Simple Pumpkin Treat Bags

Simple Halloween Treat Bags

Hi everyone! it’s Emma from crafting{e} It makes me crazy to think how fast this year has flown by! It seems like New Years Eve was just yesterday. As I’ve been on Pinterest and looking at other blogs and seem holiday stuff popping up I’ve realized that another holiday season is among us. Now, although halloween isn’t my favorite holiday, I still love the colors, smells, and tasted of the season. [Read More...]

“You’re the Balm” Halloween Printables

"You are the balm" Lip Balm Labels from

It’s September so it’s safe to start posting Halloween ideas, right? Ok good.  Here we go… I’ve mentioned before that my kids schools don’t allow food of any kind as treats for holidays and events.  It can make bringing little things that much more difficult.  I’d love to just grab a bag of candy and tell my kids to pass it out.  But no such luck.   I had fun putting [Read More...]

20+ Fun Halloween Recipes for Kids

Fun Halloween Recipes for Kids - featuring breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner and dessert ideas. All in one spot.

Have you had any time to make fun Halloween recipes for the cute kids in your life? I rounded up some of the best ideas I could find for breakfast, lunch, snacks, main dishes, desserts and more.  There’s still time to make these adorable recipes: Breakfast Ghost from Cute Food for Kids Candy Corn Waffles from Random Thoughts of a Supermom Halloween Breakfast from Pocket Change Gourmet Pumpkin Pancake with [Read More...]

25+ Amazing Family DIY Halloween Costumes

25+ DIY Family Halloween Costumes: amazing ideas that are inexpensive and fun for the whole family! Featured on

First I rounded up boy costumes, then girl costumes and now I’m on to family Halloween costumes.  Our family started off doing themes- Mickey and Minnie, Lilo and Stitch, the Wizard of Oz, and the Incredibles.  But I’m afraid to admit that all the costumes I had were bought.  Do I get my craft card taken away?  My sister’s family and a few good family friends do themes that they [Read More...]

Halloween Candy Buttons with Printable

Halloween Candy Buttons with "Cute as a button" printable

This is the story about a Halloween Candy Button making fail.  Oops.  But I’m here to tell you that you can make candy buttons.  It’s more of a do what I say, not what I do kind of post.  And there’s a printable involved too, so that’s a bonus, right? I rounded up my kids to get cooking in the kitchen.  We made this simple recipe for candy buttons.  Easy [Read More...]

Easy Front Door Halloween Decor

Easy front door Halloween decor from Salty Bison via

My stock of Halloween decor has dwindled in the past few years with some moves we’ve had and my occasional need to purge our “stuff”. So when I saw this chevron burlap I thought it would be a good chance to make something fresh for our front door during Halloween. I bought 2 1/2 yards and cut it down the middle to make two curtain panels. Using a stable gun I attached them to a piece [Read More...]

25+ Adorable DIY Girls Halloween Costumes

Simple and adorable DIY Halloween Costumes for Girls. Round up from

Over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing several Halloween ideas.  I rounded up 25+ boys Halloween costumes and now it’s time for the girls.  I’m amazed at how adorable and simple some of these costumes are.  They are so much fun! Make sure to click on the links to go directly to the ideas. Peacock Tutu Tutorial from Shwin & Shwin via The Train to Crazy Owl Costume from [Read More...]

Printable Halloween Joke Toppers

Printable Halloween Joke Bag Toppers

Halloween is a few weeks away and we’re in decision making mode over here.  I don’t know what my kids will dress up as because they’ll probably change their minds three times before the big day. We’re also thinking about decor, treats and anything Halloween related.  We have a “no treat” policy at school.  It can be tough to find “non candy” hand outs for their classmates.  I took matters [Read More...]

Halloween Treats: Apple of My Eye

Caramel and White Chocolate Caramel Eyes with printable- perfect for Halloween! From @30daysblog

Hello October! I can’t believe how quickly 2013 is flying by.  My kids and I have been having fun in the kitchen and came up with these Caramel and White Chocolate Apple Eyes.  They are perfect for Halloween treats. I hope you’ll have some fun in the kitchen too. Make some silly looking eyeballs and attach a cute printable to pass out at a party, for classroom parties or to [Read More...]

Halloween Costumes for Boys

25+ DIY Boys Halloween Costumes featured on

Before we know it, Halloween will be here.  2013 has been a rouuugh year but it’s gone by so quickly.  I can’t believe we’re almost into October!  I rounded up some fun Halloween costumes for boys to share with you. One of my all time favorites was shared here last year from Salty Bison: DIY Jarhead and here are 25+ more: Dino Boys  from Ginger & George Rubik’s Cube from [Read More...]