FUN Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween is just 2 days away.  Kids everywhere will be doing what we don't let them do any other night of the year- head out after dark, in costume, to go to stranger's houses to accept candy.  Halloween is just plain F-U-N but it's also important to keep safety in mind.  Here are some (sort ...

Halloween Treat Recipe Roundup

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Here's a roundup of several Halloween Treat Recipes from the Mavens of Money!  Have your own fun recipe idea? Share your own in the linky at the bottom of the post! Candy Corn Crunch  from This Mama Loves Popcorn Jack-O-Lanterns from Mom on Dealz Meringue Ghosts from Madame Deals Witch Hat Surprise Cookies from This Mama Loves Cool Whip Chips Ahoy Halloween Dessert ...

DIY Glow in the Dark Skeleton Halloween Shirt

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  Disclosure: This DIY skeleton Halloween shirt post was sponsored by Hub Network through their partnership with Circle of Moms. While I was compensated to write a post about Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash Costume Contest, all opinions are my own. What you need to make the DIY Glow in the Dark Skeleton Halloween Shirt: Glow in the ...

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas: Ghost Pizza

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This quick and easy meal idea is brought to you by our friends at General Mills. With back to school here and activities starting up, life is hectic for everyone, it seems.  Hectic for us here at the Martin household, moreso than ever before.  I've been doing a lot of meal prep and cooking dinner ...

Halloween Treat Recipes: Witch Hat Surprise Cookies

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I've been thinking lots about making some fun Halloween Treat recipes this year. My latest? Witch Hat Surprise Cookies These are pretty easy to make and you can fill them (or not) with extra candy delights! What you need: Package Oreo Ice Cream Cones Purple Funfetti Frosting (Really, you can do any color, we just thought the purple with ...

Halloween Treat Recipe: Candy Corn Crunch

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Here's a fun new Halloween Treat Recipe I came up with.  It's easy and quick to make, plus it's super festive (and so yummy). What you need to make Candy Corn Crunch: Plain  Popcorn (If you buy the microwave kind, you want the natural) , popped, kernels removed 2 cups pretzels, broken 1 bag Wilton Candy Melts (I used Orange) Halloween-themed ...

Softness IS Worth Sharing #KleenexCares

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I had planned to bring some Kleenex with me when we were going to be Trick-or-Treating later this week, but thanks to Hurricane Sandy, it looks like Halloween will be cancelled for the second year in a row.  That means some creative thinking on our part- we'll have to think of some fun and creative ...

The Children’s Place has GREAT Costumes Available

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I've got a deep love for The Children's Place.  Great quality clothing, affordable pricing, so the adults are happy, in comfortable styles and colors that the kids are glad to wear.  This even extends, at this time of year, to Halloween Costumes (although if your kids are like mine, they'll enjoy costumes all year round ...

True Blood Halloween Swag Bash Giveaway!

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True Blood Halloween Swag Bash Giveaway *** ENTER NOW *** Since I just started reading the Snookie Stackhouse books, which inspired the True Blood series, when I heard about this giveaway I just knew I had to participate.  Too much fun not to!!  SOOOOOOOOOOO...here it is- the True Blood Halloween Swag Bash Giveaway! The last season of HBO's ...

We are getting so excited for Halloween! #KmartHalloween

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 Halloween is SO close- just a few more weeks to wait!  The kids are getting so excited to wear their costumes...and I admit, I LOVE seeing kids all dressed up for Halloween.  Not just my own- I love seeing what they come up with for ideas, their costume choices.  It's just so much fun.  We ...