Monthly Archives October 2014

Delicious Halloween Bats, Anyone?

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So I had this idea of making a Halloween treat for the boys and they happen to LOVE bats!  It was a quick and easy project to do and get the boys excited for Halloween with their favorite character!

Here’s what I did:



Chocolate Candy Melts

lollipop stick

Sparkle Gel ( I used orange and red)

Oreo (cut in half and then trimmed)

Chocolate frosting

Wax paper

First, melt the candy melts in the microwave and once it cools just a little afterwards, cover the marshmallows and place onto wax paper.  I then placed them in the refrigerator to really speed up the cooling process. Once the marshmallows were cool, I positioned my half cut and trimmed oreo (which I cut while the marshmallows were cooling) on the sides of the marshmallow...

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Painting Pumpkins!

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The boys had a great time painting pumpkins a few weeks ago.  Instead of painting in the basement, we brought everything outside. We didn’t want to miss a single minute of beautiful weather,  AND it was so easy to clean! :)

One this day,  I loved having no guidelines – letting the boys create the pumpkins as they wanted to. I loved their concentration and dedication to painting the pumpkins carefully with acrylic paints.  Here’s a few photos from this time:









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