Tag Archives: Halloween

Family Favorite Halloween Activities in Utah

Halloween time is here and our October has been jam packed with fun, fall things to do in Utah! Today I'm sharing a few of our family favorites so that you can join in on the fun! Skeletons, Spiders, and Sea Life - Oh My!  The Haunted Aquarium in Draper is SPOOKTACULAR! All your favorite aquarium attractions with the added fun and flair of Halloween - skeletons, tombstones, spider webs and more! From skeleton dives with the sharks to pirate alchemy to trick or treating, you don't want Read more [...]

How to Score Ridiculously Inexpensive Halloween Costumes!

Seeing my little ones in big-bellied Halloween costumes makes my heart go pitter patt! Not only did all three of my kiddos find the exact Halloween costume they wanted this year, but we scored all three of them for under $30 - TOTAL! Want to know my secret? Deseret Industries! Instead of buying a brand new costume, I checked out Deseret Industries selection of like-new items. This cute frog prince costume that turned out to be brand new - $12 buckaroos! And the fun didn't stop there! Read more [...]

Four Ways to Use Up Your Halloween Candy – Math Games & Candy Experiments!

This year I was finally prepared for the Halloween candy aftermath! I was up before dawn with my trusty Scotch Thermal Laminator and Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches (these have been worth their weight in gold this year!) making Halloween candy math games and studying candy experiments. If we're all going to be on a sugar high the day after Halloween - we may as well learning something while we are at it! My quick work did not disappoint. All three children (ages 3-7) had a blast doing Read more [...]

Evermore Pumpkin Fest – Choose your haunt!

Date night just got spookier Utah! The husband and I attended a VIP event at Evermore Park Pumpkin Fest on Saturday and were blown away by the haunting details and stunning technology. This is not your average haunted forest and pumpkin festival peeps! Here's a little sneak peek to what awaits: Think choose your own adventure meets Halloween haunt meets Victorian time period. Did I scream like a little girl and push  my husband ahead of me in the twists and turns in the mausoleum - oh Read more [...]

Gardner Village Witchfest

It's not officially fall until my family has been to Gardner Village. From the hilarity of the witches to the quaint and fashionable shops to my must-have slice of cheese toast and hot chocolate at The Naborhood Bakery, Gardner Village simply oozes fall festiveness for us. Take a peek at the fabulous time I had there. This year I traveled up from Orem at the beginning of October for a blogger's night out courtesy of My Craft Channel.  We were treated to the delightful antics of Lucinda the Witch and Read more [...]

Halloween Learning Activities

I am so excited to be participating in the 30 Days of Halloween Blogger Series with Allison from the Cupcake Diaries. There have been so many darling craft and recipe ideas so far! Get your pinning fingers ready because you will want to recreate the fun and creative ideas linked up below. With my children I try to mesh learning with holiday fun as much as possible. My oldest daughter especially learns best with lots of hands-on activities. When I saw these mini gourds at Wal-mart for under Read more [...]

Holidays at Gardner Village

Embed Code: One of my favorite fall activities is going to Gardner Village with my sisters and mom. Seriously love this place. From the shops, to the spooky decor, to the food - it is seriously the highlight of my Halloween season. Let's be honest, Halloween lost some of its magic to me once I moved past the trick or treating stage of life, but Gardner Village has made Halloween memorable for me once again. I jumped at the chance to check out the Halloween festivities courtesy of My Craft Read more [...]

Children’s Halloween Banner

  I was so excited when a package from Oh My Crafts full of these lovely items appeared on my doorstep as part of their Bloggers Craft Challenge. With such a variety of fun products, my daughter Lily and I have visions of many a craft project, but were specifically inspired by this Halloween paper by Michelle Coleman. I've been wanting to do a Halloween banner for ages and loved that these paper cut outs would be the perfect size.  My trusty helper assisted me in cutting Read more [...]