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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Progress on our House – Party and Wall Decorating

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Housewarming Party Theme: Stock the Bar / Halloween We're throwing a housewarming party and the theme -since we don't need any presents - is Stock the Bar!  I found this awesome idea for an invitation.  Here's the top half of ours: I'll write a post all about it after it's over so I can take pictures of everything.  So stay tuned! We Also Put Up Some Wall Decorations In the hallway between the kids' rooms, I put up my old calendar from when I was a Kindergarten teacher so Cupcakes and I … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 43: Halloween Princesses

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Theme: Halloween Princesses Colors: Purple and Orange   {Jamie Trivia: Bell is my favorite Disney princess, followed immediately by Ariel.} Materials Thin Washi: eBay Pumpkin Washi: Target Princess Halloween Stickers: Target (Dollar Spot??) Other Halloween Stickers: old, don't know The Documented Life Project [Art to the 5th Blog] Last week was stars.  Here are some of mine (I love stars!!) Next Week's Challenge: Sketch what you see right now. New Stuff Love … [Read more...]

Cupcakes’ Boyfriend(s) & other Saturday Laughs

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5. Have I ever told you about Cupcakes' [imaginary] boyfriend??  His name is "Bless You".  She's been talking about him for a while now, but recently, there's been a new development.  She started talking about "Gobble", her new boyfriend.  Apparently Bless You "got dead"!  I was really sad because from what Cupcakes told me, Bless You treated her better than Gobble.  Luckily, he somehow came back to life, and they're back together again.  I don't know what happened to Gobble.  SMH... 4. One … [Read more...]

Halloween Fluff Dessert – Yummy & Super Fun to Make (No Bake!)

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Posts like these make me so happy to be a blogger!  My entire family had a great time making and eating this recipe tonight!! Look delicious??  It is!  But it's also super easy to make!!  And you don't have to bake, cook, or even chill anything.  Here's how. {This Recipe was Inspired by a dessert found on Pinterest} Ingredients 2 Cups TruMoo Chocolate Milk White Chocolate … [Read more...]

Easy & Fun DIY Ghost Decorations

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Cupcakes and I had a super fun time making those simple ghost decorations!!  Here's how you can make them with your kids! Materials * White 13 Gallon Garbage Bags * Old Newspaper / Magazine * Black Construction Paper * Scissors & Scotch Tape * Paperclips & Twine * Yarn or Stapler * Trees / Hook to Hang Decorations How To Make Ghosts * Open Garbage Bag * Have kid(s) crumple newspaper pages * Throw them into the bag * Cut out eyes and a mouth * Tape them onto the top of … [Read more...]

{Wordless} Sibling Love

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Cupcakes on Superheroes

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 Superheroes Do NOT Hold Hands! and Some Things Superheroes Do We went to the mall the other day, and Cupcakes and I had a GREAT time!  She is so hilarious!!  She put her hoodie around her shoulders upside down and asked me to zip it a little bit so she could have a cape.  She was already wearing a tutu so that made her outfit complete.  Throughout the day, she told me all the things that Superheroes do and don't do. Superheroes are Fast. Superheroes Crawl Under … [Read more...]