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If you know me, you know I have a fascination for owls. When I stumbled on this DIY owl costume, I felt that I needed to share with our readers. Not only is it amazing looking (I prefer this over any store bought owl costume), but it is also quite

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craftshalloweenTop 5

1. Pumpkin Favor Pouches from Martha Stewart  2. Ravenous Pumpkin from Martha Stewart  3. Rat Eyeballs, Spider Legs and Ghost Poop treats from Glorious Treats  4. Candy Cones from Country Living  5. Printable, iron-on treat bags from Love. Obsess. Inspire.

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It’s time again for another great Halloween book, Little Goblins Ten. Written by Pamela Jane, Illustrated by Jane Manning. This book takes you on an adventure from monsters to ghosts and even mummies as you count along the way. Written to the nursery rhyme “Over in the Meadow” you’ll notice

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Branches, leaves, and pine cones are big fall decor staples.  This year, I’m loving acorns!  I have found a few DIY projects to add to my list this fall, and since I live in the desert, I’m going to be making a big acorn-gathering trip up the mountains.  My daughter cannot wait,

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halloween

Halloween isn’t just for kiddies. Give friends a reason to get into the spirit of the holiday by throwing a hip Halloween bash for the big kids. You don’t need a menu filled with ghoulish dishes for a festive Halloween party. Use seasonal flavors in creative ways to create a hip

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autumnDIYhalloweenholidayTop 5

1.  Write It Down yarn ball wreath   2.  TaterTots and Jello chevron wreath   3.  The Long Thread ribbon wreath    4.  Take Heart yarn wreath  5.  BHG spooky ghost wreath

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bookshalloween

We’re deep into our Halloween books right now and I’m loving every second of it! Every year, I set aside all of our Halloween books and those are what we read about a month or so prior to Halloween. This year, I’m adding some new books to our collection. Especially

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  1. Nail Head Pumpkins  2. Moss Wreath with a Burlap Bow 3. Mumkins  4. Burlap Table Runner with White Pumpkins   5. My favorite, Martha Stewart Power Drill Pumpkins

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Keeping with a very crafty holiday, I suggest you add some paper pumpkins to your list of to-makes.  These little beauties will add a nice fall feel that you can feature throughout the season.  While they are fantastic for Halloween decor, they would also make for a great centerpiece at

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Back to School and you know what that means–massive fundraising events.  Stay away from the candybars, gourmet lollipops, snacks, and cookie dough tubs–yes, these are all popular fundraising programs used in our schools.  Do you notice a trend there, because I do–fat and sugar.  In a time where childhood obesity

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