Posts tagged "Halloween"

Eight quick steps to painted pumpkins

Eight quick steps to painted pumpkins
We are in a full on pumpkin pandemonium.  Sadly, the squirrels came in and took bites out our carefully carved pumpkins the morning after we carved them.  Discouraged I decided to try something new that will keep the critters away and spruce up our pumpkins this year. Here are eight quick steps to painted pumpkins.... Read more »

The ten cutest Halloween costumes for your little kids

The ten cutest Halloween costumes for your little kids
At five and seven my kids are quite opinionated about what they will dress up as for Halloween.  I miss the early days where I could decide what costumes they would don on October 31. No way my daughter would agree to be a Tootsie Roll this year. See the gallery below for the ten... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Halloween Chili, Spooky Witches Fingers and Gruesome Eyeballs

Meatless Monday: Halloween Chili, Spooky Witches Fingers and Gruesome Eyeballs
My friend and spin instructor, Tiffany, wrote this week’s Meatless Monday post.  She writes over at Adventures of a Superhero Mother when she isn’t mothering her two adorable children. Please check out her site and share below any special Halloween foods you like to serve. *     *     *   Halloween week... Read more »
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I've Come Full Circle with Halloween Traditions

I've Come Full Circle with Halloween Traditions
My mom threw a Halloween Party for my sister and me when we were 7 and 9.   I can’t remember what we dressed as, but I remember both of my Grandmas came and dressed up in handmade M&M and Old Mother Hubbard costumes.  Well, maybe my Gram wasn’t Old Mother Hubbard, but she definitely wore a bonnet and carried a basket.  I wish those... Read more »

How to Keep Squirrels away from Pumpkins and Costco Turkeys

How to Keep Squirrels away from Pumpkins and Costco Turkeys
Somehow I blinked and the world changed from bright, colorful fall days to windy, chilly, bitter autumn and today is back to sunny and warm.  This week I  turned on the butt warmer in my car for the first time and bought by daughter a winter jacket.  Just like my kids being unpredictable, fall weather seems similar; I never know... Read more »

Do Your Kids Play With Guns?

Do Your Kids Play With Guns?
Why are we always one season or holiday ahead of ourselves?  I can barely find a summery dress when all the stores are displaying sweaters, jackets and boots.  I’m far from ready to look at the Back to School displays, although my daughter will be devastated if I don’t buy the Hello Kitty backpack she is insisting for... Read more »
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