Glowing Ghost Craft for Kids

Glowing Ghost Craft for Kids

Recently I got to meet Michaels Creative Expert Jo Pearson, who is the Fairy Godmother of Glitter. Jo was on hand when Michaels unveiled their new store layout to a bunch of crafty St. Louis bloggers, including little ol’ me. Disclaimer: Michaels provided me with free craft supplies for this post. All opinions are myContinue Reading

No Carve, Kid Decorated Halloween Pumpkins

No Carve, Kid Decorated Halloween Pumpkins

If your kids are too small to carve a jack-o-lantern this Halloween, try a snazzy no carve pumpkin instead! You can decorate real pumpkins, cute little mini pumpkins, or faux pumpkins. Foam pumpkins are super versatile. Your kid can decorate the pumpkin over and over again, all month long. Then when Halloween is over, pop offContinue Reading

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream and Veggie Guac Wraps

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream and Veggie Guac Wraps

This time of year, everything is pumpkin flavored…including ice cream. We’ve found a way to avoid sliding into that Autumn 15–you know, the weight you put on when you feel the need to hibernate. Yep, it’s a nice Veggie Guac Wrap for lunch followed by a big scoop of Skinny Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream. WhereContinue Reading

Paper Pumpkin Craft for Fall

Paper Pumpkin Craft for Fall

I  like to browse through Pinterest just about as much as any other mom, but the level of craftiness on display out there is just…overwhelming. So if you want a post on how to make something Uber Awesome for Halloween, then head over to our local crafty Goddess, Cheryl at TidyMom. Seriously, this mom is like St. Louis’ ownContinue Reading

Our Favorite St. Louis Pumpkin Patches

Our Favorite St. Louis Pumpkin Patches

The big box stores have been selling plastic pumpkins for a couple of weeks now, but you just can’t rush mother nature! Thankfully, your wait is over–most St. Louis area pumpkin farms are be ready to sell fresh pick your own pumpkins! Whoo-hoo! Most of the local pumpkin farms we’ve been to have a mix ofContinue Reading

Pumpkin Cheese Cake and Perfect Moms

Pumpkin Cheese Cake and Perfect Moms

We all know that when mom gets upset, there’s no better cure than cheesecake. That’s why this week’s Mommy Needs a Time Out linky party features TWO excellent rants and a big helping of Pumpkin Cheesecake. (Some assembly required.) Last week we had 36 posts linked up, and we pinned the pudding out of themContinue Reading

Big Truck Day at the Magic House

Big Truck Day at the Magic House

What little kid isn’t thrilled by BIG TRUCKS? I know both of my boys had their fascinations with big trucks when they were pre-schoolers. Ok. They still like big trucks. It’s a guy thing. Which is why the Magic House in Kirkwood is setting aside a WHOLE DAY to celebrate Big Trucks.Psst: this post isContinue Reading

Halloween in St. Louis: Not-So-Haunted House at the Magic House

Halloween in St. Louis: Not-So-Haunted House at the Magic House

The Magic House is hosting a trick-or-treat event for the little guys! Ready for more sorta spooky Halloween fun for kids in St. Louis? The Magic House is having a special Halloween event the last two weekends of October: October 17 – 19, 2014 and October 24 – 26, 2014. Kids are invited to wear their costumesContinue Reading