Halloween

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6 Perfect Recipes for Leftover Halloween Candy

7 comments November 1, 2013

I realize that the entire concept of left-over Halloween candy is pretty funny. I mean, I’m lucky if I can get to Halloween without polishing off the bags of Twix […]

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Biscuit Eyes for Halloween

2 comments October 28, 2013

I figure I can squeeze one more fun food item in for Halloween, especially since these can really be made anytime before or after the holiday.

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Spiderweb Dip for Halloween

7 comments October 21, 2013

This is a snack dip that I make almost every week, minus the white web. But since Halloween is coming, I put a little holiday spin on it.

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Edible Earwax on a Swab

6 comments October 14, 2013

How gross, right??? And how completely fantastic at the same time, right??? I wish I could take credit for this brilliant idea, but no. Paul found it. Oh, internet…you silly, […]

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Halloween Cobweb Cookies

17 comments October 7, 2013

Halloween is 4 weeks away! Haley is going to be Minnie Mouse this year, and Trevor decided on Captain America. Costumes have arrived, fit perfectly, and there is much excitement […]

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Kit-Kat S’mores Bars

10 comments October 3, 2013

Have y’all been camping before? My husband and I just took our kids for the first time this past August. And actually, it was MY first time, too. (Which is […]

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Halloween Round-Up and the Jamie Oliver Cookbook Winner(s)!

3 comments October 25, 2012

For those last minute planners who still haven’t decided what to make or bring to your Halloween parties this weekend, I present to you this round-up. Some old, some new, […]

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Halloween Marshmallow Pops

8 comments October 16, 2012

Nerd alert! Remember the TV show Super Friends (adapted from the superhero Justice League comic books)? It had Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, and Aquaman (who nobody ever seemed to […]

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Halloween Pretzel Rods and a fabulous Calphalon Giveaway!

106 comments October 11, 2012

I think very few people bought my spiel about the Halloween Monster Cake Pops being easy. Am I right? But they really are. Sincerely. Truly. Aaaah, forget it. I feel […]

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One-Eyed Monster Cake Pops

16 comments September 27, 2012

The truth about cake pops: they are really quite easy, they just take a while to make. And honestly, most of the time is spent waiting – waiting for the […]

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Halloween Chex Mix

7 comments September 20, 2012

While I am not quite geared up for the Christmas decorations already on display in Costco (really Costco? REALLY?), I squealed with delight when I saw the Target employees stocking […]

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Threaded Spaghetti Hot Dog Bites

56 comments October 27, 2011

The saying “behind every great man, there’s an even better woman” – um, totally true (wink.) But, truth be told, behind all my awesomeness (snort), I’ve got a pretty great […]

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Halloween Witches Brew

14 comments October 20, 2011

Last week I spent almost an hour in the store – in the Halloween aisle(s). The manufacturers have put their best marketers to work and they have their sites on […]

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Halloween Pretzel Rings

35 comments October 13, 2011

Haley doesn’t want to be a princess for Halloween this year! Let me repeat that. HALEY DOESN’T WANT TO BE A PRINCESS FOR HALLOWEEN THIS YEAR! This is monumental. When […]

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Halloween Candy Corn Pretzel Bark

27 comments October 6, 2011

I’m sitting in the doctor’s office (groan), where the selection of magazines is pathetic. PATHETIC. So, I’m reading US Weekly or one of the tabloid rags…and there’s a bunch of […]

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Worms In Dirt Cupcakes

15 comments October 22, 2010

Will it be a ballerina? Fancy Nancy? Dora? (Please no. Don’t let it be Dora), Ruby the bunny rabbit? Batgirl? Drum roll, please. And the winner is… Sleeping Beauty. A […]

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Witches’ Brooms for Halloween

20 comments October 19, 2010

Halloween and I really shouldn’t jive. Orange is not a great color on me, I hate spiders, and you cannot pay me enough to watch a scary movie. On the […]

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Halloween Brownies

25 comments October 26, 2009

Rewind a year ago. Trevor was only six months old; happy to be in his bouncer seat and stare at the ceiling fan. And Haley, at 2 1/2, was still […]