‘Clean for Candy’ Printable

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Looking for the perfect way to limit your kids Halloween Candy and get your House Clean at the same time?!?! We call it the ‘Clean for Candy’ system at our house! The kids each have a small amount of Halloween Candy leftover from the holiday weekend and since I don’t want a bunch of sick kid,s I ration the candy out throughout the week. Each day they can choose a few chores to do and earn a piece of candy {Read More}

DIY Baby Spider Costume

Spider Costume

Simple and cute DIY Baby Spider Costume! I made this for my little guy several years ago. It’s perfect for your little crawler, with the legs moving along the side as they crawl, so funny! This is a great costume to keep your little one warm if you live in a cold place! Here’s what you’ll need to make your own… Supplies: Black Hooded Jacket Black Pants Googly Eyes Black Fleece (or other black fabric that doesn’t fray) Batting (stuffing for the legs {Read More}

DIY Apothecary Candy Jar Decoration – a Tutorial

Candy Jars

I was asked to help make a craft for our upcoming Super Saturday. (A fun day of crafts at my church) So I came up with these adorable Apothecary Candy Jars that make a perfect decorative piece for your home. I also made a few extra for my kids teachers for the holidays. (They make a quick and easy teacher gift!) They are also very inexpensive. Check out the tutorial below and let me know if you make any, I {Read More}

Halloween Advent Calendar Tutorial and a few Trunk or Treat Ideas!

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Can you believe it’s already October! I love fall, it’s my favorite season. I love the leaves changing colors, falling from the trees, leaf piles, the pumpkin patch, apples, hot cocoa, apple cider, trunk or treat, thanksgiving…..the list goes on and on! 3 of my cuties were born in the fall too! And in October my favorite decoration is our Felt Halloween Advent Calendar. It is the perfect way for the kids to countdown to Halloween. I made this several years {Read More}

Halloween Costumes 2013

Here are my Little Ones all dressed up for our Halloween Trunk or Treat! I made Gavin’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume this year and Sam’s AGD Witch Costume to match her Witch Costume. Oh and your in for a treat at the end of this post!!! Yeah I decided to dress up and lets just say you will probably laugh at my “Manly Look!” {haha} Happy Halloween!  My 3 year old as CinderELLA. (her name is Ella!)  She is so stinkin’ cute!  Gavin the TMNT – {Read More}

Halloween Home Decorating Ideas

Do you need some cute DIY Halloween Decorating Ideas? I wanted to share some of my best friend’s Halloween Home Decorating ideas with all of you today. Here are some front porch Halloween decorating ideas…   Chalkboard sign “It’s a Dead Man’s Party, leave your body at the door” in a frame. Spider drink!  Skeleton in rocking chair, this cracks me up!  Giant Spider and web hanging from the ceiling and spiders on door.  What’s outdoor Halloween Decorations without a tombstone!  This is {Read More}

American Girl Doll Witch Costume Tutorial

DIY Doll Witch Costume Tutorial

My Sweet Sammy decided to be a witch for Halloween this year. We found an adorable costume for her at a thrift store!! Then she asked me to make her American Girl Doll (Kit) a matching witch costume. So I did…and it was easier that I thought it was going to be. (Tutorial Below!!) And here is how it turned out… I found this adorable Good Witch Doll Costume over at Simple Simon and Company, Isn’t it adorable! I made Kit’s {Read More}

Couples Scripture Halloween Costumes

Couples Scripture Halloween Costumes

Need a fun couple costume for a church Halloween dance party? Look no further!! These Scripture Halloween costumes are easy to make and truly original! Here is my husband (fiance at the time) and I in college, about to go to a church dance! The book binding, along the back. The inside of the books.  * All you need is some navy blue cotton fabric (I don’t remember how much we bought but you can easily hold it up and {Read More}

Trick or Treat Halloween Decorative Pillows

Burlap Halloween Trick or Treat Pillow Decoration

Perfect Halloween Decor for your front porch! Trick or Treat burlap pillows. All you need is some burlap, stuffing, contact paper or vinyl, cutter, orange glitter spray paint and a sewing machine. I found the idea and tutorial HERE Her set of pillows are just too cute!! So I had to make my own!  *Cut out your squares for pillows. You will need 6 total. Sew all but 1 side together. Flip right side out and attach your contact paper {Read More}

Child/Toddler and Baby Halloween Costumes

I love to make my kids Halloween Costumes!! Here are a few I have made over the years! Our little Candy corn, made out of felt using the Candy Corn Simplicity Pattern for dummies, and then I made matching shoes and bag, she was so cute!! Butterfly Fairy, made some wings using foam, fabric and some rhinestones, with some elastic arm straps. Made a pink and purple tutu to match! She looked adorable again! The wings… And then she was {Read More}