Easy Last~Minute Halloween Hot Chocolate Treat + Free Printable

Easy Last~Minute Halloween Hot Chocolate Treat + Free Printable By: NotSoIdlehands.com

I'm all about doing things last~minute....just ask anyone that's had the misfortune of planning stuff with me. I'm usually the one who has to think and plan stuff out for the first 98% of my time frame, and then that last 2% is when the H in ADHD comes in handy for me {H meaning hyperactive, or course}. So, 3 weeks ago, I started planning to make some fun treats to bring to my kiddos' schools for … [Read more...]

DIY Pink Robot Girl Costume {Or Boy}

DIY Pink Robot Girl Costume {Or Boy} By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, so I admit that I reeeeeeeelly wanted boys....3 to be exact. I was always a tomboy, so I thought I would make the perfect "boy" mom. Well, obviously that didn't happen. Even with our youngest, whom we adopted....the chances of getting a girl were, like, %10. Boom! I would get my boy at last! Nope, still not in the cards. Turns out, though....she's a tomboy too. She likes bugs {a little too … [Read more...]

17+ Ghastly Grubs Ideas For Your Halloween Party

17+ Ghastly Grubs Ideas For Your Halloween Get Together @NotSoIdleHands.com

It's only a week before Halloween and it's time for all the ghosts and bats to start floating and flitting from party to party. Here are some fun things you can serve up to make sure your shin~dig is the yummiest on the block! Let's start with these cute Ghostie Cupcakes I made a few years back! Owl Cupcakes from One Charming Party. Mummy Pretzels by Mid Western Girl. Zombie Boogers at … [Read more...]

Spooky Halloween Jello Specimen Jars

Spooky Halloween Jello Specimen Jars By: NotSoIdleHands.com

When Halloween time comes a~callin' I get in the mood to try creeping out my kiddos {which isn't hard cuz they're kinda lily~livered}. I don't go too far, or course, but when I found these cool gummies at target I knew I wanted to do something fun with them. Well, I have these sweet Weck jars and I thought they would look cool with green Jello and creepy things floating inside....like specimen … [Read more...]

We’ve Been Boo’ed, How About You? + Freebie Printable

We've Been Boo'ed, How About You? @NotSoIdleHands.com

When Halloween creeps closer and the other holidays are coming up on the horizon, it seems like it gets more fun to go sneaking around, dropping treats on our neighbor's porches and doing a ding~dong~ditch! Watching your kiddo tip~toe up to the door and glance back at you over their shoulder with a look of thrilled excitement on their little face is the best! And then they reach out a small hand … [Read more...]

DIY Candy Eyes For Your Spooky Treats

DIY Candy Eyes For Your Spooky Treats By:NotSoIdleHands.com

Gearing up to make some fun Halloween treats and want to add some fun candy peepers? Why not make your own this year? It's incredibly easy to do and each batch makes about a million of these things. Start off by following the recipe for royal icing here over at Bake at 350. She does a beautiful job with this and there's no way I could improve it. *Remember to make these a day ahead of whenever … [Read more...]

19+ Cute and Easy Kids Halloween Costumes

19+ Cute and Easy Kids Halloween Costumes @NotSoIdleHands.com

So, while searching for costumes to make for my own kiddos {post coming soon}, I kept stumbling upon SO many other cute costumes. My older 2 had already made up their minds early and were getting so tired of me trying to convince them to change costumes 17 times every day whenever I went on Pinterest "Are you sure you want to be a peacock....how about a gumball machine instead....Or wait! maybe a … [Read more...]

Spooky and Simple Halloween Treat Bags X 2

Spooky and Simple Halloween Treat Bags X 2 By NotSoIdleHands.com

Need some cute and simple Halloween treat bags for your fun Halloween party....or just to hand out to the cute kiddos that will come begging for sweets? Well, I have just the thing! These bags are so easy peasy to make and can hold just about anything you care to fill 'em with. I do have both kinds at my Etsy Shop....pre~stamped of course! Orrrrrrr, you can get the blank bags and jazz them up … [Read more...]