As we head into Halloween, I want to offer a few cautions based on 18 Halloweens as a parent. First: Feed your kids dinner BEFORE they go Trick or Treating. This took me five years to learn. Children will not eat peas and chicken after 20 Reese’s peanut butter cups. Second: Please do not limit…
How much fun are Jack o Lanterns? I love visiting the pumpkin patch, picking out just the right one and deciding what funny face it will become. My little sister was the queen of picking the biggest and heaviest pumpkin in the patch and then lugging it back home. But God love her, shes not the most graceful being and there were more than a few bumps and bruises along the way.
Creepy and crawly, these delicious Halloween treats are sure to be a big hit with your kids! Spider S’mores Ingredients:
After glancing through an old issue of Southern Living, we were inspired by their caramel apples. We decided to let our kids loose in the backyard in search of twigs and this recipe is what we conjured up with some caramel and our imaginations. While your little ones don their costumes, try dressing up some fruit to make these delicious sweet treats for the holiday.
“Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Swoosh! The boy swooped down from the monkey bars, his face smeared with fresh fake blood. He was wearing a long black cape. You could tell he liked the way the cape swung behind him. The other kids at the playground were dressed…
Planning to throw a Halloween bash this year? If you need a spook-tacular appetizer to serve at your party, look no further.Try these devilish eggs – they look great and taste even better! Creepy Eyeball Eggs Ingredients
Let’s Craftis a special feature full of great crafts, inspiration and DIY projects that are perfect for any Modern Mom! Want to fill your house with ghosts and ghouls? Here’s a super easy, super fun and super messy Halloween craft you can do with your kids! All you need are a few supplies you probably already have in your pantry. Supplies
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I go all out. We decorate our entire house then have everyone over for a Halloween party full of yummy food, spooky treats, and a night of Trick or Treating! This is one of those spooky desserts that I have always seen, but never actually made ….. until this Halloween. Note:I served my cookies on a napkin lined platter. I used red food coloring to make the “blood spots” and I put a kitchen knife on the tray with more red food coloring. If you are serving to children obviously skip the knife!
Apples and fall go hand in hand – and when it comes to Halloween, caramel covered apples are a staple in our home! This is the perfect treat to make along with your kids. I guarantee you’ll have just as much fun making them as you will eating them.
The yearly Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating incites giddy excitement from kids of all ages. Children get the chance to dress up in their favorite costumes, and adults in the community enjoy seeing the costumed kids knocking at their door. The safety of the children is the biggest priority on Halloween night. Safety strategies should be among families’ trick-or-treating tips.