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When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween.— Unknown

More Halloween crafts, recipes and decoration ideas than you can shake a broomstick at, from spooky eyes and pumpkin carving ideas to whacky witch costumes and easy-to-make Halloween treats for school days and parties. Don’t forget Halloween fashions for your furbabies and check out the Halloween printables page for a cute collection of Boo Tags.

Day of the Dead Cakes

Day of the Dead Cakes

Day of the Dead cakes are easy to make and look great. In fact, I think they may become an annual tradition in my house. Here’s how I made them.

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Scary Books for Kids of all Ages

Scary Books for Kids of all Ages

Whether I’m “Booing” the neighbors or putting together a Halloween giftie for my own little ghoul (she’s a teenager, I can say that), I always have my eye out for the perfect items to give. And because I’m always trying to trick her into reading, I think these ghost...

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Halloween Printables

Halloween Printables

Feeling neighborly? Halloween is round the corner and it's the perfect time to surprise your friends with a little "Boo." If you aren't familiar with the tradition, it's a fun one! Simply put a few treats together and leave them at a neighbor's house to make their...

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How to BOO your neighbors

How to BOO your neighbors

Boo'ing the neighbors is a fun little tradition around our parts. Your doorbell rings but when you go to see who it is, there's only a festive Halloween package full of goodies perched on your doorstep -- and typically a car speeding away around the corner.  ...

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Last minute Halloween ideas

Someone please tell me how Halloween snuck up so fast? Seriously, I still have to get my decorations out of the attic! If you're in the same boat as me, and thinking maybe that trip to the attic may not happen this year, do yourself a favor -- stay off of Pinterest...

Ideas for an easy black cat Halloween party

I think there's a cat problem in our neighborhood. Oh whoops. My bad. That's just my Girl Scout troop having our October meeting - with a black cat theme. I can't help myself - when it comes to a meeting at my house, I go into party mode and have to have a theme. I...

DIY Witch Luminary

I went to the dollar store to find jars to put homemade Halloween gummies that the Cupcake made for her kids' craft exchange. And like EVERY time I go into the dollar store, I think of how I can repurpose something that they have there. It's terrible around the...

Bottle in a Balloon Halloween DIY

I’m a little obsessed with balloons lately. There’s nothing more festive than having a bunch of balloons wafting above your party table to set the mood. I can’t even imagine a birthday without them, or a clown for that matter. Mostly all that goes into balloons is...
DIY Halloween Glass Block Lights

DIY Halloween Glass Block Lights

I have a thing for glass block lights. I love making them, displaying them, giving them as gifts... I'm a blockhead I guess. Halloween is right around the corner, and I couldn't let it slip by without making this one for our front porch! How to Make Halloween Glass...

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The Look for Less: DIY Flower Pumpkin

The Look for Less: DIY Flower Pumpkin

Last week I showed you my $15 DIY decorative pumpkin – the twinkie of the Grand In Road version for $39. It was pretty easy peasy. Well, I’ve got another Look for Less for you. It will take you just a teensy bit longer to put together, but it will save you a ton of...

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The Look for Less: Grand In Road Halloween Pumpkins

The Look for Less: Grand In Road Halloween Pumpkins

I love GrandInRoad.com, especially their holiday décor. I mean LOVE it. Like I want everything on their pages – but I can’t afford it. Thankfully, sometimes I see something on there that is so outrageously priced, I can easily get the look for less. Like this. I am...

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How to make felt Halloween spiders

How to make felt Halloween spiders

I am not like those mom's who have their Halloween decorations out on October 1. I would love to be, but the last couple of years we've taken a more dynamic approach to decorating. Dynamic meaning, it rolls out over the course of a few weeks and we're lucky if we have...

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Pumpkin carving ideas

Pumpkin carving ideas

It’s PUMPKIN PALOOZA at Chez Perot. We kicked it off with a visit to the Pumpkin patch, where Big Daddy told the Cupcake that should could get whatever pumpkin she wanted, so long as she could lift it into the wagon by herself. That didn’t last long. Big Daddy's a...

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Pug Halloween Costumes for Your Furbabes!

Pug Halloween Costumes for Your Furbabes!

I have Halloween brain. My mind is spinning about purple, and orange lights, where I can find a giant black tree for my porch, how fast I can make that Krusteaz Pumpkin Spice cake mix meet my new Sur La Table silicone ghost cake molds, ghosts, and that spider craft...

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Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

Boo! Happy Halloween to you! I had some homemade marshmallow fondant in my refrigerator just begging to be used -- and a pre-trick or treat gathering that needed a snack to share. And look what happened?! MUMMIES! These Halloween mummy cupcake toppers are super easy...

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Halloween Decorations – Creepy Glowing Eyes in the Bushes

Halloween Decorations – Creepy Glowing Eyes in the Bushes

A client of mine, Global Data Vault, is the bomb-diggity when it comes to data security and disaster recovery. And in the name of cloud disaster recovery, they asked me to write a review of some items typically found in an emergency supply kit -- but to put a twist on...

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Halloween Costumes – Pumpkin Tutu is Too Too Cute

Halloween Costumes – Pumpkin Tutu is Too Too Cute

I busted out laughing when I saw this tutu in a local dance store because I knew right then and there, it was my destiny to make one for the Princess Cupcake’s annual visit to the pumpkin patch. If you haven’t ever made a tutu, they’re amazingly easy and a project you...

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Top 7 Ghosts You Can Make for Halloween

Top 7 Ghosts You Can Make for Halloween

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