Kickin’ It Old School on Halloween

My youngest daughter decided she wanted to be Frankenstein (of all things!) this year for Halloween, so we decided to go “old school.”  My oldest daughter was a mummy, I was the bride of Frankenstein, and Mr. Man was Dracula.  Here are the kids in the...

Party Like a Vampire

This post is a re-vamp (pun intended) of one I did two years ago when I hosted a Twilight Dinner Party.  Since the latest Twilight movie is about to come out and it’s Halloween, I just had to share this with you (and since most of you weren’t following me...

How to Terrify Children with Cheesecloth

One of the easiest and least expensive ways to decorate your home for Halloween is by draping a little cheesecloth in all the right places. source   A snip-snip here and a little rip there transforms this seemingly-harmless material into something spook-tacular!...

Easy-Peasy Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

Not all of us have the artistic skill to do intricately carved pumpkins for Halloween, so here are some easy (really!) ways to decorate pumpkins that will still wow the neighbors.  Try painting or drawing with a black Sharpee on white pumpkins to make cool designs...

My Haunted House

One of the few things I like about the shortening days and chilly weather of winter-on-the-way is the opportunity to decorate for Halloween.   Let me welcome you into my haunted house for a look around.   When I was in college, I lived down the road from an...