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Zombie Graves Halloween Treat

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, snacks

Zombie Graves Halloween Treat

I don't think it's any secret that we have some zombie fans at our house.  Which make these cute zombie graves a super fun treat for Halloween!  They're really easy to put together and end up looking amazing! This is what you'll need: 1 pkg. Rice Krispy Treats (or you can make your own instead) 1 can Vanilla Frosting 1 pkg. Chocolate Graham Crackers 2—Hershey’s Cookies N Crème Candy Bars Wilton Candy Melts, Orange Green Candy Shreds Black Food Coloring 1 pkg. Gummy Monsters Color the frosting with a few drops of black food coloring so it is a dark...


Monster Cupcake Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags birthdays, halloween, snacks, tutorials

Monster Cupcake Tutorial

These monster cupcakes are awesome.  AWESOME.  They are perfect for class parties, birthday parties, family parties, Halloween parties, the kind of party where you just want to eat a cupcake for no reason (that totally counts as a party).  They're not too hard to put together and they'll impress anyone who sees them - because they're awesome (did I mention that before?) This is what you'll need: Prepared Chocolate Cupcakes, unfrosted 1 Can Vanilla Frosting Food Coloring—orange, purple, green Toothpicks Tacky Glue Googly Eyes, multi-colored Plastic Vampire Teeth Make some cupcakes (using a cake mix is easiest) and let them...


Frankenstein Cookies Halloween Treat

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, snacks

Frankenstein Cookies Halloween Treat

Halloween treats have never been so easy!  These cute Frankenstein wafer cookies aren't only adorable, they can be whipped up in a matter of minutes.  They are perfect for class parties (they use only store bought ingredients, so if your school has a "no homemade" rule these still apply).  They are also lots of fun for parties at home, or just when you want to have some Halloween snacks on hand! Here's what you'll need: 1 pkg. Chocolate Wafer Cookies 1 can Vanilla Frosting ½ cup Candy Corn, with chocolate ends Decorating Gel—black and red Green Food Coloring Black Sugar...


20 Healthy Halloween Snacks

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, snacks

20 Healthy Halloween Snacks

Themed snacks are the best, but Halloween seems to have a whole lot of candy and not so many veggies.  To get the focus off all of that sugar you can try one of these healthy Halloween snack options instead (because they're still just as delightfully creepy)!   Clementine Pumpkins from Thrifty Jinxy Orange Jack-o-Lantern Fruit Cups from Frugal Coupon Living Bride of Frankenstein Dip from Fork and Beans Greek Yogurt Fruit Dip from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons Apple Mummies from Two Healthy Kitchens Deviled Egg Eyeballs from Organized 31 Pretzel Broomsticks from One Little Project Cheese Monsters from Danya Banya Boo-nanas from Love Bakes Good...


Ham and Cheese "Sushi" Lunch Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags back to school, snacks, tutorials

Ham and Cheese "Sushi" Lunch Tutorial

Get creative with school lunches with this easy to make Ham and Cheese sushi roll up.  It's fake sushi and safe to send to school!  The best part though is that it's super fun and will make your child's day a little happier when they open their lunch box to find these! This is what you'll need to make these ham and cheese sushi roll ups: 9 oz. Thin Smoked Ham 1 Pkg. Spinach Tortillas 1-2 Cups Shredded Mozzarella ½ -1 Cup Sour Cream 1-2 Small Pickle Cucumbers ½ -1 Cup Carrots ½ -1 Cup Shredded Cabbage Dice the cheese...