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Halloween Family Costumes – A Family Affair

Okay. True confession. Yes, I love to be creative and come up with homemade costumes. It makes me feel like Woman, hear me roar. But let there be no mistake! Sometimes, I have to go with store-bought. Gasp. Horrors. Shame. But really, sometimes store-bought looks awesome: As much as I …

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Pop Out this Imaginative Halloween Costume!

  Looking for that perfect Halloween costume you can easily craft at home? The secret is to create a costume that is engaging, somewhat humorous, and very different from the usual fare. We’ve all seen the witches, fairies, and miscellaneous monsters ad nauseum! Creating this costume, however, ensures you will …

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The Halloween Advent Calendar

For younger children in particular, the long wait until October 31 can be relentless. Try a Halloween Advent calendar to increase the anticipation of the Big Day! As the mother of two children, I am a firm believer in the idea that going with the kids’ excitement, rather than against …

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Halloween Then and Now

Everything Old is New Again Ever wonder the origins of our modern-day Halloween? Our holiday represents a merging of ancient Celtic culture and 8th Century Catholicism. Pope Boniface IV designated the day as All Saints’ Day. The day was spent in honor of martyrs and saints of the Church. The …

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