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Each year we attend a Trunk or Treat in my in-laws neighborhood. It is amazing to see the trunk or treat decorating ideas people come up with! My favorite part about a Trunk or Treat is that it brings everyone outside and it feels like a PARTY! I wanted to create an easy trunk or treat idea to share and came up with my Trunk or Treat Monster! Isn’t it cute?! It took about an hour to assemble the decorations and about 30 minutes to put it all up. Not bad for a totally awesome trunk! My neighbors thought I was a little odd staging this in my yard in September, but that’s what bloggers do. And, now it is all ready to put up on Halloween!
**Now, a word on adhesive. Use painters tape or masking tape if you are adhering something to the paint of your car.
***My Trunk Or Treat round up has over a dozen Halloween trunk decorating ideas and I’ll add this over there to. Be sure to check it out!
Halloween is my favorite holiday! With my daughter now in first grade I get to make her a lunch for school each day (these are my favorite lunch containers). I’ve had fun using my free printable lunch box jokes, but as Halloween approaches I wanted something themed for the season! These Halloween lunch box jokes are easy to read and easy for kids to understand! Best of all, they are a free printable! Just scroll below to print the document and your kids will have giggles along with their lunch! What a great way to help them through their day!
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It’s no secret that Halloween is my favorite holiday! I love coming up with new Halloween decorations to display each year. Doing our Halloween door decoration just might be one of my favorite things of the whole season! The Skeleton door was fun, the Frankenstein door was cute, the spider web door was creepy crawly and the witch door was fun to theme my entire porch! This year our family theme for Halloween is MONSTERS! But, not the scary kind, the fun and silly kind! So, our halloween costumes will be monsters, our trunk or treat will be monsters and naturally, our front door will be a cute furry monster! Now, I need help naming him – got any suggestions?
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It is peach season here in Utah and I personally feel like we have the best peaches around! I love to peel them and eat them fresh, but look forward to making homemade peach ice cream and peach crisp each year with them! I promise, it is not hard to learn how to make homemade ice cream, especially if you have a Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream maker. When got my cuisinart ice cream machine a few years ago I didn’t realize how much I would use it! Because it is so easy to use, we have so much fun customizing the flavors to what we love! This homemade peach ice cream is a cross between peaches and cream and my favorite peach crisp recipe because of the addition of one special spice. You’ll want to add this to your favorite homemade ice cream recipes for sure!
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When I set out to plan this Unicorn party I started on Pinterest (probably like most of you) and found some really amazing ideas! What was harder to find were ideas that were easy to duplicate. My budget and party plan didn’t really allow for one of those amazing Unicorn cakes, but I really wanted a Unicorn centerpiece. I think you’ll find that the Unicorn party decorations I made are not only easy to do, but great on your budget and time! The food at any party is my favorite part and this Unicorn party food was really fun to plan! I’ll share the rest of the Unicorn party crafts and activities in a second post. For now, onto the party decorations and party food!
At our Unicorn party last weekend with my nieces I made some super delicious and sticky Unicorn Marshmallow Popcorn. It was pink, fluffy, sweet and so yummy! The recipe is simple enough if you have ever made rice crispy treats, but the addition of jello powder to the recipe adds the cute pink color as well as FLAVOR! I can’t wait to try this recipe again with other flavors – it was amazing!
At our back to school dinner tomorrow we will introduce our back to school theme for the 2017-2018 year. When I heard the Mormon Tabernacle choir sing Fill the World with Love by Petula Clark recently, I knew this would fit our family goals and purposes perfectly. Sending my little lady into 1st grade has me in all sorts of emotional turmoil! She’ll be gone all day! I’m a bit of a mess, so hopefully this little message will help both of us.