Creamy Baked Potato Soup Recipe

Creamy Baked Potato Soup Recipe, the ultimate comfort food on a cold winter day!

I don't know if I appreciate many more foods more than the genius that is a loaded baked potato. The beautiful, fluffy, salted potato filled to the brim with melted butter, cheese, bacon and a dollop of sour cream makes my mouth water every time! My kids and husband prefer to have theirs mashed up ... [ Read More ]

12 Spooky Halloween Treats

12 Spooky Halloween Treats

Hello!!  Welcome to the Block Party!  We are so glad that you are here!  Halloween is fast approaching and chances are, you are going to want to make some kind of fun, spooky treat for the festivities.  Here are 12 Halloween treat ideas! 12 Spooky Halloween Treats 1) Eyeball eggs 2) Pumpkin ... [ Read More ]

Halloween Don’t Eat Pete Free Printable

Halloween Don't Eat Pete Free printable in color and black and white, also in full size and 4x6 giveaway size! These would make great Halloween giveaways with a bag of m&m's!

You've got to love a game that involves eating candy and scaring people! :) We love to play a good game of "Don't Eat Pete" around here! This year for Halloween I made a little printable and printed a bunch of these on 4x6 photos at Costco. I am giving them away with m&m's at our local trunk ... [ Read More ]

Simple FHE Planner Printable

Simple FHE planner printable, color code each family member and have over 3 months of FHE planned! Easily hang it on the fridge or where your family will see it and will be able to prepare for the week. Love this!

As you know if you read my blog, I am LDS. One of the best parts of my religion is the emphasis that it puts on family, and making mandatory family time at least once a week is super important in our church. We call it Family Home Evening, or FHE for short. Each week on Monday we all come ... [ Read More ]

10 DIY Costumes

10 DIY Cosumes

I know Halloween is coming up faster than I'd like at our house. We're in some serious need of easy DIY costumes around here, so I thought we'd start our Block Party with a round-up of some great Costume Ideas. DIY Doctor Costume from Making the World Cuter Lego Man Costumes from ... [ Read More ]

Pretzel Wrapped Lit’l Smokies

Pretzel Wrapped Lit'l Smokies, the perfect party food!

It's the best time of year! Time for all the wonderful holidays and cooking and time together with friends and family! It's party time people! If you are throwing a party or going to a party anytime in the near future, you need to make these DELICIOUS pretzel wrapped Lit'l Smokies! They will be ... [ Read More ]

King of Christmas|Christmas Tree Giveaway!

Christmas Tree Giveaway

I know, I know, it's only mid October, but whether you like it or not, Christmas is coming up faster than you think! As of today, you have 70 days my friend! Oh, how I love Christmas and all that goes along with it! I promise to give proper attention to Halloween and Thanksgiving before then, but I ... [ Read More ]

DIY No Sew Monster Trick or Treat Bags

DIY No Sew Monster Trick or Treat Bags! Eeeek! These are so cute!

EEEEEK! I may just be more excited about these ADORABLE, not to mention easy DIY no-sew monster trick or treat bags than my kids...and they're ecstatic! The gals from Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft asked me to create something for kids in their "A Halloween to DIY For" and I knew my kids needed trick or ... [ Read More ]

Schoola Helping Schools While Looking Cute

Schoola is an online store that sells gently used or new donated kids clothing and gives 40% of all proceeds back into local schools!

So about a month ago my daughter went onto this website called Schoola and picked out a couple shirts, a levi jacket and a fun scarf from pages and pages of clothes in her size. Some of the things, like the jacket were gently used, and some were new with tags from stores like Gap and H&M. All in ... [ Read More ]

Creative Ideas for Halloween

Creative Ideas for Halloween

Halloween Hair Bows | You've been Boo'd Printable | Halloween Treat Boxes | Halloween Soaps | Ghost Cupcakes | Halloween Pinata Cups | Halloween Garland | Halloween Candy Bowl | Pumpkin Place Setting | Scrap Wood Ghosts | Halloween Candy Bark | Glow in the Dark Bat Wing Shoe Wings and Trick or Treat ... [ Read More ]