Halloween Cupcake Idea : Easy Spiders & Webs

Halloween Spiders & Webs Cupcakes With Halloween just a few days away I thought I would share a quick, easy and fun cupcake idea for the upcoming parties this weekend or to surprise your kids with on Monday. Supplies Needed: * 1 cake mix * 1 tub of frosting * cupcake papers * Halloween/Fall themed sprinkles * black tubed gel * Halloween DOTS candy * red Twizzlers Pull –n- Peel candy * toothpick Start by … [Read more...]

Spooky Glow Jars Halloween Craft

 Spooky Glow Jars Halloween Craft My kids have been begging me to start picking out their costumes for Halloween. September just began, but they are already excited for fall. So for this post, I thought I’d give you a couple of ideas of quick, fun and creative ways to create a “spooky jar”. Above is the jar I made. I must say, this is the first time I’ve attempted this craft and I learned a few important things that I will share at the … [Read more...]

Mummy Hot Dogs Recipe

Mummy Hot Dogs Recipe Fall and Halloween are such fun times to spice up lunch and have fun with your recipes. The kids love a good hot dog. Ethan vegetarian and Emma her Applegate Farms hot dogs. With the simple alteration to dough you've got a fun "mummy" that makes lunch a little more exciting. This recipe can be modified easily ... leave out the cheese or substitute homemade dough for store bought. The idea, though, is pure … [Read more...]

Apple Shaped Rice Krispie Treats

Apple Shaped Rice Krispie Treats Fall is in full force and that means apple season. Whether you are homeschooling and are looking to expand your curriculum a bit or just want to create a playful treat, these apple shaped rice krispie treats are a winner. My kids really enjoy these occasional surprises like this as marshmallows, candy and fruit roll ups are not usually on the menu. (Yield about 18) INGREDIENTS 6 cup Rice Krispies … [Read more...]

Monster Eyes Deviled Eggs Recipe

Monster Eyes Deviled Eggs   Halloween is on its way and people are already starting to plan their holiday parties and activities. How about adding a spooky Monsters’ Eyeball to the menu? This delicious, healthy and simple snack is the perfect Halloween side dish. Your guests are sure to love the look of this creative and playful snack almost as much as they enjoy eating it. Ingredients: 1 dozen eggs (hardboiled) 2 whole … [Read more...]

Creepy Apple Monster Mouths Recipe

  Creepy Apple Monster Mouths Recipe Making a healthy treat that is fun and holiday themed is never easier than in the fall. These Apple Monster Mouths would be perfect for an after school snack or even a fall party. INGREDIENTS 1 Apple 1/4 cup Peanut Butter Yogurt Covered Raisins OR Almond Slivers OR Mini Marshmallows Red Food Coloring   DIRECTIONS Add 8 drops of food coloring to peanut butter and mix well to make it more … [Read more...]

Spiderweb Pizza Snacks Recipe

Spiderweb Pizza Snacks Recipe   My kids always come home from school hungry. Since it's almost October, I thought it would be fun to share a little after school snack we like to make. You can also think of this on a bigger scale with a full sized pizza and several spiders. The kids love to make them and they are creepy fun to eat! INGREDIENTS Pizza Sauce Round Crackers, Sandwich Slim Buns and/or Pita Breads String Mozzarella … [Read more...]

Halloween Candy Buffet

Halloween Candy Buffet    Halloween means candy!  Spooky, creepy, funny, delicious, candy!  Your Halloween celebration is sure to be a big hit with a DIY candy buffet.  Let us help you design the candy buffet of the season. Your Theme Of course your theme is Halloween, so your colors will incorporate orange, yellow, brown, and a touch of green.  The candy choices are traditional or specialty.  There are many ghoulish candy choices … [Read more...]

Jello Witches Cauldron Recipe

Jell-O Witch's Cauldron Carrying on with our Halloween recipe theme, I've got a fun little dessert that easy & quick to toss together. Surprise the kiddos after lunch or dinner or whip up a batch for your Halloween party. INGREDIENTS: Yields 6 2 boxes Lime Gelatin 2 cup boiling Water 1 cup cold Water 8 oz Non-dairy Whipped Topping (like Cool Whip) Halloween Candy Decorations DIRECTIONS In a large bowl combine gelatin … [Read more...]

Jack o Lantern Fruit Cups Recipe

Jack o Lantern Fruit Cup Recipe Fall holidays are a fun time to spice up the kids after school snacks. and... Can we talk fall parties? Often times there are only sugary sweet items available. Although I let my children indulge once in a while, a healthy option is appreciated as well. This adorable little fruit cup is a fun and tasty creation your kids will love. INGREDIENTS 3 Medium Navel Oranges 1 cup Mixed … [Read more...]