DIY Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Get ready for Halloween with these 25 DIY Pumpkin Decorating Ideas. From covering your pumpkin with lace or dipping them in paint, these ideas are sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. There are even some ideas that are easy enough that the kids can help you out. So which one are you going to start with first?


Read More!


How to be a Low Maintenance Mom

Happy October! Heather here from and today we are talking about how to be a Low Maintenance Mom! The idea of a low maintenance mom comes from a blog post by Mom Explores Michigan. After writing a post about being raised by a low maintenance mom, KSL Channel 5 asked if I would tackle ... read more

Witches-Brew 3

Halloween Witches Brew

Every year I like to make a Halloween Dinner to celebrate Halloween with our family.  Some years it is very involved...and some years, I throw something together at the last minute.  It all depends on how crazy our schedule is for our family this time of year...but I always try to do something a ... read more

Tomato-Basil-Tortellini-Soup 2

Tomato Basil Spinach Tortellini Soup

This Tomato Basil Spinach Tortellini Soup was a huge hit at our house the other night for dinner.  I am talking HUGE!  The whole family loved it...and it has spinach in it!  That never happens at my house! ... read more


One Pot Recipes

You read it right, One Pot Recipes.... One Pot Recipes are perfect for those of us that despise dishes. One Pot Recipes are also great for those of us who are on a tight schedule. I think most of us fall into both of these categories. Today, I have rounded up some One Pot Recipes that are so easy ... read more


Halloween Crafts for Kids

Have you decorated for Halloween yet? Really, I can't believe that it is October, can you? I truly do love this time of year though. I love all of the spooky Halloween decorations and the planning of costumes to wear. Today, I have collected some simple Halloween Crafts for Kids that can be made at ... read more


The Party Bunch: Linky Party

Let me introduce to you The Party Bunch! Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry and Desiree from The 36th Avenue want to thank you for partying with us… You guys are the best! ... read more

melted-witch-cookies FB

Melted Witch Cookies

I created these fun Melted Witch Cookies thinking of how fun they would be to serve at a Halloween Party or to take to a friend or neighbor for Halloween!  I came across this idea originally when I saw it on here on Betty Crocker, but decided to change it up a bit. ... read more

Halloween-Treat-Jars FB

Halloween Treat Jar and Printable Tag

Halloween is coming!! Are you a fan of Halloween? My kids love Halloween.  We don't go crazy over Halloween but we do enjoy it as a fun day to dress up and eat some treats!  I don't really get into the grosser side of Halloween and prefer to keep things "cute" instead of super creepy. ... read more

October Photo A Day square

October Photo A Day Challenge

Time just keeps on ticking by! Another month is upon us! Are you ready for the October Photo A Day Challenge? Did you join us in September? If you are new and want to know what the Photo Challenge is about, continue reading for some guidelines so you can play along with us too! If you already know ... read more

Banana-Chocolate-Chip-Blondies FB

Chocolate Chip Banana Blondies

It seems like at our house, the bananas either get gobbled up immediately...or they sit and get ripe really quickly.  Does that happen at your house?  We often have bananas we need to use up which is always a good thing in my mind.  One of our favorite ways to use up our ripe bananas is to make ... read more