Adorable Lunch Ideas for Halloween

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Get spooky all week long with these adorable lunch ideas from our friends at mom.me. Flip through the gallery for the spooktacular ideas.

Spooky Spaghetti

This <a target="_blank" href="http://www.planetbox.com/&quot; target="_blank">PlanetBox</a> lunch box holds spaghetti and meatballs that have been transformed into a bat with toast "wings." What child wouldn't eat their veggies if they were shaped like these adorable pumpkins? <i>Image via Georgina V.G.</i>fuck

“Like” this story if you think these lunchbox ideas are spooktacular!

— Olivia Van Iderstine

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Our friends at Mom. me came up with 10 simple Halloween decorations. Click through the slideshow for the details.

All Hallow’s Eve

Halloween decorating doesn't have to take all day (and all your energy). Celebrate this spooky and sugary holiday with our exclusive fast and easy decorating tricks that will leave you time to focus more on the treats. (Promise.)fuck

Which idea is your favorite?

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These dressed up tykes and their furry sibling are sure to make a winning team for Halloween. For the most adorable matching outfits and perfect sidekick ensembles, check out this cute story from our friends at Mom.me below.

Pirate Treasure

This brave pirate will defend his treasure all night long. No barking now, though—it's nap time!fuck

All photos by Reddit

“Like” this story if these costumes were just too cute to handle! 

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10 Genius Toys That Double as Decor

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While the idea of adding even more toys to the growing collection on the ground may give us the butterflies, our friends at Mom.me have actually found a list of gorgeous toys that look like they belong out of the toy box. Click on through to see their list of play things that actually add pizzaz to the house when they’re left strewn about. What a great way to make the kids and you happy!

Art Sculptures

Are they crayons or are they sculptures? Let your little ones stack and sculpt, then color and create with these smart, display-worthy crayons by Playon Crayons. To buy: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/playon-crayons&quot; target="_blank">Uncommon Goods</a>, $10 fuck

Does your little treasure chest have any awesome toys that you love showing off? 

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Tired of all your photos of your favorite moments coming back less than lackluster? Me Ra Koh, author of the book “Your Family in Pictures” and a professional photographer who has had her work featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” gives us her handy tips that will help set you up for success. Finally, you’ll be able to get photographs that are just as good as the memories that made them. Flip through the gallery to get the scoop from Mom.me.

Add a Pop of Color

You've picked your location, gathered your subject or subjects, established a time limit so your kids don't get ornery … now think about an element that can easily enhance the image. Here, a simple red balloon contrasts dramatically against the wheat-colored background. <b>KEY TIPS:</b> Don't have a balloon? A toy, stuffed animal or even a colorful shirt would work just as well. <i>Image via Me Ra Koh</i>fuck

Got any more great photography tips to share? Let us know in the Comments below! 

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Breaking the bank doesn’t have to go hand-in-hand with out of town vacationing. Believe it or not, you can keep on inspiring your kids with out-of-this-world experiences while keeping your budget spreadsheet happy. See more for less with these wallet-friendly travel tips from our friends at Mom.me.

All-Inclusive Vacations

Even if you find the greatest deal on a hotel by the beach, you might rack up your biggest bill on food and activity costs. Not so when you book an all-inclusive vacation. How about a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.clubmed.us/cm/resort-ixtapa-pacific-mexico_p-115-l-US-v-IXTC-ac-vh.html&quot; target="_blank">resort on Mexico’s Pacific Coast</a>? A <a target="_blank" href="http://www.diamond4ranch.com/&quot; target="_blank">dude ranch in Wyoming</a>? A <a target="_blank" href="http://www.farmstayus.com/farm/Oregon/Willow_Witt_Ranch&quot; target="_blank">farm in Oregon’s Wine Country</a>? The costs for a week’s stay vary—about $8,200 for our family of five for a week in Mexico (including airfare); about $5,400 at the Wyoming dude ranch (horseback rides and hikes included); just over $1,000 for the farm (farm chores included). Photograph by ThinkStockfuck

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Our friends at Mom.me searched the country for the best in cult-favorite ice cream home delivery. You no longer need to fly for hours to get the best artisanal ice cream. Check out their 10 favorites that can be shipped straight to your front door — no melting, guaranteed!

Coolhaus Ice Cream Sandwiches

The architecturally inspired treats from Coolhaus are the best ice cream you've ever had, sandwiched between two delicious cookies — making it a "cool house." Favorite: Dirty Mint Chip Ice Cream with a Chocolate Chip Cookie. Is there any combination better than chocolate and mint? The real mint used in the ice cream is so fresh. To buy: Coolhaus, Pack of 6, $30 <em>Image via Dishblogger</em> fuck

What ice cream flavor would you want delivered to your door? Tell us below.

Written by: Olivia Van Iderstine; photos courtesy of Mom.me

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Castello di San Fabiano — $169/night

Get ready to say <em>ciao</em>. <a target="_blank" href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/241083&quot; target="_blank">This "charming" Siena castle</a> promises a warm Italian welcome to all of its vacationers, with its host family, the Benedettos (who live in their own wing of the house) popping out to say hello to their guests from time to time. Relax in one of its six comfortable suites, hit up a nearby golf course or polo field, or dash into Siena for some primo shopping. You can even dine on some its famed Tuscan dishes, all prepared by a yummy on-site catering service. <i>Photo via <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dimorestoricheitaliane.it/node/760&quot; target="_blank">DiMorestoriCheItaliane.it</a></i>fuck

Which castle would you choose?

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