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How to make a Maleficent Princess Aurora Floral Tiara

This particular Halloween costume project started because of this comment from my older daughter . “Mommy where’s the crown to match C’s Princess Aurora costume?” Me “Crown? What crown?” Go check the Princess Aurora costume packaging photo. Oh yes.…

DIY – Maleficent Costume

I still remember the time when my older daughter ran up to a woman at the mall and told her how much she loved the pattern on her shoes. And then as the woman bent down to say thank…

DIY – Maleficent Staff

My younger daughter is going as Princess Aurora for Halloween from this years Maleficent movie. She is what I like to call the easy costume child. I found a nice Coronation scene Aurora dress (thank you Target) and there’s…

DIY – Leather Bat Necklace

Halloween and me have gotten off to a slow start this year. Why, I am not quite sure. It’s up there with my favourite Holidays of the year and I am still in the middle of fixing up my…

Non-Candy Halloween Treats – Glow Stick Pumpkins

Parents brace yourselves. Halloween is in four weeks. If you haven’t already bought your kids costume, it’s going to be gone by the time you finish reading this. I’m kidding. Sort of. It’s like the winter boot phenomenon where…

A Little Bit of a Gothic Wonderland – The Costumes

So if you’re following along inside my crazy imagination, you’ve pretty much deduced that I love Halloween. A lot. In which case you’re probably not surprised that our Halloween porch this year was inspired by my kids costumes. First…

A Little Bit of a Gothic Wonderland

Oh Hello. My ┬áname is Alex and I am just now recovering from Halloween. You may or may not have notice I missed a northstory notes edition on Friday. That is because on Thursday I spent the night with…

Scary Rabbit, Tricks are for Treaters

This year for Halloween, I am doing a bit of a gothic Alice in Wonderland theme for my front porch decor. My older daughter is going as the Queen of Hearts and my younger daughter was supposed to be…

No Candy Halloween Treats – Glow Stick Brooms

I am always and I mean always brainstorming ideas for classroom treats that don’t involve food or candy because our school has a very strict peanut free allergy policy. That and sometimes it’s nice to try something that’s not…