Category: Halloween

Happy Monday! Today we are so excited to be a part of the 30 Day of Halloween series with Alli from Cupcake Diaries. Everywhere I look I see delicious Fall recipes. There is only one problem – I live in the desert and it’s still over 90 degrees here! So, I came up with this […]

Do you want to know how I willingly got my kids to save and not eat their Halloween Candy? It was pretty awesome! Not only did it cut down on their intake at the time but it also saved me so much money this Christmas season. Halloween night I went through their candy with them […]


Growing up, on Halloween my Mom always made Dinner a pumpkin for us before we headed out trick or treating. I never got her recipe before she passed away, which makes me sad. I’ve tried a couple of recipes over the years and am on the hunt for the perfect recipe. Here are 9 that […]

Wooden Pumpkins

Hello, again Over The Big Moon Readers!  Hopefully you enjoyed the DIY Chalkboard last month and were able to download the printable version.  If not, it’s not too late and you can find it HERE. Okay, this month I wanted to something that would be fun for Halloween, but could also last more than just […]

Happy Monday! I wanted to share a quick and easy Halloween treat tag today. I created them to hand out to the staff at my boys school. I filled the bags with my Moms famous cookies and then added some Halloween candy. I love to do things for our teachers. They do such a great […]

I am a novice when it comes to sewing and I have had these cute fabrics for a long time and been too afraid to do anything with them! I finally got the guts up to sew a little quilt together. I really loved rag quilts but HELLO! That is a lot of work and […]

Halloween is finally up on the inside of our house! I really like things to be spooky, not scary. The potion kit I made a couple years ago is still my favorite Halloween decoration so I put it front and center on our mantle this year. Complete with our potions book… And spell books! I’m […]

I shared our Halloween porch yesterday and wanted to give a little more info on the details. One of my favorite’s is our totally free to make broomsticks! We went hiking as a family to find two big sticks and several smaller sticks. I gave each the boys a bucket for collecting and they loved […]

Happy Monday! Its time to get our spooky on – October is almost here! I had a lot of fun decorating my porch this weekend! I wanted to put something fun around our door and decided to make a lighted candy garland like our Christmas one. It came out super fun but I love it […]

Hello friends!!  My name is Lyndi Dunlavy and I am the owner of Ellie Bean Design Company and the writer of the blog at  I’ll be contributing here at Over the Big Moon on the 4th Wednesday of each month!  I am a graphic designer, interior designer and I specialize in new home building […]

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