Halloween Themed Shooters

Halloween is about a week away – Yay! I love this time of year … the fall weather, the changing color of the leaves, and the fun of Halloween. I ...

How to Carve a Halloween Pumpkin Like a Pro – Expert Guest Post!

Update: Alex will be appearing on “Good Morning America” this Halloween! Halloween is such a fun time, and my husband and I look forward to it all year. Thing is, ...

How to make Candy Apples

Candy Apples are a fun activity for the family, are cheap and easy to make, inspire nostalgia, and are a tasty way to use some of the bountiful apples this ...


How I Did That: Ronan The Accuser Makeup Tutorial

Ever since making my husband’s Ronan the Accuser costume, I’ve had a ...

How I Made That: Maleficent’s Horns / Headpiece

Back in October, I posted a Cosplay Tutorial: Maleficent’s Staff. As Maleficent ...

Caturday, Halloween Edition (We are Horrible People!)

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a Caturday entry. What better ...

Tiger Tail Ice Cream Recipe (AKA Tiger-Tiger Ice Cream Recipe)

“Favorite ice cream flavors” was recently the topic of discussion among a ...

Real Wedding Inspiration – Halloween Wedding

Now that it’s mid October, Twitter and the wedding blogs are lighting ...

Decorated Sugar Cookies

Well, Halloween is just around the corner, so now’s a great time ...

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Maple Leaf Roses

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Gluten-Free Chicken Mushroom Tourtière

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