15 DIY Fall Garland Crafts for Kids

15 DIY Fall Garland Crafts for Kids

Fall has finally arrived in our neck of the woods!  This past weekend, it was 90 degrees (ugh!) and then whoosh! Fall weather swept in with those cool nights and gorgeous days.  And when the weather changes, it always puts me in t...
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7 Ways to Get Rid of Your Extra Halloween Candy

Not sure what to do with that extra Halloween candy?  We've got a few awesome ideas on how to get rid of it (no eating required)!I’m always amazed at how much candy we accumulate during the week of Halloween! I think my kids mus...
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The BEST Halloween Decoration: Ideas for the Front Porch and Trunk or Treat Event

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions & design ideas are mine alone. #TrickOrSweet #CollectiveBias   Every Halloween, we run into the same dilemma -- who will hand out the candy at our h...
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Great Ideas for Non-Candy Halloween Treats

While I'm a BIG fan of Halloween and all the fun that goes along with it, I'm always bothered by the amount of candy we accumulate during all the holiday festivities.Let's see, there's the trick-or-treat event at the zoo (we love the zoo in...
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The Best Early Reader Books with Seasonal Themes

Entice your kids into more reading time with these fun holiday-themed Early Reader (ER) books & tips that are perfect for beginner readers!I've shared before about some of the struggles we had when our kids first started reading indepen...
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5 Tips for Creating Awesome Halloween Costumes

I did a little math this week and came to an odd realization -- We have 2 kids and somehow over the past 17 years, I've helped them to create more than 50 costumes! I know -- there's some crazy math there since Halloween only comes but on...
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Halloween Countdown Calendar {free printable!}

How many days until Halloween?  This Halloween Countdown Calendar is the perfect way for your kids to track the days 'til trick or treats!I looked at the calendar today and realized that October begins next week.Yikes!Because as soon a...
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13 Not-so-Spooky Ideas for Halloween

  I LOVED all the fun ideas shared this week on the Discover & Explore Halloween linky -- more than 100 crafts & activities!  It was really hard to choose just a few to highlight but as I was reviewing the fun activities,...
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Cute and Creepy Mummy Garland

 Connect with us on Facebook or Pinterest for all our latest freebies & activities!   We wanted to make something different for Halloween this year.  We've done bats and ghosts and pumpkins -- lots of pumpkins!  ...
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Play, Create & Explore with Pumpkins

What a fun week!  So many great pumpkin ideas and activities were shared on the Discover & Explore linky -- it was really hard to choose which to feature. So I thought I would share a little bit of everything pumpkin -- crafts, ac...
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101 Things to do in Kansas City this Fall

  Fall is a great time to enjoy some seasonal activities and special events that help to create those wonderful childhood memoires -- hunting for pumpkins, a crisp walk around an outdoor festival and dressing up for trick or treat eve...
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Kid-friendly Halloween Decorations: Salt Dough Craft

Halloween will be here soon so it's time to get crafting with this glittery, kid-friendly decoration that will bring a little 'spooky' to any home. I love this time of the year because it's also one of those holidays that allows your creat...
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DIY Super-Easy Last Minute Costumes for Kids

  Halloween's almost here and the kids still aren't sure what they want to be that day?!?  Not to worry - here are a few SUPER EASY & super cute ideas for inexpensive costumes!  ...
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DIY Halloween Countdown Calendar

Countdown the days to Halloween with this DIY calendar and some great activity ideas! My kids just LOVE countdown calendars!   "How many more days until..." -- it's always so much easier to wait if you have something fun to do :-) &nbs...
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