Mix-it-up with these super easy “dump-and-run” Halloween Treats!
#1 Harvest Hash Chex Mix Treats This looks easy, fun and a great way to sneak in a few whole grains and nuts? Kids are... Read More
Five awesome Halloween family traditions. It’s just like being a kid again.
I love traditions, especially in the fall. Like when the kids have a “Let’s put ourselves to bed” night, or my favorite “Let’s let mom... Read More
Five spoooooky Halloween treats. Eat them if you dare!
It’s Halloween season already and you know what that means. Time to scour Pinterest and try making really adorable snacks that, when executed, look absolutely... Read More
Serve up seasonal fright and delight with these snacks. So easy, it’s spooky!
Looking to strike a balance of humor and gore in your family friendly Halloween efforts? Look no further. This is high impact, low effort, with... Read More
2020 Corn Maze Directory! We’ll tell you where to go, but you gotta find your way out.
Fall activities are already in full swing! Check out this list of local(ish) corn mazes where you’ll never have so much fun getting lost! Be... Read More
Scared of FD& C Yellow 5? Natural alternatives to food coloring!
If you are looking to ‘color’ your food this holiday season and are really perplexed, confused and scared about how your kids’ mouths turn a... Read More
This Veggie Platter will be a *Hoot* at your family feast!
Veggie platters are a staple at any Thanksgiving feast. Here is a fun way to display this appetizer tray. Maybe it will even entice the... Read More
6 Strategies for Kids’ Halloween Candy Consumption. No arguing required.
You know what job is really the pits? The Candy Police. You know what’s worse? The emotional roller coaster of a kid high on Fun... Read More
7 Awesome no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas! No knives required!
My kids love getting pumpkins– it means the countdown is on to Halloween! The only problem is that they want to get the pumpkins the... Read More
Mix it up! Six new recipes for Roasted Pumpkin Seeds!
I really love roasted pumpkin seeds but after decades of eating them with oil and salt, I’m looking to mix things up a bit. Check... Read More
It’s Spooktacular! Get tons of Booooooty at Any of These FREE Special Trick or Treat Events in the Greater Portland Area!
Wondering where to bring your costume clad kiddo out and about on Halloween? Below you will find info and general guidelines. Happy Halloween! Side Note:... Read More
Get your spooky on! The “31 Nights of Halloween” is in full swing all month long.
Get your fill of chills and thrills during Freeform’s (formerly ABC Family) “31 Nights of Halloween” October going in full swing now! Check out the... Read More
Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival at L.L. Bean 10/19. FREE!
A Maine tradition since 2003, the Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival transforms the streets of Freeport and L.L. Bean Campus into a sea of orange. Join... Read More
Historical Halloween fun at the Ghosts of Freeport’s Past Cemetary Tours this Thu/Fri/Sat!
Looking for something fun and educational to do to celebrate Halloween? Try a Ghosts of Freeport tour! “Ghost Tours” are led by the interred of... Read More
All aboard! Pumpkin Train at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad last two weekends in October!
Autumn is a beautiful time of year on the coast of Maine! Enjoy the beauty of the season with a visit to the museum and... Read More
Pumpkin Hayrides at Wolfe’s Neck Center Saturday and Sunday.
Come on out to the Farm for a family outing to remember. Set on the shores of Casco Bay, Wolfe’s Neck Center is a 626... Read More
Awesome Tip: Super sales help to fill the Costume Box!
After Halloween, when costumes are often discounted by 75%, visit a few stores like Target, Walgreens, and T.J. Maxx, and snatch up a bunch in... Read More
Make-Your-Own Scarecrow Halloween Decor! It’s Brainless.
No “brain” required for this super simple scarecrow Halloween craft! Get ready for the fall holidays with this adorable pot sticker that’s great for all... Read More
Rat Bites! Super easy, affordable and fun Halloween treat!
My ever-inventive mother spied this super-cute, edible Halloween craft from a family magazine and had it all ready for the grandkids’ visit last Friday night.... Read More
Super cool homemade Halloween costumes that are so easy and cheap, it’s spooky.
With commercial children’s Halloween costumes being such a big draw for kids enamored with fictional characters, it’s easy as a parent to toss the cashier... Read More