Spooky Floating Cheesecloth Ghost – So Easy & Adorable You Simply Can’t Resist

Let me just start out by saying I am not much of a Halloween decorator. But when I came across this idea for making a spooky ghost out of cheesecloth, I simply could not resist trying to make one! I say TRYING because I wasn’t entirely sure I could pull it off. You know me, I … Read more

16 Fun and Easy Ways to Celebrate Halloween

I think there’s a belief that kids and college students are the only ones who enjoy celebrating Halloween. And even if they might be the ones having most of the fun, that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of Halloween spirit left for the rest of us! 🙂 So I decided to put together a post for EVERYONE that … Read more

What To Do With Your Leftover Pumpkins After Halloween Is Over

After every holiday, I do my best to save the decorations and use them the following year. Unfortunately, I can’t do this with my Halloween jack-o-lanterns, so the last few years I’ve used these reusable craft pumpkins instead. But if you are a fan of the “the real thing” . . . here are a few clever … Read more

25 Family-Friendly Halloween Traditions To Try This Year

Yesterday I was bemoaning the fact that Fall is going by way too fast! I really do love this time of year. The cooler weather, the beautiful light and colors, the smells, the fun activities….like Halloween! While I don’t go CRAZY for Halloween decor or activities, I do enjoy many of the traditions that are … Read more

Cool and Creative Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas

The time is drawing nigh…..when you must drag those pumpkins in off the porch and actually carve them into Jocular Jack-O-Lanterns! If you’ve already done your carving…you must know some secret I don’t because (based on personal experience) if you carve them too early you have a sunken, pumpkin, mush ball on your hands, instead … Read more

How To Make These Adorable Little Ghost Sugar Cookies

This post was supposed to be all about these cute little ghosts…but somewhere along the line it became much more!  At least for those of us who live in this house. Allow me to explain. In my never-ending search to find a good gluten free flour, I recently purchased a bag of Cup 4 Cup … Read more

40 Genius Uses For Leftover Halloween Candy!

OK, it’s the day after, the day after Halloween and I have GOT to figure out how to get rid of this candy that I keep mindlessly eating! Thankfully Kaitlyn is in the same boat and has a whole bunch of ideas for us! Yay! Kaitlyn writes……….  Even though my husband and I are a tad too … Read more

Trunk-or-Treat! Tailgating Halloween Style!

If you happen to drive by a parking lot on Halloween and see a bunch of cars dressed up in costumes along with the trick-or-treaters, you may have just witnessed a “trunk-or-treating” in progress. Not sure what trunk-or-treating is? It basically brings Halloween from the uncertain streets to the safety of church and school parking lots, … Read more

Spiders & Bats Oh My! Dress Up Your Front Door With This Simple DIY

I’m usually not that “into” decorating for Halloween, but I do like to do a little something fun each year. Last year a bat colony invaded my front door and this year I decided to add spiders to the invasion! I was looking for something that was simple to make but that also made a … Read more

5 Simple DIY Pumpkins You Can Enjoy Year After Year!

Once in awhile Michaels (the craft store) will send me a “craft challenge” of some sort. I appreciate the opportunity because it pushes me to try new things I normally wouldn’t. You see, while crafting isn’t really my forté, I actually really enjoy it! The challenge this time was to take some of their craft … Read more

Spooky Sweet Treat! Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spiders

I don’t know about you….but I’m getting a little tired of all the pumpkin recipes I’ve been seeing all over the place lately! I actually saw one yesterday for Pumpkin Alfredo??? Now, don’t get me wrong…I actually am quite fond of Pumpkin…and I’m sure the alfredo is wonderful! (I’m “guilty” of posting a pumpkin recipe … Read more

Paper Pumpkins! A Quick and Easy Autumn Craft

I have a serious weakness for anything PAPER!  Especially paper CRAFTS! So these little paper pumpkins immediately caught my eye! They’re cute, but kinda elegant at the same time….dontcha think? And easy enough you could do as a craft with kids!  WIN WIN! All you need is:   2 sheets of matching scrapbook paper; ribbon; a hole … Read more