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Frankenstein Jello

These Frankenstein jello cups are really easy to make using lime and grape jello (could even use sugar free!). They have a cool trick where you use tonic water instead of tap water, so the quinine in the tonic water will make them glow under black lights. CLICK HERE...

Candy Corn Cheesecake

The trick to this Candy Corn Cheesecake  is using a checkerboard cake pan. I like how it makes perfect candy corn when cut into slices! Check out the full recipe over at...

Vampire Cupcakes

These vampire cupcakes use a red velvet cake mix to keep with the theme. Super easy to make for a last minute Halloween treat! Vampire Cupcakes Ingredients 1 package (2-layer size) red velvet cake mix 1 container (16 ounces) cream cheese frosting McCormick® Black Food...

Fun Taco Ideas

Where I live, I can feel Fall is coming quickly and I'm really looking forward to it You know I'm all about cute and fun ideas year round, and Halloween is one of the best times for amazing ideas. I thought these "Tarantula Tacos" (in photo above) would be such a...

Halloween Mason Jar Cakes

Bake up some colorful cake in mason jars and decorate for Halloween! What a fun treat for kids' parties.  You got Frankenstein, a mummy and a pumpkin! See the recipe at Life Made...

Donut Spiders

What a simple and fun way to dress up donuts for the kids on Halloween! Great for parties or lunchboxes, too! See the recipe at It's Always...

Meringue Ghost Tarts

These treats from Country Living top topped chocolate ganache tartlet with little meringue ghosts! See the yummy recipe here!

Easy Mummy Cookies

Learn how to make these super simple mummy cookies for Halloween in just ten...

Boo Scotti

These "Boo"scotti are made from biscotti cookies dipped into white chocolate. Check out the recipe on the Land O'Lakes site!

Dracula Cookies

Hazelnut truffles transform into scary-fun Dracula cookies! An Oreo cookie is the base and a fruit roll up cape finishes them. I think a purple or red cape would look good, too. Very fun for Halloween...

Sugar Skulls

I thought these Sweet Spirits cookie cutters would be fun (and easy) way to make the sugar skulls for Cinco de Mayo or the Day of the Dead. Decorating them could be time consuming, but adding colored sugar to some of the indentations may be pretty festive in itself!...

Smart Cookies

Nerdy Nummies shows us how to make adorable "Smart Cookies", perfect for back to school...

Pumpkin Cheese Ball

In Better Homes & Gardens magazine, they have a recipe for this spooky fun cheese ball to make for a Halloween party. Just crush up nacho tortilla chips and roll a cheese ball in them to make the pumpkin. (Get a yummy cheese ball recipe here.) Use a black olive cut...

Spiderweb Cookies

These cobweb cookies from Betty Crocker use a squeeze bottle to make them and they look great sprinkled with powdered sugar! INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose or unbleached flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon...

Kitty Cat Ice Cream Sandwiches

Over at She Knows, there is a tutorial for these darling little kitty cat ice cream sandwiches. There's a chocolate black cat, a white vanilla cat and mulit-colored tabby cat. They're pretty easy to make and would be such a fun after school treat for...

Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes

What a cute treat for the kids after a trip to the pumpkin patch! They are from Better Homes & Gardens and are easy to make if you know how to pipe with a grass tip (doesn't have to be exact at all!). Pumpkin flavored cake would work perfect for the cupcakes and then...

Candy Corn Cake

Make a homemade Candy Corn Cake with this recipe from MyRecipes! Candy Corn Cake Cake: 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup milk, at room temperature 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 8...

Jack-o’-Lantern Cookie Pops

These pumpkin cookie pops come together quickly since they use refrigerated cookie dough. I like the touch of almond extract they add to the dough. Cooking them on sticks makes them extra fun! Jack-o’-Lantern Cookie Pops Ingredients 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury®...

How To Draw A Unicorn And Other Cute Animals

This book on drawing cute animals is very accessible, easy to follow, and engaging for even young children. And yet the foundation of the drawing system is entirely legit. They offer a simple geometric based system for drawing many different kinds of (cute) animals....

Frankenstein Marshmallow Cupcakes

Here's a spooky treat from Better Homes & Gardens that's easy enough for the kids to help make! It uses green spray icing on marshmallows, with pretzels stuck in the side of the head. Finish it off with some black frosting piped on for the hair and...

Japanese Food Erasers

Buy Japanese Food Erasers! These erasers from Japan come with 20 assorted restaurant food style erasers (no duplicates). The foods are from Japanese & Chinese restaurants, Fast food, Festival Food, Sushi and more! These are really fun for gifts, party favors, or...

Peanut Butter Acorns

Peanut butter cookies and chocolate kisses make up these little acorns. What a perfect treat for children for Autumn! See the recipe at Country Living!

Lady Bugs And Ants On A Log

Here's some ideas for fun lunch boxes from Driscoll's for kids heading back to school! The edible berry ladybugs and ants on a log will give your kids enjoyment as well as some much needed healthy...

Pencil Cake

To welcome your children back home after school, how about whipping up this adorable pencil cake? Get complete instructions for it on Spoonful.