Category Archives: Halloween

Fall Treats Via Pinterest

I am in love with Pinterest.  It’s a little like crack for magazine photo junkies like me!  (Is that comment in poor taste?  Probably.  But now you get the picture.  Pardon the pun.  I’ll move along…) Anyhow, I am preparing … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Veggie Tray

I just attended my daughter’s Halloween party. I actually brought a healthy treat, and better yet, the kids actually ate it! Here is my pumpkin veggie tray. The curly-cues on top are green onion tops, and you can see that … Continue reading

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Decoupaged Photo Tile with Stand

I haven’t shared anything crafty or decorative lately, so I thought I’d throw a craft idea up on the blog this morning. One of my favorite crafts to do with my students when I was teaching was a decoupaged tile. … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Orange Paint Story

Back in October, I posted the following plea on Facebook: Due to a crazy toddler (under Daddy’s watch) and a good craft in a bad location (Mommy’s fault), I now have orange, oil-based enamel paint all over my cream-colored carpet … Continue reading

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Fall Finale

Late October found us wrapped in layers of warmth and fall colors. I  went on Maggie’s first field trip with her to a farm.  We enjoyed a hayride, apple cider and donuts, and learning about pumpkins and the various animals … Continue reading

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Arachnids and Applesauce

Maggie had surgery (tubes in, adenoids out) on Monday, and we have been home going stir-crazy since then. So yesterday I resolved to do several things: finish cleaning and folding laundry, make applesauce (large batches as opposed to the make-a-little-for-dinner … Continue reading

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Pumpkin (Mini) Pies

Today the kids and I made some mini-pies using a pumpkin cookie cutter, (cover your eyes, Mom!) store-bought pie dough, and peach pie filling from a local farmer’s market.  We used the instructions for the Sweetie Pies that I stumbled … Continue reading

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