Candy Corn Cheesecake Mouse

Yum! I saw this and beyond knowing it was cheesecake mouse I just thought the colors and presentation looks amazing! And its super easy. Like always I dont want you spending days over each project. Because you need to check back here daily for the next one!


1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/4 cup milk or cream

1 tsp vanilla

1 (8 oz) tub of cool whip

Orange and yellow food coloring

candy corn to top


Beat cream cheese in the bowl of an electric mixer until fully smooth.  Slowly add powdered sugar, then milk (or cream).  Add vanilla.  Continue mixing.  Beat about 1 minute on medium to medium-high speed.  Fold cool whip into cream cheese mixture, and stir until fully combined.

Scoop about 1/3 of the Cheesecake Mousse into a bowl, and color orange.  Color another third of the mixture yellow.  Leave the remaining third white.  One color at a time (starting with yellow), scoop mixture into a piping bag or large ziplock bag, and squeeze a layer of the Cheesecake Mousse into small dessert dishes of your choice.  Repeat with orange and then white Mousse.

Refrigerate 30 minutes (or up to 1 day) before serving.  Garnish with candy corn if desired. Recipe yields 4 moderate servings or 6-8 mini servings.

Recipe Source: Glorious Treats

Bat Invasion

I’m one of those people that love Halloween but not in a tacky way. This is sometimes hard to accomplish. But this craft really decorates a whole room and still looks cute. Can you imagine kids waking up to this! Again simple craft, you are all able to do it no excuses! This mom created this amazing space with just simple items and time. You can too!

And especially if your planning on hosting a party and staying under budget. All you are going to need for this craft is:

Black craft paper


double sided tape (or you can roll regular tape)

And the template from COUNTRY LIVING found HERE

Fold your black paper in half and use the template on the folded side. Making sure not to cut your folded edge to create a mirror imagine, cut your bat out. You can trace your images or just cut holding your template. It doesnt need to be perfect, unless you have an inspector living in your house who cares about that. People will be too in awe of the total effect to notice small imperfections.

Use your double sided tape to adhere the bats to a wall. Remember bats like to fly in steams to don’t just make a big blob, not the same effect. Haha

They especially look nice and creepy at night with lights on! This is just too super cute. I think I need to add this to the list of projects to attempt before Sawyer arrives too!

Pumpkin Cake Stand

You may not own 20 odd cake displays like myself. (and I still always find the need to buy more!) But that shouldn’t stop you from having your own show stopping stand for your halloween party! This is beyond simple.

Grab 2 small pumpkins, making sure to level the bottom and top so your beautiful cupcakes dont go toppling over the sides. Then get three plates. You can use clear but black would also be fun for a festive theme! Stack first your large plate, then a pumpkin, layer your medium plate and another pumpkin, and top with a small plate. Add your goodies and you will be making everyone ask how you are so brilliant with your displays!

Puffy Paint Pumpkins

If you dont feel like cutting into a juicy pumpkin and getting messy this Halloween, then this is the craft for you! You can decide between using a real pumpkin or simply a craft pumpkin that you can use year and year again! You just need the pumpkin and some puffy paint.

Decide on your design and simply lay out dots of the pain on your pumpkin. Make Swirls, letters and other designs. Let your creativity soar! This is especially good in houses that don’t want to use a lit flame inside a hollow pumpkin. And look great all day long too!

Sock Skeleton

We’ve all heard of sock monkey’s but this time of year they may not be as festive. But have no fear because Martha Stewart has already thought of that. She has a full tutorial on her website! And after watching the video I now too feel like this is an easy doable craft! The question is can I squeeze making one into the time between now and Sawyer arriving!

You dont need too much sewing experience. Basic lines and hand sewing is all it takes. That and one single pair of white athletic socks. And then you have a super cute handmade gift for a little one. Or just a household decoration, they are too cute not to make!


So if you didn’t know, I am the biggest Halloween fan. And if I had unlimited money I would be doing this holiday up this year! However, I did not win the lottery (That I don’t ever play) plus I am gonna pop this baby out any day now! So since I know I’m already bad at posting I have set up a scheduled post for each or every couple days. All in the spirit of Halloween! How fun! And how not procrastinating of me!

Lets start off with a simple craft, and decoration you can hang on your front door all month long. Start with a a wire frame, you can find them in a couple different sizes at your local craft store. Get some fake moss, also found at your local craft store. Hot glue gun the moss to the frame edges. Now get 17ish mini pumpkins at your grocery store and hot glue gun those on as well. Tie a large bow with extra wide ribbon. And tada hang on your door for a classy spooky decoration!

Stay tuned for each new post. There will be costume idea’s, decorations, recipes and more! You dont want to miss this month!