Along Came a Spider Halloween

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Spiders and spider webs are a Halloween staple. They are inherently creepy, but the black and white design can also be sophisticated or fun in Halloween decor, costumes, and treats!   With all of my spare time, I teach music classes for kids. Last year during Halloween time, I was teaching the “Black Spiders” semester of […]

Glow in the Dark Trunk or Treat Backdrop DIY

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I’ve been on a bit of a glow-in-the-dark kick lately. It started with my son’s Laser Tag Birthday (which will be up on the blog very soon), and transitions nicely into Halloween! I was already scheming up some glow in the dark ideas for our trunk for this year’s Trunk or Treat when I was given […]

An Old-Fashioned Family Halloween Party

Old Fashioned Halloween Party

Do you remember the days of cake walks, bobbing for apples, and old-fashioned carnival -type games on Halloween? We do and wanted to give our kids a taste of what a simple family Halloween party was like back in the day, so we threw a simple but fun Old-Fashioned Family Halloween party. I am excited […]

Easy No-Sew Superhero Capes and Costume

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So by now you know that we are doing the Superhero thing this year for Halloween. Our costumes were a combination of borrowed, assembled, and made. My boys are going as the dynamic duo of Batman and Robin. We were fortunate enough to have inherited the batman costume. I bought the mask, but didn’t have […]

Simple Spooky Spider Sign

Easy Halloween Spider Sign

Is there anything that invites the Halloween willies into your home like lots of creepy crawly spiders? This spiderful sign was really simple to make. I originally posted about it as a blog swap over on Somewhat Simple a year or two ago. I realized it hadn’t made it’s debut here on My Insanity, yet, […]

Family Costume Parade 2013

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It is my tradition each year to show you a parade of our family costumes from years past. Each year the parade gets a little longer. This year I get to add last year’s costumes as well as this year’s costumes because they have already been revealed. 2013 I knew it was only a matter […]

Family Halloween Costumes and Truffula Tree Treats

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Have you chosen Halloween costumes yet for this year? If you have been paying attention, you already know what my family will be this Halloween. We have a long-established tradition of dressing up as a family. I guess it is a little more work in the planning-stages, but we all love it! We sit around […]

Classic Halloween Preschool Party

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Are you Halloween’ed out yet? I sort of am, but there are a few more fun things I haven’t shared with you yet. I told you that I have been doing a pre-school co-op for my daughter and her friends. As the schedule has it, it is my turn to teach the week of each […]

A Ferbtastic Halloween 2012

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We had our big Halloween party this weekend so I can now reveal our family costumes for 2012!!! Hey, Ferb!  I know what we’re going to be for Halloween this year! We went as the cast of Phineas and Ferb! I don’t know that from a design standpoint this would have been my first choice […]

Serendipity Halloween Book

Serendipity Halloween

I want to show you this cute Halloween book you might want to purchase and read to your children before Halloween this year! It is a cute story that my kids wanted to hear over and over. We have a tradition of getting a new book every year for Christmas, but don’t have a lot of […]