13 Haunted Gingerbread Houses


Some of the most amazing gingerbread houses you’ll ever see…and they’re haunted!



Ghoulish Haunted Gingerbread House



Spooky Haunted Gingerbread House


Trick or Treat Gingerbread House



Haunted Gingerbread Mansion


Weasley Burrow Gingerbread House


Halloween Haunted House



Gingerbread Mansion



Cookie Manor


Haunted Mansion


Haunted House

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Gingerbread Manor


Bates’ Psycho House

Photo via Pinterest


Hogwarts Castle 



13 Halloween Cocktails You’ll Want to Sink Your Teeth Into



13 Halloween Spirits Full of BOOs



Vampire Kiss

Find the recipe here.

Candy Corn Cocktail 

Find the recipe here.

Black Widow

Find the recipe here.



Find the recipe here.

Rummy Mummy

Find the recipe here.



Witch’s Heart

Find the recipe here.

Alien Brain

Find the recipe here.


Poison Apple Potion

Find the recipe here.


Pumpkin Mudslide

Find the recipe here.

Black Magic

Find the recipe here.


Find the recipe here.


The Poison Frog

Find the recipe here.

Mr. Hyde Potion 

Find the recipe here.


What’s your favorite spooky drink?

13 Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes


Mr. & Mrs. Frankenstein Cupcakes

Recipe here by Cup of Cake

Hi Hat Chocolate Candy Corn Cupcakes

Recipe here by King Arthur Flour


Witches Cauldron Cupcakes

Recipe here by Java Cupcake


Monster Claw Cupcakes

Recipe here by Bakingdom

Spider Web Halloween Cupcakes

Recipe here by Pizzazzerie

Kitten Cupcakes

Recipe here by Woman’s Day

Werewolf Chocolate Cupcakes

Recipe here by Annie’s Eats

Surprise Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes

Recipe here by Hungry Happenings 

Scarecrow Cupcakes

Recipe here by How Stuff Works

Mummy Chocolate Cupcakes

Recipe here by Rollingsin 

Spider Cupcakes

Recipe here by Total Recipe Search

Bat Chocolate Cupcakes

Recipe here by Big Bear’s Wife

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Recipe here by Family Holiday


Week #3: Kitchen Gadgets & Gifts for the Foodie


For me, the hardest part of holiday shopping is figuring out what to buy.  You know, finding that special something that your gift recipient will actually want.


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We’re starting early this year; compiling gift ideas for everyone on your list: The book lover, chocoholic, baker, mystery enthusiast, writer, and more. This week’s theme is Kitchen Gadgets for the ultimate foodie.

You can find more Gift Idea Lists here.

Week #3: Kitchen Gadgets for the Foodie on your list

Betty Crocker Personal Pizza Maker

Makes 12″ Pizzas, Flatbreads, Quesadillas, Nachos, Mini Frittatas, Quiche, Croissants, Giant Cookies, Hors D’oeuvres & More (This gizmo won me at ‘Giant Cookie’.)

Pizzelle Press

If you’ve never had a Pizzelle cookie, this holiday season is the time to try a batch. Chocolate, lemon, anise, vanilla, almond, orange,….they’re all good!

You can buy it here.

Hibachi Grilling Stone for Tabletop 

Entertaining AND Delicious! 

You can buy it here.

Parlor Ice Cream Mixing /Serving Set

Because it’s fun…do you need another reason?

You can buy it here.

Hostess Twinkie Maker

Do I need this? No. Do I want this? Heck yeah.

You can buy it here.

Electric Corkscrew Wine Bottle Opener Foil Cutter

Am I the only one that takes 10 minutes to open a bottle of wine?

You can buy it here.

Mini Whipped Cream Dispenser

Simply add heavy cream, sweeteners, flavorings. This is a great gift idea for those who use alternative sweeteners. Plus, it’s super fun!

You can buy it here.

Hot Dog Roller and Bun Warmer

Because who doesn’t want toasty buns?

You can buy it here.

Air Fryer

There’s a bit of a debate whether this gizmo is air frying or baking quickly. Either way, a great alternative to turning on the whole oven.

You can buy it here.

Chemist Cocktail Kit

For the one that drinks periodically.😂LoL

You can buy it here.

Kettle Corn Maker

Kettle Corn at home? Yes, please!

You can buy it here.

Soft Serve Ice Cream Machine

Name one person that wouldn’t want this beauty.

You can buy it here.

Waffle Cone Express

This is my number one pick. Imagine a fresh, warm waffle cone stuffed with your favorite ice cream. Heaven, folks. 

You can buy it here.

A note about the suggested items: 

The lists have been created based on my opinion. (Basically, all these items would be on my Wish List).  *Please note, I’m not affiliated with any of these companies or products. Ive included a link for purchase with each item for your convenience only. If interested in the product, I suggest researching the product for more details and price comparison.


Please share! Would you add any of these gadgets to your holiday list? 

Meet & Greet Recipe Exchange: Halloween Treats


Hello, Fellow Bloggers!  You’re invited to a Halloween Recipe Exchange.

We’re on the lookout for Spooktacular Halloween desserts. If you have a recipe on your blog, featuring a Halloween Sweet, then we want to hear from you!

  • Cakes 
  • Cupcakes
  • Cake Pops
  • Cookies
  • Brownies 
  • Candy and more!

This is a great opportunity to meet fellow bloggers, get exposure for your own blog, and discover new recipes.


To participate, please follow these procedures:

  • Please be sure that your dessert includes the mandatory ingredients for this Recipe Exchange: A Halloween Treat/Dessert.
  • Leave the name of your dessert, and a link to your blog’s recipe in the comment section below.
  • Submit as many recipes that you like!
  • Feel free to reblog this post for maximum exposure for all of the participants.
  • See a recipe you like? Be sure to share the love: Follow that baker’s blog, like their recipe blog post, and/or share on social media.
  • Check back in the future for more recipe exchanges!

 Looking forward to your recipes.  Happy Halloween! 🎃


Chocolate Pasta? You betcha!


In case you need a reason to eat chocolate…

Or, pasta…

It’s Pasta Day!

Pasta + Chocolate = True Love❤️



Chocolate Pasta with Brown Butter, Sage, and Whipped Ricotta

Recipe here by Girl in the Little Red Kitchen 

Chocolate Ravioli

Recipe here by Tatooed Foodie

Chocolate Tortellini with Mascarpone, Hazelnut, & Blackberries 

Recipe here by Bake Street

13 Halloween Chocolate Barks


Chocolate bark. So easy. So festive. So yummy!

If you’ve never made bark before, it’s a cinch. And the best part, you can add any ingredients you like.


In a nutshell, melt down your choice of chocolate or candy melts. Spread it on parchment paper, and sprinkle with your favorite toppings. So simple!


Here are some recipes for inspiration. Enjoy!

Halloween Toffee Bark

Recipe here by Crazy for Crust


Spider Web Bark

Recipe here by Purple Chocolat Home

 Candy Corn Truffle Bark

Recipe here by The Gunny Sack

Brownie Batter Mummy Bark

Recipe here by Chelsea Messy Apron

Halloween Worms & Bugs Bark

Recipe here by Living Locurto

Melting Witch Chocolate Bark

Recipe here .

Ghastly Ghost Bark

Recipe here by The Simple Sweet Life

Pumpkin Spice Latte Bark

Recipe here by B+C

Halloween Peanut Butter Cup Bark

Recipe here by Six Sisters Stuff

Halloween Peanut and Popcorn Bark

Recipe here by Jessica Gavin

Halloween Candy Bark

Recipe here by Blog emeals 

Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Toffee Bark

Recipe here by Feast and West

Halloween Candy Bark

Recipe here by Just a Taste

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