get out and vote!

Vote I took this picture of my oldest in early Fall and I thought he looked a little like he was running for office… although I would say much cuter than our choices. This is just a fun and friendly reminder to “get out and vote” today. Your opinion does matter.






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Halloween sugar cookies

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I mentioned a few weeks ago that we were having a block Halloween party. To show our spirit for the evening we made a lot of things… including this ghost. All you need is: 3 yards white bridal tulle 6… Continue Reading

pirate ship craft

Pirate ship craft

For your next pirate bash, make your very own mini ships as table decoration or even as placecard holders with this fun recycle project from Kaboose! What you’ll need: 3 cardboard egg cups (or open walnut shells) Brown acrylic craft paint… Continue Reading

peanut butter witch brooms

Peanut butter witch brooms

Looking for a fun treat for the upcoming Halloween bash you’ve been invited to? Well there is no easier cookie than this one. All you need is: Refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough Pretzel rods Orange chocolate wafers (or you can… Continue Reading

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Owl cupcakes

These owls were so much fun to make and easy enough for little helpers. Here’s what you need: Brownie mix (we used puree apricots in the place of egg and filled the cups ¾ full) Oreo cookies M&Ms (replace with… Continue Reading

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Pumpkin Farm

There is nothing quite like a pumpkin farm in the fall. The trees are beautiful and the kids are in heaven, always looking for the largest one in the bunch to see if they can move it. For those of you lucky… Continue Reading

mummy treat cups

Mummy treat cup

As I continue to search for fun crafts for our block Halloween party, I came across these mummy treat cups and thought I would share. (If you’re looking for something a bit more spooky, the orange bow and bow tie can… Continue Reading

Bundt cake a la pumpkin

Pumpkin Bunt Cake

Keeping with our theme from last week, there are lots of fun baking ideas for the fall season. This is a wonderful idea and really very easy. This cake is simply two cakes cooked in the traditional bunt cake pan.… Continue Reading

acorn cake

Acorn cake

This season isn’t all about Halloween; there are beautiful fall colors and shapes we can celebrate too. I came across this acorn cake from Bright Ideas and just had to share it. It’s actually pretty easy. The recipe makes two cakes… Continue Reading