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Oct 31

October 31, 2015

Oct 30

October 30, 2015

My Boos & Ghouls Ready to Trick-or-Treat!

I wanted to share with you pics of my boos and ghouls in their Halloween costumes!  So much fun!!  I hope you enjoy them. Lion Tamers and Their Little Lion (G4) Han Solo! (G2) A Skeleton and A Witch!  (G1 & G3) Here’s a bonus pic from 2014, just ’cause it’s so Stinkin’ Cute!  A Knight, a Princess and a Little Tiny Dragon! (G4)     Please like & share:

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Oct 29

October 29, 2015

Pumpkin Walk

Every Halloween the city of Syracuse, Utah puts on a spectacular display of pumpkins, carved and painted!  It’s one of our family traditions to attend The Pumpkin Walk every October. I love to walk among the jack-o-lanterns with my grand babies.  Bundled up for the cold, with red cheeks and noses,  they run from one pumpkin to the next, oohing and awing and telling the rest of the family, “Look at this one!  Look at this one!” The kids get…

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Oct 28

October 28, 2015

Be the Reason

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Oct 27

October 27, 2015

Witches’ Potions

How fun are these Witches’ Potion Bottles?!  Perfect to create a spooky atmosphere for your home or Halloween party! Here’s What You Need: Bottles of Various Shapes and Sizes Masking Tape (A quicker way to add texture is to use tissue paper) Acrylic Paints in Various Colors (metallic and glitter paints are fun) Glitter Plastic Gems, Spiders, Webbing (you can use cotton balls or batting), etc. for embellishments Decoupage Glue Light Brown Cardstock Potion Labels Printable White Craft Glue Clear…

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Oct 26

October 26, 2015

I Love Halloween!

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Oct 22

October 22, 2015

How and When to Re-pot Your House Plants

A few weeks ago my sister and I were joking about how she was so organized and on top of things that she had spent the afternoon re-potting her house plants.  She is retired and I am earning my living by being blogger and a crafter, a childcare provider for five toddlers, a home school teacher for a preschooler and a 9th grader, and an office manager for our family window cleaning business! All those jobs leave leave very little…

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Oct 21

October 21, 2015

Bippity, Boppity, Boo!

This is a photo of my daughters and me at the Gardner Village Witch Fest! Please like & share:

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Oct 20

October 20, 2015

Mummy Bottle

My sister loves wine and Halloween.  Her birthday is the 22nd of October so the month is doubly special to her.  She has dozens and dozens of cute and scary decorations that she puts up in her house and most years she has a costume party to celebrate Halloween and her birthday.  My other two sisters and I have traditionally given her Halloween decorations for her birthday.  A couple of years ago I decided to combine her love for Halloween…

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Oct 19

October 19, 2015

A Perfect Fall Dinner

Beanless Chili with Corn Chips, Fresh Veggies, and Cheesecake Baked Apples!  Yummy!! Beanless Chili Here’s What You Need: 3 lbs of Beef Stew Meat 2 – 24 oz Cans of Diced Tomatoes 1 – 6 oz Can of Tomato Paste 1 Cup of Diced Green Peppers 1/2 Cup of Diced Onion 4 Beef Bullion Cubes 2 Tbsp Chili Powder 1 Tbsp of Oregano 1 Tsp Cumin 1 Tsp Sugar       Directions:  Mix all ingredients together in the crock pot….

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Oct 16

October 16, 2015

Free Frankenstein Craft Pattern

Kids will love this friendly Frankenstein Craft! Directions: Print out the pattern. Color it using markers, crayons, colored pencils or paints. Cut out the four body pieces. Use paper fasteners to attach the arms and legs to the body where indicated by the stars. It’s as simple as that!  Your Frankenstein will be ready to play with the kids or decorate your home or classroom! Get your free downloadable Frankenstein Craft pattern HERE. Please like & share:

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Oct 15

October 15, 2015

Creepy Crawly Spiders!

In keeping with the spirit of Halloween, I decided to write a post about Spiders!  I wouldn’t go as far as to say I “like” spiders, although I wouldn’t say I “don’t” like spiders either (unless of course they are crawling on me or going to bite me, I certainly don’t like that!).  I have a cousin (whom I now know is completely crazy – sorry RCT!) that had a picture taken with a tarantula on his face. Although he…

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Oct 14

October 14, 2015

Gourds!

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Oct 13

October 13, 2015

Broom & Jack-O-Lantern Treats

This fun broom and jack-o-lantern is a perfect Halloween treat for all of the special little boos and ghouls in your life!  It’s simple as can be to make and the kids will love it! Jack-O-Lantern Here’s What You Need: Individual bottle of orange soda Black foam sheet with adhesive backing Green Ribbon, raffia or burlap. Brown Paper Lunch Sack 12-18″ dowel rod or stick Candy to fill the broom Directions: Remove the label from the orange soda bottle Draw…

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Oct 12

October 12, 2015

Fun Sensory Play Ideas.

Great Sensory Play Ideas to Keep Kids Busy

Sensory Play My grandson G2 is one of those little guys with a BIG personality!  He is gregarious and has an enthusiasm and zest for life that is totally contagious and we have so much fun with him!  He enjoys things to the fullest and is a very happy little boy (except when he’s not and then he’s unhappy with just as much gusto)!!  G2 is so smart and full of energy that I have to get incredibly creative to…

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