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Easy Face Painting Ideas

Crafts Halloween Party Ideas

Easy Face Painting Ideas

Whether you are looking for a fun idea for Halloween, or wanting to make a themed party extra spectacular, face painting is a great option to masks or costumes. And you don't need to be an art major to pull it off either! Here are some tips on making face paint work for you: First, choose face paint that is not oil based which tends to smear and is harder to remove. You should always start by dabbing the sponge or brush in some water before starting to paint. With those tips in mind, here is how to make a... Mermaid...

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Halloween Candy Bark

Halloween Recipe

Halloween Candy Bark

Every holiday is a great excuse to have fun and make some tasty treats with your little ones. For Halloween this year, we wanted to share this easy recipe for Halloween candy bark which you can really customize to your own preferences. It makes a great treat to munch on at home, serve at a Halloween party or to bring to school for a Halloween treat (just be sure to keep it nut-free). What you need 1lb Candy melts in your preferred colour (white, orange or milk chocolate are all great) 1 1/2 - 2 cups mixed Halloween themed candies...

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What to do With All That Halloween Candy?

Halloween Parenting

What to do With All That Halloween Candy?

The carefully selected costumes, the carved pumpkins and the treats made and bought - and now it's all over! Halloween came and went and no doubt it left you with more candy than you know what to do with in your house. I tend to always buy too much too begin with (I'd hate to run out) but then your child came home with his loot and now you have a candy mountain. So here are some tips on how to deal with all this candy! Some families decide to let their kids eat as much as they want on...

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Halloween Brownies

Chocolate Halloween Recipe

Halloween Brownies

For those of you who have subscribed to our newsletter for a few years, this recipe might look familiar, but it never made it onto our blog, and I just felt I had to share it here so everyone could see it. It's such an easy treat to make for Halloween, because it uses a brownie mix! Of course if you have a favourite from-scratch brownie recipe, feel free to use that instead! You can customize the toppings as well to create just the sweet treat you and your kids will enjoy! What you need 1 19.5 to 19.8 oz....

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Halloween Egg Carton Crafts

Crafts Halloween

Halloween Egg Carton Crafts

Halloween is coming nearer and it's time to get costumes ready and decorations out. For the younger kids, it's always fun to include some of their own crafts in the decorations. Here are some fun (and very easy) crafts using an egg carton: Egg Carton Monsters What you need: Empty Egg Carton Paint of your choice Marker Ribbon How to make them: Cut out the cup-part of the egg carton, you will need two cups for each monster. Paint the outside of the cups in the colour to go with your monster (orange for pumpkin, green for Frankenstein, white for...

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