Alcohol Free Halloween Party Drinks

Pumpkin Tips Tricks Fall Decor

When you are throwing a Halloween party, it is important to have a variety of interesting drinks, but this does not mean that they have to contain alcohol.  There are many alcohol-free cocktails that are festive and are sure to please your guests.  You can mix these up ahead of time so that your guests can easily serve themselves or you can assign a bartender to make the drinks for your guests. WITCH’S BREW  This is a fun drink that {Read More}

Share Awesome with the National PTA and LifeLock #ShareAwesome #CG

A man using a smartphone (close up)

  As a digital family, we seem to use digital technology in almost every aspect of our lives. We learn from it with various apps and computer programs. We use it to communicate with each other. We have fun gaming with each other and we even shop online together. We definitely utilize technology to the fullest extent. We also share a lot of our moments digitally. It is how we stay in touch with family and friends when we aren’t {Read More}

Febreze Fall Scents & Rolo Snickerdoodle Recipe #FebrezeFall

Rolo Snickerdoodle

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Febreze. When I think of fall, I think of a few scents in particular. I think of vanilla and cinnamon. Not only do these scents remind me of fall but they also make me think of baking cookies which is also something that we do in the fall. We use Febreze in our home and I regularly change the Febreze scents I choose as the seasons change. We received this fabulous scentspiration box recently {Read More}

Best Selling Booties for Fall

Zappos Fall Booties Born Zowy Tobacco Suede

Clarks Spye Belle (Brown Leather) Women’s Boots Influence your social life with this chic western short boot. Premium leather upper with wrap-around buckle accent for added appeal. Synthetic lining ensures an abrasion-free environment for all-day wear. Zipper closure at the side allows for easy on-and-off wear. OrthoLite cushioned footbed massages the foot with each and every step. Low leawood stacked heel delivers long-lasting durability on a variety of surfaces. Dansko Renee (Black Kid Suede) Women’s Lace-up Boots Roam the halls {Read More}

OREO Spider Cupcakes

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OREO IN THE MIDDLE SPIDER CUPCAKES yield 24 cupcakes INGREDIENTS CUPCAKES: 1 box Chocolate Cake Mix 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil 3 Eggs 24 Oreo Cookies INGREDIENTS ICING: 1 cup softened Butter 2 tbsp Milk 4 cup Powdered Sugar INGREDIENTS SPIDERS: 24 Oreo Cookies 24 Rips Whips Candy Strings 48 colored M&M’s 1/2 cup Black Candy Melting Chips DIRECTIONS Bake cupcakes according to box directions except when filling cupcake liners fill halfway with batter place cookie in liner and finish filling. {Read More}

Halloween Treats: Witches Brooms

Witches Brooms

If you have a Halloween event coming up or if you just want to make a fun snack for the kids, these Witches Brooms are just adorable! They are easy to make and even something that kids can make. WITCHES BROOMS INGREDIENTS 20 Reese’s Miniatures 20 Pretzel Sticks 1/4 cup Fall-colored Candy Melting Chips (Red, Orange or Green) DIRECTIONS Line a baking sheet with parchment paper Melt fall colored candy by heating in microwave for 45 seconds, stirring and repeating {Read More}

Organic Gardening 101

Organic Gardening 101

Now that you have your garden set up and seeds planted you need to start thinking about how you want to treat your plants for bug infestation and other diseases. Did you know that many insecticides and fungicides can cause cancer and other health ailments? They are also bad for the environment and gardening organically is safer and less expensive then you might imagine. Home remedies for common vegetable gardening problems are easy to make and help strengthen your plants so that they actually produce {Read More}

Halloween Party Foods for Kids

Witches Brooms

If you are hosting a spooky fun Halloween bash for your kids, it is important to have the right food.  Kids are picky and will most enjoy something that is simple and fun.  These are sure to please all of your young guests and keep them full too. COFFIN SANDWICHES This is very easy and you can make any type of Coffin sandwiches that you want.  Just cut the sandwiches into the shape of a coffin and serve.  The best {Read More}

Celebrate Halloween with Disney Junior #JuniorCelebrates #CollectiveBias #shop

Walmart Disney Junior 2

My youngest daughter loves Disney Junior. She has been planning her Halloween costume for months. We were excited to head to Walmart to purchase her the most perfect Halloween costume ever, Sofia the First. Sofia the First is my daughter’s favorite show. I mean she literally wants to be Sofia the First because she loves her that much. She is so excited to go as Sofia the First this Halloween that she has been wearing the costume for a week. {Read More}

Mocha Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Toffee Icing

Mocha Chocolate Cupcakes 1

Cupcakes are one of my favorite things to make. There are so many options and they are so fun for kid’s parties. We made these for our Disney Junior Party and to celebrate Halloween. Everyone loved them! MOCHA CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH CARAMEL TOFFEE ICING CUPCAKE INGREDIENTS 2 cups granulated sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup Hershey’s dark cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup whole milk {Read More}

Butterfly & Ballerina Fun Picks for Girls

Ballerina Rain Coat girls Kidorable

Butterfly Rain Coat – $39.00 Where will your child’s imagination flutter off to in our irresistible Butterfly Coats? All coats now come with a FREE matching hanger. Butterfly Embroidered T-Shirt – $14.00 Where will your child’s imagination flutter off in our embroidered, 100% cotton Butterfly Shirts? Built to withstand the adventures of your active kid Butterfly Sun Hat – $9.10 Where will your child’s imagination flutter off to in our comfy Butterfly Sunhats. For the sun, or just for fun, {Read More}

HOME DECOR: Fun Stripes Around Your House

Stripes Home Decor

Coral Broad Stripe Dhurrie – $48.00 Equally at home in the bath, kitchen or entryway, this rug has an easy, welcoming style. The smooth, flat weave – so inviting on bare feet – brings a fresh design element to the room. A hand-knotted fringe adds a textural twist.   Hyannis Stripe Baskets Set of 2 – $68.00 With a snug-fitting lid that hides clutter perfectly and cut-out handles for easy toting, this set makes organization a breeze. Design note: The {Read More}