20 Ideas for Non-Candy Halloween Goodies

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This 50 Non-Candy Easter Basket Items post did well back in April so I thought I'd re-visit the concept for Halloween.  These days everyone seems to have some sort of restriction - gluten-free, allergies or whatever reason they may have for not eating candy.  And honestly, we don't have any restrictions but my boys get so much candy in their … [Read more...]

Fun Halloween House Decor

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We've really gotten into Halloween the last  couple of years around our house.   The kids just love it and I swear I go just as crazy with the decorations this time of year as I do for Christmas, even more so maybe ever since I did a campaign with Kmart for Halloween and we really stocked up on goodies.  Last year we had bloody chains and zombie … [Read more...]

Check Out This Cute Assortment of Goodies I Gave Out For Trunk Or Treat #Halloween

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Last week we had our school's "Trunk or Treat," which is a fun event where you decorate the trunk of your car and let kids Trick or Treat in a parking lot to all of the trunks.  We had a big email about all of the allergies at school so I was happy to give out a non-food item as an option that I thought the kids would like.  They LOVED these!  I … [Read more...]

Decorating My House for Halloween Thanks to @Kmart #KmartHalloween And the #Giveaway!

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Last week I shared photos with you guys of my awesome trip to Kmart to stock up for Halloween. Also to note before you even keep reading: there's an AWESOME giveaway going in that post. It's running for two weeks so there's one more week to Enter to win one of 2 $500 gift cards from Kmart! This week, I wanted to show you what I did with some of … [Read more...]

Halloween with @Kmart (Plus #Giveway of TWO $500 Gift Cards!) #KmartHalloween

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Last Halloween season, I had posted about my huge Halloween Shopping Haul at Kmart (2012).  I had all sorts of fun with it, so I was thrilled when they reached out again this season about shopping at Kmart for Halloween 2013! Armed with a gift card, I took the whole fam to Kmart this weekend.  We were on the lookout for Halloween decor for the … [Read more...]

10 Spooky Halloween Books for Kids

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At some point I got organized and made a little "holiday" section on my son's bookshelf.  "Holiday" is broad but basically means I have lumped together some Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas books that I can pull out at the right time of year.  My kids love reading these seasonal books! I put together a list of some Halloween books … [Read more...]

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Sesame Place’s Halloween Spooktactular!

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Fall is such a fun time... hayrides, candy, being outside, enjoying the weather. Why not do all of those things, while at the same time enjoying rides, shows, and your favorite friends from Sesame Street? We had the opportunity to do just that at Sesame Place this month and enjoyed their Halloween Spooktacular event! If you have never been to … [Read more...]

Eye Protection on Halloween

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Last month, I shared a post with you guys on Finding the Right Pair of Sunglasses.  The post was in honor of a new ambassador program and relationship I have with VSP Vision Care.  I'm really enjoying working with them. They already happened to be my eye care provider, but there was a ton I didn't know about them, like the fact that they are the … [Read more...]

This Halloween: Avoid Sugar & #StopZombieMouth @PopCap @ADAMouthHealthy

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I showed my true geek colors last summer when I ran into a Zombie from PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies at Getting Gorgeous during my time in New York for BlogHer.  We're huge Plants vs. Zombies fans in our house - we've been playing it for a few years now and it's always a go-to for fun with the kids on our iPads and on our family desktop. So I was … [Read more...]

Halloween Shopping Haul @Kmart

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My kids were so excited to come home to this haul of Halloween goodies from Kmart yesterday! Armed with a $100 gift card, I went over to Kmart to see how many Halloween items from Kmart I could get with the card. Check out everything I was able to get. This is about $95 worth of goods from Kmart: Tons of candy for the trick-or-treaters, … [Read more...]