15 Halloween treats your kids can make

Halloween treats kids can make

Miss. E currently loves helping in the kitchen. At six years old, I know I need to start letting her do more and take on more responsibility when it comes to cooking and baking. We have several cookbooks that I keep meaning to get out for her to pick a recipe from, but the weeks… [Read More]

Halloween Safety Tips

halloween safety tips

With Halloween right around the corner, it is time to get some Halloween Safety Tips for Kids in order.  We all understand that we need to check our child’s treats before they can eat any and only to go in neighbourhoods that we know. But what else can we do to keep our little ones safe… [Read More]

Healthy and not-so healthy Halloween treats


Like most kids, my children LOVE Halloween. My son especially loves helping decorate with spiders, spider webs, ghosts, pumpkins, and jack-o-lanterns. Maybe I piqued their interest because it’s one of my favorite holidays.  I have always loved dressing up and who doesn’t love the absurd amount of candy?  As a parent, I do try my best to give my children candy… [Read More]

Easy Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Treat Boxes

Love these adorable Halloween jack-o-lantern treat boxes!

Halloween always feels like the most creative holiday to me. It’s the holiday where everyone is encouraged to dress up and act as something totally different than themselves. It’s the holiday where everyone is expected to think creatively and be something unusual. Halloween is like all the best things rolled into one holiday; drama, art,… [Read More]

Plan a Trip to Carowinds’ Great Pumpkin Fest!

Great Pumpkin Fest

“Mom, when can we go back to Carowinds?” My son has asked me this pretty much every week since we went in July. We haven’t been able to go as much as we’d like, but he’s in luck because in two weeks, we’re headed for a quick trip to Charlotte to check out the Great Pumpkin… [Read More]

My Letter to Teens on Halloween


Dear Teenagers, I put together a short list of advice for you on this Halloween.  Please abide. 1. If you are over the age of 13, please do not ring my doorbell with your pillowcase for candy and NO costume. For pete’s sake, at least put a little effort into it. 2.  If someone leaves… [Read More]