memory.

Because I don’t have pictures of it. Guess which bad mommy forgot to take pictures of all of her kids dressed up in their Halloween costumes? Don’t worry though. I DID get a picture of the Jack O’ Lanterns….. And a picture of an eyeball….. …A Punk Rocker who looks more Glam Rock if you […]

Getting My Craft On for Halloween

My sisters are crafty. And when I say crafty, I mean, really talented in a tasteful, crafty way. I on the other hand?  I can get by in the craft department. If I copy. This year, I’m going to get my craft/copy on for Halloween. Luckily, my sister already made what I’ve decided I’m going […]

Happy Halloween, Matey!

Happy Halloween! I was supposed to announce my Flip video camera winner today, BUT…….I can’t.  I’m being held hostage by a pirate, a clown, a few superheros and a skeleton punk rocker.  It’s been fantastic.  Seriously though, with approximately 700 entries scattered through out the week, it’s going to take some time to properly document, […]

The Tale of a Halloween Prank

Have you entered my Flip Giveaway? Details found here. This is my first Writer’s Workshop where I haven’t actually written anything.  I have however been party to a little tarantula Halloween prank.  There’s some screaming involved.  Just so you are prepared. My daily question is: “How long do you think a vlog should be?”Don’t forget […]

Wordful Wednesday-Ghosts of Halloween Past

Have you entered my Flip Giveaway?  If not, you’ll want to go here to read about it.  Remember that by participating in the carnivals scheduled this week you earn 5 extra entries per carnival. *Wordful Wednesday is for those of us that like to showcase a photo(s) but that just can’t seem keep our mouths shut […]

Halloween preparations & I feel sorry for my kids…

For more details on my FLIP Ultra HD giveaway, go here. If you would like to participate in this “Creepy Crawly Crafts” carnival hosted by Mayhem & Moxie, glide on over and link up for 5 extra entries! I feel a tad bit sorry for my kids.  They have a dead-beat Halloween mom. That would […]

2007 Halloween Retrospective

Cowboy 1 & 2, pirate, witch, vampireAll were on their rounds last night, sometimes in ire;In the moon’s golden ray,Collecting candy in their own unique way. Juannie says “sanks” and then turns back around for more, Jacob says “trick” and holds his bag wide as if the candy will pour, Garrett, Emma and Grace all […]

Halloween in West Linn

Reasons I love Halloween in West Linn……. *No one charges admission to their haunted houses because to do so means it has to have been inspected and given a permit. *When we go to another neighborhood trick or treating because it is less hilly than ours I can ask a random home owner if it’s […]

Easy Homemade Dorothy Costume

How to make a Dorothy Costume is an easy craft that’s perfect for dress up and Halloween costumes!  I do not claim to be a seamstress by any means, but if you can sew a straight line like me then you can definitely sew this costume.  All you need is a plain white t-shirt, blue gingham fabric, sewing […]

Felt Pumpkin Napkin Rings {DIY Decor}

How to make DIY Felt Pumpkin Napkin Rings for Halloween or even Fall is a craft that’s relatively inexpensive and easy, but looks amazing.  There’s just something about how the colors and elements that go together that is so lovely and pleasing to the eye.  You’ll only need a few items, too!   So, go gather some felt, ribbon, sewing machine and […]

Crockpot Orange Scream Hot Chocolate

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you throwing a Halloween Party or have you signed up to bring a treat along to a Halloween party you are attending?  If so, this fun recipe is for you.  Perfect for cool Fall days […]

NO-Sew Wonder Woman Costume {DIY}

What’s better than a fabulous looking costume that looks sewn but isn’t?  Um, a no-sew costume that you can make in about 2-3 hours.  My sister made this fabulous NO-SEW Wonder Woman Costume {be still my heart} that looks like a million bucks and I couldn’t be more impressed.  Her inspiration came from this video […]

Peanut Butter Bars & Graham Cracker Houses {how to}

This #PBandG shop is sponsored by #CollectiveBias Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are my own. There’s no better time than the holidays to bake and make fun treats that taste extra yummy!  At least, that’s my motto.  Lucky for me, my kiddos are on board with this sentiment and this month we decided that […]

Overnight French Toast Casserole {recipe}

How to Make an Overnight French Toast Casserole is pretty darn simple.  The best part, of course about overnight casseroles is that all the prep is done the night before so in the morning all you have to do is pop the casserole in the oven and serve.  The great thing about this Recipe is that is makes great […]

Chicago Style Hot Dogs

How to Make and serve Chicago Style Hot Dogs is so easy you really shouldn’t tell anyone how little effort you actually put into the meal.  {{smiling}}  The great thing about this Recipe is that you can serve it for lunch or dinner and it looks really appetizing.   Plus, it is quite filling and a great […]

Frozen Themed Party {how-to}

How to Throw a Frozen Themed Birthday Party can be the easiest child themed party ever.  Of all the Themed Birthday Parties I’ve thrown, this was the easiest, because it only involved one event (ice skating) and a few cute inexpensive decorations to make a (dessert table)!  To throw a Frozen themed birthday party all you need is an ice skating venue, […]

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies {recipe}

How to Make this Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookie Recipe is easy, and it’s perfect for the holiday’s. It makes a delicious and beautiful cookie for gift giving!  I haven’t met anyone yet that doesn’t adore chocolate dipped shortbread cookies.  They fly off the counters in these parts.  The wonderful thing about this recipe is that it only uses six […]

The Best Time to Be a Kid {Gymboree}

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Gymboree. My twins think the best time to be a kid is right around the holidays, and I can see why.  They celebrate Halloween, their Birthday, Thanksgiving and then Christmas.  They like to think of October through January as “party all the time”.  Luckily for them, Gymboree usually releases […]

12 Must Have Free Printable Downloads

Here are 12 Must Have Printables to make gift giving easier and sweeter, because everything looks better with a printable tag!   These free printables, including a chevron party kit, a full set of sugar scrub printable, holiday printable tags and tags for teacher appreciation cover you all through the year! Free Printable Downloads 1.  Chevron Party Kit – Download […]

Wordful Wednesday – Family History Fun

Wordful Wednesday 411: Wordful Wednesday is like Wordless Wednesday, except WITH words. It’s for those of us that just cannot be wordless, no matter how much we try. Add my Wordful Wednesday badge to your post (right side bar under “WW”) if you really want to make me happy, and then add your post link to the […]

Wordful Wednesday – Growing Up

Wordful Wednesday 411: Wordful Wednesday is like Wordless Wednesday, except WITH words. It’s for those of us that just cannot be wordless, no matter how much we try. Add my Wordful Wednesday badge to your post (right side bar under “WW”) if you really want to make me happy, and then add your post link to the […]

Mini Pumpkin Pies {Eggo® recipe} + GIVEAWAY

One of my favorite things about Fall is baking, and some of my favorite  recipes for the season have pumpkin in them.  So, it’s no surprise that this week for Waffle Wednesday I came up with Mini Pumpkin Pies using Eggo® Waffles for the crust and that are perfect for entertaining!  One of the nice […]

Overnight Eggo® Waffle Casserole {recipe}

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday in our house and one of my best tips for keeping a house full of kids happy until meal time is a filling breakfast.  Since we spend the day cooking the big meal, the last thing I want to do is spend the morning making a big breakfast, so I […]

Eggo Turkey Lunch {how to}

Sometimes you just have to make lunch fun, and this recipe for an Eggo Turkey Lunch is perfect for the Fall.  Not only is it fun to look at, {{and to EAT}} it’s a fun way to lead up to Thanksgiving and start a dialog with your children of all the things that one has to be thankful […]