Tag: Halloween

3 Minute Pumpkin DIY

Pumpkin carving has become a traditional activity used to celebrate the upcoming of Halloween for many years now. The uprising of pumpkin patches in local neighborhoods and grocery stores have made finding a perfectly plump pumpkin an easy task. However, the actual carving part is another story. Cutting through a meaty, bulky pumpkin can be …

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DIY Halloween Costume: Autumn Faun (Part Two)

With October 31 rapidly approaching, the internal struggle of picking a Halloween costume may become increasingly difficult. If you’ve found yourself scrambling for that last-minute idea then this DIY will be perfect for you. The “Autumn Faun” is a simple, affordable, makeup-driven outfit that can be thrown together in a matter of hours. The main …

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DIY Halloween Costume: Autumn Faun (Part One)

Are you looking for a Halloween costume that is unique, inexpensive, and eye-catching? Try being an “Autumn Faun” this year! With only 6 household items, you’ll be able to create a floral head piece worthy of extra candy. The great thing about this project: it takes about 20 minutes to make and is really affordable. Don’t …

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Designer Tombstones: Inexpensive Yard Decorations

I have found over the years that Halloween, when it comes to decorations, has become almost as decorated as Christmas.  Each year, whole neighborhoods suddenly become creepy villages that hint of dark vampires, witches and zombies trembling in the dark, waiting for the ghoulish night of Halloween to descend upon us. It can be rather …

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Halloween: Pagan Holiday or All in Fun?

Pagan Holiday or All in Fun?Halloween has Something for Everyone Trick or treat, kids and adults dressed up in costume, candy apples and haunted houses, today’s Halloween is not quite the same as Halloween of olden times. It wasn’t always as fun or as innocent as it is today. Halloween traces its origins back to …

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The Scarecrows of Halloweentown!

One of my favorite things about living in Halloweentown (AKA St. Helens, OR) are the scarecrows you will see around town.  The month long celebration of Halloween stemmed from the movie Halloweentown, which was filmed in the sleepy town of St. Helens, Oregon. Each year, starting on October 1st, the town comes alive with all different …

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Halloweentown is St. Helens, Oregon!

Many people are familiar with the movie Halloweentown, which is a 1998 Disney Channel movie about a 13 year old girl named Marnie Cromwell, which is a must-see kid and family friendly watch.  In the movie, the main character, Marni learns that she is a witch.  After finding this out, she helps save a town full of other …

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Crochet Card Project: Sugar Skull

During the celebration of the Day of the Dead, sugar skulls are often used to decorate the offerings, and they are exactly what their name describes: skull-shaped sugar. The sugar mixture is allowed to dry and this sugar skull is decorated with bright colors such as flowers, beads and buttons. This one is non-edible!! Linda 🧡 Supplies: …

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Tasty Halloween Crafts Using Stencils For Cookie Decorating

Here’s a Halloween Crafts project that’s not only fun, it’s good to eat. You see, as a stencil designer, I’m always searching for new and creative ways to use stencils. And as a person who loves to eat (especially sweets), it just seemed natural to find a way to use stencils with food, right? So …

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Tea Party Ideas for Halloween: Consider a Mystery Tea Party

Halloween parties can be so varied, but nothing is more versatile and fun than having a mystery tea party. Hosting a tea party is easy and planning a mystery party that is all fun and tea games. All your guests become characters; play acting to solve the mystery at hand. Some of your guests will really …

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