Holidays

Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hat Cookies

Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hat Cookies

I love Thanksgiving.  It’s a low-stress holiday that revolves around family and food.  What’s not to love?!  In addition to all the regular Thanksgiving dishes, my kids really enjoy these fun and easy Pilgrim’s Hat and Turkey cookies as a treat on Thanksgiving. I usually raid the Halloween candy (shhhh, don’t tell on me) and…

Halloween Luminaries

Halloween Luminaries

Originally published October 16, 2013. Updated July 11, 2019. Halloween luminaries can easily be made from upcycled plastic bottles and jars. This is a great kids’ craft. It costs only pennies to make and requires only beginner’s level crafting skills.    The first thing you need to know about me is that I hate to…

Special Effects 31 – Fake Wound from Household Ingredients

Special Effects 31 – Fake Wound from Household Ingredients

My 11-year old son has discovered an interest in special effects make-up.  He’s happy to be able share another easy effect using household ingredients with you just before Halloween. You can make this fake wound from household ingredients today.  Special Effects – DIY Wound from Household Ingredients  Supplies  Petroleum jelly Red food coloring Toilet paper…