Halloween Traditions! 🎃

Angelica Acuna| 24 Oct, 2019

Hey SIP fam,

Let’s talk traditions.

Our little SIP models every year have done something together with pumpkins around Halloween.

Halloween Pumpkin Carving... or not?

I mean that’s obvious but try carving pumpkins when when you have five kids under the age of seven. Now just imagine, all these kids so excited to have a cool cutout on their own pumpkin. You as a mom, pumped because traditions, right? You cut open that top and tell the kids to clean them out. Now, they are still pumped, and they stick their cute little hands in and instead of being all happy they start screaming and crying because it’s disgusting. You now realize you just got stuck cleaning 5 pumpkins. Ok ok, so all cleaned and now for the best part. These cool carve out papers you stick on the pumpkin, tape them on, and hand the carving tools to your excited kiddos to find out you are terrified of them possibly cutting themselves. What did I just do? Gave my momma friend and I a ton of work, that’s what I did. What were we thinking? Two hours later, they got that picture with my, I mean their carved pumpkin.

Oh but hey, I have a better idea! Let’s decorate pumpkins. How? I mean you could just use paint on them, but kids “finish” in five minutes. And it usually results in a painted brown pumpkin because they decided to mix all the colors. Catch my jam? So what we have loved for the second year in a row, is hitting up our local dollar store.

Of course we have to have all the kids in our cute matching family Jack O Lantern hoodies. We got some paint and let each kid pick out a few items of their choice, and let the kids use their imagination. They all do something different and it’s so fun to see what they decide to do. They definitely are older now and could carve, but they get excited to decorate these pumpkins like this because it’s different. A little unicorn, a spider, it’s just so fun and cute!

3 Ingredient Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

Ok so after pumpkin decorating you need some fuel. So why not some easy and delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookies! Oh and did I mention they were easy? THREE INGREDIENTS BABY, yup just three!



  • Spice cake mix 15oz box
  • Pumpkin Puree 15oz can
  • 16 Oz bag Chocolate chips (semi-sweet) but I used milk chocolate because it’s my preference
  • (Optional) Cream cheese frosting

You can find all the directions on SugarHero.com

And just look how deliciously well-received they were!


    I don’t know about you, but I never wait for my cookies to cool. I go straight to 10 and burn my mouth every time, and never regret it HAHA. Ok so after the treat comes the cleanup. If you laid a plastic table cloth, or in my case garbage bags, just scoop it up and throw it away. Less than 10 minutes to clean up, SCORE!

    So just to show you our Halloween traditions we usually have some pumpkin shaped bread bowls that my local bakery makes, with some yummy homemade chili beans.

     It honestly is the the commence of all the holiday traditions we do together with the SIP models. Bring on the holidays!


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    • Angelica Acuna


      Love the blog!! Has SOOOooOoOoo much fun & exciting things to check out!! Not only that, but me and my 5&12 yr old daughters LOVE SIP clothes!! Great quality too, for a great price!!💗

    • Angelica Acuna

      Jessica Jewell

      I’ve gotta try the cookies!

    • Angelica Acuna



    • Angelica Acuna


      Super fun and awesome idea!

    • Angelica Acuna

      Esther michelle

      Love these!

    • Angelica Acuna


      Love it!

    • Angelica Acuna

      Briana Hollinger

      So cool! Love the idea!!

    • Angelica Acuna


      Love it!!

    • Angelica Acuna


      Cool ideas

    • Angelica Acuna

      Ashley Davis

      I love your ideas and beautiful family!!

    • Angelica Acuna


      Love this idea!

    • Angelica Acuna

      Bobbi Calloway

      These are awesome ideas! Definatly painting pumpkins next Halloween! My kids will love the idea…and the tasty recipes! ☺

    • Angelica Acuna


      I had kids in our church make sheep pumpkins.

    • Angelica Acuna

      Kristy T.

      These are awesome ideas! Definatly painting pumpkins next Halloween! My kids will love the idea…and the tasty recipes! ☺

    • Angelica Acuna

      Jennifer Sullivan

      Thanks for these great fun ideas! This is a must to try! Thanks again SIP!

    • Angelica Acuna


      Loveee this!!! Cant wait to come back and see recipes for Christmas. Im so excited!!!

    • Angelica Acuna

      Viri G

      I think I’m gonna try this next year with my girls 😊

    • Angelica Acuna


      So cute, those pumpkins look amazing. The cookies ohh they look so good! Excited for what’s to come for Thanksgiving & Christmas.

    • Angelica Acuna


      Such cute traditions! I can’t wait to see the ideas for Christmas!

    • Angelica Acuna

      Jessica Youtsey

      I love this!

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