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  • My Favorite Halloween Episodes
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    My Favorite Halloween Episodes

    My family and I love Halloween! We have been planning our costumes for months. In the past, we have dressed as Sesame Street characters and the Peanuts gang. My girls have trick or treated as flamingos, and my two oldest were the most adorable little pumpkins. I even dressed my baby bump as a pumpkin […] More

  • Halloween Play with Wild Republic Rubber Ducks
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    Halloween Play with Wild Republic Rubber Ducks

    My family loves rubber ducks! My kids have a huge box of rubber ducks in our playroom. I have handmade duck-oration wreaths for every season of the year that I hang in my house. A rubber duck even accompanies me on vacations and outings. Halloween is one of our favorite holidays. When recently offered the […] More

  • The History of Halloween Costumes (Plus Easy Flamingo Costume)
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    The History of Halloween Costumes (Plus Easy Flamingo Costume)

    The story of the Halloween costume begins with the history of Halloween. The ancient Celtic people lived in northern Europe in areas now known as Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, and northern France. Winter began early, around November, for the Celts, who marked the occasion with the harvest festival of Samhain, the night on which […] More

  • Halloween Fun with 'Monster Magic'
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    Halloween Fun with ‘Monster Magic’

    Halloween is one of my favorite holidays of the year. My children and I have been planning our Halloween costumes for the past few weeks. As soon as September rolled around, I also put up my fall and Halloween decorations around the house. When recently offered the chance to review Monster Magic from La ZOO […] More

  • Deco Mesh and Burlap Ribbon Autumn Pumpkin Wreath Craft
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    Deco Mesh and Burlap Ribbon Autumn Pumpkin Wreath Craft

    Autumn is here, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner! I love making wreaths with supplies that I mostly find at the dollar store. Although I have crafted more than enough wreaths to hang around my own home during the autumn season, I still enjoy making more that I donate to various wreath sales for […] More

  • Apple Print Pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Craft
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    Apple Print Pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Craft

    My kiddos and I love apples and pumpkins, especially when cool autumn weather rolls around. Help celebrate the Halloween holiday with your young child by making an adorable apple print pumpkin Jack-o-lantern craft using apples, paint, and markers. Materials Apples Black construction paper Nontoxic orange and green paint Scrap cardboard Black marker Instructions Cut an […] More

  • Black Bat Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Craft
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    Black Bat Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Craft

    Bat crafts make for a perfect Halloween activity! I also love using recycled materials such as toilet paper rolls in the crafts projects that I make with my kiddos. Help celebrate the upcoming Halloween holiday with your young child by making a simple and non-spooky black bat toilet paper roll craft. Materials Toilet paper rolls […] More

  • Frankenstein's Monster Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Craft
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    Frankenstein’s Monster Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Craft

    Frankenstein’s monster is an 8-foot-tall, hideously ugly monster created by mad scientist Victor Frankenstein in the Gothic novel Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley. Monster crafts make for a perfect Halloween activity! Toilet paper tubes also make craft great materials. Help celebrate the holiday with your young child by making a simple and non-spooky Frankenstein’s monster […] More

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