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Easy DIY Halloween Candlestick Frames

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 29, 2014 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Holidays and Observances
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If you’re looking for a last minute Halloween craft idea, these easy DIY Halloween candlestick frames are easy and cheap. If you’re like me and don’t want to spend a lot of money on something you put out for approximately a month a year, these frames are it. You can use them year after year […]

Halloween for Grown Ups #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 21, 2014 | Categories: Fun, Holidays and Observances, Shopping

Halloween is for kids of all ages; from the young to the… not so young. Just because you don’t have kids or you’re empty-nesters doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Halloween. In fact, couples can, and should enjoy Halloween. Dress up in matching Halloween costumes for couples (either to go to a party or just to […]

Easy Ways to Decorate for Halloween with Kids #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 10, 2014 | Categories: Children, Family

Halloween is a special time of year for kids. I can remember how excited I was for Halloween, it was a close second to Christmas. I spent weeks deciding what costume I wanted to wear… would I be a princess or a ghost? It was a big decision to make. Going out with my brother […]

Looking for Funny Halloween Costumes? Look No Further #BBNshops

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 6, 2014 | Categories: Funny, Holidays and Observances

Can you believe Halloween is almost here? It is one of my favorite holidays. Think about it… you get to decorate your home, inside and out if you want, with fun, creepy, downright scary decorations. The kids get to go out trick-or-treating and get bags full of candy (and of course we have to help […]

5 Ways Living as a Zombie Beats Normal Life

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 25, 2014 | Categories: Humor

Everyone that knows me knows I love horror movies. And I’m especially fond of zombie movies and shows. The Walking Dead is one of my favorites! Can’t wait for the new season to start. This got me to thinking about zombies (and I’ve written about zombies several times here on my blog) and ways living […]

Treats, Tricks and Trauma? Safeguard Your Child for Halloween

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 10, 2014 | Categories: Children, Family and Health, Holidays and Observances

Guest Post Halloween is a favorite holiday for children because they get to dress as their heroes and go door-to-door in search of candy. While safety may not be at the forefront of their minds, adults need to ensure that their children are careful and out of harm’s way with the following tips. Image Source […]

Why Zombies Make Fantastic Camping Buddies

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 8, 2014 | Categories: Funny, Humor

Camping is one of the most fun activities you can do during the cool fall months and more people head out into the woods during this time of year than any other. Everyone knows, however, that your camping fun will be largely determined by who you bring along. While your spouse is always fun… ahem… […]

Healthy Halloween! Natural Alternatives for Halloween Makeup

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 4, 2013 | Categories: Holidays and Observances

Halloween is just around the corner, folks!  And you can make it a healthy Halloween. Moms and dads everywhere are gathering pumpkins, decorating their front doorstep, and trying to keep up with their children’s millions of costume ideas.  Does Tommy want to be Woody from Toy Story or Venom from Spiderman?  How about Lucy?  Just […]

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Injury-Free Trick or Treating: 5 Tips to Make Your House a Safe Pick

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 16, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, Holidays and Observances, Home and Garden

Guest Post Image Source Trick-or-Treating is one the most common activities associated with Halloween. Children, and even some adults, love to dress up in costumes and travel around their neighborhoods visiting neighbors in search of treats. Kids love to gather up as much candy as possible in one night because it is one of the […]

A great Halloween movie

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 26, 2012 | Categories: Movies, Random Thoughts and Conversations

Image Source One of my favorite things about October, besides the weather and the fall colors, is the Halloween movies. I love horror and thriller movies. Love ’em! Everyone that knows me, knows this. I’ve been drawn to that genre of movie (and books) since I was probably eleven or twelve. Really. My son seems […]