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Where’s Wenda Costume Review

Note: I received the costume in this post for review. I did not receive any compensation. All opinions are mine. I can’t believe it’s almost Halloween. Every year my husband and I go to one of his co-worker’s house for a Halloween party. Last year we dressed up as Marty McFly and Lorraine from Back […]

Boo at the Zoo Brookfield Zoo

Want to take the kids to a not-so-scary Halloween celebration in the Chicagoland area? Look no further than Boo at the Zoo at Brookfield Zoo. The event takes place Saturdays and Sundays October 13-28. I wish I could take my family but our October is pretty crazy and we didn’t plan ahead of time for […]

Wordless Wednesday: Halloween Cookie Fail

Ok, so this will be almost wordless Wednesday. When getting ready for the Raingutter Regatta, I had to bring a treat to sell at the concession stand. I wanted to make something fun that people don’t always see. So I found these really cute swirled Halloween cookies. This is how they SHOULD have looked: My reality […]

Starburst Candy Corn Cheesecake Mousse

Note: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Starburst. I received product samples to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. Can you believe it’s almost Halloween? The end of the year is coming way too fast! I was sent some Starburst Candy Corn to create a […]

Equal Exchange Organic Fair Trade Candy Bars #Review and #Giveaway

Last week I got a yummy treat in the mail to try out. Equal Exchange candy bars! I got three different full size bars to try our and a box of minis to pass out for Halloween. The flavors were Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter, Milk Chocolate Crisp and Dark Chocolate Fruit and Nut. I have […]

Get Unjunked with UnReal Candy this Halloween

Last Friday I had a party with a few of my close friends to try Unreal Candy. Have you heard of Unreal candy yet? Here’s a little about it: A few years ago, Michael and his 13 year old son Nicky got into an argument over Halloween candy.  Nicky came home with his bag of […]

Boo! Ghost Mini Pizzas for #Halloween #recipe

 I was originally going to make Mummy pizzas, but I made them on Bagel Thins and the mouth caved in, so I decided it was now a Ghost pizza! The Ghost pizza is the same concept as the English muffin pizza, but just made with the new Thomas’ Bagel Thins. I love the new Bagel […]

Two New #Halloween DVDs #Giveaway

  It’s Halloween and that means time for Spooky, fun movies for little ones. NCircle Entertainment has done it again. This Halloween they have released both Cat in the Hat Tricks and Treats and WordWorld Kooky Spooky Halloween. My kids love both of these shows and will watch them on PBS. My favorite PBS shows […]

#Halloween Chocolate Pudding #Recipe

Two weekends ago I had a little Halloween party and this was one of the desserts I served. I wanted to make a full on dirt cake but didn’t have the time or all the ingredients. Instead I made this creamy Chocolate pudding grave. Print Halloween Chocolate Pudding Recipe Ingredients 1 Jell-o Chocolate Pudding Mix […]

Kmart Halloween Party! #KmartHalloween @cbias

Last Saturday I spent about an hour shopping at Kmart to have a special Halloween party. I was surprised at how big their Halloween section was. They had a TON of costumes. Right now Kmart has a deal: 30% OFF Halloween Costumes Online, plus free shipping. They also have a contest going on on their Facebook to win a $900 […]

Buy Star Wars Costumes!

With Halloween coming up, do you know what your kids want to be? I know my friend, Marianna, has four boys that LOVE Star Wars. They would give anything for her to buy them Star Wars Costumes. This site has everything you could ever need for Star Wars including Darth Vader costumes. Oh how I […]

Wordless Wednesday Our Halloween

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Pumpkin Cupcakes #halloween

I saw these cute little pumpkins over on Emily’s site: Busy Mommy. I put her picture as the first picture of the post because I wanted you to see how pretty they’re supposed to look! Mine did not turn out as pretty. Ingredients: Boxed mix or your favorite cake recipe frosting coloring if you want […]

Mummy Meatloaf @familyfun

I got this recipe out of Family Fun Magazine. Theirs turned out MUCH nicer than mine. You’re supposed to use black olives for the eyes and I didn’t have any. My meatloaf ended up dry because I cooked it on the cooling rack so the grease wouldn’t be pulling the mummy apart. It didn’t help, […]

Frankenstein Marshmallows #halloween

How cute are these guys? They’re really easy to make. Ingredients: Marshmallows Green Wilton Candy Melts Black Wilton Candy Melts Lollipop Sticks decorating bag or black glitter paint Directions: Stick lollipop sticks into your marshmallows Melt the green candies and dip marshmallows in the candy Let harden for a few minutes Melt the black candies […]