Yvonne Condes is the Editor and co-Founder of MomsLA.com. She is a Los Angeles mom of two, a former newspaper reporter, and occasional marathoner (which means she did two races and is still talking about it). She writes about keeping her Latino culture alive with her two boys and keeping herself alive when they are hiking, biking, or camping. She also writes for YvonneinLA, Tecca, CBS Los Angeles, and makes videos on MomLA’s YouTube Channel.
I love Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, but I’m not the best planner. After 7 years of throwing together Halloween parties last minute, I have down what you can do in the days before the holiday that will make it fun and not too stressful.
The key is to do the Do-It-Yourself part in a simpler way. You can still make your own costume, but you may have to buy key parts of it. The same goes for the food. You can bake cookies fresh from the oven, but part of it’s from a box. Or vegetable chili with butternut squash and black beans that tastes amazing, but features precut vegetables and canned beans. You’re doing it yourself while making it much easier on yourself.
Easy gluten-free pumpkin cookies ...
These gluten-free pumpkin cookies are easy and impressive. They were made with a cookie mix without chocolate chips, but the original recipe calls for chocolate chip cookie mix, canned pumpkin, butter, cinnamon and an egg. Adults and kids will love them.
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