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Hanging Halloween Votive Holders

Halloween Votive Holders

Dripping with ghoulish slime, these votive holders add spook to any Halloween setting. Hang from porch rafters or in tree branches in the front yard to help cast a creepy light over trick-or-treaters and party-goers. Look for inexpensive globe light covers at charity shops and home improvement resale stores like …

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Black Grapevine Pumpkin

grapevine Halloween pumpkin craft

Grapevine pumpkins pack craft and décor stores this time of year. But how about making your own? It’s quick, simple and allows you to customize it to create something a little more unique – like this spooky black version, perfect for your Halloween porch decorations! You’ll need: 1 – eight …

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Spooky Kids Snacks

Mummy hotdogs Halloween treat

While Halloween is always fun for adults, it’s the kids who absolutely delight in all things creepy and scary. Add to their fun this year, both at parties and just for some every day Halloween excitement, with these Spooky (and delicious) Snacks! Ghost Cookies 20 Oreo Cookies 1 Tub Vanilla …

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Easy Halloween Ornaments

halloween ornaments

Decorating your house for Halloween doesn’t have to mean rushing out to buy styrofoam tombstones and plastic skeletons, although those can make fun additions to your home as well! Almost anything can be made into a Halloween decoration with a little time, spray paint and sense of fun. Look around …

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Host a Halloween Photo Safari

Photo Safari iPhone App

If your kids are getting just a tad too old for trick-or-treating, or you’re hosting a family event a few days before the big night, consider making a Halloween Photo Safari the highlight of your next bash. With the advent of camera cell phones and smart phones, photo safaris have …

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The Year of the Mermaid

Little Mermaid costume

As a child, Halloween was my absolute favorite holiday. I started planning my costumes months in advance, polling my friends to make sure none of them were thinking of showing up at school on the morning of the 31st decked out as the same thing as me. I was fortunate …

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Easy Felt Costumes

felt batman cape

Felt makes an excellent, virtually no-sew choice for simple Halloween costumes. Because it doesn’t fray, felt does not require hemming. It is also easily glued and hand sewn, making it perfect for the non-sewing crowd. And with a variety of colors available at your local fabric store or a fabric …

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