Whether you love everything about Halloween or mildly dread some of the excess (sugar, stuff, events, oh my!), today’s episode is meant to give you permission to find the traditions and celebrations that work for your family. Regular contributor Joanna Martin is back on the show to interview Sarah about how the Powers family has done Halloween over the years. Later in the episode Sarah chats with Diane Boden, host of the Minimalist Moms podcast about how a scaled-back approach to harvest season works in her family. Happy October, friends!
- Learn more about our contributor Joanna Martin and follow her on instagram.
- Sarah’s family reads Pumpkin Soup (affiliate link) by Helen Cooper every year, and then makes this recipe for Butternut Squash Soup with Apple & Bacon.
- Joanna Martin uses this Roasted Pumpkin Seeds recipe every year during pumpkin carving.
- Check out Meagan’s essay about Trick-or-Treating Teenagers
- Sarah’s family loves the Disney Halloween Special Mickey’s House of Villains
- Sarah mentioned loving the big kid crafts stage, including How to Marble a Pumpkin with Nail Polish from Color Made Happy
- Diane Boden is the voice behind the top-rated podcast and community, Minimalist Moms, where talks about living a life in the pursuit of less. You can find Diane at her website, on Instagram, and on Facebook.
- Diane wrote the book Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity (affiliate link), full of on-the-go minimalist wisdom that teaches busy parents how to embrace simple living, focusing on what matters, and inner calm.
- Check out a few blog posts from the Halloween Archives:
- A Lesson Learned From A Costumeless Halloween
- Five Festive Halloween Activities For Families With Little Kids
- Books Talk: Our Favorite Halloween Picture Books