Web Coolness – Halloween crafts, free printables, and a killer giveaway

Halloween RocksHere are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too.

We’re honored to see our sister site, Cool Mom Tech, nominated as Best Mom Tech Blog in Parents Magazine’s Best Blog Awards! Feel free to vote for us. We wouldn’t complain.

An easy Halloween craft that doesn’t require a trip to the craft store or our kids inhaling 25 pounds of sugar (photo at left, from Multiple and More)

Don’t miss your chance to win a $1,000 basket of beauty goodies from Cool Mom Picks, ecomom and PureWow–no strings attached!

Support one of our kindie music favorites, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, as he raises money via Kickstarter for his next release. (via Zooglobble)

Discover the illustration-and-design blog, babalisme, with lots of inspiration, great taste and super-adorable printables, like these little boy and little girl Halloween paper dolls.

New York launches the funky new Museum of Motherhood pop-up.

At Inhabitots, seven ways kids can connect with grandparents.

Kristen’s found some great deals for boys at one of our favorite online sites—stock up for next summer!

We’re LOL’ing over this new site, Stocking is the New Planking, where “ordinary people” recreate some of the more ridiculous stock photography shots.

Cool Mom Staff

We spend our time looking for cool stuff so you don't have to. Hope this one fits the bill.


  • Reply September 24, 2011


    The “easy Halloween craft” link keeps setting off my malware alarm. Just letting you know.

  • Christina
    Reply September 24, 2011


    Thanks for the note—We’ve checked it on our computers and haven’t had any trouble or alarms. If you’d rather not check the link, it takes you to a tutorial on how to find rocks to paint as Halloween decorations (as in the photo).

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