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Halloween Bride: Costumes Kids Can Make

| August 29, 2013 | 2 Comments
Halloween Bride: Costumes Kids Can Make

Last year, I created a set of Halloween Costume ideas for the children’s supplement of The Times – the costume ideas are aimed at 8- 12 yrs old to make themselves (or younger kids to make with an adult) and that don’t cost the earth to make. I thought now would be a good time to […]

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Despicable Me Minions Fancy Dress

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Despicable Me Minions Fancy Dress

Finally, in our week celebrating the Despicable Me Minions – Red Ted gets dressed up as one!! Yes, we made a simple Despicable  Me Minion costume that even Red Ted was happy with. He is not the “keenest of dresser uppers”, so we always have to come up with something that is fun,but let’s him […]

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Simple Lanterns for Winter Solstice (or St Martin’s Day!)

| November 4, 2012 | 27 Comments
Simple Lanterns for Winter Solstice (or St Martin’s Day!)

Well.. one thing that is really “just us” each year, are our St Martin’s Day celebrations – it is  classic Autumn celebration in Austrian and German countries and involves remembering St Martin, making lanterns and going for a lantern walk in the dark whilst singing some classic children’s songs! Personally, I love this tradition and […]

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Kids Crafts: Halloween Crafts – Eye Balls

| October 10, 2012 | 30 Comments
Kids Crafts: Halloween Crafts – Eye Balls

I bet you were wondering “more Halloween Crafts?!” Well here are some ghoulish Halloween Eye Balls for you .. best of all they GLOW IN THE DARK!!!!! How spooky is that?! We came up with the idea, as we love Googly Eyes so much.. and thought how about some “giant” googly eyes that we could […]

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Quick Halloween Treats

| October 7, 2012 | 10 Comments
Quick Halloween Treats

Ok, here is another quick halloween treat that I have been making for years and that has been much loved by friends and family: Chocolate Orange “Jack O’Lanterns”. They are so obviously simple, I really do not know why Terry’s Chocolate Orange hasn’t been making these themselves. Especially, as this time of year there are […]

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Last Minute Halloween Costumes: Skeletons!

| October 7, 2012
Last Minute Halloween Costumes: Skeletons!

Ok boys and girls, these are super duper EASY and great last minute Halloween Costumes: Skeletons!!! And if you count your self in the “not very crafty” category, then these are ideal for you. I first “made” these costumes back when I was a student and it was a great hit! I borrowed my adorable neighbour’s boys […]

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How To… Tissue Paper Halloween Lanterns

| October 5, 2012 | 9 Comments
How To… Tissue Paper Halloween Lanterns

I think you will all believe me to be Paper Mache crazy at the moment! Yes, we have had a number of paper mache posts recently, but THIS craft, we actually made LAST year. We made it for St Martin’s Day and Halloween – a nice way for us to bring our Austrian and British […]

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Kids Crafts: Monster Cookies

| October 3, 2012 | 33 Comments
Kids Crafts: Monster Cookies

I love all sorts of Monster Crafts with the kids, because young children can just go wild and have fun and not worry about whether their monster “looks right or wrong”. Perfect. Lots of eyes and spots and mouths and happy children. So we decided make some fun Monster Cookies, these are in time for Halloween, but […]

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Frankenstein Halloween Cookie Pops

| October 2, 2012 | 1 Comment
Frankenstein Halloween Cookie Pops

A quick “mini feature” of our Frankenstein Halloween Cookie Pops that are over on Life At The Zoo today. Couldn’t resist sharing them on both blogs.   Mmmh. Do pop over to find out “how we made them” and all that!

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How To… Make a Easy Halloween Costumes Ideas: PIRATE

| September 27, 2012 | 12 Comments
How To… Make a Easy Halloween Costumes Ideas: PIRATE

Well.. yes! I am back, with ANOTHER easy Halloween costumes idea – this time a cute Pirate Tutu… did you see our Witch Costume? Well.. same principle. And we are joining in the Halloween Blog Hop! Come link up Halloween crafts below!   Tulle pattern: Red, Red, White, Red, Red, Black, Red, Red, White…. Check out our […]

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How To… Make Easy Halloween Costumes – WITCH

| September 23, 2012 | 23 Comments
How To… Make Easy Halloween Costumes – WITCH

Well, my kids are slowly getting into the whole “dress up thing” and last year they enjoyed going Trick or Treating for Halloween for thee first time. We kept it simple costume wise. This year I needed some easy Halloween costume ideas for myself. And then I remembered the wonderful easy Tutu craft Guest post […]

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20 Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

| September 12, 2012
20 Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

So this year, will be the first year that we will “do” pumpkins, so I thought a round up of pumpkin decorating ideas would come in handy. The Uncle has announced that he will be the annual “pumpkin carver” in the family. We will all drive down for a visit, whilst The Uncle rolls up […]

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How to… Make an (Upcycled) Batman Costume

| August 31, 2012 | 34 Comments
How to… Make an (Upcycled) Batman Costume

Well.. I have long wanted to make a Fancy Dress costume for my kids. And I kept thinking “yes yes, when they are older”. Then I suddenly realised, that when they are TOO much older, they will not WANT to wear a homemade fancy  dress costume, however cool I think it is. So NOW is […]

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50 Halloween Crafts & Ideas

| August 1, 2012 | 19 Comments
50 Halloween Crafts & Ideas

Don’t you just love a little bit of “Halloween Spook”? The one time of year to where you can let your hair down and get ghoulish. Putting this list of Halloween crafts together, really got me all excited and now I can’t wait for the spooky season to begin and have some fun with the […]

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