The first official day of fall is this week!
Get set for cooler weather, crisp fall colors, and of course, Halloween, with the 10 most popular posts from our Facebook page last week.
Whether you’re baking up a festive snack or spending the afternoon crafting, 20 Epic Halloween Treats, Glow in the Dark Pumpkins, Pumpkin Carving Ideas, Tomato Cage Ghosts, and the Skillet Baked Candy Bar Cookie are just a few of the great ideas that everyone will love.
- Don’t miss these Halloween Bat Cupcakes that are the perfect treats to share!
- Get crafty for Halloween with these 9 Paper Plate Halloween Crafts.
Here are the favorite posts from the past week!
Halloween is just around the corner and there is nothing better around this time than getting creative in the kitchen with the kids! There are so many fun Halloween inspired desserts on this list that your whole family is sure to love. My personal favorites on the list include pumpkin dirt graveyard parfaits, candy corn monster munch, and Count Chocula bat treats. What will you and your kids create first?
It’s almost Halloween and you know what that means. It’s time for pumpkin decorating! Every year I look forward to picking out the perfect pumpkin with my son and taking it home to create fun new designs. With a little bit of glow in the dark paint from the craft store, you can work on this Halloween project. This craft is great for kids and they are sure to watch in amazement when you put them under the black light.
We love taking a delicious twist on a classic recipe. Transform regular rice krispy treats into a true delicacy with this recipe for caramel peanut butter krispy bars! Rice Krispy treats are infused with caramel flavor, topped with a thick layer of milk chocolate peanut butter filling, and finished off with a beautiful thick chocolate glaze. As long as you use a sharp knife, these bars cut so perfectly that you will impress yourself.
Greet your trick or treaters with the most creative and fun pumpkin designs of the season! This curated list of the best pumpkin carving ideas will inspire you to create all kinds of crazy characters and hilarious representations. From a giant minion pumpkin created with mason jar lid goggles and a creative paint job, to a funny loaded hamburger pumpkin sure to make party guests laugh, this list has it all.
After the candy overload that comes with trick or treating, I am always looking for new and creative ways to use up those spare chocolate bars. We have a solution to your candy bar woes! Follow this recipe to create the most delicious cookies ever stuffed with candy bars. One layer of sugar cookie dough is laid in a skillet, layered with leftover chocolates, and topped with another tasty layer of chocolate chip cookie dough.
6. Leaf Handprints :: House of Burke :: Share it on Facebook here.
A favorite family pastime in the fall months is raking up the leaves in the yard and creating leaf art with the kids. This adorable fall themed craft is inspired by a fall staple, leaf handprints! You can turn your toddler’s handprint into a fall time tree with a brown Sharpie marker and some creative line work. It is a beautiful project to hang on your wall as a keepsake for years to come.
Tomato Cage Ghosts are a super easy Halloween decoration to add some fun to you front yard display. You only need four materials and ten minutes of time to make this no fail DIY Halloween décor yourself. Flip a tomato cage upside down, wrap some Christmas lights around the spokes, and throw a pillowcase overtop with a painted spooky ghost face. Come night time, you will have a spooky ghost haunting your yard!
One of our family’s favorite Christmas traditions is making a big platter of cookies and handing out small plates filled with goodies to our neighbors. Even though it’s only September, it is never too early to start planning your holiday baking! This list of 75 holiday cookie recipes is the only list you will need to decide on this year’s cookie line up. Triple mint chocolate cookies and French chocolate coconut slices to name a few.
Nothing says fall more than a delicious apple recipe, and it is made even better when it is smothered in caramel sauce. These mini caramel apple streusel cheesecakes are the perfect personal autumn treats. A buttery graham cracker crust is topped with creamy apple cheesecake filling, crumbly streusel topping, and homemade salted caramel sauce. Make sure you hide a few for yourself before your family eats them all up.
This cheesy ham and garlic sandwich bake is a quick dinner option that everyone in your family is sure to enjoy. It’s super easy to whip up in no time at all. Just throw it in the oven and let it bake! Sandwich bakes are also a great option for holiday entertaining because you can do nearly all of the prep the day before. It means more time with your family, and less time slaving away in the kitchen!
Gather these great sources to create a fun, one of a kind treat perfect for the fall recommended by the crew at Spaceships and Laser Beams.
- Crock-Pot SCCPVL600S Cook’ N Carry 6-Quart Oval Manual Portable Slow Stainless Steel Cooker
- Crock Pot SCR450-PT 4-1/2-Quart Slow Cooker, Black Demask Pattern
- Crock-Pot SCR300SS 3-Quart Round Manual Slow Cooker, Stainless Steel
- Square Baker (8″ by 8″)
- Le Creuset Stoneware 1-1/4-Quart Rectangular Baker with Bonus 16-Ounce Rectangular Baker, Cherry
- Temptations Old World 15″ pizza Stone, Brown
- American Metalcraft STONE14 Rectangular Economy Pizza Stone, 14-Inch
- Cuisinart 77-7 Chef’s Classic Stainless 7-Piece Cookware Set
- Cuisinart 77-17 Chef’s Classic Stainless 17-Piece Cookware Set
- Over-and-Back 4-Piece Porcelain Serving Bowl Set
- Complete Elegant Regency Line 5-Piece Flatware Serving Set, Utensil Serving Set, Buffet Banquet Serving Spoons, Serving Forks, 18/page/8 Gauge Stainless Steel