Yes, we really carved this pumpkin ourselves! Isn’t it amazing???? I profess I’m so proud of our results. Mission accomplished! So how did we do it? The magic of a carving kit with template and tools. Any of the really inexpensive Pumpkin Masters kits totally do the job! We’ve found them for $3-$5 in season … Read more
I’m obsessed with Halloween decorations – and for that matter any holiday and seasonal decor. Just picked up this super adorable Halloween rug from Target that I’m using as a bath mat in our downstairs powder room to spook up home for the Halloween season. Isn’t is fun?
Must read! We’re wild about this hysterical parody of the beloved classic Madeline by Ludwig Bemelman – called Frankenstein: A Monstrous Parody by Ludworst Bemonster. Just in time for Halloween, Frankenstein: A Monstrous Parody by Rick Walton and Nathan Hale is fabulous. The kids will get a great laugh out of it and the parents … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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)
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 … Read more
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.
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 … Read more