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3 Tips for How to Use Halloween Candy

3 Tips for How to Use Halloween Candy

  What do you do with lefotover Halloween candy? You are either in the camp who loves to devour it or the house that wishes you could skip over the sugar and all that entails. Thanks to Hershey’s and Global Influence, I already have a stash of Hershey’s favorites ready to roll but as soon […]

How to Organize Halloween Decor

How to Organize Halloween Decor

We love Halloween!  My Pinterest Board is growing by the day thanks to so many clever decor and craft ideas and it only makes both entertaining and organizing that much more fun.  I recognize not everyone may agree, but even before we had kids, my husband and I would decorate and enjoy every bit of carving our […]

How To Manage Halloween Schedules

How To Manage Halloween Schedules

  Its Halloween week and that means Halloween schedules that can wreak havoc on your goal for everyone to have fun. Part of my ongoing series on the Primrose Schools Dr. Z and Friends blog, today we are offering tips on how to handle those Halloween schedules. Always fun but sometimes tricky, if Halloween falls […]

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Halloween Shortcuts for Carving Pumpkins and More

Halloween Shortcuts for Carving Pumpkins and More

I’m all about Halloween shortcuts to keep thing running smoothly and having special traditions goes a long way to also keep my people calm.  Today is our annual Halloween pumpkin carving, cookout, and “Its the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown!” video day.   Each year we spend this time as a family, sometimes inviting friends to […]

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Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

We love Halloween and every year I’m looking for the latest pumpkin decorating ideas that are equal parts decor, function, and fun. Our Halloween Pinterest Board is full of all things clever and colorful and this year’s trend to personalize pumpkins caught my eye early. This past weekend I tried my hand at tackling my […]

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Halloween Traditions and How to Boo

Halloween Traditions and How to Boo

Do you Boo? Its a fabulous Halloween tradition that someone included us in back in Virginia and we started here in our neighborhood when we moved in six years ago. Its a family tradition that all of my children love, which speaks volumes since they span elementary, middle and high school ages. Once we started […]

Halloween Traditions and Forever Friends at Build-A-Bear Workshop

Halloween Traditions and Forever Friends at Build-A-Bear Workshop

First shared on Build-A-Bear Workshop’s Behind The Seams Blog, I’m honored to be a Friends Count Ambassador and bring you the latest news from the friendliest company I know! Today I want to share 3 ideas for how you can incorporate Seasonal traditions with Build-A-Bear Workshop Forever Friends just like Pumpkin Pal Teddy. She’s adorable isn’t […]

Organize Your House with a Fall Checklist

Organize Your House with a Fall Checklist

Fall is here and its time to organize your house with a Fall Checklist!  After a busy spring and summer, in our home Fall is when we kick things into high gear to get big projects done. This year we’ll be tackling painting our bedroom and the master bath, our porch railing (no we didn’t get […]

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5 Halloween Recipes that Focus on Fun

5 Halloween Recipes that Focus on Fun

With Hurricane Sandy aiming to upset Halloween celebrations all over the East Coast, its time to think about Plan B for Trick-or-Treating. While a party might be the last thing on your mind, now is a great time to pull off some last minute mischief even if you are staying home and its your family […]

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Have you ever wanted to do something truly special for Halloween?  In 2008 we attended Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party on Halloween Night in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World and by far its the most memorable and fun Halloween we have ever had as a family.  Ask each and every one of us and […]