Need an easy DIY Halloween Costume Idea? I am sharing our take on the classic ghost costume for this year's costumes for the kids. We had so much fun with this one! Catch it now on KaraLayne.com.

Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas: Classic Ghost

I’m sure my current yearning for simple days gone by had something to do with this year’s costumes. However, when I brought it up to the kids their eyes lit up and they loved it. Nothing beats the easy DIY Halloween costume ideas as a mom, you know? Especially when you have five. But there […]

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This year, our family began The Switch Witch: A New Family Halloween Tradition! With Blair's Type 1 diagnoses we knew that we would need to adjust our approach from previous years. And this was such a wonderful one that everyone loved. I'm sharing all about our approach over on KaraLayne.com!

The Switch Witch: A New Family Halloween Tradition

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With the lifestyle changes we implemented following Blair’s diagnosis this past summer, the holidays seemed to loom in my mind a bit. As a family, we have banded together in making adjustments in what we eat and what we don’t eat. And this has not only supported Blair’s health and the management of her disease […]

Our Halloween recap. From the crisp in the air and the leaves crunching beneath our feet, to the festive neighborhoods - we love fall in Franklin, Tennessee and we love Halloween. Not to mention, our family costume idea came together pretty well! Catch it all on KaraLayne.com #Halloween #FamilyMemories #ProjectLife #FamilyHalloweenCostume #FamilyCostumeIdeas

Our Family’s Halloween Recap

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From the crisp in the air and leaves crunching beneath our feet, to the festive neighborhood and the laughter of little ones. I have to say, Halloween this year was a breath of fresh air. Not to mention, everything in the holiday months seems more magical living in Franklin, Tennessee. Perhaps it’s because the landscape […]

A dessert charcuterie board and fall family movie nights. Catch it all over on KaraLayne.com! #FamilyMovieNights #DessertCharcuterieBoard #FamilyTraditions #FallTraditions #HalloweenDessert #FamilyMemories

A Fun Dessert Charcuterie Board and Fall Family Movie Nights

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We love family movie nights in our home. It’s one of our favorite nights of the week. This time of year though? We take it to the next level. A fun dessert charcuterie board and fall family movie nights?! I’m smiling so big it looks like I slept with a hanger in my mouth – […]

Floating witch hat craft for the kids. We had a blast making these and I love seeing them hanging up and making the house feel festive. Catch the entire project and tutorial over at KaraLayne.com #FloatingWitchHats #HalloweenCraft #KidsCrafts #DIYHalloweenDecor #HalloweenDecorIdeas #DIYHalloweenCraft #HalloweenCraftIdeas #CraftIdeasfortheKids #HolidayCraftIdeas

Floating Witch Hat Craft for the Kids

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One of the reasons I love this time of year is the kick-off it is to several months of festive fun. Festive fun that involves some of our best family traditions and memories. What’s not to love?! We had a blast with this one and wanted to share it with you – a floating witch […]

Black velvet and vanilla butter cream ghost cupcakes that our family loves to make for the Halloween festivities. Simple recipes and easy decorating make these cupcakes a hit for anyone who gets to make them. They are also delicious for all who get to enjoy them. Catch the entire recipe for our Ghost in the Graveyard cupcakes over at Haus of Layne! #HalloweenFood #HalloweenRecipe #HalloweenFoodIdeas #HalloweenTreats #Cupcakes #CupcakeRecipe #ButtercreamFrosting #BlackVelvetCake

Black Velvet ‘Ghost in the Graveyard’ Cupcakes

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Halloween is almost here and one treat that my little ones love to create each season are these darling black velvet ‘Ghost in the Graveyard’ cupcakes. Ghost in the graveyard is actually a fun game from my childhood that we have passed on to our children that is fun hide-and-seek remix. So when we came […]

Halloween craft for the kids and these DIY Popsicle stick spiderwebs are the cutest! Our kiddos love hanging them up each year over our kitchen table. Catch the walk through over at Haus of Layne! #Halloween #HalloweenCraft #KidsCraftIdeas #HalloweenDecorIdeas #HalloweenIdeas

Halloween Spiderweb Craft for the Kids

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Pulling back the curtain on all that goes on here at Haus of Layne, let’s just say that family life has taken the driver’s seat for a bit while we worked through diving into hackschooling and our sweet Baby Brooks coming down with a ruptured ear drum. While I hate failing on deadlines and not […]

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