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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 scary costumes we created:  Frankenstein & Mummy   Pretty scary […]

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 way-back-when!).  You will LOVE this if you are a Twilight […]

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! source   What a cool way to tablescape for a Halloween party! source […]

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 like these.  Martha Stewart   You can punch little holes […]

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 abandoned old house that used to be a […]

Halloween by Andrea Ferrell!

Andrea Ferrell is a very special and spooky lady.  As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, she is one of my major Halloween-decorating inspirations.

Halloween, Martha-Style

It’s October 1st, so you know what that means?  It means Halloween decorating!  With the days getting shorter and the temperature dropping, it just makes sense to start spooking the house up as I mourn the dying of Summer. Over the last several years, my Halloween decorating has been inspired by two people:  Martha Stewart […]