Halloween Party Crafts at Target + $200 Target Gift Card Giveaway!

Halloween is at our threshold. If you’re planning a party with the kiddos, make sure to check out these cute Halloween party crafts for kids available at Target!   I’ve partnered with Target to show you some of the great Halloween party crafts you can find at Target. I feel like Halloween becomes busier every… [read more]

De-Junk Halloween! Better for You Halloween Treat Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Thanks so much to Annie’s Homegrown, Nutiva, and Bitsy’s Brainfood for the delicious samples at ShiftCon and beyond! I have to admit, I’m not always a think ahead kind of person. I can never think far enough ahead to order special Halloween candy for my kids online. There is one week left until halloween and… [read more]

DIY Upcycled Halloween Village Luminaries Craft

It is that time when Pinterest comes alive with great seasonal crafts. A few weeks ago I thought it would be fun to have a little crafting night with my sister and sister-in-law. I searched Pinterest for some great Halloween Craft Idea “Pinspiration”. I’m a little picky when it comes to crafts though. I don’t… [read more]

Kid Approved Healthy Halloween Appetizers!

With Halloween just a week away we are having Halloween Parties everywhere! Neighborhood get-togethers, school parties, city celebrations and last week we had a family dinner that was Halloween themed. My sister made Mummy Quesadillas, my mom made a spider web bean dip and I made these adorable healthy Halloween appetizers made from fresh fruit! And not… [read more]

Ideas for 100+ DIY Halloween Costumes!

I’d be preaching to the choir if I told you that buying costumes at the store is expensive for an outfit worn an average of one time. Not to mention that they are usually poorly constructed and mass produced so you’re likely to be a multiple at that party. But that’s why you’re here isn’t… [read more]

Boo! Your Neighbors with this Fun Halloween Tradition!

One of the best things about holidays are the opportunities for fun with our kids.  Last year a couple weeks before Halloween we were surprised and delighted to find a “Boo Basket”– a basket of delicious and spooky goodies on our front doorstep. We’d been “Booed”! That set off a fun wave of “Boo Baskets”… [read more]

“Boo”licious Treats – Chocolate Covered Pretzel Jack-o’-Lanterns

Are you attending any Halloween party’s this year and need to take a treat?  I made these chocolate covered pretzel Jack-o’-Lanterns one night while I was waiting for my husband to come home from work but they were so easy and fun to make that your kids would love to help out! I took them to a family… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Halloween from Oh So Savvy Mom’s family!

Free Halloween Printables and Decorations at the HP Creative Studio!

In past years we haven’t decorated our house very much for Halloween.  This year, however, the boys have been begging me to decorate like some of the other houses they’ve seen. Not wanting to go out and purchase a bunch of decorations (yes, I am cheap) I thought it better that we just make a… [read more]

Fun and Easy Halloween Door Wreath #Craft #DIY

  I have a cute new sister-in-law, and she is having so much fun being a newlywed.  She is experiencing cooking, cleaning and decorating a house for the first time and is loving it.  Oh, how I would love to be 20 and a newlywed again! 🙂  Anyways, the other night she mentioned that she… [read more]

Yummy Halloween Recipe: White Chocolate Covered “Funny Bones”

Whether you’re having a Halloween party this week, or you are just looking for a yummy treat to make with the kids, these vanilla covered “funny bones” are sure to be a hit.  Making them is super simple–especially if your kids are old enough to help out.  If you have ingredients left over from the… [read more]

Spookamole! This Halloween Recipe Will Give you the Creeps.

I love guacamole!  So do both my sons.  Avocado and guacamole are very common foods in my house.  They are full of vitamins, protein, healthy fats, and are so yummy.  When I was a kid one of the places we lived had avocado trees.  What a treat it was for us to always have fresh… [read more]

Fun Halloween Pumpkin Lights

This oh, so cute Halloween activity comes to you from Melly at www.beckhamandbloom.com.  She has a TON of cute crafts that are appropriate for a wide range of ages.I love these pumpkin luminaries because they look like they’d be super simple and something I could do with my preschooler.  Materials: •2 Krylon Fusion for Plastic… [read more]