Tag: Halloween

DIY Halloween Monster Slime

| October 18, 2017 | 4 Comments
DIY Halloween Monster Slime

    Your children will love making this ooey gooey Do It Yourself Halloween Monster Slime! The secret to countless fun slime time is to use a safe, nontoxic, and washable glue. To make the slime sparkle, I used black glitter. Adult supervision is required at all times for this craft project as it’s not […]

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5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party

| October 17, 2017 | 6 Comments
5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party

    5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party   Halloween is such a fun time of year, especially for kids! It can’t get any better for them than dressing up as their favourite characters and getting free candy, chocolate, and chips while roaming the streets when it’s dark outside! It’s almost unbelievable for […]

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15 Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks

| October 13, 2017 | 9 Comments
15 Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks

    Creating the perfect Halloween experience may be your goal for October. The spookier the better, right?  What about Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks? I know, added another to-do to the list.   You can make the whole day Halloween themed. From breakfast, decor, lunch, movies, and dinner. The last thing most people think about […]

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20 DIY Magical Disney Costumes for Kids and Adults

| October 10, 2017 | 4 Comments
20 DIY Magical Disney Costumes for Kids and Adults

    Halloween has changed so much from when we were kids. We used to buy so little, and make so much when it came to our costumes each year. My mom was so creative and would always help us create whatever hairbrained idea we came up with. She always did it with a flair […]

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Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches

| October 6, 2017 | 11 Comments
Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches

    Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches Your kids will love these fun Halloween snacks in their lunch boxes at school. They are super easy to make and will bring a smile to any child’s face!      You will only need a few simple materials you can purchase at the grocery store, […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 19, 2017 | 4 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa   Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun autumn activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to enjoy! We have put together a […]

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25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love!

| October 28, 2016 | 14 Comments
25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love!

    25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love! Cupcakes are the perfect dessert – they are portion-controlled (though it’s hard to eat only one!), they are a blank canvas to decorate however your heart desires, and they are easier to transport and display than a full cake. That makes them a ghoulishly great treat […]

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25 Super Cute Halloween Snacks!

| October 21, 2016 | 14 Comments
25 Super Cute Halloween Snacks!

  25 Super Fun Halloween Inspired Snacks & Treats Halloween is the favourite holiday of many kids, and for good reason. They get to dress up and “be” whomever or whatever they would like for a day (A superhero? The Staypuft Marshmallow Man? Lime Jell-O? The possibilities are endless…). Plus, they get to collect obscene […]

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Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

| October 17, 2016 | 17 Comments
Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

    Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Most Halloween treats are not exactly healthy. I like to try new and different recipes that still fit the theme of the holiday but I can also feel good about giving to my family and friends. That’s why I created these adorable Jack-O-Lantern orange bowls. The process of making the […]

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Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake Recipe

| October 14, 2016 | 16 Comments
Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake Recipe

  Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake  The Bloody Bone Cupcake recipe is not for the faint-hearted! How a little bit of red food colouring mix to some corn syrup can make it look like blood dripping! This cupcake recipe is definitely a fan favourite to serve at a Halloween Party. It’s a delicious chocolate cupcake with a butter cream […]

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Festive Halloween Caramel Apples Recipe

| October 7, 2016 | 11 Comments
Festive Halloween Caramel Apples Recipe

  Festive Halloween Caramel Apples Not your average caramel apple recipe! These Halloween Caramel Apples are very festive with a crunchy bite thanks to the peanuts bits and the colourful candy melts! A sweet treat this Halloween for your family, enjoy! You will only need a few simple ingredients to get these going: Ingredients: 6+ Granny Smith Apples […]

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Pumpkin Patch Cupcake Recipe

| September 30, 2016 | 15 Comments
Pumpkin Patch Cupcake Recipe

  Pumpkin Patch Cupcake Your kids will just love this Pumpkin Patch Cupcake recipe for Halloween! They are easy to decorate and taste so yummy! Chocolate Cupcake Ingredients 2 Cup sugar 1 3/4 Cup flour 3/4 Cup cocoa 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 2 eggs, room temp 1 Cup […]

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Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

| September 23, 2016 | 9 Comments
Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

    Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe If you are looking for a special treat your children can give their friends at school for Halloween, these Pumpkin Cookies are the one to make! Simply put one in a plastic bag and tie with an orange ribbon! This recipe is time consuming, but well worth the effort […]

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Halloween Oreo Bat Truffles Recipe

| October 23, 2015 | 8 Comments
Halloween Oreo Bat Truffles Recipe

  Oreo Truffles, do I need to say more! This adorable Halloween desserts will be one of your kids favourite this year. It’s tricky to get the wings on the balls, so just make sure while the coating around the ball is still wet to dip a bat wing interior edge into the chocolate and press gently into […]

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Halloween Spooky Marshmallow Witches

| October 16, 2015 | 10 Comments
Halloween Spooky Marshmallow Witches

These Marshmallow Witches are so yummy and easy to prepare with your kids. They will make adorable treats for a Halloween party. This recipe makes about a dozen witches, but you better make more as they won’t last long! Happy Halloween! Halloween Spooky Marshmallow Witches Ingredients:  1/2 cup vanilla frosting, divided  36 miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips  12 large marshmallows  […]

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Grapenstein‏: Halloween Craft and Healthy Snack

| October 12, 2015 | 10 Comments
Grapenstein‏: Halloween Craft and Healthy Snack

    Grapenstein‏: Halloween Craft & Healthy Snack   Halloween is such a fun time for kids of all ages! The long awaited day to dress up as your favourite television or movie actor, childhood character, or one you simply made up has finally arrived! Some character costumes are time consuming to make, while others […]

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Spooktacular Halloween Bowlathon For CHEO Cardiac Kids!

| September 28, 2015 | 3 Comments
Spooktacular Halloween Bowlathon For CHEO Cardiac Kids!

Are you looking for a fun family fundraiser? It’s never too early or too late to teach your kids about the value in giving back and how to have fun while helping others. Since 2002, The Cardiology Department at The Children’s Hospital Of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has taken special care of my daughters’ hearts. I […]

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No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake in Mason Jars

| September 25, 2015 | 10 Comments
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake in Mason Jars

  Pumpkins make delicious fall recipes! They are even better when it’s so easy to prepare and made ready to serve in a Mason jar. This recipe is ideal for a special dessert served with whipped cream to friends or your family members. Enjoy! No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake in Mason Jars Ingredients:  Package of Graham Crackers 1/2 cup cold […]

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Caramel Apple with M&M Recipe

| September 11, 2015 | 13 Comments
Caramel Apple with M&M Recipe

  Just in time for apple season!  You can pick you own apples at any of Ottawa’s orchards and make the Caramel Apples with M&M recipe with your family when you get back home. They also make a delicious treat for Halloween. Your kids will love them!  This recipe will require a candy thermometer.  Enjoy! What is […]

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Scary Stuff

| November 12, 2014 | 8 Comments
Scary Stuff

So, we just had Halloween. A time when people have fun with ghosts and zombies and all things frightening. Since we’re on the topic of things that are frightening, let me tell you a tale. I love taking pictures of the kids, and am delighted that today’s smart phones means I always have a camera […]

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2nd Annual Halloween Spooktacular!

| October 8, 2014 | 5 Comments
2nd Annual Halloween Spooktacular!

On October 25th, join the Francois Dupuis Recreation Centre’s second annual Halloween Spooktacular! This event will boast a Spooky Swim, Creepy Carnival, and, of course, a Harrowing Haunted House. Keeping with the spirit of Halloween, guests are encouraged to dress up in their most creative costumes and to bring a bag. What would a Halloween […]

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Halloween Costume Score!

| October 30, 2013 | 2 Comments
Halloween Costume Score!

If you saw my post about pumpkin carving Halloween traditions, you know that my husband and I are big Halloween fans. We are also creative people. But not creative enough in some areas. I dream about designing and sewing my daughter a fabulous Halloween costume. But alas, my sewing machine sits in a closet gathering […]

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Take the Real Horror out of Halloween

| October 30, 2013 | 3 Comments
Take the Real Horror out of Halloween

Many Canadian kids are thrilled by the make-believe horrors of Halloween.  Dreadful as it seems, my sons actually enjoy the severed limbs hanging from trees in our neighborhood. But it’s chilling to think that most of our Halloween treats have real-life nightmares in their supply chains. I recently watched the BBC documentary Chocolate – The […]

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The GLAD Gruesome Challenge: A Ghoultastic Experiment

| October 29, 2013 | 6 Comments
The GLAD Gruesome Challenge: A Ghoultastic Experiment

Composting.  It’s a messy, yet necessary procedure in our home that, we in our family, cuts down the waste that finds its way to landfills and helps our environment.  That was why, when asked to take part in the GLAD® Gruesome Challenge, I jumped all over it! What is the GLAD® Gruesome Challenge?  Well, my […]

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