Category Archive: seasonal

The Year In Pictures

Every year I try to keep up with these prompts from ThinkIt.com during the month of December. Here is the first installment: The Year In Pictures. via The Year In Pictures.

Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

‘Tis the season, as they say, but I wanted the kids to remember that it’s not just the season of getting this year. There are lots of pins on the boards about various… Continue reading

DIY Christmas Countdown (A.K.A. Advent) Calendar

Every year in the weeks before Christmas, we play this really fun game. I buy an Advent calendar, and then everyone guesses what they think might be behind each number before it is… Continue reading

M&M Thanksgiving Turkey Favors

A few weeks ago, I came across a really cute holiday favor idea for the kids that used M&M’s to make these adorable turkeys. The photo on Pinterest looks like this:    … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Tarts with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Topping

Continuing with the pumpkin-themed desserts this week, brings us to a delicious recipe from the boards for bite-sized pumpkin pie tarts. The photo on Pinterest looks like this:     Ingredients: 2 refrigerated… Continue reading

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

After yesterday’s biscotti, I had some leftover pumpkin puree and was looking for things to do with it, when I found a recipe on the boards for pumpkin cupcakes.The photo on Pinterest looks… Continue reading

Homemade Halloween Costumes

I have been busy making Halloween costumes for the past few days, so I didn’t really have time to make anything from the boards. But it was still crafty, so I thought I… Continue reading

Spooktacular Chocolate Skeleton Cookies

Yay! The oven is back! So, of course I wanted to get right down to the business of baking. I had been wanting to do some Halloween-related blogs this month, so I decided… Continue reading

Halloween Candy Molds – Frighteningly Easy to Do

There are all kinds of Halloween mold pins on the boards. The other day, I was in the store and I came across a silicone ice-cube tray that I thought would work really… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The DIY Candy Corn Wreath

A few weeks ago, I made a candy corn wreath, but I kind of jumped the gun a little by using the only candy corn I could find, which wasn’t the kind I… Continue reading