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Scentsy Giveaway

Hi friends, I'm back with the awesome giveaway I've been talking about. I'm hoping life will calm down because I have so much to share with you, I just need to get a chance to sit down to actually write the posts. In the meantime I'm happy to share a fun Scentsy giveaway that one lucky reader is going to win. A few weeks ago Scentsy contacted me to see if I'd like to create my own scent using their trendiest fragrance of 2012-Pink Pepper. I'm a huge fan of Scentsy products so of course I … [Continue reading]

Spiderman Party

spiderman party ideas

This week we celebrated my son's birthday which happens to be on Halloween. Since his birthday falls on a day that's so busy for everyone we tend to give him extra attention throughout the week. Our festivities began last Saturday by gathering with family and friends to celebrate. Later on in the week we had a smaller gathering with my side of the family and a friend from school. We had a great time, especially trying to figure out how to break a pinata I picked up last minute. Each child … [Continue reading]

Easy Salted Caramel Turtles

Salted Caramel Turtle Candy

Wow, is it Friday already? I've been a little MIA this week but don't worry I have big plans and many, many ideas to share with you over the next few months. I'll be back this weekend with a recap of our Halloween/birthday festivities, a giveaway, and hopefully a Christmas post. Before I get to all of that I want to show you how to make the easiest salted caramel turtles ever! This is such a quick recipe with only 4 ingredients involved. I adapted the recipe from Candiquick. -I started … [Continue reading]

10 Last Minute Halloween Ideas

Bat Treat Bags

I feel like Halloween came really fast this year. I still have a list full of Halloween ideas I never had the chance to share with you. I'll save some of them for next year but in case you're still in need of any last minute Halloween ideas here are a few of my projects. I shared these adorable vampire bat treat bags over at Crafts Unleashed earlier this month. I also shared the Frankenstein juice boxes made out of duct tape... and the hanging cheesecloth ghosts. I shared … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Toss Game & Jo-Ann Giveaway!

Pumpkin Bean Bag Toss Game

Hey, hey there friends! I have something fun for you today. A few weeks ago Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores asked me if I'd like to share a craft with my readers and give away a $50 gift card. A fun Halloween craft that my kids would love and giveaway a gift card to one of my awesome readers? Umm, yes please! Oh and there's even a 50% coupon at the bottom too! So here I am sharing an easy Halloween pumpkin toss game that is sure to keep the kids entertained long after Fall is … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcake Recipe

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! OK not really, but my kitchen sure did smell like Christmas today. I don't mean to push Halloween and Thanksgiving aside, but this recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes makes me excited for the upcoming Christmas season. I was literally *this* close to turning on the Christmas music this afternoon. Then my husband reminded me that I'm behind on making the little one's Halloween costume and I snapped back to reality. The reason behind the … [Continue reading]

Halloween Food Ideas

Easy Halloween Food Ideas

My favorite thing about holidays is creating themed food for the kids. It makes the upcoming holidays that much more fun! Halloween is probably the best holiday to create treats for. I mean who wouldn't want a spooky Halloween meal filled with mummy dogs, ghost bananas, and monster eyes? I've been making mummy dogs since my oldest was little, it's become tradition that we have them every year. This was the first time my younger two had them and let's just say there were in complete in … [Continue reading]

Trick or Treat Bags

Silhouette Heat Transfer Vinyl

Happy Monday, my friends! Did you have a great weekend? We had a very lazy weekend which happens to be my favorite. I had a few projects planned but didn't get as much done as I thought I would. Instead I spent my days pretending to fly like an airplane around the living room and playing duck duck goose with a 15 month old and 3 year old who don't quite understand that you go around in a circle instead of running into another room to avoid being tagged. HA!  However, I did finish the kids trick … [Continue reading]