Handprint Spider Paper Plate Craft for Kids

Spiders really creep me out. That probably explains why I tend to use spiders a lot in my Halloween decor and crafts. However, this handprint spider paper plate craft is way more cute than creepy! Kids use their handprint to paint a spider on a paper plate. Once the painted spider is dry, kids can use baker's twine to spin a spider web on the paper plate. See below for the step-by-step directions. Handprint Spider Paper Plate Craft Tools … [Read more...]

Must Have Mugs for Fall

One of my favorite things about Fall is the little bit of chill in the air. It goes perfectly with the crisp autumn leaves, football games, and mugs full of hot chocolate.  My friends at Hallmark sent mugs, a serving platter and a bowl from their newest stoneware collection. The collection includes four must have mugs for Fall entertaining. [Tweet "See the @Hallmark must have mugs for Fall at @momfindsout #LoveHallmark"] My favorite things … [Read more...]

Home Matters Linky Party #107

Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. Home Matters Linky Party #107! ... Happy October! We're so glad you are here to party with us this week. There is lots of creativity and inspiration to be found from some truly incredible bloggers. Link up and join the fun! … [Read more...]

Halloween Countdown Chalkboard Pumpkin Craft

A Halloween Countdown Chalkboard Pumpkin is a fun way to help the kids count down the days til Trick or Treat night! Magically turn any color of craft pumpkin into a black chalkboard pumpkin with chalkboard spray paint.  My kids love to countdown the days to all sorts of special events and occasions from birthdays to Christmas to vacations. This year, we will be counting down the days to Halloween with a little help from a cute chalkboard … [Read more...]

Halloween Crafts | Fake Spider Toys in Soap

Double dare your Trick or Treaters to wash with this spooky spider soap! A melt and pour soap base makes it easy to make Halloween soap. Put fake spider toys in soap or whatever creepy creatures can fit inside the soap mold. I have been looking for fun Halloween crafts to make for my kids and their friends. A neat idea I saw on the Oriental Trading website had a toy encased in a bar of soap. I thought it was funny that kids would have to use … [Read more...]

Home Matters Linky Party #106

Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. Home Matters Linky Party #106! ... Happy fall Y'all !!! We are just loving all the great Halloween and fall projects. We look forward to seeing what you are doing and planning for this awesome time of year, and thanks for stopping by to party with us. ... ... Lorelai at Life With Lorelai: Lorelai is a Mom with 2 kids … [Read more...]

Smart Home Security Tips To Protect Your Home While You’re Away

I have partnered with Alarm.com to share smart home security tips. All opinions expressed in the blog post are my own.  A few weeks ago, my family went out of town for a last minute getaway before the new school year started. We packed up the car, dropped our dog off at the kennel, and had been driving about two hours when my husband suddenly asked me, Did you remember to lock the front door? Me: I thought you were the last one out of the … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake Recipe

Satisfy your fall flavor cravings with this pumpkin spice mug cake recipe. It's an easy way to enjoy your very own cake, ready to eat in 60 seconds! The first microwave mug cake I ever made came from the Mug Cakes: 100+ Speedy Microwave Treats To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth book by Leslie Bilderback. I was amazed to see it was possible to make a single serving cake in the microwave. (See Leslie's Caramel Apple Mug Cake recipe.) I got on a mug … [Read more...]

Moms Wanted: Join Tom’s of Maine and Earn Gift Cards (Apply Now!)

I have partnered with Tom's of Maine for this sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. As always, all opinions shared are my own.  I love to share my thoughts and opinions about products. Do you love to share your opinions, too? If the answer is YES, I know about a perfect opportunity for you! It's fun AND you earn Amazon gift codes just for sharing your views on Tom's of Maine and other natural … [Read more...]