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Halloween

DIY Halloween Glass Block Lights

I have a thing for glass block lights. I love making them, displaying them, giving them as gifts... I'm a blockhead I guess. Halloween is right around the corner, and I couldn't let it slip by without making this one for our front porch!…

How to BOO your neighbors

There's a fun little tradition around our parts. Your doorbell will ring but when you go to see who it is, there will be a festive Halloween package full of goodies perched on your doorstep -- and typically a car speeding away around the…

How to make felt Halloween spiders

I am not like those mom's who have their Halloween decorations out on October 1. I would love to be, but the last couple of years we've taken a more dynamic approach to decorating. Dynamic meaning, it rolls out over the course of a few…

Pumpkin carving ideas

It’s PUMPKIN PALOOZA at Chez Perot. We kicked it off with a visit to the Pumpkin patch, where Big Daddy told the Cupcake that should could get whatever pumpkin she wanted, so long as she could lift it into the wagon by herself. That…

Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

Boo! Happy Halloween to you! I had some homemade marshmallow fondant in my refrigerator just begging to be used -- and a pre-trick or treat gathering that needed a snack to share. And look what happened?! MUMMIES! These…

How to Make Monster Cookies

MONSTER COOKIES! Preschool was an eye-opener for us, the move to “big girl school” with uniforms and recess with older kids. Each of the brightly colored preschool classrooms had a theme for the school year, and Princess Cupcake’s…
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