19 Ideas for Halloween {Eats, Treats, Parties, Printables & More}

I’ve collected NINETEEN of my favorite ways we’ve celebrated Halloween all month long over the years. Many I do year and again. I have eats, treats, parties, printables, books and so much more! Bugs and Kisses Free Printable Bugs and Kisses This was a sweet little treat from years ago but is still a fave.… Read More

Haunted Halloween Home Tour {Living Room + Video}

Our Haunted Halloween Home Tour continues today in the formal living room! In past years I haven’t done a lot in this front room – primarily because we don’t spend a ton of time in here. However, the things I have added are among our favorites and have really upped the spooky factor for my… Read More

Haunted Halloween Home Tour 2019 {Exterior}

Welcome, foolish mortals to our 2019 haunted Halloween tour…   I am your host, your ghost host. The creeps start before you’ve even entered the house, with pumpkins and spiders and ghosts out front!  The mesh ghosts are from Michael’s and are on on year four or five at my house, but are in stores again this year. I… Read More

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My Favorite “Foolproof” Appetizers

I lovemaking new things, both for my family and when entertaining, but it’s great to have a few tried and true recipes that you know will turn out great every time. I have made both of these “foolproof” appetizers for years – jalapeno cheddar crackers and caramelized bacon. Not only are they delicious, but I… Read More

Rolling into Fifth and Eighth {First Day of School Snack}

In addition to our pancake breakfast, our other first day of school standing tradition is a special snack to welcome them home. I started this on John’s first day of Kindergarten and it never got old. You will see that I seamlessly transitioned our breakfast set-up right into snack time. The theme for this year’s… Read More

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