The Night the Ghastly Ghouls Appeared: A Pureé Poem

The night the Ghastly Ghouls Appeared The house was silent, and I feared The blender’s cry would pierce the ear As I pureéd.   The Baby Bullet’s frightful face Took on a sneer, seemed out of place It watched me move all o’er the place As I pureéd.   There came behind me quite a […]

Halloween Spider Slime

If your kids are anything like mine, they cannot get their hands on enough slime! With the month of October upon us, crafts and activities in our home have taking on a spooky spin. Yes, jack-o-lanterns and scarecrows are standard fare, but why not add spidery slime into the seasonal repertoire? Halloween Spider Slime Ingredients […]

DIY Wizard Costume for Your Little One

This year, I didn’t want to spend a lot on a halloween costume and wasn’t going to have a ton of time to work on one, so I repurposed some awesome household items into the perfect costume! After much deliberation, my son finally decided on being a wizard (after changing his mind countless times). I racked my […]

No-Sew Tiger Costume

This Halloween may have already come and gone, but I discovered a neat little trick you’ll want to try next Halloween, next school pageant, or the next time your kiddo needs a costume fast: a no-sew tiger costume that anyone can make and won’t break your budget. All you need is an orange shirt or sweatshirt, […]

4th Annual Costume Cutie Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 4th Annual Costume Cutie contest! We had some amazingly adorable (as well as some ghoulishly frightful) entries, and we’re excited to show you our top 3 winners! Without further ado, here they are! 1st place Popeye 2nd place Oompa Loompa 3rd place Newspaper Boy Congratulations to all […]

I Told My Kids I Ate their Halloween Candy

Jimmy Kimmel is at it again! After Halloween, kids are stoked about their candy earnings, eager to get their hands on all the fun-size candies and chocolates that they can. So, what would happen if you told your little one that you ate all his candy? A temper tantrum for the ages? Or a sweet […]

The Best Costumes of 2014

Let’s be honest, the best part about Halloween is dressing our little ones up in funny costumes. After all, if it were up to baby, they probably wouldn’t dress up as Richard Simmons, but how adorable is it?! Pretty adorable. And this year brought all new costumes to light, including Game of Thrones nods, ebola scares, […]

Halloween Safety

As you start to prepare your little ones’ costumes for Halloween, make sure you remember to keep safety precautions at the top of your list! Twice as many child pedestrians are killed when walking on Halloween compared to other days of the year, so take the necessary steps to make sure your child is safe. Have a […]

4th Annual Costume Cutie Contest

The moon hangs low in the sky on this dark All Hallow’s Eve and your little one is looking for trouble… You run, but you can’t hide! He’s out to terrorize your home, your loved ones, even you! Don’t let him get the best of you! Dress him up as a cute pumpkin and show […]

Instead of a Disney Princess

This year, mother and photographer Jaime Moore dressed her daughter Emma up in costumes she could truly aspire to: Susan B. Anthony, CoCo Chanel, Amelia Earhart, Helen Keller, and Jane Goodall. In a beautiful photo shoot, (posted on Upworthy) we can see not only the uncanny resemblance this young girl takes on, but the possibilities […]