Halloween Tic-Tac-Toe

Halloween Tic-Tac-Toe

We are getting geared up for Halloween this week. The girls and I worked together to create these Halloween Tic-Tac-Toe treats for their classmates.  We added a few pumpkins and candy corns to mini pumpkin buckets (Target Dollar Spot) and attached a Tic-Tac-Toe board....
This Year’s Halloween Costumes

This Year’s Halloween Costumes

This year the girls picked easy-to-create Halloween costumes (yay!). Taylor was a marathon runner. I created a racing bib to pin to her shirt. She worn a headband and her usual sporty clothes.  She also wore an ipod and medal. Payton was an Olympic gymnast. I added a...
Halloween Class Parties

Halloween Class Parties

We had a fun time with Halloween parties at school this week.  For the kindergarten class, we had a monster theme with cookie decorating and creating monster goodie bags. Each kiddo got a plate with all of the supplies to decorate their own cookies. We had 2 colors of...
Halloween Monogram

Halloween Monogram

It’s Halloween week and my girls are excited for their upcoming class parties and trick-or-treating.  This was really not on my agenda for the weekend, but I decided to make shirts for them today.  I came up with this monogram pumpkin design and I love the way...

Halloween Costumes

We enjoy picking something different for our Halloween costumes. Frozen’s Elsa and Anna were hugely popular this year, but I was able to convince the girls to be something unique. Payton was a Denver Zookeeper in honor of her Uncle Will (formerly an arborist...

Easiest Way to Carve a Pumpkin

I blogged about this several years ago but I’m doing it again because it amazes me every year how easy it is to carve a pumpkin.  We have tried the carving kits, but this is so much faster and more accurate than using a knife.  Introducing our favorite pumpkin...
Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

We have had such a fun Halloween week.  It started with a couple of class parties.  Here are the fun treats I made…… These spider treats were inspired by a childhood favorite… 2 Ritz crackers sandwiched with peanut butter and dipped in chocolate.  I...
Halloween Treats & Doc McStuffins

Halloween Treats & Doc McStuffins

The girls love Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins.  Taylor decided that she wanted to be the Doc for Halloween.  Her little sister, who wants to be just like her, immediately said that she wanted to be Doc too!  So, we had Doc McStuffins x2 for Halloween this year. ...
Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes

Since this may be the last year that I have a say in what both girls wear for Halloween, I decided to make Thing 1 and Thing 2 costumes.  I followed this very easy tutorial to make the tutu skirts.  The pants are part of a Christmas set of PJs.  I used iron-on vinyl...
Pumpkin Shirts

Pumpkin Shirts

This was a fairly easy afternoon project.  I used sheer ribbon bunched and sewed in circle with a little green ribbon for the stem. I linked up here:   http://linesacrossmyface.blogspot.com  |  http://www.iheartnaptime.net/  |  http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/  | ...