5 Spooky Ghost Stories for Kids


Halloween is tomorrow! It’s time to officially get into the spirit.  And what better way to get into the spirit than with spooky storytelling?  Telling ghost stories was very common among my friends and siblings during my childhood.   I grew up in a small town where there always seemed to be a tale of  “that […]

10 Edible Crafts for Fall & Winter

edible crafts for fall

With the housekeeping, the kids, and the plethora of holiday events, it can be hard to find time to decorate or celebrate the holiday seasons in your home. It’s fun to do things here and there to herald in the spirit of the holidays. Entering the season of back-to-back holidays, decorating can be extra tough […]

Jello Worms – Halloween Recipe

jello worms recipe

Two days until Halloween!! WhoOOo-HoOOO. I am undoubtably a sucker for Halloween recipes.  So in honor of the occasion I submit to you my own version of the Jello worms. And I must say these came out delicious! They’re fun to eat. And not only do they LOOK like worms, they actually FEEL like worms. […]

10 Winter Crochet Projects with Free Patterns


First off, let me tell you that all of the photos listed below for winter crochet projects are for awesome FREE crochet patterns. So dive in! Every year, when the weather starts to turn ferocious and we enter the months of hibernation, we look for ways to occupy our time and energy indoors. Evening welcomes […]

4 Fun Halloween Activities For Kids

Halloween Activities For Kids Halloween parties

Halloween has just sneaked up- pretty spooky!  There are a plethora of fun Halloween resources for kids, and you’re probably struggling as you try and pick the best ones. Don’t worry – here’s an amazing line-up of four fun Halloween activities for kids- the stuff fond memories are made of!  These fun Halloween activities are […]

DIY Halloween Graveyard Scene

DIY Halloween Graveyard Scene

Here is an in-depth, step-by-step tutorial for a DIY Halloween Graveyard Scene! Fall and winter are probably the most exciting times of the year for interior and exterior decorating. Putting out small scenes and towns always seem to be so popular every year! So why not grab the family and make your very own town […]

Brevard County Zoo – Fun Activity For The Whole Family

Boo at the Zoo

The Brevard County Zoo’s reputation preceded it when I moved to Melbourne, Florida. I heard from the locals that it was a great zoo, even in comparison to Orlando. Now, I haven’t been to Orlando’s zoo, but I have to agree that the Brevard County Zoo is pretty amazing! If you live nearby or you […]

New Halloween Pumpkin Carving Technique- Use A Drill!

pumpkin carved with a drill

Halloween’s just around the corner! What are you doing to get ready for it?  If you’re like me, you’re already looking forward to pumpkin carving, that once-a-year event where you scrape out the squishy, stringy insides of a squash and with orange-stained fingers, cut out chunks so that pretty designs flicker and glow in the […]

DIY Halloween Wreath #DGHalloweenHack

DIY Halloween Wreath

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I was given a small Dollar General gift card so that I could chose some Halloween and craft items to create my own DIY Halloween project.  I went shopping and was amazed at how many […]

DIY Infinity Scarf From A T-shirt

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Fall weather has finally arrived.  For me, that means cleaning out my closet and taking my warmer clothing out of hiding.  During this process, I noticed my excessive t-shirt collection.  When I laid my t-shirts on the floor, I realized that I am either a hoarder or I just can’t say no to a free […]