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Bewitching Silverware Holders

I love to eat, and I love to sample the elaborate spreads my Halloween hostesses lavish on me and their other party guests. One problem I have, as I toss a few meatballs and other goodies on my plate, is juggling my plate, glass, napkin and then the silverware that …

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Haunted House Mini Room Box

Doubles as a Year Around Halloween CD Storage Rack Ok groovy gang, you’re going to love this! It is our dream as Halloweeners to increase storage no matter how we decorate or celebrate our holiday, and my storage got a boost on my latest trip to Michaels. I spotted an …

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Big Halloween Displays in Small Spaces

I love Department 56 and Spooky Town collectables, but I don’t have room for all the different houses and building in the collections. So over the years I’ve bought several pieces that I couldn’t live without, but I couldn’t display them either because of no room and to protect them …

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Halloween Shadow boxes

A Fun Way For Your Jewelry to Make New Shadows this Halloween Season, or Year Round Every Halloween I can’t wait to get out my massive Halloween jewelery pile and sit on the bed to marvel at some of my better pieces. Each piece is a work of art in …

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Get A Leg Up on Halloween

Ghouls, our prayers have been answered! How many of us know about the famous leg-shaped lamp featured proudly in A Christmas Story? You know, the one that accidentally gets broken? Well, wait until you see the Halloween version! It will be the perfect addition to any Halloween abode all year …

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Halloween Money Club: Greenbacks for Ghouls

Ah, another glorious Halloween season has come and gone. I’ve wiped the drool off my after-Halloween sale items, packed away my tattered ghosts, vultures and other props back into their yearlong resting places, sadly making my house and driveway look like everyone else’s on my street – sickeningly normal. I …

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Trick or Treat Mummy Candy Bone

What kid doesn’t love getting treats at Halloween time? For most kids, the creepiest treats are always the best. These look like mummy bones, but are actually candy bars. Make a whole batch of these and give them out to your trick or treaters or to your child’s class at …

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Haunting Music on iTunes

Halloween comes but once a year if you’re a non-haunter, but that’s not us! We love to listen to our beloved Terror Syndicate CDs all year and for every occasion – unless my family threatens to put me into one of my own coffins. One day I got to thinking …

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Haunted Duck Pond

How to Create a Haunted Duck Pond Game Supplies needed: Floating ducks or other Halloween items that can float Black sharpie marker Snow saucer or other wide, shallow container that holds water Black plastic or black garbage bags Hot glue gun Outdoor table Water Two prize containers (#1 toys and …

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Demented Dime Toss

How to Make a Demented Dime Toss Game Supplies Needed: White foam core, about 18 inches by 18 inches – available at any craft or art store (or snag a foam board used as packing if a friend bought a new appliance!) Sharpie markers (several different colors) Pencil Colored Duct …

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Host a Halloween Block Party

In many neighborhoods around the country, people don’t know their neighbors or are new and looking for ways to meet them. I don’t think anyone would disagree that knowing your neighbors is a good thing, especially if you have kids or for everyone’s general safety. In our hustle and bustle …

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