Halloween Costume Cuteness: My Captain America and Brave Merida

Kids Halloween Costumes

Honestly, I can not stand this cuteness. We were sent Halloween costumes from Walmart for the kids to sample and everyone had a ball today dressing up and getting totally into character. Everyone was all smiles for this photo shoot and for hours after – something about getting in costume just lifts spirits and turned […]

Madeline’s Halloween Spooky Tales DVD

Looking for Halloween DVD’s for the kids? This fall we’re watching this new release – "Madeline’s Halloween & other Spooky Tales." My kids and I are all fans of those "12 little girls in two straight lines…." and we’re enjoy their haunting adventures. The DVD has 5 episodes and they are all very cute. A […]

A Snowy Trick or Treat

Halloween Birthday Party

Halloween themed parties are so much fun! Kenzie celebrated her 6th birthday with friends, costumes, pumpkin decorating, face-painting and more. The kids had a grand time parading in their costumes and dancing to the Halloween tunes we downloaded (ghostbusters, thriller and the monster mash)

Fall Harvest Baking Wilton Style

From pumpkin muffins to pancakes, we love to add a touch of fancy to our Autumn baking. This is my favorite time of year as we get very excited for all that is autumn – from fall leaves to fresh picked apples, pumpkins, gourds, Halloween and Thanksgiving, our whole family gets into the seasonal spirit […]

Our Jack-o-Lantern Headless Horseman Style

Here are the labors of our carving. Ichabod Crane from the Legend of Sleepy Hollow would be terrified! The kids were enthralled with the carving and the idea for this pattern vs. our traditional jack-o-lantern came from them.

Halloween Play in our favorite Graveyard

We’re so lucky to have found such a magical preschool. It really is an extraordinary environment. Playing in this 300 year old graveyard and having a picnic lunch amidst the historic graveyard within this picturesque churchyard is welcomed by all.  And a daily occurrence! I highly doubt there is a happier grave yard anywhere. Today […]