Want to Get Rid of Halloween Candy? Meet The Sugar Goblin


This post is part of a sponsored campaign for The Sugar Goblin. I received compensation for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own. My kids woke up in a tizzy this morning. Why? Because we had a visit from The Sugar Goblin, a new friend who is going to help us get rid…

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How to Plan a Not-So-Scary Halloween for Preschoolers


We were not compensated for this post, but did receive a sample DVD for review purposes. Getting scared on Halloween is half the fun, but that isn’t always true if you’re still a tiny trick-or-treater. Never fear, wee ones! There are lots of ways to plan a fun Halloween for preschoolers and toddlers without giving…

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Halloween Spiderweb Quesadilla with Black Olive Spiders

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Looking for a fun Halloween part food? Think Olives. California Black Olives are fun food. One of my clearest memories as a kid is sitting at the Thanksgiving table with a big black olive on each of my ten fingers, waving them around happily as my mom tried to get me to eat anything else….

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Halloween Costumes: Finding the right balance of "eco-" and easy


I will admit that one of my struggles as a mom is never feeling like I’m as “Pinteresting” as I’d like to be. I always thought I’d be that mom…you know, the one who always made everything by hand, sending handmade goodies into school all the time, creating showstopping birthday cakes and stitching up totally…

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