My 10 favorite Halloween movies

It’s Halloween season and therefore, scary movie time. This year we watched a couple from this list, and also Scream and Little Shop of Horrors. Both are solid movies, and if this was my top 20, would’ve definitely made the cut, but these are my all time favorites: 1. The Shining (1980)– remember when Joey on Friends had to hide… View Post

Free Printable – Halloween checklist

  Every year, after Halloween (or really, every holiday) has passed, I suddenly get all these ideas for fun things we should do next year. Enter the Halloween checklist.     Need something to do on October weekends? Pick from your list. Fit in all that pumpkin picking and hay rides and get lost in a corn maize, all the… View Post

DIY: Easy Rosie the Riveter Halloween Costume

Yes, I show up at costume parties bringing my own backdrop.  That’s normal, right? I loved the way my Rosie the Riveter costume came out this year, plus it was super easy, comfortable, and inexpensive.  I think it was under $10.  All I used was a dollar store bandana, red lipstick, big piece of foam core, paint, and a piece… View Post

Halloween themed birthday party success!

I know we’ve all seen that hilarious Pinterest fails meme (the one with the hedgehog cake wearing dentures cracks me up EVERY SINGLE TIME), but I found two foolproof dessert pins for your Halloween party. My younger son requested a Halloween themed birthday party this year, which if you can convince your kid to do this, DO IT.  Seriously.  It… View Post