Monthly Archives: October 2009

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Halloween Costumes: 15 Last Minute Ideas

Today, our high school students came to school dressed in great looking, creative Halloween costumes. I'm sure some were last minute Halloween costume ideas. The teens really enjoyed dressing up, and I must say they were in good taste...nothing inappropriate. In the past, there have been a few who tried to see [...]

Halloween: Go Green for Halloween

The Green Year, by Jodi Helmer...for every day of the year, there is a simple, inexpensive activity that will help us make important changes...easy green ways we can help the environment in preparation for Halloween. Here is a brief listing of those green Halloween ideas...

9 Cheap and Easy Halloween Costume Ideas

With Halloween just a week away, are you still looking for cheap and easy Halloween costume ideas, especially homemade Halloween costume ideas? According to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation, the typical American shopper will spend about $10 less this Halloween compared to the previous year more than [...]

5 Top Digital Photography Tips [Halloween]

5 top digital photography tips for Halloween - keep it eerie! Halloween is the perfect opportunity to take creative digital photos of your children and grandchildren. Tell a story. Preserve the memories. I love using my digital camera (and my iPhone) whenever I get the chance to take photos of the [...]

14 Baby Shower Baseball Theme DIY Tips

Baby shower baseball theme tips are learned from a DIY baby boy shower. Last spring I held a baby shower for my oldest daughter who was expecting a baby boy...after having two girls. I was excited to be able to decorate the baby shower with decorations, favors, and refreshments centered [...]

7 Fun Halloween Poems for Preschoolers

Are you looking for fun ways to interact with your preschooler grandchild this Halloween? I was very excited when I received these 7 Halloween poems for preschoolers from one of Nana's Corner subscribers.  They are now poems my granddaughter, Emily, and I have fun reciting together. Learning new Halloween poems [...]

6 Creepy Halloween Snacks for Kids [Easy Recipes]

Making Halloween snacks for kids with kids during time together provides a great opportunity for grandparents, parents, and kids to make and share memories. Halloween is such a fun holiday for all of us, no matter the age. It's a wonderful time to create fun, long lasting memories. If the children are too [...]

Eating Healthy This Halloween

The year I was expecting our first child, I ate an entire bag of Halloween candy by just picking a few now and then. I was so embarrassed when my husband realized what I had done - just before the Trick or Treaters were due! He had to run out and buy more [...]

Teen Halloween Alliteration Poem | Headless Horseman Haunts

A new Halloween alliteration poem for teens is here! Since I first posted alliteration examples, I've had many visitors seeking additional alliteration poems for teens. The vocabulary used in the Headless Horseman Haunts Halloween is at a level appropriate for high school students. Teen Halloween Alliteration Poem Because Halloween is [...]

10 Easy Halloween Recipes for Kids [Excitingly Scary]

The following 10 easy Halloween recipes for kids will definitely help you make for their Halloween party excitingly scary! Easy Halloween Party for Kids Halloween will be here soon! We loved celebrating Halloween with our three children. Every Halloween they would invite their friends over for supper we would prepare (with [...]