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Oct 22

October 22, 2017

Halloween Skull Coloring Page

Halloween Skull Coloring Page! Hey Friends!  Check out the fun new coloring page I made for you!  I’m super excited about it because it’s a little unique for me!!  My style is usually a little more warm and cuddly than this and usually appeals more to kids.  But this decorative skull is pretty, modern, just a tiny bit edgy and sure to appeal to a more grown up audience (although my six year old grandson G1 insisted he needs a copy…

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Oct 31

October 31, 2016

15 Halloween Safety Tips

Monsters, ghosts and spooky creatures aren’t the only things to be wary of at Halloween.  From carving jack-o-lanterns with sharp knives and setting them aglow with fire, to traversing busy dark streets and avoiding suspicious candy and strangers, there are plenty of things to watch out for if we want to stay safe. Here is a list of 15 Halloween Safety Tips to help protect your entire family – the wee ones, the teens, and even the grown ups! Supervise…

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Oct 4

October 4, 2016

Halloween Coloring Page

October is here and Halloween is right around the corner!  Here is a free downloadable coloring page for you and your little ones to enjoy!!  If you’d like more coloring pages like this, subscribe to the Love My Big Happy Family newssletter!! You can get your subscribtion to the newsletter in the sidebar to the right! -> Get your  Happy Halloween Coloring Page Here! You might also enjoy: Happy Autumn Scarecrow Coloring Page and Frankenstein Craft Pattern Please like & share:

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Oct 31

October 31, 2015

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 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 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 16

October 16, 2015

Frankenstein Craft

Free Frankenstein Craft Pattern

Frankenstien CraftKids will love this friendly Frankenstien 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 Frankenstien will be ready to play with the kids or decorate your home or classroom! Get your free downloadable Frankenstien Craft pattern HERE. You Might also enjoy: Candy Corn…

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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 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 8

October 8, 2015

Creepy Finger Cookies!

These creepy finger sugar cookies make a great Halloween threat that will have your family and friends oohing, awing and squealing! Cookies – What You Need: 3 Cups of Flour 1 Cup of Sugar 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 Cup of Butter (I use salted) 1 Large Egg tsp Vanilla Extract Slivered Almonds Directions: Mix together flour and baking powder. Using your mixer combine the sugar, butter (softened), egg and vanilla extract.  Mix well. Gradually add flour and baking soda…

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Oct 6

October 6, 2015

The Ghost!

As I laid on my bed, relaxing before it was time to turn in for the night, my 23 year old daughter sat on the cedar chest at the foot of my bed, visiting with me. It had been raining most of the day and we could hear that it was coming down pretty steady at the time. Somehow our conversation got around to spirits, ghosts and demons. My husband likes to watch ghost hunter shows and mostly I just…

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Oct 3

October 3, 2015

Free Downloadable Haunted House Printable!

Free Downloadable Haunted House Printable!

Haunted House Craft   Here is a fun little Haunted House you can make for Halloween.  All you need to make one of your own is a square tissue box; a glue stick and scissors; some crayons, paints or markers; and this free downloadable printable!  It’s fun for grownup crafters but it’s also simple enough that even the little ones can make one with only a little bit of help from a grownup. Easy to follow directions are included! You…

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