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5 Ways to Stay Sane During The Back-to-Back Holiday Season

Halloween

The starting line begins with Halloween and the finish line ends with New Year’s Day. The “Holiday Race” has officially begun.

This time of the year can be just as exciting as it is stressful for many parents. While many moms may love putting together creative costumes and buying every decoration they see, anxiety may also be very present. Between the planning and purchasing that goes into the holidays, parents may find this time of the year quite stressful when it should be enjoyed with loved ones. 

So, how do you make it to the finish line?

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How to Make a Simple Scarecrow for Halloween

DIY Scarecrow for Halloween

Fall is in the air! And with all the pumpkin patches and haunted houses popping up, it’s only natural to get in the decorating spirit. My eager children are ready to decorate for Halloween already, so I compromised with them a bit to take baby steps to our holiday decorating this year. So we decided to make a simple scarecrow to hang out in the front yard, and we’ll gradually add as we go.

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Pumpkin Rice Krispie Cake - Halloween Treat!

Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treat for Halloween

It’s that time of year again, costumes are being made, large bags of candy stashed (and occasionally stolen) from the cupboard, and spider webs and ghosts span the length of our patio. When I saw the pumpkin puree cans lining the aisles at the grocery store, I decided to try out my friend’s pumpkin rice krispie recipe, which turned out to be simple and delicious!

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Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats

My three-year-old goes to a preschool/daycare every day. So when I have a little extra time, I like to make a special snack for the kids. It helps out the teacher (I know she appreciates it) and the kids love it! I try and keep the snacks healthy, so these ones are a perfect blend of healthy and some sweet. And honestly, they took me 15 minutes tops. So you can do it too!

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