How To Make Witch Hat Halloween Treats

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  How to Make Chocolate Witch Hats For Your Halloween Party or Whatever This is a great treat to make because it requires so few ingredients and kids are easily able to help while having a lot of fun!  Cupcakes LOVED helping me make (and eat) these delicious witch hats. Ingredients   Fudge Striped Cookies Hershey's Kisses Orange Vanilla Frosting (We bought Halloween Frosting that was already orange, but you could also buy regular vanilla frosting and color it with yellow … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween from Cupcakes, Tootsie Roll & Their Parents

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  This is our first time carving pumpkins in our new home, and its Tootsie Roll's first time actually getting to see the pumpkin being carved.  He was there last year, but couldn't see through my abdomen. I am SO excited for Halloween! Poll: What is Your Favorite Thing about Halloween? [You could also answer this poll on my Facebook page] … [Read more...]

{Wordless-ish} Chalk Art LOVE Cupcakes’ Face Here!

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My Friend, Leah's SPOT ON Caption of this Chalk Art: "Someone is getting punted whilst an onlooker points and laughs. Unbeknownst to all, there is a fourth member of the family being squished.  I love it!" Absolutely perfect.  <3 … [Read more...]

Healthy Kid Lunches #1


I started posting pictures of Cupcakes' lunches on Instagram / Twitter with the hashtag #HealthyKidLunches… A while ago, my posts, a combined 100 Healthy Meal and Snack Ideas for Your Toddler was wildly popular.  Since people seemed to like my healthy food ideas and I'm passionate about my kids getting healthy foods anyway, I thought I'd write some similar posts.  And also, I didn't mind the traffic!  Not gonna lie… So here were Cupcakes' healthy lunches from last week.  I threw a #1 in the … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 44: Happy Halloween!

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Theme: Happy Halloween! Colors: Orange and Black Materials Halloween Washi: Target Halloween Stickers: Target Thin Washi: eBay The Documented Life Project This week's challenge: Incorporate leaves (real or drawn / painted) in a creative way. Last week's challenge was to "sketch what you see right now": Last Week … [Read more...]

One Day to Photograph Everything! #OneDayHH

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Last Wednesday, I participated in this Instagram Challenge from Hollywood Housewife and it was so much fun!  The challenge was this: "One day of the year to document the small details of your life.  Snap and share the mundane, the things you do everyday, the things that never get photographed.  One day in your life."  What a beautiful idea!  Here was my fun day.  Feel free to come find me on Instagram!  @4LoveofCupcakes   … [Read more...]

Preschool Logic, First Foods, & other Saturday Laughs

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5. "I need blonde hair so I can have hair." - #PreSchoolerLogic 4. I was sitting on the couch minding my own business when Cupcakes walked by, "Never come in the kitchen again.  I'm doing something very important."  Geez. 3.  These two are so funny in the morning!  Tootsie Roll gets so excited to see Cupcakes when she strolls on in.  She likes to climb into bed with us and lay there or play with TR or read books on my phone.  Yesterday TR kept reaching out to touch is sister's arm, and she … [Read more...]

7QT: Halloween Baby & other Halloween Stuff

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- 1 - Happy Friday! It's been a pretty fun week.  Our little family went to the pumpkin patch, we did more organizing and cleaning… last weekend we had our awesome Stock the Bar Party and it was a great time. Happy Half Birthday to Tootsie Roll! - 2 - Dessert of the Week Halloween Marshmallow Fluff with Gummy Worms and Oreos!  a sponsored post from TruMoo - It's NO BAKE!  Check it out! - 3 - Pumpkin Patch I want to show you all about it, but I kind of think that should be its … [Read more...]

Family Halloween Craft: Frankenstein’s Monster Footprints

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  Materials: 2 Sheets of Blue Construction Paper 3 or 4 (etc if you have more kids) Sheets of White Construction Paper Black Marker Green Crayons Googly Eyes Elmer's Glue & Glue Stick Scissors Method: Trace everyone's right foot. Outline the feet with a black marker and color hair, a scar, and bolts. Color the feet with a green-yellow (or yellow-green??) crayon & have your kids color their own. Add glue dots where the eyes should go and ask your kids to place … [Read more...]

{Wordless} Autumn is So Much More Fun with Kids!

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