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  Hola amigas. It’s April from illistyle here with my monthly installment of awesome for you.  This month I am all about Halloween. And to me Halloween is best described in two words: Candy Corn.  I may have a slight problem when it comes to this delicious treat.  Like I am not allowed to keep it…

It’s time for the next Cricut Design Space Star Challenge! The theme this month was gold Holiday decor! I love to do a Thankful Tree each year for our family. This year I wanted to do one that was a bit more elegant than our past trees. Plus, it was the easiest tree I’ve ever…

Happy Tuesday friends!  As you may know, our kids love themselves some Minecraft!  We’ve shared our very popular Minecraft Valentines (we also have a pink girl version) and Minecraft Halloween Wrappers in the past!  My Nathan has been loving Rice Krispie Treats lately, so as a fun activity over Fall Break we made Minecraft Creeper Pumpkin Rice…

Today I am sharing with you how to cook pumpkin seeds, plus sharing with you 4 different flavors!  My husband LOVES Pumpkin Seeds and Pine Nuts in the Fall!  We started dating at the beginning of a Fall and it’s seriously one of my main memories – him eating Pumpkin Seeds and Pine Nuts! I…

“This is Halloween! This is Halloween!” Amanda here – from The Contractor Chronicles and my kids have become obsessed with “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and pretty much all things Halloween! My kids have been asking begging me for a week to decorate for Halloween since the Disney Channel started talking about Halloween! On Monday I…

My Jeffrey has been so picky lately for meal time.  I think he’s just not in a growth spurt right now, so I’m not super worried.  But, it’s still super annoying and tiring every meal time!   So, this last week I decided to try to make lunch a little extra fun!  It totally worked…

     Today we have a cute non-candy Halloween handout for you! How about some fun Scare-doh?  I used this amazing 2 Ingredient Playdough recipe for my playdough. I used small containers from the paper supply section in our Walmart. I filled them with playdough and then attached the cute tag to the top. So simple…

This summer we moved away from our family and I decided it was time to really sit down and figure out what Halloween traditions I wanted to bring with us and what new ones I wanted to start!  There are SOO many great ideas out there!  There is no way I can do them all, but…

I love reading with my kids and hands down my favorite kids books are Halloween books. They are so fun and have the best illustrations. If you don’t believe me, check out this list of great Halloween books.     One of my boys favorite Christmas Traditions is when we do our Christmas Book Countdown. The…