Blogoween

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    Blogoween & Spooky Season Roundup

    Blogoween recap! October was a very anticipated month yet left just as quickly as the wind. We will miss you, October! Blogoween Roundup: 13 Days of Blogoween 10 “Old” Movies to Watch This Halloween My Fall Favorites Short and Sweet Sugar Skull History DIY Halloween Costumes For Dogs DIY Halloween Decorations My Hometown Is Haunted Part 2 October Reads Halloween Recipes From Bloggers Spooktober Skincare Halloweekend Is Here! Carved and Painted Pumpkins Happy Halloween! Spooky Season brought on a lot of Halloween DIY projects to keep decoration expenses down and a little fun with George the cockroach. Painted Pumpkin Fingerpaint and Bandage Wooden Horror Movie Street Signs Jack-O’-Lantern Photo Time…

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    Happy Halloween!

    Happy Halloween, Followers! This is going to be a quick post for today. Adulting and last minute Halloween catch up has me wiped out! Hope everyone’s All Hallows Eve is going good. The next post will be a recap of Spooky Season, Blogoween and some laughs in between! I was able to get the pumpkins (and gourds) painted and carved, except for the large pumpkin. Because it was so last minute (I know better than that!) I dove into the Carved and Painted Pumpkins post for some ideas. A pictures of the end result will be shared in the next post! Side note for Bang drinkers, the Candy Apple Crisp…

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    Carved and Painted Pumpkins

    The tradition of carving pumpkins began with the Irish. Since then carving pumpkins has become an art. Speaking of art, painting pumpkins instead of carving them has become increasingly popular. There are so many ways to carve and decorate pumpkins for Halloween! Famous Pumpkin Lady The Pumpkin Lady is an ever popular website for pumpkin carving templates. Heads up, one of the best parts about this website is there aren’t any ads! The Pumpkin Lady. With a Stroke of the Brush DIYs has a lot of really good painted pumpkin ideas. Not great with carving pumpkins? Does carving intimidate you? Try your hand at painting pumpkins this year! 25 Easy…

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    Halloweekend Is Here!

    Halloweekend has finally arrived. The anticipation was strong this year. No holding back! If you find yourself behind on things for All Hallows Eve then be sure to check out Halloween Recipes From Bloggers and DIY Halloween Decorations. It’s Friday night and I still have yet to get supplies for making Halloween snacks. This weekend will be a mixture of Hurricane Ida aftermath and scrambling to complete Halloween DIY decorations and making spooky treats. “This is Halloween, this is Halloween. Pumpkins scream in the dead of night.” – This Is Halloween Pumpkin carving is high up on my Halloween traditions list, whether it be done last minute or not. This…

  • Blogoween,  Hair & Skin

    Spooktober Skincare

    Sometimes the days feel like a whip is being cracked and it will never end. Exhaustion from work doesn’t ease up and you still have to deal with responsibilities after work. Adulting is not for the light hearted. We treat ourselves with something sweet for dealing with the mayhem of daily life, ironically doing harm to our bodies. Time for some actual self-care! Pumpkin Bumpkin It’s without a doubt pumpkin season! Jessica Jade has a recipe for a pumpkin and glycolic face mask. Most skincare enthusiasts know that pumpkin and glycolic acid have incredible skin benefits. Pumpkin helps with collagen production and is loaded with vitamins and minerals. Pumpkin &…

  • Blogoween,  Food

    Halloween Recipes From Bloggers

    Halloween is a great holiday to have fun with recipes. Cute, spooky, gruesome… the options are endless! Blogoween -or- Blogotober delivers a lot of great recipes from many bloggers. Deliciously Rotten Deviled Eggs Who doesn’t like deviled eggs?!? Parenting Chaos has a spooky yet cute deviled egg recipe. Something that can be fun to make for adults and kids! Deliciously Rotten Deviled Eggs. Pumpkin Snack Boards Snack boards have become increasingly popular for a while now. Totally The Bomb brings us a roundup of pumpkin snack board recipes. Each one is equally spooktacular looking! Pumpkin Snack Boards. Halloween Dirt Cups Desserts On a Dime is a yummy blog, not to…

  • Blogoween,  Books

    October Reads

    October is coming to an end soon. Halloween is next Sunday! Witches, goblins, ghosts, oh my! It seems like most of October flew by so fast. Hope the rest of you are enjoying cooler weather. It’s reaching record high temperatures for this time of the year here. Ouch! Seasonal reads are some of the best reads. It puts you in the mood for the season, especially if you aren’t experiencing the current seasonal vibes. The Watchers: The Tomb by Carl Novakovich John Gideon, a former homicide detective turned P.I., has dug too deep and discovered the truth about the world while searching for the only family he has left. John…

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    My Hometown Is Haunted Part 2

    If you aren’t already following Mind. Beauty. Simplicity. then you should be! My Hometown Is Haunted: Sharing Local Ghost Stories is one of her many blog posts for Blogtober. In response to My Hometown Is Haunted: Sharing Local Ghost Stories, here is My Hometown Is Haunted Part 2! About a year or two ago, I found out from a co-worker that the Parish I’m from has an interesting ghost story… or creature story, really… of their own! The Rougarou The rougarou, also called loup-garou, is often described as a werewolf type of creature. It is a big part of the cajun french folklore. Legend has it that the creature lurks…

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    DIY Halloween Decorations

    Halloween decorations can be expensive… no, they ARE expensive. What does one do when finances are tight? DIY it! DIY projects can be cheap or expensive, pending materials. There are also projects for beginners as well as advanced DIYers. I took it upon myself to DIY an outdoor Halloween decoration due to cost and because I wanted to as a wood working lover. The tutorial will be available in a future blogoween post! If money is an issue at the moment or if you love to DIY then check out some of these DIY Halloween Decorations! Halloween Harvest and Floating Ghost Most of the materials required for this project can…

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    DIY Halloween Costumes For Dogs

    Halloween costumes are expensive… on the end of, let’s break the bank and forget the bills expensive. It’s that time of the year to impress Jason Voorhees, right? Halloween costumes for dogs are just as expensive at times. Have you ever walked into PetSmart (or a similar pet store), full of excitement when seeing the variety of dog costumes? Disappointment slams into the floor upon turning the tag over, revealing the price. Your fur baby looks up at you with dollar signs in their eyes. With Pinterest and blogs galore there is no need to empty the bank for a Halloween costume for your dog. DIY projects can be either…