All Blog Posts Tagged 'Halloween' (64)

Rock, Paper, Scissor Parenting

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Ok, yeah, I'll admit that my husband and I may have rock, paper, scissored our way through some of more undesirable aspects of parenting our twins.  (I'm pretty sure we're not the only ones who do this either.)  Because, sometimes, it just doesn't really make sense for BOTH of us to jump into a crappy situation.  For…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 27, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

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** Homework is making me wanna stick my head in the oven.  On convection.

** My children are certainly not winning any awards for getting ready for bed quickly.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 8, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

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** I may or may not know something about the lack of Kit Kat's in our Halloween candy stash.

** Costumes should really be a part of every day.

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 1, 2013 at 10:53am — 3 Comments

An Interview with Declan McLeod of Declan the Kid Detective

I caught up with Declan McLeod, the protagonist of the new book series Declan the Kid Detective, at Starbucks to talk about the first book of the series.

MD: “Hi Declan. Thank you for taking some time out of your very busy schedule to meet with me. You must be so excited about your new mystery series Declan the Kid…

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Added by Maggy Downey on October 26, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

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** Complete strangers REALLY like to tell me the whole story of their lives, regardless of how horrifically TMI it might be.

** The "Mind Blowing Science Kit" is clearly an outside toy.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 25, 2013 at 4:23pm — 1 Comment

Things I've Learned This Week

** It takes me three WEEKS to recover from three NIGHTS of going out.

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 18, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments

Pumpkins ~ Not Just a Decoration Staple

Landscapes across the country are vibrantly changing to a colorful array of russet, orange, gold and shades of red. With that beautiful display of nature’s pageantry, is the excited anticipation of our fall season holidays,…

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Added by Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner on October 18, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Kidnapping of the Diamond Eyes Gingerbread Penguin

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Added by Maggy Downey on September 19, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** My kids think Santa can make ANYTHING, which means that I am totally and completely SCREWED.

** "Customer" and "service" are two words that, sadly, don't belong together anymore.

** Static electricity is a very unfortunate side effect of Winter.

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 16, 2012 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** The time change is making me think I'm late to everything.  (O.k., so later than usual).

 

** My town has already put up its Christmas decorations.  So we can now eat our Halloween candy under the mistletoe.

** After a thorough cleaning of my daughter's room, turns out there isn't a dead body in there after all.

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 9, 2012 at 12:29pm — 1 Comment

Things I've Learned This Week

** Hurricane Sandy gave a whole new meaning to the term “shit storm”.

** Governor Chris Christie was surely a bulldog in another life.

** You pretty much have to turn tricks to be able to afford all those Halloween treats.

** It’s hard to know whether to laugh or feel sorry for a dog trying to take a dump in a sheriff’s…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 5, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

*This article was originally published 10/16/2010 on A Little R & R*…



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Added by Rosilind Jukic on November 2, 2012 at 4:15am — No Comments

Last Minute Halloween Meal for Kids

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If you live near our PiggyToes, your Trick or Treat night was probably postponed or canceled due to the storm.  I thought since we’ll be hanging out at home tomorrow, I’ll make this NOT SO SPOOKY meal for my kiddos! …

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Added by Angelique Lorence on October 30, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Inadvertently headbutting the door with your forehead is not the best way to open it.

** When a fart rips through your yoga class, you can't help but feel bad for the person who let it slip out.

** Glue guns and Google are two of the BEST inventions on the planet.

** My kids should have to pay labor costs for all the time I've…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 26, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** It's kind of disturbing to hear your nine year old sing about having someone blow his whistle.  (Yeah, thanks, Flo Rida.)

** I'm beyond thankful I'm not married to a politician.

** Fun-size 3 Musketeers are downright dangerous.

** My ass is gonna beep when I back up if I don't amp up my workout routine again…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 19, 2012 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Trick or Treat for Busy Moms

Fall feels like it has officially arrived when pumpkins begin to make appearances on front steps.  It is especially fun to see the transformation from robust orange vegetables to scary faced creatures staring back with illuminated geometric eyes and wide mouthed grins.

With this hello to fall comes the…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on October 16, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Halloween is NOT a Religious Holiday

Halloween is probably my favorite holiday. Each year as it approaches, I find myself getting more excited, happy and more creative as Halloween crafts and costume ideas come to mind.

I also find myself getting more annoyed by people who don't understand the holiday. The topic has come up several times on different mom forums where I am a member. Over and over again I read...

"We don't celebrate Halloween because it's against our religious beliefs." or

"We don't want to…

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Added by Morgan M on October 9, 2012 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Alternative Treats for Halloween

Who says treats are limited to candy?  No one wants to be “that house” during Halloween, but there are plenty of little trinkets and snacks kids will enjoy that aren’t packed with sugar.  Read the rest at our blog!

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Added by The Raise Foundation on October 6, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Shopping for Halloween? Better hurry; it's later than you think!

Last year, I was taken by surprise.

I went shopping for Halloween decorations in mid-October, only to be met by bare shelves, a couple of sad-looking skeletons and a few assorted window clings.

Primarily, I saw a lot of Christmas angels and sparkling candy canes.

I'm sure I had the same look of outrage on my face as when I went out looking for snow pants in November and found shelves of T-shirts and ads for bikinis. But that's a different story.

So this year,I…

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Added by Diane Majeske on September 30, 2012 at 12:28pm — No Comments

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