10 Spooktacular Halloween Ideas

Halloween is this weekend! Are you ready? If not, I’ve rounded up 10 Spooktacular Halloween Ideas from the blog to help get you in a spooky spirit and put a ghoulish smile on your face! All of the treats and drinks I’m sharing are so easy to make and the projects are quick and simple, too! So, what are you waiting for? Let’s BOOgey and start perusing through all of these spooktacular ideas for Halloween!  DIY Spider Lantern Witchy Caramel Apples

Magic Crystals

Today we’re making something very special. Something near and dear to my heart. . .Magic Crystals. Why are they near and dear to my heart? The last time I made these crystals I was in 4th grade, I believe. I made them for my school’s science fair. The other day I was outside playing with the kids in the snow. It was a nice sunny day here in Wisconsin, so we all got our boots, coats, hats and mittens on {Read More}

Electric Eels

With school back in full swing, the excitement around learning has escalated in our house! My son started kindergarten this year and so far he’s LOVING it. The first week, he came home thrilled about some of the experiments they were doing in science class. I was ecstatic he was already doing projects like this the first week in! Truth of the matter is, this excitement around learning shouldn’t just revolve around what kids are doing at school, it should {Read More}

Spooky Expanding Ghost

Spooky ghost. Who am I kidding? This Spooky Expanding Ghost experiment isn’t really spooky at all! It’s cute, hilarious and so much fun! My almost 6-year-old is into science anything. . . and everything right now. He LOVES experiments. In fact, he received two science experiment sets for Christmas and they were his favorite gifts. . .EVER. So, he didn’t believe me when I told him we were going to inflate that limp ghost balloon hanging from the top of his {Read More}

Magic Potion Punch

The cool, crisp fall air is already approaching the Midwest. To me, it means comfort food (of course), scheduling a maintenance check for the furnace, stocking up on candles, deep cleaning the house before the snow flies and replacing our summer wardrobes with sweaters, sweatshirts and long pants. To my kids, it means. . .Halloween and the return of hats and mittens. With the latter being definitely the less important of the two. Sooo. . .Halloween planning in our house {Read More}

Cosmic Colors

We attended Josh’s grandparents’ anniversary party the other day and as we stepped out of the car, his aunt came down the driveway to greet us. It wasn’t a “hello” or “glad you could make it,” it was, “I saw something really cool on-line the other day and thought of you!” Since I’ve started blogging I’ve had lots of family and friends approach with with projects and ideas they saw on-line or have made on their own. I love new {Read More}