15 Halloween Costumes for Siblings

A couple of years ago I wrote this post and I’m pretty sure that’s the moment that I decided I was for sure going to have another kid. I couldn’t get over how cute the costumes were especially the knight, princess and dragon. This year without even trying my dream is sorta coming true. Mason decided he wants to be a knight. Kyla is being a witch and Emilia is going to be a unicorn. While it’s not exactly a knight, a princess and a dragon I think it still works. I’m pretty sure I can convince Kyla to wear one of her many princess costumes for at least one of our Halloween events. Knowing that a vision I had is coming to light is making me think about other fun costume ideas. What can I get away with next? Here are 15 Halloween costumes for siblings that I’m obsessing over right now.


First up, Miss Piggy and Kermit. This would work for larger families too. Just add more muppets!



I love Grease so I’m all about this costume. More siblings? Some pink ladies or T-birds were work!



I love this combo especially when you consider older sibling/young sibling dynamics!



This is so perfect and can work for any family size. A fourth kid could be a football!



Cat costumes are so easy to put together so this is automatically a favorite of mine.



How precious is this? More siblings=more sheep!



This is one of my most favorite holiday movies so I had to include this. So cute!



This is too perfect. If you have more than two kids they could be different kinds of cookies.



I love this BUT I love a full family costume even more. I’m thinking the kids as police officers and mom and dad as prisoners ūüėČ



This costume is so on trend right now.



This costume had me cracking up! I had to include it!



Maybe this costume will give your kids the hint they need to do the laundry even if they’re under 10.



Family of three, BLT. 4th sibling? Add a pickle or some ketchup.



This costume set would be perfect for a large family or cousins. Two siblings? Just Batman and Robin would work!



I love how creative this costume is! Brush em’, Brush em’, Brush em’!



Are you dressing your kids in matching costumes? What are you going to do?

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Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

After two years of Mason being the pickiest eater ever he’s finally starting to eat the way he used to eat. He’s finally willing to try just about anything that we put in front of him. Now of course Kyla has taken Mason’s place as pickiest eater but I know that in due time she will see the light again just like Mason did. Having a picky eater can make it hard to do slow cooker meals since ¬†everything is all in one pot but for me I’m finding that for whatever reason my kids seem to eat more of everything when it’s all in one pot.


So I’ve been trying a lot of slow cooker or one pot meals because not only do my kids seem to love them but they’re easy and delicious. It’s pretty much a trifecta. You can not get much easier than this slow cooker southwestern chicken¬†unless of course it puts itself in the slow cooker. Which would actually¬†be the easiest thing ever.

Okay, ready for this? It’s so easy it needs only two explanation pictures. First dump 1.5lbs of clean, trimmed chicken into your slow cooker. Then add one can of petite diced tomatoes, one can of black beans, rinsed and drained, one can of corn and 1 packet of dry ranch dressing. I used this size packet but I just recently got this and am so excited! It’s cheaper at Costco but if you don’t have a Costco near you that’s still a great price compared to the individual¬†packets.


Set on low for 6-8 hours. 30 minutes before serving put a block of cream cheese in the pot and stir. Let the cream cheese melt completely before serving.


Serve over rice or with tortillas.


Mason my recovering picky eater declared this to be one of the best meals I’ve ever made him. I about fainted on the spot. Luckily I didn’t and I was able to enjoy my meal just as much as he did.

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken


1.5lbs of chicken breast
1 can of petite diced tomatoes
1 can of corn
1 can of black beans, rinsed and drained
1 tbs dry ranch dressing
8 oz of cream cheese


  1. Combine 1.5lbs of chicken breast, 1 can of petite diced tomatoes, 1 can of corn, 1 can of black beans, rinsed and drained and 1 tbs dry ranch dressing.
  2. In the last 30 minutes add 8oz of cream cheese and stir until melted.
  3. Serve over rice or with tortillas.

Is your child a picky eater?

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2016 Reading List

Yes, I know it’s October of 2016. I know it’s a little last to be starting a reading list. Here’s the the thing though I have been reading! And I’ve been reading even more in the last month or so. I’m not going to say what months I read what books but I will go ahead and tell you what books I’ve read this year so far and what books I plan on reading before the year is over. 2017 will be here before you know it and that’s going to be my year of reading. Promise. Well. Maybe not promise. But I sure am going to try.

I’m trying to remind myself that there is a season in life for everything and right now I’m not in the season to be reading as many books as I want to read. But I am in the season to at least try. Mason learning how to read has been really helpful. We’ve been taking time to read separately but together. It started as a way to encourage him to read and it turns out it’s encouraged me too! Without further ado.


What I’ve Read:¬†

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of your Life  by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

On my Bookshelf: 

Hands Free Mama by Rachel Macy Stafford

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Positivity by Barbara Fredrickson

Parenting with Presence by Susan Stiffelman


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In the Kitchen


Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

After two years of Mason being the pickiest eater ever he's finally starting to eat the way he used to eat. He's finally willing to try just about anything that we put in front of him. Now of course Kyla has taken Mason's place as pickiest eater but I know that in due time she will see the light ... read more