Category: Halloween

Happy Halloween!

Wishing you all a happy, safe and chocolate-filled Halloween!       Need some last minute ideas? Check these out! Creepy Cookie Puzzle Mandarin Jack-O-Lanterns PLUS the best Halloween dinner recipe ever! Ghost Truffles Candy Spiders         […] Read more…

Yummy Mummy Pop Tarts

Yummy Mummy Pop Tarts

If you’ve been around the Nest a while, you’re probably aware of my affinity for anything made with pie crust – like these Pie Crust Cookies and these Chocolate Stars Pie Crust Cookies. I’m also terrible at making pie crust, which […] Read more…

Creepy Cookie Puzzle – Pin This One Right Now!

Halloween Puzzle Cookie

Are you planning a Halloween party? Having little ghosts, goblins, princesses and pirates at your house this year? If you’re looking for a unique party treat or super fun party activity, try this giant Creepy Cookie Puzzle. In the end, […] Read more…

Coconut Pumpkin Bread #PumpkinFest

Coconut Pumpkin Bread

  Nothing screams Autumn more than pumpkin, but what do pumpkin and coconut scream when they get together?  The combination of these two amazing flavors result in cool twist on pumpkin bread – and the secret ingredient – pudding mix- helps […] Read more…

24 Creative & Crafty Pumpkin Projects You Can Make Today #PumpkinFest

Who knew a pumpkin was so versatile and decorative?! #PumpkinFest continues with this roundup of some cute DIY pumpkins! Fabric Pumpkins Ticking Stripe and Drop Cloth Pumpkins Chenille Dot Pumpkins Velvet Pumpkins Felt Pumpkins… Read more…

Homemade Chocolate-Dipped Caramel Apples

Super easy caramel apples dipped in chocolate with decorations. Can be modified for any holiday or event!

I get a TON of catalogs.  Don’t get me wrong – I love catalogs. But I get a ton. There are a couple of fancy pants food catalogs that offer me the opportunity to order tiny cookies or popcorn or […] Read more…

Thinking About a Magical Disney Cruise for the Holidays?

This post contains affiliate links. Did you know there are 5,390 pillows on board both #DisneyMagic & #DisneyWonder?  That’s enough to make me want to jump in and relax during the holidays! With all the hustle and bustle of the […] Read more…

Last Minute Halloween Treats for the Class + A BONUS Recipe for You! #PumpkinFest

Mandarin Oranges Halloween Treats

Costumes?  Check. Candy?  Check. Creepy decorations?  Check. Creamy Tacos?  Check. (BONUS! Our traditional Halloween dinner – see recipe at the end of this post.) Dang.  There was one more “C” on my list…  Oh my gosh!  Classroom treats! Having a […] Read more…

Halloween Ghost Truffles #EasyRecipe

Today is Saturday, and I’m having coffee and really thinking hard about all the stuff I need to get done today. You know, all the usual things…laundry, change the sheets, clean the bathrooms, mop the kitchen floor, things like that. […] Read more…

Easy 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Cake with Apple Cider Glaze #PumpkinFest

2 ingredient pumpkin cake

Pumpkin-palooza is on! I don’t know who originally came up with this idea, but they’re brilliant!  It’s fast, easy and amazingly moist and delicious.  I always have to be sure I’m not the only one here when I make it […] Read more…

Candy Spiders That Will March Right Through Your Halloween Party!

When I was a kid, I was in Campfire Girls.  We didn’t have Girl Scouts in South Texas and it didn’t matter. Campfire Girls rocked! We sold candy instead of cookies. I still remember the Blue Bird Wish Song… Seek […] Read more…

Last Minute Halloween Treats

Mandarin Oranges Halloween Treats

Costumes?  Check. Candy?  Check. Creepy decorations?  Check. Creamy Tacos?  Check. (BONUS! Our traditional Halloween dinner – see recipe at the end of this post.) Dang.  There was one more “C” on my list…  Oh my gosh!  Classroom treats! Having a […] Read more…