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Santa Clarita Diet Cupcakes ~ Every Zombie’s Favorite Cupcake

Having a little mini-watch party for my favorite zombie show inspired these Santa Clarita Diet Cupcakes, and, dude, are they awesome! Not only are they full of your usual cupcake yumminess, but, for real, they’re the show stopper for any zombie’s party table. Santa Clarita Diet Cupcakes Ok, so as you might already be aware, …

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Candy Corn Fudge Will Be Your New Favorite Thing!

We all have our favorite Halloween candies. My mom is all about the chocolates. My brother would straight up steal anything sour out of your bag and pretend like he was innocent, and me? I’m all about the candy corn. Truth is, though, I think it’s just the look that I really love. I mean, …

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Turkey Cupcakes

If you’re looking for a festive treat for Thanksgiving that is not only delicious but something the kids will have fun making, than these Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup turkey cupcakes are it! These are so yummy and simple enough that even the little kiddos can help to make them. The best part is this is a …

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20 Dazzling DIY Sugar Skull Crafts

How much do we love sugar skulls? Seriously, I don’t think I know a single person who isn’t obsessed with these gorgeous images. From art work to clothing, to cartoons (Monster High, anyone??) sugar skulls are Everywhere. And in celebration of that we wanted to bring you 20 Dazzling DIY Sugar Skull Crafts. Fall is …

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FUN MOVIES TO GET YOU INTO THE HALLOWEEN SPIRIT!

Halloween is the big kick-off bash for the ‘Holiday Season’ and boy is it a bash! Between the candy, and parties, costumes, and themes, Halloween has a way of getting under even the most humbuggy of humbug’s skin. But if you’re not quite there yet, there are some really fun movies that will get you …

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3 Creepy Things My Kids Have Done That Are NOT Okay!

Raising a child is a darn frightening experience. Moms, have you even seen what those things look like coming out? Of course you haven’t. You’re up there enjoying your drugs and…I don’t know…iced coffee? I might be misremembering my children’s birth. I was really lightheaded during the first go-around. I don’t remember much but I …

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Halloween Was So Much More Fun When I Was A Kid

Am I the only one who has noticed the end of Halloween? When I was a kid, we’d all go out into the neighborhood, ON Halloween night, dressed in our hobo Indian princess pirate get-ups, knocking door to door and hoping we didn’t get kidnapped. Our food was either x-rayed by the local hospital (for …

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Make Your Own Jack Skellington Charger Plate

What’s this? What’s this? There is Fall in the air. What’s this? What’s this? I feel like decorating EVERYWHERE! Can you guess what I am decorating with? Yep, you guessed it! Jack Skellington! I just love him and I love this movie. Luckily, my husband does too so we are good to go if I decide …

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Halloween Wire Tree Decoration

Here’s the thing, I am a crafty person and I love making Halloween decorations especially when I can make them with my kids. But recently I found out I was dooming myself even before my craft was even start. You see, some decorations attract pests- EW! So today I am sharing with you Halloween decorating tips brought …

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Keeping The Earth Alive And Your Yard Undead: Upcycled Halloween Decorations

Any true craftsman will say, “Measure twice, cut once.” But if you’re like me it’s more like, “Close your eyes and hope you don’t lose a thumb.” It’s Halloween, and if you’re an environmentally friendly hippy with time on your hands between protests or if you’re a broke guy with an underwhelming job, this post …

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The Myth Of The Full-Size Snickers…And Other Halloween Things That Never Happened

Halloween is all about tall tales and scary stories. From the headless horseman to chainsaw wielding baddies to apples laced with arsenic, there are a lot of Halloween stories that never, ever happened. But that’s fine. It’s the one day of the year where we can believe in the paranormal. Believe in ghosts and zombies, …

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You Need To Start Halloween Shopping Before You Miss Your Chance!

It’s the end of Summer now. Time to wake up early, shove those kiddos into their brand new clothes and hand them their backpacks full of glue sticks and yellow plastic folders. You wave a tearful goodbye as they board the school bus. As you close the door, you weep. Not because your baby has …

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3 Everyday Horrors That Will Never Get Their Own Movie

October is here, and with the crisp weather and the promise of Halloween on the wind comes the traditional horror movie marathons. We watch in giddy anticipation of the hapless hero stumbling upon a murder in progress. Then we yell at the screen when they idiotically run upstairs instead of outside to the already running …

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Men Never Really Let Go Of Their Inner Child, So Why Should I?

As a 27 year old, it is safe to classify myself as an adult, since my frontal lobe has full developed and all that crap that happens when you’re over 25. One thing is for sure, I never thought this is where I would be at this age, but most of all I thought that …

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Why I Love Jesus And Worship The Devil

Halloween is almost here. Kids are anticipating the coming sugar binge. Devil worshiping teenagers are stocking up on black cats. The inflatable décor industry, or Big Tacky, is getting a huge economic boost. Scary movies are on TV. And Christians have something else for a month to complain about. You may ask, “But Nik, you …

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6 Tips For Halloween Humbug Homeowners

Kids suck. I get it. If you’re lucky you might only have to yell at them to get off your lawn once or twice a year. But when October 31st rolls around all the neighborhood ragamuffins have been given carte blanche to roam as they please, trodding across your carefully cultivated fescue. The worst part …

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The Best Halloween Playlist

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BOSEbuild for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The weather is cooler and the leaves are falling. That can only mean one thing… Halloween is near! While the creepy decorations certainly help make a party, it’s really The Best Halloween Playlist around that keeps guests …

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20 Reasons Zombies Make Great Boyfriends…

It’s October (FINALLY), which means two things: Halloween, and the return of The Walking Dead. I wish I could say I was more excited about Halloween, but I’d be lying to everyone. I’m All About TWD. But I’m also slightly twisted, and just a little bit off, so the other day (okay, probably more like …

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LuLaRoe Alert! Halloween Prints Have Been Spotted!

Okay, so if you’re a LuLaRoe fan, you know that their holiday and special themed runs are to die for awesome, and super small. As in, there’s only a couple thousand of the prints and styles made, so if you want it, be ready to Thunderdome style fight for what you want, because it’s going …

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Why My Candy (and yours) Will Never See Halloween

Every year I go through the same thing…and so do you. Here’s the 100% honest reason why my candy (and yours) will never see Halloween. Why do we do it to ourselves—give in to the temptation of buying those delectable bite-size bits over-flowing on store shelves weeks before Halloween? We know the baby Butterfingers aren’t for …

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Witch’s Broom Pretzel Snacks

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble, this Halloween make your party guests double…with laughter, that is. These Witch’s Broom Pretzel Snacks are so hilariously adorable that your party guests are going to cackle with glee. It’ll help if your party guests are actual witches (not that we’re judging), but even if they aren’t, they’re going to …

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Frankenstein Nutter Butter Cookies

Some of my favorite Halloween memories from growing up were hanging out with the family watching monster movies. My favorite, by and far, was Young Frankenstein. Okay, so maybe not ‘exactly’ a monster movie, but I was young and didn’t understand everything that was going on in that one… Now some of my favorite memories are …

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Poltergeist Pushes Stroller Down The Stairs, Spooky AF!

I love being scared. Every fall, instead of lining up for my pumpkin-spiced whatever, I’m always the first one in line at the haunted houses. I’ve been to them all. Still, they’re fake. I get that they’re fake. I’m cool with them being fake. Horror movies? Count me in! Blood, gore, crazy possessed people chasing …

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Candy Corn Apple Pucker Margarita ~ Halloween Drink Recipe

This Candy Corn Apple Pucker Margarita is making me love this weird little Halloween candy more than I ever have before, and I think it’ll do the same for you. Cheers! What You’ll Need to Make a Candy Corn Apple Pucker Margarita: 2 ounces gin 2 ounces Pinot Grigio 1 ounce Apple Pucker Kosher salt 3-4 ice …

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These Jack Skellington Cookies Are Easy To Make

Anyone worth their Halloween salt is a fan of Jack Skellington and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. No, no, it’s true. I mean, Jack Skellington is the king of Halloween town, after all. And if it isn’t, I don’t want to know. I’m such a HUGE Nightmare Before Christmas fan that basically if it involves …

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Booger Beer Cocktail

Say hello and Happy Halloween to the grossest-looking thing you will ever enjoy drinking. This Booger Beer Cocktail is made with Guinness, marshmallow cream, and yes, you’re reading that right – peas. I’m aware this sounds like the worst idea anyone has ever had, putting peas in a drink when you’re just trying to enjoy your holiday …

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35 Epic Halloween Candied Apple Recipes

This Halloween, dress up as Martha Stewart and whip out these 35 Epic Halloween Candied Apple Recipes. These are the best of the best and every single one is totally doable with easy ingredients you probably already have at home. The best part? We’ve got recipes for pretty much every occasion! Booger apples for kids, Spiderman, …

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Spiked Hot Chocolate with Candy Corn Lava

Now, when you think about candy corn, you probably don’t have thoughts like, “Gee, I wonder how I can turn these into lava.” This is, admittedly, probably a good sign for you and a bad sign for me. However, thoughts like that do tend to result in totally awesome effects like the one on the top of …

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How to Paint Nightmare Before Christmas Inspired Nail Art

The Nightmare Before Christmas is my favorite Halloween (or Christmas, as the case may be) movie of all time. It’s so artistic and fabulous that I had to paint my nails to match when I was watching it last week. Here’s a quick nail art tutorial to get you started! Happy Haunting!  

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