This Paper Plate Spider makes such a cute holiday craft.  Halloween is such a fun time for making crafting.  My daughter LOVES spiders. Where I don’t love REAL LIFE spiders, I think that these Spiders made out of Paper Plates are pretty darn cute!  The best part– is they are superRead More →

The weather is really starting to cool down now and my kids are starting to talk about what they want to be for Halloween. One wants to be a ghost, another a skeleton, one a pumpkin, a princess and last Darth Vader. The weeks before Halloween are always a lotRead More →

Every year, we have a family tradition where we make gourmet Caramel Apples.  We invite my husbands family and everyone brings their favorite topping to share.  We always have delicious toppings like marshmallows, butterscotch chips. m&m’s, mini chocolate chips, crushed oreos, coconut, and more.  I love this tradition because everyoneRead More →

Ford recently took the opportunity to scare the heck out of unsuspecting car wash patrons and captured the whole thing on film. Haha! Seriously, this is hilarious! Probably funner because I am watching the YouTube video and not sitting in that car! 🙂 I’m guessing that they will have fearsRead More →

 This post is Sponsored by Energizer and The Motherhood.  All opinions are my own. My kids love Halloween.  I don’t blame them.  It is pretty fun to dress up as their favorite character and go door to door to all of their neighbors houses and get free candy.  Whats notRead More →

In normal, adventurous Au style, we spent me the day at the lake with me Buchaneers.  We pillaged, we plundered, had adventures,  sword fights and even found treasure.  We pillaged this thar Crew Bounty to review from Chasing Fireflies. All mayhem, doubloon and opinions be ye my own.  Go ye now and walk theRead More →

If you are looking for some great Halloween freebies, here is a great list for your enjoyment: 1. Free Doughnut Per tradition, Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut to its costumed patrons on Oct. 31. Diet cheating never tasted so good! 2. Free Pancake for Kids There’s nothing scary about a freeRead More →

This Halloween, decorate your pumpkins Free Birds style with these special stencils! Then share your pics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using #TurkOWeen for a chance to win an iPad mini! FREE BIRDS – in theaters November 1Read More →

Here are some Spooky Halloween Recipes and Crafts from New York Times best-selling author Cheryl Najafi. Cheryl Najafi is the author of party-centric You’re So Invited: Panic Less, Play More and Get Your Party On!   Cheryl’s got plenty of fun, simple Halloween decorating ideas, spooky food recipes and DIY tips forRead More →

I must admit, I don’t really love Halloween.  I have fun watching my kids excitement, I love fall colors, I love carving pumpkins and being together as a family, but I don’t love scary costumes, creepy decorations and the excessive amounts of sugar.  Every year, I jump on the bandwagonRead More →

Halloween Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Recipe Ingredients 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted 1 egg Orange food color Yellow food color 1.  Line 8×4-inch loaf pan with waxed paper, extending paper over sides of pan.   2.  In mediumRead More →

I love books.  We have a large bookshelf in our “reading nook” with all of our family favorites.  I am very drawn to children’s books for their beautiful artwork and innocent stories.  I received Room on the Broom Book and DVD for review.  All opinions are my own.  All yearRead More →

Here are some Adorable Adult Couple Costumes for Halloween Parties Ideas:   It is so hard to find Modest Adult Couples Halloween Costumes Ideas.  We had a really fun halloween party with some of our neighborhood friends and I was so in love with some of the costumes!    They were cute and fun…but notRead More →