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Halloween Party Treats: Party Central Snacks

Halloween is a great time to get together with friends and family and spend a little time having fun. It is also a great time for some sweet treats. So it is no wonder that so many kids attend Halloween parties around this time. Whether your kiddos are attending family parties, friends parties, church parties, or school parties it is always nice to bring a little something to contribute. Unfortunately it can get boring just bringing bags of candy, cookies, or cakes. That is why we have found three fun treat mixes that will be sure to wow at your kids, or your, next Halloween party. Check out these incredibly tasty and easy recipes from some fellow bloggers!

Monster Munch from A Pumpkin and a Princess: This fun and tasty treat is perfect for a Halloween bash. It features some fun and iconic Halloween candy that is easy to pick up and even simpler to mix together. Created by mommy blogger Crystal, she shares this fun and frightening treat mix on her blog A Pumpkin and  A Princess. Crystal shares all sorts of crafts, activities, and recipes everyday so check her out. We have already fallen in love with several of her ideas (remember her Fourth of July confetti sticks?) and we know you will too!

Halloween Party Treats

Harvest Hash Halloween Trail Mix from The House of Hendrix: this fun chex style trail mix features some fun Halloween favorites and some everyday snack go-tos. Your guests will love it whether they are young kids or seasoned adults. Crafted by mommy blogger Alli from The House Hendrix it is just one of her many easy and fun recipes and crafts that will wow at any party or gathering. Head on over and check out the recipe now, and be sure to check out her other great ideas.

Halloween Party Treats


Peanut Butter Cup Puppy Chow from Inside the Bru Crew Life: This fun recipe will surely remind you of your childhood. Puppy chow chex mix has been a favorite snack mix at holiday gathering for years. This Halloween themed peanut butter cup one has all the color and tasty of the perfect Halloween sweet treat. Crafted by Jocelyn from Inside the Bru Crew it will remind you of hiding under the dining room table sampling the treats left out at holiday gatherings. The peanut butter taste will surely impress, this puppy chow will make every dog (and human) in town hungry. Be sure to check out some of Jocelyn’s other great ideas when you are following her recipe.


Halloween Party Treats

Fourth of July: Confetti Sticks!

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our beautiful country. This year our country is 239 years young and we are excited to share this incredible day with all of our friends and families. America is the land of the free, and the home of the brave. It is a country to be celebrated, so just as we celebrate our own birthday’s and our children’s birthdays lets enjoy this birthday of our great nation and do it up right!

What better way to celebrate a birthday than with outrageous fun, streamers, and confetti! This month we want to share an incredibly fun craft that will not only be fun to make with your kids, but will also be incredibly fun to celebrate with!

Crystal, the brain of A Pumpkin and a Princess, knows how to get super creative with everything. She loves to share her incredible creations with the world, and this month we are very excited to share her with you. Crystal has an incredible idea that is perfect for the Fourth of July, Confetti Sticks. These sticks are perfect for those little ones at home that want to play with firecrackers on the fourth but parents are just not sure that is a safe idea. Give them these fun “explosive” confetti sticks that are safe and gorgeous and will surely make the fourth unforgettable!

What You Will Need:

  • Thick paper straws (about 1/2 inch wide)
  • confetti
  • sequins (optional)
  • glue
  • stapler
  • patriotic garland

Now just head on over to A Pumpkin and A Princess to get the easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorial complete with easy-to-follow pictures. You and your kids will love this craft so much that it will become a family tradition! So gather your supplies and head on over to A Pumpkin and a Princess for some creative fun!


Boy Decor: Lego Display and Storage

Legos are great fun to build and create with, but what happens when you have created such an incredible masterpieceLittle boys love their legos. Legos are not just a fun toy to play with they are an incredible learning tool, a creativity outlet, and a collectors item. Legos can be played with, designed, and even treasured forever.

Legos are great fun to build and create with, but what happens when you have created such an incredible masterpiece, or have collected such a special and unique collection you can’t imagine letting them be played with or lost? Well we have you covered. All you need is some fun ways to display your incredibly creative collection.

Frugal Fun 4 Boys: Check out these incredible shadow box displays for your lego characters. One of our favorite mommy bloggers has an incredible tutorial and fun idea for showing off those incredible lego characters in a fun and functional way!
Lego display

 Organized Mom: This incredibly organized Mommy Blogger has some great ideas for not only displaying your favorite creations she also has multiple ideas for storing legos in a playroom or bedroom. Now when your little ones want to build they have all the tools they need at their fingertips. Check her ideas out!

Fabulously Frugal: This fabulous mommy blogger knows how to keep things clean, organized, fun, and frugal! Check out these incredible ideas to display your masterpieces it is a simple yet gorgeous idea that will let you and your kids enjoy their masterpieces everyday!
Lego display

Check out these incredibly simple and fun ideas for displaying and storing your children’s legos. They will make life easier, organized, and fun!