6 Creative Ideas for Leftover Pumpkins

Have a pumpkin or carved jack-o-lantern leftover from Halloween? Try these tips instead of throwing it away! According to Our Gardening Diary, of the 2.5 billion pumpkins produced annually, only about one-fifth gets reused after Halloween. The other 80% end up in landfills, which creates methane gas that can harm the environment. This year, don't

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Halloween Party Favor

4 Spooky Halloween Party Favor Ideas

Halloween is tomorrow! While you are scrambling to pull together the last details for Halloween plans, do not forget to include a Halloween party favor for your guests. Whether it is store-bought or homemade, everyone appreciates a small parting gift. Here are four party favor idea that will send your guests away with a smile.

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Jack-O-Lantern ideas

10 Jack-O-Lantern Ideas to Try Before Halloween!

Halloween is coming up! Can't decide how to carve or decorate your pumpkin? We've got some Jack-O-Lantern ideas for you and your kiddos so you can make your front door or porch shine!   [caption id="attachment_24516" align="alignnone" width="4320"] To make these jack-o-lanterns, just get some fabric, lace or ribbon, and cover your pumpkins for a

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Family-Friendly Halloween Movies

7 Family-Friendly Halloween Movies

Halloween is notorious for being a holiday filled with frights. From haunted houses to scary movies, it can sometimes be too much for little children. These seven family-friendly Halloween movies are all appropriate for children. Some might be a bit scarier than others, but overall, they are perfect for a Halloween-themed family movie night! “Casper

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How To Be Safe On Halloween!

Halloween is a fun holiday that brings many different activities, festivals and, of course, trick-or-treating. As much fun as the holiday brings, remember there are important safety precautions to keep in mind during Halloween and share with your little ones to protect them. Keep reading to find out how to be safe on Halloween! Candy

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Leftover Halloween Candy

15 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy!

When you have three kids, multiple Halloween parties to attend and an all-nighter filled with trick-or-treating, the piles of sweet treats do just that. Pile up! So, after I do my duty of safety checking and separating the piles of 'you eat that,' 'I eat this,' and our sweet tooth’s have been satisfied until next

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8 Sew-Free Halloween Costumes!

Have you always wanted to make your kiddo's Halloween costume but the thought of having to sew it together stopped you in your tracks? Have no fear! We have your Sew-Free Halloween costumes here! These simple and fun costumes can be made from items out of your craft closet, old clothes and some creativity... oh

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spooky Halloween Crafts

3 Spooky Halloween Crafts For Your Kiddos

Halloween is tomorrow, and since the holiday might look a little different for most people this year, why not get crafty? Included here are some easy and spooky Halloween crafts that can be tailored to any age and level of parental involvement. Crafting is your chance to have fun and be creative with your little

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Trick or Treating Events

Top Spots to Trick or Treat in Gainesville

Local Trick or Treating Activities in Gainesville! Halloween is this month! Have you decided what you and your kiddos are going to do for the big day?    Sparks and Spooks Where: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention When: October 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Message from Cade Museum press release: “The Halloween spooktacular

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Snail and Gnome Halloween

DIY Snail and Gnome Halloween Costume

Looked for some super easy costumes to make for you kiddos? How about a matching set? These matching Snail and Gnome Halloween costumes are so cute, and they can be made with things that you already have at home! DIY Snail White or cream-colored dress Headband with paper bug antennas Brown craft paper Sandals or

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