17 Incredible Group Costumes

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Halloween is less than a week away! The year seems to be flying by, and getting into the holidays is a great reminder of that. Quality time as a family is important, especially if you like to dress up together! These costumes are DIY and can bring so much fun to the family and people will love them! Group costumes allow you to spend time together creating the costumes, but also displaying them proudly while you trick-or-treat, or attend any … [Read more...]

20 DIY Halloween Costumes For Kids

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If you're like me, your kids have had their costumes for awhile.  We love Halloween and just can't wait.  And also, I will admit that I rarely actually make my kids costumes (the horror!) I know, you would think that since I'm the creative DIY type, this would totally be something I would do.  But for some reason, by the time Halloween rolls around, I am just way too busy to get around to making costumes.  I have made or assembled costumes in the … [Read more...]

25 Halloween Kids Crafts

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My kids (and I) both get excited for Halloween way too early.  We are looking forward to it in August, and yes--I did buy their costumes then!  I figured that they might as well have them for dress-ups until the big day. But now that Halloween is nearly two weeks away, our excitement is turning anxious--just hurry up and get here already!  I love this compilation of Halloween kids crafts for ideas of how to keep your kids entertained until the … [Read more...]

Halloween Front Porch Decor

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So technically this is the back porch, but it's MY front porch (the weirdness that comes with living in a basement apartment.)  So probably no trick-or-treaters will be coming to the back porch, but it's still fun to be able to decorate.  And I was given lots of Command hooks to use, so check out my Halloween front porch decor! Command hooks really are the easiest way to decorate your house for the holidays (inside AND out, but especially … [Read more...]

Ghost Candles

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It's Friday and day 5 of our Halloween Bash blog hop! Glad you could join us on this fabulous Friday for more Halloween ideas from me and my talented blogging friends! Now that my saws and I are good buddies, I'm making tons of stuff out of wood.  First was the rustic pumpkins, then the play kitchen crates, then the rustic halloween signs.  Next up--these cute ghost candles!  Technically they are ghost candle holders but the candles are low so … [Read more...]

Fall Home Tour

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I'm excited to be a part of Cherished Bliss's Fall Home Tour!  I just love looking at all these beautiful fall decorated homes and feeling so cozy.  I just wanted to snuggle under a blanket with a cup of hot apple cider!  If you just came from The Golden Sycamore, welcome! It's finally late enough in the season to stop saying 'I know it's early, but I've decorated my house for the fall."  And even though my house has been decorated for … [Read more...]

25 Spooky Halloween Decorations

25 Spooky Halloween Decorations

It's October y'all!!  My favorite month.  I love Halloween and already have all my decorations out which I'll share next week.  But for now, here are 25 spooky Halloween decorations.  A lot of these I haven't seen before, people are so creative, especially around the holidays!  Check them out: 1. Haunted House Pumpkin 2. Basketball Eyeball 3. Spider Egg Sacs 4. Queen of Skulls 5. Spooky Wreath 6. Bloody Blooms 7. Mummy Head … [Read more...]

Kids Halloween Party Ideas

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Last week I threw a Halloween party for some neighborhood kids.  (That's the life of a blogger--do everything way earlier than normal.)  It was a blast--despite a little hiccup from the weather. Early Halloween parties always work out well for me because I get a much higher attendance when I don't have to compete for other Halloween activities.  And aren't your kids already so excited for Halloween??  So get ready for some fun kids … [Read more...]