Five Dollar Halloween Bat Tree Centerpiece

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What do you do when your kid asks for Halloween decorations on a week when you’re flat busted broke? You head to the Dollar Tree and you make something COOL. Yup, I was down to about 5 dollars. Seriously. Freelance life has its perks, but getting paid on time isn’t one of them. But I… [read more]

5-Minute Mustache Pumpkins

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This post was brought to you by DollarTree.com. I love love love decorating for Halloween, and my favorite part is pumpkin carving. If I had my way, we’d have our whole property decorated with all the different funky, bumpy varieties available. The only problem? There’s no time for all that. Plus, holy mess. So this… [read more]

3 Tips for a Happier Halloween with Kids

This conversation has been brought to you by MrCostumes.com. This will be my fourth Halloween as a mom! Gone are the days of those adult Halloween parties with friends (you know the ones…) These days, it’s all about classroom cupcakes and trying to talk my son into wearing a coat with his Spiderman outfit. (We… [read more]

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

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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… [read more]

2-Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins

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World’s easiest pumpkin muffin recipe! I’ve found it, and I’m sharing! Just don’t tell everyone how much work *isn’t* required…