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Make a Dollar Store Halloween Wreath

At my house with small children, we appreciate the whimsical as much as the creepy. It’s always a challenge to find Halloween decorations that fit both these criteria. Here’s one we came up with that was so simple – and so cheap! Using only dollar store items, you can make …

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Mom’s Halloween Secrets

kids costumes

It’s that time of year again when your mom frantically searches through closets for scraps of material and seldom worn clothes whilst all the while screaming: ‘Why didn’t you tell me it was tomorrow?!’ You’re sure you did tell her that the school Halloween party was tomorrow and, to be …

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The Origins of Our Halloween Customs

Halloween is a festival that dates back over 2,000 years, with origins in Celtic celebrations marking the beginning of winter. Believed to be a night when the boundaries between the living and the dead world are blurred, this night of magic and mystical happenings is steeped in traditions and superstitions. …

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Make a Decaying or Mummy Skull

Decaying skull Halloween prop

I love Halloween, and I love Halloween projects. And by the way, I’m seriously lazy. So when a friend of mine told me he had a great, terrifying-looking, gory, easy prop to show me, I was all in! But even I (the corner-cutting queen) was rather delightfully surprised at how …

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Manners

Eric glared back at his kid sister, scowling as she struggled along in her pink princess outfit. “I told you to go home, Tina.” “No,” she whined. “I want to trick or treat with you. Dad said I could.” “I said you can’t,” Eric said, exasperated. “You can’t keep up. …

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Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

easy pirate costume

Time’s ticking! Need to scare up cheap and easy Halloween costumes fast!? Never fear! Fast, inexpensive Halloween costumes are hiding in your closet right now. Here are a few favorite easy Halloween costume ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Mummy: Wrap up your costume in a flash. Use gauze, …

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Window Witch Halloween Silhouette

window witch silhouette

What’s that peeking out of that window? Is it…can it be?? A WITCH! Dress up your windows this Halloween with a life sized paper witch silhouette to peer out at trick-or-treaters and frighten the neighbors. Look for large rolls of paper at teacher supply stores or substitute with black posterboard. …

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