Maleficent Baby Aurora Costume Tutorial

Our family always has fun themed Disney costumes for when we attend Mickey’s Halloween Party. This year my six year old daughter decided she was dressing up as Maleficent and I couldn't be more happy because her baby sister made the cutest baby Aurora! Knowing we wouldn't be able to purchase anything similar to the beautiful dress and bonnet worn in the movie, we decided to make our own. I can sew but had no idea how I would create that magical baby costume. A few days later my mom was Read More... {Read More...}

Maleficent Crow Costume Tutorial

Every year Halloween becomes a topic of discussion in our home several months before fall. We travel to Southern California frequently and Mickey’s Halloween Party is a favorite event during October. From the time she watched as Maleficent interrupted Elle Fanning's birthday song at the 2014 Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, my six year old daughter has had plans to dress like the villain for Halloween. Her costume wouldn't be complete without her crow, Diaval. My Read More... {Read More...}

“My First Halloween” printable

Halloween is such a fun opportunity to allow your children to express themselves in costume. Over the past six years my older daughter has dressed up in a wide variety of costumes ranging from frilly princesses to sea animals. As her mommy, I'm not sure there is anything cuter than her very first costume. I remember her first Halloween and the fun I had dressing her as a kitten in a big fluffy costume with a poofy pink tail. This year we have family costumes planned but I couldn't pass Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Macaroni Penguin Costume

This Halloween we've already had a few events requiring family costumes. With a busy schedule at home and a month full of travel I quickly put together easy DIY family costumes. We'll be attending the SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular wearing easy DIY macaroni penguin costumes. My daughter loves the silly orange and feather tassles adorning the top of the hoodies. Easy DIY Macaroni Penguin costume tutorial Supplies: black hoodie or hooded sweatshirt white Read More... {Read More...}

Frankenstein Halloween Treats

Check out Halloween Frankenstein treats by Brie Brie Blooms at Foodie.com Halloween brings many reasons to bake with my daughter. Between school parties, playdates, and treats for neighbors, we've been having fun in the kitchen together. In my search for new baking ideas I found so many fun Frankenstein themed treats.  I created a collection of Frankenstein Halloween Treats on Foodie to add creativity to the treats we are sharing this Halloween.  With Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Candy Covered Pumpkin and Free Halloween Printable

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Halloween is my favorite time of the year to make craft projects. My daughter is now five years old and has so many of her own great ideas. She gets excited each time I tell her plans for a new project. When I told her we would be working on a pumpkin project with Skittles and Starburst she couldn't wait to get started. I was excited too because growing up, I loved digging through Read More... {Read More...}

Halloween Candy Milkshakes

It's been a few days since my daughter was out trick or treating and brought home a giant bag filled with candy. Today my family enjoyed Halloween candy milkshakes made with some of our favorite candy in my daughter's treat bag. It's not everyday you have access to all of your favorite candy bars in your home. We had such a great variety of chocolate and I knew they would make the perfect crushed combination in a milkshake.  I was not selective about the chocolate I added to Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Disney Mummy Costume

My daughter told me she wanted to be a mummy for Halloween this year. We planned to attend Mickey's Halloween Party in Disneyland and I was hoping she would want to dress up as a Disney character instead. She was determined to be a mummy so I had some fun and made our entire family Disney mummy costumes. We had the best time trick or treating in Disneyland and received many compliments on our costumes.  To make the costumes I used supplies I already had at home with the Read More... {Read More...}

Have a Safe and Comfortable Halloween with Stride Rite Light Up Shoes

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stride Rite. I received products to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation.” All opinions are my own. For Halloween this year my family will be dressing up as Disney mummies. My four year old daughter is very excited to go trick or treating with her best neighbor friend. Of course the mommies will be tagging along but at just four years old she is completely sure they can handle the night with out us. I Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Spider Web Headband

A few years ago I made myself a spider web headband to wear on Halloween.  The project was very quick and I have worn the headband to Halloween parties and trick or treating with my family several years consecutively. The headband requires very little supplies and took less than 10 minutes to complete. Supplies: white felt black thread sewing machine or needle to stitch by hand white ribbon plastic spider  hot glue gun Cut the white felt to approximately 4" x Read More... {Read More...}