Effortlessly create stories with photos using MediaStory


I can effortlessly create stories with photos using MediaStory. #IntelAIO Our Halloween turned out nothing like we had planned. For the first time ever, Halloween was a washout, well, almost. Rain was forecasted for Halloween, but we all held out until the very last moment. When we realized the rain wasn't going away, we still let the kids get into their costumes and trick-or-treat in the house and on our back porch. The kids had a great time, much to my surprise. J dressed up as Minnie … [Read more...]

Halloween, not a total wash


Halloween this year wasn't a total wash. I held out hope that the rain wouldn't come till after 8pm. I even put on a huge pot of homemade chili for an easy meal so much effort wouldn't have to go into dinner after getting back from trick-or treating. Since the trick-or-treating never happened, we still had fun, and managed to stay dry while doing so. The kids dressed up and trick-or-treated around the house. We passed out candy to the trick-or-treaters that were allowed to venture out in the … [Read more...]

21 kid-friendly Halloween crafts


I ADORE Halloween, always have. I especially love kid-friendly Halloween crafts. I've complied a list of my favorite Halloween crafts. Hope you and your family enjoy them. Halloween monster cups from FormulaMom.com Adorable no-carve mini pumpkin monsters from APopofPretty.com Five little pumpkins finger puppets from Two-Daloo.com Mickey’s Paper Bag Scarecrow from BatonRougeMoms.com Recycled crayon craft from FabulousMomBlog.com Candy corn candles from … [Read more...]

We are offering the little trick-or-treaters YumEarth organic candies and snacks this Halloween


Halloween is right around the corner. Are you ready? We haven't even picked out costumes yet. Not too sure what the children are dressing up as, but there is one thing I'm sure of. We are saying no to artificial dyes and flavor this Halloween. Instead we are offering the little trick-or-treaters c/o YumEarth organic candies and snacks. Keep reading, one luck Fabulous Mom Blog reader will win 2 bags of yummy organic lollipops. We've been enjoying YumEarth Organics for a few years now. My … [Read more...]

Free FRANKENWEENIE inspired pumpkin carving cutouts


Check out these free FRANKENWEENIE inspired pumpkin carving cutouts for you and your family to enjoy this Halloween season. I was at the world premiere of Frankenweenie and thought it was amazing, here's my review if you want to see what I thought about it. Are your kids crazy for FRANKENWEENIE? If they are they will love using these FREE pumpkin carving cutouts. Sparky Go Batty Super Cute Spider FRANKENWEENIE is now playing in theatres everywhere! So go see it. Click each image … [Read more...]

Dia de los Muertos


I absolutely love Dia de los Muertos make-up. I want to wear it one year for Halloween. It looks so beautiful and I love the bright colors, it really makes a statement. I want to do something like this for Halloween this year but I'm afraid it will scare the hell out of the kids. photo source Peter Holliday   … [Read more...]

Homemade Baked Pumpkin Seeds


What do you do with your pumpkin guts?? If you just toss them consider making a delicious snack instead. Every year we save the pumpkin guts and make homemade baked pumpkin seeds. My husband loves eating them. Here is a super simple way to make your own! Believe me, your homemade seeds will taste much better than the store-bought. Preheat oven to 350°F separate seeds from fibers wash seeds, drain then place on a paper towel coat 1 1/2 cup seeds with vegetable oil (just a very light … [Read more...]

Our Halloween Mrs. Pumpkin Head

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Our Halloween Mrs. Pumpkin Head.   Do you have some old Mr. or Mrs. Potato Head parts sitting around?? I've come up with a nifty way to reuse those old parts. Check out our Mrs. Pumpkin Head. Isn't she cute?! This was a super easy project. All I used was an ice pick and a hammer to "drill" the holes.     … [Read more...]