Little Monster Halloween Mocktails #HalloweenTreatsWeek

Do you want your Halloween party to set the bar and impress all the guests, then you want our recipes for Little Monster Halloween Mocktails. A sweet, layered, festive drink- these will appeal to all of your guests!

This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsors, but (as always) all opinions are 100% my own.

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Monster Fudge #HalloweenTreatsWeek

Halloween will be here before you know it. Get your little ghouls & goblins in the spirit of things with a big batch of this quick & easy Monster Fudge. It’s an adorably spooky dessert that will have all the monsters (old & young) crowding around the treat table.

This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsors, but (as always) all opinions are 100% my own.

Monster Fudge

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Creepy Crawly Dirt Cup Pudding Parfaits #HalloweenTreatsWeek

Get festive with a quick & easy dessert the whole family will love. These Creepy Crawly Dirt Cup Pudding Parfaits feature alternating layers of crushed chocolate sandwich cookies & rich chocolate pudding. Topped with gummy earth worms, they’re the best way to get into the theme of things!

This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsors, but (as always) all opinions are 100% my own.

Creepy Crawly Dirt Cup Pudding Parfaits 

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Double Double Toil & Trouble Macaroni & Cheese

A quick & easy, oh so creamy white cheddar mac & cheese has been given a spooky spin. Double Double Toil & Trouble Macaroni & Cheese is a filling dinner, and the pasta dish that’s perfect for getting the family into the spirit of Halloween.

Double Double Toil & Trouble Macaroni & Cheese

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Moonlit Pumpkin Patch Pudding Snacks

Looking for an easy way to infuse some fun into your kids’ afternoon snack? These Moonlit Pumpkin Patch Pudding Snacks are fun, festive, and a great way to get everyone excited for Halloween. Just like your annual visit to the pumpkin patch, these yummy pudding cups are meant to be shared.

Moonlit Pumpkin Patch Pudding Snacks

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DIY Fireman Costume

Did you hear somebody yell, ‘Fire’ ?

DIY Fireman Costume 4

No worries. With the help of a little duct tape, an old t shirt, and a couple of iron on’s … an adorable little helper is on the way.

DIY Fireman Costume 3

Do your kids’ have Career Day at school? The sons’ elementary school hosts one every year, and you can literally be anything you want when you grow up. Well, besides a Ghost ‘Butter’, much to our honey nugget’s initial disappointment. The school does require they be legitimate ‘carrier’ choices, and since I haven’t heard that the cast of Ghost Adventures is looking to hand over the reigns anytime soon (or in the future), we went with the youngest son’s second choice.

DIY Fire man Costume 5

If he can’t be a hunter of wayward souls, he’s perfectly content spending his adult hood ‘saving people’. He couldn’t have pickled a nobler profession.

Whether it’s for Career Day, Halloween, or just creative play where we encourage them to ditch the batteries for a few and stretch their imaginations, this DIY costume is too easy not to make. The whole get up cost me less than $10 (it could be significantly less depending on what supplies you have on hand, too).

Directions

DIY Fireman Costume

yellow duct tape
smaller silver duct tape
American Flag iron on patch
iron-on letters that spell FIRE DEPT
over-sized, black long-sleeved t-shirt
fireman hat
black or yellow galoshes, optional

DIY Fireman Costume 2

1. We used a hand me down black t that had a graphic design on it and just turned it inside out. Take the standard size yellow duct tape and wrap it in a complete circle about 1/2 inch above the bottom of the t shirt. Do another under the armpits at ‘chest’ level. Then do two more yellow circles on the sleeves, one towards the bottom and one up towards the shoulder. Go over each yellow circle with a strip of the smaller silver tape creating another band right down the middle.
2. Have a heated iron ready. Follow the directions on the patches. Iron the flag patch above the upper band on the right sleeve of the outfit. Iron the letters for ‘Fire Dept’ above the top/chest band on the back of the outfit.
3. Complete your child’s fireman costume by wearing the shirt with black pants, a fireman hat, and rain galoshes for ‘boots’.