Tag: kids

Sep 29

Simply Healthy Halloween Treats: Banana Halloween Ghosts

When my daughter was young, she was a fruit fanatic. I was so happy that she craved fruits and didn’t care too much for other sweets, and I like to think that I contributed to that a little by encouraging healthy habits. Making good food fun is a great way to keep kids on track with …

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Sep 14

Plan a Perfectly Scary (and Safe) Halloween Party for the Kids

Many families are choosing to hold a Halloween party for their kids instead of having a night of Trick or Treating. A fun Halloween party with their friends can mean an evening of games and entertainment instead of one with endless candy and a stomach ache. Planning a (gently) Scary and safe Halloween party is …

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Sep 01

Halloween Gourd Friends

Fall has arrived and pumpkins have arrived with it but today, I’m not really looking at the pumpkins.  Instead, I am looking at the cute little bags of gourds that are lining the produce section of your local grocery store. Usually, these little treats are found in a bag of about 12 gourds.  They are …

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Jul 25

Halloween Grab Bags

by Sirena Van Schaik People often say, “Halloween, it’s just about the candy,” and although I often agree with them on some level, I don’t really think it is a bad thing. To me, Halloween is one of the truly whimsical holidays around. There is no deep meaning, although there is a history, and children …

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Nov 24

Halloween Crafts: Ghost Ornaments & Coffee Filter Bats

Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. -William Shakespeare Some of the best craft projects can be made from common household items, and here we’ll learn …

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Oct 04

8 Halloween Hacks for Throwing Ghoulishly Memorable Parties

(BPT) – The costumes, the candy, the creative pumpkin carvings – Halloween has been steadily increasing in popularity, with the spooky holiday spend being second only to Christmas. The National Retail Federation says the number of people buying sweet treats for Halloween actually beats out Easter. This year, make your party a spooktacular delight without …

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