Spirit Halloween in San Antonio provided some of the items featured in this sponsored post. A full product list can be found at the bottom of this post.  Halloween seems like the official kickoff to the "season of decorating." Starting...
Ahhh, fall has arrived. Who am I kidding? I'll be in shorts till November. But alas, there are pumpkin patches to visit, hayrides to enjoy, and pumpkin spice/maple bacon everything to savor. Here are eight family-friendly fall happenings in...
You have the power in your hands. The power to make or break your child's popularity standings, baby cool factor and, really, to impact the trajectory of their entire future, and this is the month when it happens. Halloween is...
September 23 was the first day of fall. Immediately, Starbucks started selling pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween decorations went up, and friends across the country posted Facebook pictures of their kids bundled in sweaters and boots as they traipsed through...
Fall is my favorite time of the year. After surviving the brutal summer in San Antonio, a slightly cooler fall is most welcome. About a month ago, my kids and I made a list of things we want to do...
How many trick-or-treaters will you have this Halloween? 10? 20? More? One out of every 13 is likely to have a food allergy. I know, it gets old: gluten-free, dairy-free, fun-free, whatever-free. Most schools and even some churches have peanut-free zones. As frustrating and...
I love fall. The crisp, cool air, the comfy clothes, the pumpkin-spiced goodies, the holidays, the colors...all of it makes me wake up with a smile on my face. Looking for ways to take advantage of the season? Whether...
Don’t be jealous of me you guys, but my Halloween Pinterest board has 247 amazing pins on it right now! To start, I’m making a quaint pennant banner to hang from my mantle that spells out, “Trick or treat, smell...
This ghostly garland is super simple to put together and perfect for little hands to help with. You'll need white yarn, black yarn, baker's twine, scissors and something to wrap the yarn around. I used the side of an oatmeal box...
It's finally here. The one day of the year where it's normal to dress up, walk around neighborhoods at night, and send your children up to a stranger's doorstep to ask for candy.  Don't get me wrong, I love...

Halloween Crafts for Kids

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I'm willing to bet that every store you visit is full of Halloween decorations and costumes now that October is only a weekend away! If you are anything like me then you must be super excited! This is a time...
Nothing shouts Holiday Spirit like lovingly (or painstakingly?) DIY-ed decorations, but not every mama was born with a glue gun in one hand and grosgrain ribbon in the other. Fear not, my non-crafty friends! With the help of my...
  My almost 3-year-old, Jack, asked me a few weeks ago to come sit with him and have a picnic. He got the blanket, his toys, and told me we were at the beach. When he rolled off of the...

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School holidays—love them or loathe them, they come every fall & winter and remind us how much we love our kids’ teachers. If you’re...

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