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  1. Happy Halloween!!!!

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    October 31, 2013 by Jenn

    My favorite holiday is finally here!!!! I’ve made some delicious spooky snacks fro friends who are coming over tonight.

    First off is the cheese. This is an idea I got from Martha. Just add a few spiders to blue cheese and boom. Moldy cheese.
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    A while back I found a pan with bone shapes inside at target. I simply used my best sugar cookie recipe in the pan and then sprinkled them with powdered sugar.
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    I’ve seen folks do mummy cupcakes before but I decided to do mummy cookies. I purchased the eyeballs in the cake decorating department at Michael’s. I made pumpkin cookies and used a flat icing tip to make the mummy bandages.
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    These pretzels are a staple of any party because they’re easy to make an accessible for your guests. I bought the black candy melts, dipped the pretzels in the chocolate, and then sprinkled them with Halloween sprinkles.
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    I usually like to have a special cocktail for parties but this year I decided to do a mimosa bar. I poured 3 bottles of champagne into my dispenser with a few drops of green food coloring and plastic eyeballs (for the spooky). On my table I had blood orange juice, cranberry juice, and pink lemonade so folks could make their own drinks.
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    Lots of spoooooky.
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    Here is Emily as Axl and me as Slash.
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    ps. ITCHIEST. WIG. EVER.


  2. DIY Spooky Fence

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    October 30, 2013 by Jenn

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    Halloween is tomorrow and I just can’t wait. Emily and I are doing Guns N Roses. She is Axl and I’m Slash… photos to follow. Anyhow, I enjoy a good spooky front yard. However, we don’t have a front yard. Living in Baltimore city, we basically have a flower bed. So I worked with what I had and came up with a spooky fence and sign for our front “yard”. Here’s how to make it!

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    You will need:
    - gray spray paint
    - thin wire
    - wood (I found these cool small stakes from my local hardware store for 50 cents a piece)
    - sandpaper
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    - white paint
    - water
    - paintbrush

    How to:
    First I took all of my wood pieces and spray painted them gray.

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    I sanded the wood a bit with the sandpaper to make them a little rough. Next you’ll want to white wash the wood to make it appear older. White wash in stores can be expensive and it’s much easier to make your own. Just mix water with your white paint until it has the consistency of glue. Paint the gray wood with the white wash mix until it looks spooky. I then nailed the wood into the front flower bed. Once all my pieces were in order, I wrapped the metal wire around them. Super simple and easy.

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    To make my beware sign, I took a wood piece from my boyfriend’s stock and spray painted some of the edges red and used black acrylic paint to write beware. Again, so easy.

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    We spray painted a few old boxes gray and organized our pumpkins on them. Voila. Spooky front yard display.

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    I used yellow and orange lights all around the perimeter of the flower bed to make it look spookier at night.

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    Yay! Halloween party is ready for tomorrow night. What’s your favorite way to decorate?


  3. Spooky Halloween Wreath DIY

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    September 22, 2012 by Jenn

    MAKE YOUR OWN HALLOWEEN WREATH!

    If I were to say that Halloween is my favorite holiday, that would be the understatement of the century. I love everything about it, the movies, the costumes, the baking, the parties.. I just can’t wait to decorate and it helps if I can stay within my budget (much easier said than done). Most store bought Halloween wreaths can be anywhere from 50 to 200 dollars. I made this wreath for under 15 dollars! Let me show ya how. I know it’s only September and I’m a wee bit early for Halloween but I just couldn’t help myself.
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