• Holidays,  Kids

    The Switch Witch

    This is a brand new concept for me! I just found out that there is something called a “switch witch” and she comes after Halloween to trade candy for toys. So you put your bag of candy out before bed and when you wake up in the morning the “switch witch” comes replaces it with a toy! Such a cool and fun way to encourage your littles to give up the sweets willingly and not get shafted. My sugar loving husband was def on board with this one! Here is what the “switch witch” brought Charlotte. She did not miss a single piece of candy while playing with these two…

  • Holidays,  Kids

    Halloween Gift Bag/Party Favor Ideas for School

    Every year Mike rolls his eyes when I prepare these because he thinks it’s so ridiculous that I make these. LOL BUTTTT I can confidently say that I make these more for myself and my love of the holiday than for infants/toddlers who can’t remember anything. This year, as a new mom of two…I am TIRED. The thought of buying like 5 things and putting gift bags together seemed too daunting. So when I was at Michael’s, I saw that there was a 50% off sale on all Halloween items and found these super cute crafts for $1.50 each! AKAAAAA 75 Cents each after the discount! I printed out one…

  • Family,  Holidays,  Kids

    Best Pumpkin Patches for Kids in Los Angeles and Orange County

    Halloween is quickly becoming one of my favorite holidays every since I had kids. I love baking pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, carving pumpkins, wearing 1 million costumes AND going to pumpkin patches! There are so many good ones in LA but these are the best five that are easy to go to, great for kids, and are very INSTAGRAM worthy. *Note that all of the pumpkin patches require money. You’ll need money for rides, face painting, food trucks, etc. Some places will have ATMS and stuff, but it’s just so much easier if you bring cash. Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in Culver City: MY ALL TIME FAVORITE ONE. It’s located…