Tag: Halloween

Chic DIY Gold Foil Halloween Project

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  From a young age, I developed a love of all things Halloween. I can remember vividly asking to be a witch year after year....

3 Easy Halloween Recipes

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It may still be 100 degrees outside, but by every Halloween I am ready for cooler temps. I know it is getting cooler outside, but...

Spooky Slime – Easy Halloween DIY

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It's really quite hilarious that I'm over here, like, "I know! I'll do a Halloween craft for this month's SMB post!" Because, you guys,...

How To Limit Halloween Candy: Get TRICKY with those TREATS!

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Alright Moms, we all know it's coming.  Candy, candy and more candy! With Halloween parties, decorative bowls of candy corn, and of course Trick-or-Treating,...

Halloween Decorations: Creepy Crawly and Cheap!

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Every year my sons beg to decorate for Halloween. I love it! However, I don’t love spending an arm and a leg on decorations…especially...

Safe Ways to Trick-or-Treat this Pandemic Halloween

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Parents, kids, and teachers all love a year when Halloween falls on a weekend night, and no one has to get up early for...

Scottsdale Halloween 2019 Events Round Up

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Halloween is upon us and all the little monsters are getting ready for trick-or-treating.  There are lots of fun, safe, family friendly Halloween events...

Confession: I’m not a Scrooge, but I don’t decorate for the...

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I grew up in a household that decorated for each holiday we celebrated. We even had an Easter tree, leprechaun visits for St. Patrick’s...

Allergy-Friendly and Dye-Free Halloween Candy Options

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What child doesn't love Halloween candy? I know I did as a child and my kids sure do now. When I found out I...

The Toddler Horror Show

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Vampires, ghosts, goblins, werewolves, zombies ...all scary, sure. But if one came knocking on my door with the intention to frighten me, I would be...

Alternative Ideas for Pumpkin Carving

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Ok, let’s talk pumpkin carving. Even as an adult I have cut myself carving a pumpkin, nothing major but a few nicks….now that I have...

DIY Halloween Card from Kids

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When our daughter was younger, “we” made a lot of holiday cards for our far-away family. These usually consisted of a seasonal handprint or...

The best of SMB: Halloween!

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Happy *almost* Halloween! This holiday is one of the favorites at our house, we always have a fun time decorating the house and picking...

Top 7 Posts :: from 7 Years of SMB ::

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This is an exciting month for all of us at Scottsdale Moms Blog......we are officially SEVEN years old! In those seven years, we have...

The Sugar Cookie Recipe you need for the Holidays

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It is my hope that this post will save you time scrolling Pinterest to find a manageable rolled sugar cookie recipe to decorate cookies for...

Halloween Kid Costume Torture

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It's that time of year again, candy corn, cooler temps, pumpkin spiced everything and (gulp) hunting down a Halloween costume for my kid. I feel...

Teal is the New Orange – Pumpkins Raise Awareness for Food...

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Whatever outdoor fall decor look you're  going for, the color that pops out the most this season is teal. Teal is the color for food...

From the Editor’s Desk: Halloween!

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It is time for all things Halloween! These are some of our favorite posts on everything from DIY costumes and decor to scare free stories for kids.

#TreatYourself: 7 Pumpkin Indulgences

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Ahh... fall in Arizona! Goodbye 100 degree temps, hello 90's, maybe 80's during a cold spell. While we don't see leaves changing colors, we do...

Halloween: How to Celebrate While Staying Safe

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This is a guest blog post written by Elizabeth Eckhart.  While our dentists may be the only ones who find this holiday truly mortifying, it’s worth...

Why You Should Leave the Kids at Home, and Head to...

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Note: Welcome Courtney to our contributor team! She is a busy mom raising her little girl while working and in school. Courtney loves sharing...

(EASY!) DIY Dinosaur Costume

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My boys are obsessed with dinosaurs. We read books about them at bedtime, we have dino figures, stickers, coloring books, and t-shirts everywhere. My oldest...

My Quirky Halloween Tradition ….and No it’s not from Pottery Barn...

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So as a soccer and dance mom, you might find it a bit random and unexpected for me to have this quirky Halloween tradition...

7 No Carve Pumpkin Crafts {Halloween Week TBT from SMB}

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Hello again, editor Sara here. We had too many good Halloween posts from our archives to let a Throwback Thursday go with just one...

Three Easy Halloween Crafts {Halloween Week TBT from SMB}

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Hi ladies! It's Sara, managing editor here at SMB. We didn't want you to miss this perfect Halloween Week gem from our archives, courtesy...

DIY Halloween Decorations, using your empty wine bottles {Halloween Week}

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Raise your hand if you feel bad throwing away the countless wine bottles you go through in a week? Ok, maybe everyone doesn't go...

Halloween Books for Preschoolers: 5 scare-free stories for sensitive souls

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Ah, the imagination of a preschooler. Imaginary friends. Pretend play with dolls and superheroes. Make-believe reenactments of favorite movies (with mandatory participation by parents,...

Pinterest inspired Halloween dinner

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Scottsdale Moms Blog presents a new series: “Pinterest Tried & True!” Join us this week as our contributors share which great ideas from...

What Do You Do for Halloween? | A 2012 look at...

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When I was a kid, it was my favorite most talked about, anticipated part of October - Halloween.  It was such a fun time...

Halloween Safety Tips: Keep Your Night Trick-Free

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  (And hopefully, tear free.) Halloween is going to be upon us before you know it. And while the jury’s still out on whether my 3-year-old...